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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 548 597 566
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -31
Contract jobs citing CEH 66 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.053% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 19 18
Median daily rate £490 £448 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.49% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £564 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £513 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +36.66%
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
10476 9829 9550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.26% 19.32% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6565 5728 5648
Median daily rate £407 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £543 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 483 489
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +20 30 £500 +11.73% 18
South East +21 23 £475 +11.76% 9
North West +3 4 - - 1
East of England - 4 £400 - 1
South West -3 2 £500 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £455 - 1
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 120 (78.95%) CISSP
2 73 (48.03%) Ethical Hacking
3 56 (36.84%) Information Security
4 53 (34.87%) CISM
5 51 (33.55%) Penetration Testing
6 39 (25.66%) PCI DSS
7 35 (23.03%) Cybersecurity
8 34 (22.37%) Firewall
9 33 (21.71%) SIEM
10 31 (20.39%) GIAC
11 30 (19.74%) Security Operations
12 29 (19.08%) CREST Certified
13 28 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
14 27 (17.76%) Incident Management
15 26 (17.11%) Network Security
15 26 (17.11%) Finance
16 25 (16.45%) Microsoft
17 24 (15.79%) Management Information System
17 24 (15.79%) Security Cleared
17 24 (15.79%) Security Architecture
17 24 (15.79%) GCIH
17 24 (15.79%) Degree
18 23 (15.13%) Intrusion Detection
18 23 (15.13%) Cisco
19 22 (14.47%) GCIA
20 21 (13.82%) OWASP
20 21 (13.82%) ITIL
20 21 (13.82%) Risk Management
21 20 (13.16%) CISA
21 20 (13.16%) Windows

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 7 (4.61%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.97%) IBM Notes
2 3 (1.97%) IIS
3 2 (1.32%) Apache
3 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (22.37%) Firewall
2 26 (17.11%) Network Security
3 23 (15.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (11.18%) TCP/IP
5 15 (9.87%) Internet
6 10 (6.58%) FTP
6 10 (6.58%) IPsec
6 10 (6.58%) SMTP
7 8 (5.26%) VPN
8 7 (4.61%) SSH
8 7 (4.61%) Wireless
9 6 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (3.29%) DNS
11 4 (2.63%) WAN
12 3 (1.97%) HTTP
12 3 (1.97%) LAN
12 3 (1.97%) NetScreen
13 2 (1.32%) DHCP
13 2 (1.32%) LDAP
13 2 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.26%) Metasploit
2 4 (2.63%) AppScan
3 3 (1.97%) Burp Suite
General
1 26 (17.11%) Finance
2 9 (5.92%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.26%) Retail
4 3 (1.97%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) French Language
5 2 (1.32%) German Language
5 2 (1.32%) Law
5 2 (1.32%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (1.32%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (28.29%) Analyst
2 37 (24.34%) Security Analyst
3 27 (17.76%) Security Specialist
4 19 (12.50%) Consultant
4 19 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
4 19 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 19 (12.50%) Tester
5 14 (9.21%) Architect
5 14 (9.21%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 14 (9.21%) Security Architect
6 10 (6.58%) Security Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Security Advisor
7 9 (5.92%) SOC Analyst
8 8 (5.26%) Information Analyst
8 8 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
9 7 (4.61%) Operations Analyst
9 7 (4.61%) Security Operations Analyst
10 6 (3.95%) Network Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Information Architect
11 5 (3.29%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.97%) Web Services
2 1 (0.66%) Ajax
2 1 (0.66%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.66%) REST
2 1 (0.66%) SAML
2 1 (0.66%) SOAP
2 1 (0.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 17 (11.18%) CESG
3 14 (9.21%) Security Operations Centre
4 12 (7.89%) Cryptography
5 11 (7.24%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.61%) Client/Server
8 6 (3.95%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.29%) iPad
10 4 (2.63%) Mobile App
10 4 (2.63%) PKI
11 3 (1.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (1.32%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.66%) Fintech
13 1 (0.66%) Mobile Computing
13 1 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.16%) Windows
2 17 (11.18%) Unix
3 10 (6.58%) Linux
4 7 (4.61%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.32%) CentOS
5 2 (1.32%) Kali Linux
5 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.32%) VMS
5 2 (1.32%) Windows NT
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (48.03%) Ethical Hacking
2 56 (36.84%) Information Security
3 51 (33.55%) Penetration Testing
4 35 (23.03%) Cybersecurity
5 33 (21.71%) SIEM
6 30 (19.74%) Security Operations
7 27 (17.76%) Incident Management
8 24 (15.79%) Security Architecture
9 21 (13.82%) ITIL
9 21 (13.82%) OWASP
9 21 (13.82%) Risk Management
10 20 (13.16%) Vulnerability Management
11 19 (12.50%) Security Testing
12 15 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (9.87%) Data Protection
12 15 (9.87%) Information Assurance
12 15 (9.87%) Risk Assessment
12 15 (9.87%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 13 (8.55%) Data Security
13 13 (8.55%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.84%) Python
2 11 (7.24%) C#
2 11 (7.24%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.26%) Perl
4 7 (4.61%) C
4 7 (4.61%) C++
4 7 (4.61%) Java
5 6 (3.95%) VB
6 4 (2.63%) SQL
7 3 (1.97%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.32%) PHP
9 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 120 (78.95%) CISSP
2 53 (34.87%) CISM
3 31 (20.39%) GIAC
4 29 (19.08%) CREST Certified
5 28 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (15.79%) Degree
6 24 (15.79%) GCIH
6 24 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 22 (14.47%) GCIA
8 20 (13.16%) CISA
9 19 (12.50%) SANS
10 18 (11.84%) CESG Certified Professional
11 16 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (9.87%) SC Cleared
13 13 (8.55%) MCSA
14 11 (7.24%) CCNA
15 10 (6.58%) OSCP
16 8 (5.26%) CCNP
16 8 (5.26%) GPEN
16 8 (5.26%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (25.66%) PCI DSS
2 19 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (11.18%) RMADS
4 12 (7.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (3.95%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (2.63%) COBIT
6 4 (2.63%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.66%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.61%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.32%) Snort
3 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (9.87%) Nessus
2 10 (6.58%) RSA Security Analytics
3 6 (3.95%) Nmap
4 5 (3.29%) RSA Archer
5 4 (2.63%) OpenVAS
5 4 (2.63%) QRadar
6 2 (1.32%) Endace
6 2 (1.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.32%) HP Fortify
6 2 (1.32%) Puppet
6 2 (1.32%) SCCM
7 1 (0.66%) EnCase
7 1 (0.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.66%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.66%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 25 (16.45%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.13%) Cisco
3 14 (9.21%) Qualys
4 10 (6.58%) NetWitness
5 9 (5.92%) Oracle
6 8 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 7 (4.61%) Citrix
7 7 (4.61%) Sourcefire
8 5 (3.29%) ArcSight
8 5 (3.29%) FireEye
8 5 (3.29%) Symantec
9 4 (2.63%) F5
9 4 (2.63%) IBM
9 4 (2.63%) LogRhythm
9 4 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.63%) Splunk
10 3 (1.97%) Lotus
10 3 (1.97%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.97%) Veracode
11 2 (1.32%) Forcepoint
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