The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 126 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing CEH 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.042% 0.16% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 1.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £310 £400
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
CEH
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
468 399 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.64% 15.59% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 198 208
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 45 32
Average hourly rate £42.50 £19.50 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.94% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.77 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.00 £38.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CEH across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

CEH
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CEH across the East of England region.

CEH Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

CEH
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CEH across the East of England region.

CEH Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

CEH
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +1 1 £375 -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (100.00%) QRadar
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) EnCase
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Rapid7
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) IntruShield
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (50.00%) IntruShield
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) RHCE
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) QRadar
2 1 (50.00%) EnCase
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NetIQ
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) Rapid7
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec