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 21 January 2017 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
London / City of London
Rank 150 146 190
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +44
Contract jobs citing CEH 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.098% 0.078%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.19% 0.62% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £475 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £505 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £545 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £420 £310
% change year-on-year
+13.09% +35.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
420 487 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.51% 15.85% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 350 625
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £638 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 13
Median hourly rate £17.89 £21.62 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.25% +54.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £35.60 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.12%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing CEH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CEH 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 City of London region with a requirement for CEH.

1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) CREST Certified
2 3 (50.00%) GPEN
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) GIAC
2 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Nessus
3 2 (33.33%) IPv6
3 2 (33.33%) OSCP
3 2 (33.33%) OSCE
3 2 (33.33%) OSSTMM
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Burp Suite
3 2 (33.33%) Kali Linux
3 2 (33.33%) SANS
3 2 (33.33%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (16.67%) CPTE
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) CEPT
4 1 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) ELK Stack
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Burp Suite
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) OSSTMM
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CREST Certified
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) GIAC
2 3 (50.00%) GPEN
3 2 (33.33%) CHECK Team Member
3 2 (33.33%) OSCE
3 2 (33.33%) OSCP
3 2 (33.33%) SANS
4 1 (16.67%) CEPT
4 1 (16.67%) CISM
4 1 (16.67%) CISMP
4 1 (16.67%) CPTE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Splunk