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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 525 551 549
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Contract jobs citing CEH 56 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.073% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 12
Average daily rate £420 £375 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £245 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £310 £400
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
9843 9411 8873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.18% 20.22% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6149 5512 4861
Average daily rate £405 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 441 405
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £48.10 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the England region over the 3 months to 13 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
London +5 21 £475 +10.46% 21
Yorkshire -1 16 £420 -2.89% 6
South East +15 11 £400 +37.93% 11
South West -1 5 £550 +124.48% 3
East of England -2 1 £375 -
East Midlands - 1 £550 - 1
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 70 (70.71%) CISSP
2 38 (38.38%) Ethical Hacking
2 38 (38.38%) Penetration Testing
3 35 (35.35%) PCI DSS
4 27 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 27 (27.27%) SIEM
5 25 (25.25%) Cybersecurity
6 24 (24.24%) Firewall
6 24 (24.24%) CREST Certified
7 23 (23.23%) Cisco
7 23 (23.23%) Windows
8 22 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (22.22%) Management Information System
9 21 (21.21%) Information Security
9 21 (21.21%) ITIL
9 21 (21.21%) Intrusion Detection
10 19 (19.19%) Finance
11 18 (18.18%) GCIA
12 17 (17.17%) Unix
12 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
12 17 (17.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 17 (17.17%) OWASP
13 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (16.16%) Linux
13 16 (16.16%) GCIH
14 15 (15.15%) GIAC
14 15 (15.15%) TCP/IP
14 15 (15.15%) MCSA
14 15 (15.15%) Vulnerability Management
15 14 (14.14%) Security Operations

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.01%) IIS
2 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.24%) Firewall
2 21 (21.21%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (15.15%) TCP/IP
4 12 (12.12%) Network Security
5 5 (5.05%) Internet
6 4 (4.04%) FTP
6 4 (4.04%) IPsec
6 4 (4.04%) SMTP
6 4 (4.04%) VPN
6 4 (4.04%) Wireless
7 3 (3.03%) DNS
7 3 (3.03%) SAN
8 2 (2.02%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.01%) HTTP
9 1 (1.01%) Intranet
9 1 (1.01%) IntruShield
9 1 (1.01%) NetScreen
9 1 (1.01%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.01%) Big Data
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Metasploit
2 5 (5.05%) Burp Suite
3 3 (3.03%) sqlmap
4 1 (1.01%) AppScan
General
1 19 (19.19%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.02%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.01%) Games
4 1 (1.01%) Law
4 1 (1.01%) Legal
4 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (28.28%) Analyst
2 24 (24.24%) Security Analyst
3 19 (19.19%) Security Specialist
4 17 (17.17%) Penetration Tester
4 17 (17.17%) Tester
5 10 (10.10%) SOC Analyst
6 9 (9.09%) Architect
6 9 (9.09%) Consultant
6 9 (9.09%) Security Architect
6 9 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 8 (8.08%) Lead Tester
7 8 (8.08%) Security Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) IT Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Security Penetration Tester
10 4 (4.04%) CISSP Specialist
10 4 (4.04%) Security Advisor
10 4 (4.04%) Security Tester
11 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.02%) Web Services
2 1 (1.01%) Ajax
2 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.01%) REST
2 1 (1.01%) SAML
2 1 (1.01%) SOAP
2 1 (1.01%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 11 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.06%) Cryptography
5 5 (5.05%) CESG
5 5 (5.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (4.04%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (3.03%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (2.02%) Statistics
9 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.01%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.23%) Windows
2 17 (17.17%) Unix
3 16 (16.16%) Linux
4 4 (4.04%) AIX
4 4 (4.04%) Kali Linux
4 4 (4.04%) Solaris
4 4 (4.04%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.03%) CentOS
5 3 (3.03%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.38%) Ethical Hacking
1 38 (38.38%) Penetration Testing
2 27 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 27 (27.27%) SIEM
3 25 (25.25%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (21.21%) Information Security
4 21 (21.21%) ITIL
5 17 (17.17%) OWASP
5 17 (17.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 15 (15.15%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (14.14%) Security Operations
8 13 (13.13%) Security Management
9 11 (11.11%) Analytics
9 11 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 10 (10.10%) Data Security
10 10 (10.10%) Security Architecture
11 7 (7.07%) Computer Security
11 7 (7.07%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (7.07%) Risk Management
12 6 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.09%) Python
2 8 (8.08%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.06%) Perl
4 5 (5.05%) C
5 3 (3.03%) C#
5 3 (3.03%) C++
5 3 (3.03%) Java
5 3 (3.03%) SQL
6 2 (2.02%) VB
7 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 70 (70.71%) CISSP
2 24 (24.24%) CREST Certified
3 22 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (18.18%) GCIA
5 16 (16.16%) GCIH
5 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (15.15%) GIAC
6 15 (15.15%) MCSA
7 12 (12.12%) SANS
7 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
8 8 (8.08%) CISM
9 7 (7.07%) CCIE
9 7 (7.07%) CCNA
9 7 (7.07%) CISA
9 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
10 6 (6.06%) DV Cleared
10 6 (6.06%) OSCP
11 5 (5.05%) CCNP
11 5 (5.05%) Degree
11 5 (5.05%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (35.35%) PCI DSS
2 12 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (6.06%) ISO 9000
5 4 (4.04%) COBIT
5 4 (4.04%) RMADS
6 3 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.01%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (11.11%) RSA Security Analytics
2 10 (10.10%) Nessus
3 8 (8.08%) Nmap
4 7 (7.07%) RSA enVision
5 4 (4.04%) Endace
5 4 (4.04%) QRadar
6 3 (3.03%) Ettercap
6 3 (3.03%) OpenVAS
6 3 (3.03%) Puppet
7 1 (1.01%) EnCase
7 1 (1.01%) HP Fortify
7 1 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.01%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 23 (23.23%) Cisco
2 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.13%) Qualys
4 11 (11.11%) NetWitness
5 9 (9.09%) F5
5 9 (9.09%) Sourcefire
5 9 (9.09%) Symantec
6 7 (7.07%) Fortinet
6 7 (7.07%) Juniper
7 6 (6.06%) ArcSight
7 6 (6.06%) LogRhythm
8 4 (4.04%) HP
8 4 (4.04%) Oracle
8 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.03%) Splunk
10 2 (2.02%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.02%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.02%) TippingPoint
11 1 (1.01%) Mercator
11 1 (1.01%) NetIQ
London
Acumin
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago