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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 566 529 546
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +17
Contract jobs citing CEH 31 42 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.085% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.45% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 10
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£431 £425 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £296 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £570 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £228
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +75.82%
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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9802 9232 8298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.97% 18.69% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5938 5277 4520
Average daily rate £400 £379 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 405 455
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.27 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CEH across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015. 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
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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
London -2 16 £415 -14.87% 18
South East -21 6 £456 +42.57% 22
North West -18 5 £488 - 16
West Midlands - 2 £456 - 9
East of England -2 1 - - 8
South West -5 1 - - 14
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CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 35 (59.32%) CISSP
2 25 (42.37%) Information Security
3 22 (37.29%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (35.59%) Firewall
5 17 (28.81%) SIEM
6 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
7 14 (23.73%) CISM
7 14 (23.73%) PCI DSS
8 13 (22.03%) Cyber Security
9 12 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (20.34%) Ethical Hacking
9 12 (20.34%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (20.34%) GIAC
10 11 (18.64%) CCNA
10 11 (18.64%) ArcSight
11 10 (16.95%) Data Protection
12 9 (15.25%) Symantec
12 9 (15.25%) Windows
12 9 (15.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
13 8 (13.56%) Vulnerability Management
14 7 (11.86%) CCNP
14 7 (11.86%) Internet
14 7 (11.86%) UNIX
14 7 (11.86%) Linux
14 7 (11.86%) SQL
14 7 (11.86%) SSCP
14 7 (11.86%) HP
14 7 (11.86%) GCIH
14 7 (11.86%) CISMP

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.78%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.59%) Firewall
2 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.86%) Internet
4 5 (8.47%) DNS
4 5 (8.47%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (8.47%) DHCP
5 3 (5.08%) Intranet
5 3 (5.08%) Extranet
6 2 (3.39%) Wireless
7 1 (1.69%) Network Security
7 1 (1.69%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) TestDirector
2 2 (3.39%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Retail
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) Analyst
2 23 (38.98%) Security Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Security Consultant
3 11 (18.64%) Consultant
4 9 (15.25%) Tester
4 9 (15.25%) IT Security Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Penetration Tester
5 4 (6.78%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Security Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Security Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Security Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) IT Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Incident Manager
6 3 (5.08%) IT Risk Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Security Tester
7 2 (3.39%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) Web Services
1 3 (5.08%) XML
2 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) PKI
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) GIS
4 2 (3.39%) SCADA
5 1 (1.69%) FMCG
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) UNIX
2 7 (11.86%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) AIX
3 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Information Security
2 22 (37.29%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (28.81%) SIEM
4 13 (22.03%) Cyber Security
5 12 (20.34%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (20.34%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (16.95%) Data Protection
7 9 (15.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (13.56%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (10.17%) Security Patching
9 6 (10.17%) OWASP
9 6 (10.17%) ITIL
10 5 (8.47%) Risk Management
10 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
10 5 (8.47%) Web Development
11 4 (6.78%) Data Security
11 4 (6.78%) Asset Management
11 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.78%) Project Management
11 4 (6.78%) Malware Detection\Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (59.32%) CISSP
2 14 (23.73%) CISM
3 12 (20.34%) GIAC
3 12 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (18.64%) CCNA
5 7 (11.86%) CISMP
5 7 (11.86%) CCNP
5 7 (11.86%) SSCP
5 7 (11.86%) GCIH
6 6 (10.17%) A+ Certification
7 5 (8.47%) Degree
7 5 (8.47%) PCI QSA
8 3 (5.08%) CHFI
8 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.08%) OSCP
8 3 (5.08%) CISA
8 3 (5.08%) GCIA
9 2 (3.39%) GSEC
9 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.73%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) WSUS
2 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.39%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (3.39%) Nessus
3 2 (3.39%) Nmap
3 2 (3.39%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) ArcSight
3 9 (15.25%) Symantec
4 7 (11.86%) HP
5 6 (10.17%) Qualys
6 5 (8.47%) Websense
7 4 (6.78%) Sourcefire
8 3 (5.08%) Juniper
8 3 (5.08%) Sun
8 3 (5.08%) F5
8 3 (5.08%) Splunk
9 2 (3.39%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.69%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (1.69%) TippingPoint
10 1 (1.69%) Imperva
10 1 (1.69%) Tufin
10 1 (1.69%) Cisco
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