The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 189 225 -
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -
Contract jobs citing CEH 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.014% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.87% 0.092% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£513 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £281 £150
% change year-on-year
+59.11% +87.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
916 1084 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.51% 14.94% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 745 722
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £263 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 36
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.45% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.49 £48.00 £39.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CEH across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CEH
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CEH across the City of London region.

CEH Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CEH
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CEH across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

CEH Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CEH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CEH.

1 9 (75.00%) CISSP
1 9 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
3 6 (50.00%) CISM
3 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (41.67%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (33.33%) CISA
5 4 (33.33%) GIAC
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (25.00%) Change Control
6 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
7 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
7 2 (16.67%) Test Management
7 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (16.67%) Network Security
7 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (16.67%) QA
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Retail
7 2 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (16.67%) CESG
7 2 (16.67%) Advertising
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CEH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CEH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Intranet
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Information Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) CESG
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
6 1 (8.33%) Market Research
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Forensics
6 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) SIEM
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CISSP
2 6 (50.00%) CISM
3 4 (33.33%) CISA
3 4 (33.33%) GIAC
4 1 (8.33%) GSEC
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) GPEN
4 1 (8.33%) OSCP
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) SSCP
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) COBIT
3 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) ArcSight