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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 192 197 197
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing CEH 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.072% 0.075% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.49% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£488 £475 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +23.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - £375
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
850 1016 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.21% 15.28% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 695 586
Average daily rate £413 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 35
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £41.53 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 10 (83.33%) CISSP
3 9 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (58.33%) CISM
5 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (41.67%) GIAC
7 4 (33.33%) CISA
7 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (33.33%) Windows
7 4 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (33.33%) Change Control
8 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL
8 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
8 3 (25.00%) Firewall
8 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (25.00%) Finance
9 2 (16.67%) Apache
9 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 2 (16.67%) SSCP
9 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (16.67%) Internet
9 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
9 2 (16.67%) Middleware
9 2 (16.67%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Information Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 9 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Change Control
3 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 2 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Security
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CISSP
2 7 (58.33%) CISM
3 5 (41.67%) GIAC
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) CISA
5 2 (16.67%) SSCP
5 2 (16.67%) MCP
5 2 (16.67%) GSEC
5 2 (16.67%) GWAPT
5 2 (16.67%) GPEN
6 1 (8.33%) OSCP
6 1 (8.33%) GCIH
6 1 (8.33%) EnCE
6 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) COBIT
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Nmap
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) IBM