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 25 July 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 159 210 196
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -14
Contract jobs citing CEH 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.017% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.12% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £490 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £500 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
587 856 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.21% 14.45% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 625 634
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 19
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £12.50 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.61 £38.64 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Qualys
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (42.86%) CREST Certified
3 2 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) OWASP
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (28.57%) French Language
3 2 (28.57%) German Language
3 2 (28.57%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (28.57%) Spanish Language
3 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (28.57%) Degree

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) SMTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) tcpdump
2 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) French Language
1 2 (28.57%) German Language
1 2 (28.57%) Portuguese Language
1 2 (28.57%) Spanish Language
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) VMS Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacker
3 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Fintech
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
2 2 (28.57%) VMS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows NT
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) OWASP
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (14.29%) Fuzz Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Secure Coding
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Static Program Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) CREST Certified
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (14.29%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (14.29%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) GCIA
4 1 (14.29%) GCIH
4 1 (14.29%) ISSAP
4 1 (14.29%) SANS
4 1 (14.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT
1 1 (14.29%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Qualys
2 2 (28.57%) Lotus
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) Novell
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (14.29%) WorldPay