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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 188 198 181
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing CEH 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.067% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.41% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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£488 £500 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £480 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £250 £375
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
790 965 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.58% 16.04% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 660 566
Average daily rate £413 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £278 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 33
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £36.18 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 23 January 2015, 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 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (88.89%) CISSP
3 7 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (66.67%) CISM
5 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (44.44%) Degree
6 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (44.44%) GIAC
6 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (44.44%) Windows
7 3 (33.33%) Firewall
7 3 (33.33%) CISA
7 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
7 3 (33.33%) Change Control
8 2 (22.22%) GWAPT
8 2 (22.22%) GPEN
8 2 (22.22%) Network Security
8 2 (22.22%) Digital Forensics
8 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
8 2 (22.22%) Nmap
8 2 (22.22%) COBIT
8 2 (22.22%) GSEC
8 2 (22.22%) Nessus
8 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (22.22%) SSCP
8 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
8 2 (22.22%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Intranet
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 3 (33.33%) Change Control
5 2 (22.22%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
5 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 6 (66.67%) CISM
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) GIAC
4 3 (33.33%) CISA
5 2 (22.22%) GWAPT
5 2 (22.22%) GPEN
5 2 (22.22%) GSEC
5 2 (22.22%) SSCP
5 2 (22.22%) MCP
6 1 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (11.11%) GCIH
6 1 (11.11%) EnCE
6 1 (11.11%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) COBIT
2 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Nmap
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft