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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 148 197 199
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +2
Contract jobs citing CEH 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.063% 0.039% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.25% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Average daily rate £500 £488 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
CEH
London

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
475 798 999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.08% 15.53% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 597 667
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 15
Average hourly rate £21.81 £18.70 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -21.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £12.60 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.08 £22.00 £38.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (60.00%) Metasploit
2 3 (60.00%) OSCP
2 3 (60.00%) Burp Suite
2 3 (60.00%) Kali Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Ettercap
3 2 (40.00%) sqlmap
3 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) OSCE
3 2 (40.00%) Nmap
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (20.00%) Nessus
4 1 (20.00%) SSH
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) CESG
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISMS
4 1 (20.00%) RMADS
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Burp Suite
1 3 (60.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (40.00%) sqlmap
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacker
2 1 (20.00%) Security Advisor
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (20.00%) CESG
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Kali Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) ISMS
4 1 (20.00%) OWASP
4 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) OSCP
2 2 (40.00%) OSCE
3 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
1 1 (20.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ettercap
1 2 (40.00%) Nmap
2 1 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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