The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 557 595 565
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -30
Contract jobs citing CEH 71 39 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.073% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.38% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 22 37
Median daily rate £525 £444 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £371 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £444 £440
% change year-on-year
+18.30% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
CEH
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10223 10297 9546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.37% 19.37% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6393 6244 5494
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 496 402
Median hourly rate £27.80 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.05% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.19 £47.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing CEH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in England

CEH
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CEH Daily Rate Trend in England

CEH
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CEH across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

CEH Daily Rate Histogram in England

CEH
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

CEH Hourly Rate Trend in England

CEH
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 30 £510 +10.27% 15
South East +27 24 £525 +20.00% 13
North West +19 5 - - 5
South West - 5 - - 2
West Midlands -26 3 £338 -20.58% 2
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
North East - 2 - -
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 England region with a requirement for CEH.

1 107 (76.98%) CISSP
2 66 (47.48%) Penetration Testing
3 65 (46.76%) Ethical Hacking
3 65 (46.76%) Information Security
4 54 (38.85%) CISM
5 50 (35.97%) Cybersecurity
6 30 (21.58%) Risk Management
6 30 (21.58%) Windows
6 30 (21.58%) OWASP
6 30 (21.58%) CREST Certified
7 29 (20.86%) Security Testing
8 28 (20.14%) Security Cleared
8 28 (20.14%) CESG
9 27 (19.42%) PCI DSS
10 26 (18.71%) Information Assurance
10 26 (18.71%) GIAC
11 25 (17.99%) Unix
11 25 (17.99%) Security Architecture
11 25 (17.99%) GCIH
12 24 (17.27%) SIEM
12 24 (17.27%) Python
12 24 (17.27%) Firewall
12 24 (17.27%) Fuzz Testing
13 23 (16.55%) Security Operations
13 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
14 22 (15.83%) Management Information System
15 20 (14.39%) Active Directory
15 20 (14.39%) CESG Certified Professional
15 20 (14.39%) Vulnerability Management
16 19 (13.67%) ISO/IEC 27001

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 13 (9.35%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.16%) Apache
2 3 (2.16%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.16%) IIS
3 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.44%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) IaaS
2 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.27%) Firewall
2 18 (12.95%) Network Security
3 17 (12.23%) FTP
3 17 (12.23%) Internet
3 17 (12.23%) SMTP
4 16 (11.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (10.79%) IPsec
6 14 (10.07%) SSH
7 9 (6.47%) VPN
8 7 (5.04%) Wireless
9 6 (4.32%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.88%) DNS
10 4 (2.88%) SSL
11 3 (2.16%) HTTP
11 3 (2.16%) LDAP
11 3 (2.16%) WAN
12 2 (1.44%) Cisco ISE
12 2 (1.44%) LAN
13 1 (0.72%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Metasploit
2 4 (2.88%) AppScan
3 1 (0.72%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.72%) Fiddler
General
1 18 (12.95%) Finance
2 10 (7.19%) Retail
3 5 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.88%) Legal
5 2 (1.44%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.44%) French Language
5 2 (1.44%) German Language
5 2 (1.44%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (1.44%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.72%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Law
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (24.46%) Analyst
2 31 (22.30%) Security Analyst
3 17 (12.23%) Security Engineer
4 16 (11.51%) Penetration Tester
4 16 (11.51%) Tester
5 14 (10.07%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 13 (9.35%) Architect
6 13 (9.35%) Consultant
6 13 (9.35%) Security Architect
7 12 (8.63%) Security Consultant
8 11 (7.91%) Information Assurance Leader
9 8 (5.76%) Information Security Architect
9 8 (5.76%) Security Advisor
10 7 (5.04%) CISSP Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Information Analyst
10 7 (5.04%) Information Architect
10 7 (5.04%) Information Security Analyst
11 6 (4.32%) Security Specialist
12 5 (3.60%) Network Engineer
12 5 (3.60%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.44%) Web Services
2 1 (0.72%) ELK Stack
2 1 (0.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.14%) CESG
2 22 (15.83%) Management Information System
3 18 (12.95%) Cryptography
4 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (10.79%) Cyberthreat
6 14 (10.07%) Client/Server
7 9 (6.47%) PKI
8 6 (4.32%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (3.60%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.60%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (2.88%) Virtual Team
11 3 (2.16%) iPad
11 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.44%) Blackberry
12 2 (1.44%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
12 2 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.72%) Fintech
13 1 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.58%) Windows
2 25 (17.99%) Unix
3 15 (10.79%) Linux
4 13 (9.35%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.16%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.44%) Android
6 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.44%) CentOS
6 2 (1.44%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.44%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.44%) VMS
6 2 (1.44%) Windows NT
6 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (47.48%) Penetration Testing
2 65 (46.76%) Ethical Hacking
2 65 (46.76%) Information Security
3 50 (35.97%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (21.58%) OWASP
4 30 (21.58%) Risk Management
5 29 (20.86%) Security Testing
6 26 (18.71%) Information Assurance
7 25 (17.99%) Security Architecture
8 24 (17.27%) Fuzz Testing
8 24 (17.27%) SIEM
9 23 (16.55%) Security Operations
10 20 (14.39%) Vulnerability Management
11 16 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (11.51%) Patch Management
11 16 (11.51%) Risk Assessment
12 15 (10.79%) ISMS
13 14 (10.07%) Open Source
14 13 (9.35%) Social Engineering
15 11 (7.91%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.27%) Python
2 13 (9.35%) C#
2 13 (9.35%) PowerShell
3 11 (7.91%) C
3 11 (7.91%) Java
3 11 (7.91%) Perl
4 10 (7.19%) C++
5 9 (6.47%) VB
6 5 (3.60%) Ruby
7 4 (2.88%) SQL
8 3 (2.16%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.44%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 107 (76.98%) CISSP
2 54 (38.85%) CISM
3 30 (21.58%) CREST Certified
4 28 (20.14%) Security Cleared
5 26 (18.71%) GIAC
6 25 (17.99%) GCIH
7 20 (14.39%) CESG Certified Professional
8 16 (11.51%) GCIA
9 13 (9.35%) SANS
10 12 (8.63%) Degree
10 12 (8.63%) SC Cleared
11 11 (7.91%) DV Cleared
12 10 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (6.47%) CCNA
13 9 (6.47%) CISA
14 8 (5.76%) OSCP
15 6 (4.32%) CCNP
16 5 (3.60%) CEPT
17 4 (2.88%) CPTE
17 4 (2.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (19.42%) PCI DSS
2 19 (13.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (8.63%) RMADS
4 4 (2.88%) COBIT
5 3 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.72%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.72%) GPG13
6 1 (0.72%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.72%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (14.39%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.07%) Sendmail
3 4 (2.88%) Snort
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) Nessus
2 2 (1.44%) Endace
2 2 (1.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.44%) Nmap
2 2 (1.44%) Puppet
2 2 (1.44%) SCCM
3 1 (0.72%) EnCase
3 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.72%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.72%) Kibana
3 1 (0.72%) logstash
3 1 (0.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.72%) OpenVAS
3 1 (0.72%) QRadar
3 1 (0.72%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.72%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.72%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.51%) Oracle
3 14 (10.07%) Citrix
4 11 (7.91%) Cisco
5 8 (5.76%) Qualys
6 6 (4.32%) LogRhythm
7 5 (3.60%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.60%) Mercator
7 5 (3.60%) Splunk
8 4 (2.88%) IBM
9 3 (2.16%) FireEye
9 3 (2.16%) Lotus
9 3 (2.16%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.16%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.16%) Veracode
10 2 (1.44%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.44%) HP
10 2 (1.44%) NetApp
10 2 (1.44%) Novell
10 2 (1.44%) VMware
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