Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Ethical Hacking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Hacking
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 564 571 594
Rank change year-on-year +7 +23 0
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 63 52 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.11% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.13% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 18
London median daily rate £525 £550 £558
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -1.35% +39.38%
10th Percentile £348 £428 £350
90th Percentile £700 £650 £600
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year - -39.13% -

Ethical Hacking is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40725 39072 39570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.97% 86.26% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29617 28032 28294
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £669 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 402 477
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.26 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Ethical Hacking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Ethical Hacking in London

Ethical Hacking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethical Hacking in London

Ethical Hacking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ethical Hacking in London

Ethical Hacking
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 Hacking within the London region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Central London +11 18 £525 +5.00% 1
East London - 4 - - 1
West London -11 3 - - 1
Ethical Hacking
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ethical Hacking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Ethical Hacking.

1 38 (60.32%) Penetration Testing
2 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (36.51%) Cyberthreat
4 21 (33.33%) Information Security
5 20 (31.75%) Business Analysis
5 20 (31.75%) Vulnerability Management
6 18 (28.57%) Splunk
6 18 (28.57%) BDD
6 18 (28.57%) Threat Management
6 18 (28.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 18 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 18 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 16 (25.40%) Finance
7 16 (25.40%) CREST Certified
8 15 (23.81%) Analytics
9 14 (22.22%) Security Testing
10 13 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (19.05%) DV Cleared
11 12 (19.05%) Linux
11 12 (19.05%) Python
11 12 (19.05%) Management Information System
11 12 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 12 (19.05%) OWASP
12 11 (17.46%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (17.46%) Test Strategy
13 10 (15.87%) ArcSight
13 10 (15.87%) Business Process Mapping
13 10 (15.87%) SDLC
13 10 (15.87%) Security Operations

Ethical Hacking
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 3 (4.76%) nginx
1 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) IaaS
2 2 (3.17%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (1.59%) 802.11
3 1 (1.59%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.59%) CDMA
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) GSM
3 1 (1.59%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.59%) IPsec
3 1 (1.59%) LTE
3 1 (1.59%) SSH
3 1 (1.59%) TETRA
3 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.59%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Burp Suite
2 2 (3.17%) CircleCI
2 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.17%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.35%) Electronics
4 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Analyst
2 16 (25.40%) Business Analyst
3 13 (20.63%) Penetration Tester
3 13 (20.63%) Tester
4 12 (19.05%) Data Business Analyst
5 11 (17.46%) Consultant
5 11 (17.46%) Data Analyst
5 11 (17.46%) Security Consultant
6 10 (15.87%) Security Engineer
7 8 (12.70%) Security Analyst
8 6 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 5 (7.94%) Banking Business Analyst
9 5 (7.94%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 4 (6.35%) Banking Analyst
10 4 (6.35%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) Security Specialist
11 3 (4.76%) IT Consultant
11 3 (4.76%) IT Security Consultant
11 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
11 3 (4.76%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (6.35%) Web Services
3 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.59%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (36.51%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.11%) BYOD
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.17%) PKI
5 1 (1.59%) CESG
5 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (60.32%) Penetration Testing
2 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (33.33%) Information Security
4 20 (31.75%) Business Analysis
4 20 (31.75%) Vulnerability Management
5 18 (28.57%) BDD
5 18 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 18 (28.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 18 (28.57%) Threat Management
6 15 (23.81%) Analytics
7 14 (22.22%) Security Testing
8 12 (19.05%) OWASP
9 11 (17.46%) Test Strategy
9 11 (17.46%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (15.87%) Business Process Mapping
10 10 (15.87%) SDLC
10 10 (15.87%) Security Operations
11 9 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
12 8 (12.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) Python
2 9 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (6.35%) Ruby
3 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.76%) PHP
4 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.17%) SQL
6 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) C-shell
6 1 (1.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.40%) CREST Certified
3 12 (19.05%) DV Cleared
4 9 (14.29%) CISSP
5 7 (11.11%) CCSP
5 7 (11.11%) CEH
5 7 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
7 5 (7.94%) CHECK Team Member
8 3 (4.76%) CISM
8 3 (4.76%) Degree
8 3 (4.76%) SANS
9 2 (3.17%) CHECK Team Leader
9 2 (3.17%) GIAC
9 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.59%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (1.59%) CISA
10 1 (1.59%) CSSLP
10 1 (1.59%) GPEN
10 1 (1.59%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.35%) GDPR
3 2 (3.17%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.59%) GAAP
4 1 (1.59%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) logstash
1 7 (11.11%) Nessus
2 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.59%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Splunk
2 10 (15.87%) ArcSight
3 7 (11.11%) AlienVault
3 7 (11.11%) Qualys
4 4 (6.35%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.17%) CyberArk
5 2 (3.17%) FireEye
5 2 (3.17%) Tableau
6 1 (1.59%) Progress