The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 198 212 229
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +17
Contract jobs citing CEH 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.014% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.092% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
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£525 £675 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +31.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £675 £503
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £675 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £280 £150
% change year-on-year
+42.94% +86.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
913 1087 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.61% 15.28% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 742 677
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 63 37
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £17.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +34.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.30 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £51.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CEH
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 7 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) CISM
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) CISA
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) CESG
4 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Advertising
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 2 (22.22%) MS Project
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Web Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) CESG
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) CISA
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) GIAC
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) ArcSight