Period
to 20 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 June 2019 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 > South West
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 218 188 193
Rank change year-on-year -30 +5 +12
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.10% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.12% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
South West median daily rate £450 - -
England median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% -

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,091 4,169 4,396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.93% 83.43% 84.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,230 2,514 2,831
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £245
90th Percentile £625 £563 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 201 207
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.44% -8.75% +1.27%
10th Percentile £13.03 £11.45 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.47 £48.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £25.06 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +13.91% -12.00% -

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Ethical Hacking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Ethical Hacking in the South West

Ethical Hacking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethical Hacking in the South West

Ethical Hacking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethical Hacking in the South West

Ethical Hacking
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 20 June 2019. 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
Wiltshire - 8 £450 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Ethical Hacking
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Ethical Hacking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Ethical Hacking.

1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) CCNA
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
1 8 (88.89%) CEH
1 8 (88.89%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (88.89%) Wireshark
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (88.89%) Information Assurance
1 8 (88.89%) ArcSight
1 8 (88.89%) SIEM
1 8 (88.89%) Kalman Filter
1 8 (88.89%) CESG Certified Professional
1 8 (88.89%) CREST Certified
1 8 (88.89%) SANS
2 6 (66.67%) Time Management
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing

Ethical Hacking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
1 8 (88.89%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
1 8 (88.89%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Security Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacker
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Information Assurance
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) Kalman Filter
1 8 (88.89%) SIEM
2 6 (66.67%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNA
1 8 (88.89%) CEH
1 8 (88.89%) CESG Certified Professional
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (88.89%) CREST Certified
1 8 (88.89%) SANS
2 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) ArcSight
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) SAP