Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Ethical Hacker was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ethical Hacker
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 629 588 585
Rank change year-on-year -41 -3 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Ethical Hacker 1 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.002% 0.033% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.035% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 1
London median daily rate £400 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% - -5.17%
10th Percentile £350 £401 £475
90th Percentile £450 £593 £625
England median daily rate £400 £550 £400
% change year-on-year -27.27% +37.50% -31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44,053 39,899 41,706
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.98% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,029 28,436 29,402
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £669 £643 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 559 641
London median hourly rate £19.57 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.54% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.77 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.48% -0.61% +12.12%

Ethical Hacker
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Ethical Hacker in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Ethical Hacker in London

Ethical Hacker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ethical Hacker in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethical Hacker in London

Ethical Hacker Skill Set
Top 3 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Ethical Hacker contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Ethical Hacker in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Social Engineering

Ethical Hacker Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Social Engineering