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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 190 197 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing CEH 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.067% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+32.25% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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
784 1105 956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.45% 18.48% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 808 623
Average daily rate £426 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 53
Average hourly rate £20.88 £22.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £16.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £26.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -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 12 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Websense
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Qualys
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Security

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Security
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Websense
1 2 (100.00%) Qualys