Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Ethical Hacker was £510 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

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
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 603 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - +588
Contract jobs requiring an Ethical Hacker 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.007% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.007% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
London median daily rate £510 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - -
England median daily rate £505 £485 -
% change year-on-year +4.12% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39960 43138 43694
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.98% 95.10% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28435 31048 30347
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 509 478 757
London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.71 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.08 £52.70
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacker within the London region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 1 £500 -
Ethical Hacker
England

Ethical Hacker Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (50.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) OWASP
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) nginx
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Social Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (25.00%) Static Program Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Fuzz Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Fuzz Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Social Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Static Program Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified