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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 523 526 493
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -33
Contract jobs citing CEH 40 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.029% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.16% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 12
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£400 £500 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £483 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £250 £375
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -33.33%
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
9291 8310 7222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.12% 18.67% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5495 4609 3836
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 388 521
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £44.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +12 17 £415 -17.00% 5
Yorkshire - 7 £433 - 1
South West - 7 £425 -
South East -21 6 £290 - 9
North West - 2 £305 - 2
East of England - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
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CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 78 (95.12%) CISSP
2 52 (63.41%) Information Security
3 39 (47.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (43.90%) ITIL
5 35 (42.68%) Firewall
6 31 (37.80%) Penetration Testing
7 28 (34.15%) CISM
7 28 (34.15%) GIAC
8 24 (29.27%) Windows
9 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
10 21 (25.61%) TCP/IP
11 20 (24.39%) Ethical Hacking
11 20 (24.39%) Network Security
12 19 (23.17%) Linux
13 18 (21.95%) Internet
13 18 (21.95%) Cyber Security
14 17 (20.73%) Information Assurance
14 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (19.51%) Finance
15 16 (19.51%) PCI DSS
16 15 (18.29%) Vulnerability Management
16 15 (18.29%) MCSE
17 14 (17.07%) Management Information System
17 14 (17.07%) CISA
18 13 (15.85%) Risk Management
18 13 (15.85%) Change Control
18 13 (15.85%) Nessus
19 12 (14.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 12 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
19 12 (14.63%) UNIX

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (9.76%) IIS
2 3 (3.66%) Apache
2 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Office
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.10%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (12.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (42.68%) Firewall
2 21 (25.61%) TCP/IP
3 20 (24.39%) Network Security
4 18 (21.95%) Internet
5 10 (12.20%) Intranet
6 8 (9.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (9.76%) Wireless
7 6 (7.32%) TACACS
8 5 (6.10%) SAN
9 4 (4.88%) DNS
10 3 (3.66%) SSL
11 2 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (1.22%) IntruShield
12 1 (1.22%) VLAN
12 1 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.22%) VPN
12 1 (1.22%) LAN
12 1 (1.22%) WAN
12 1 (1.22%) SMTP
12 1 (1.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Metasploit
2 3 (3.66%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.22%) AppScan
3 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (19.51%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Law
3 8 (9.76%) Legal
4 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.88%) Retail
6 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.44%) Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (42.68%) Analyst
1 35 (42.68%) Security Analyst
2 14 (17.07%) Information Analyst
2 14 (17.07%) Information Security Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Security Specialist
3 11 (13.41%) Security Consultant
3 11 (13.41%) Consultant
4 10 (12.20%) Tester
4 10 (12.20%) IT Security Analyst
5 9 (10.98%) Penetration Tester
5 9 (10.98%) Security Architect
5 9 (10.98%) Architect
5 9 (10.98%) Product Analyst
5 9 (10.98%) Information Security Specialist
5 9 (10.98%) Information Specialist
5 9 (10.98%) Product Specialist
6 6 (7.32%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) JSP
1 2 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (1.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.54%) RMADS
3 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) PKI
6 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.22%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.22%) Open Source
6 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Windows
2 19 (23.17%) Linux
3 12 (14.63%) UNIX
4 7 (8.54%) Solaris
5 3 (3.66%) AIX
6 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.22%) Android
6 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (63.41%) Information Security
2 36 (43.90%) ITIL
3 31 (37.80%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (24.39%) Ethical Hacking
5 18 (21.95%) Cyber Security
6 17 (20.73%) Information Assurance
7 15 (18.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (15.85%) Change Control
8 13 (15.85%) Risk Management
9 12 (14.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 11 (13.41%) Incident Management
11 9 (10.98%) ISMS
12 8 (9.76%) OWASP
12 8 (9.76%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (8.54%) SOA
13 7 (8.54%) Digital Forensics
14 6 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (7.32%) Data Privacy
14 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) SQL
1 5 (6.10%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.66%) Ruby
2 3 (3.66%) Python
2 3 (3.66%) C
3 2 (2.44%) Perl
4 1 (1.22%) PHP
4 1 (1.22%) C#
4 1 (1.22%) C++
4 1 (1.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 78 (95.12%) CISSP
2 28 (34.15%) CISM
2 28 (34.15%) GIAC
3 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (18.29%) MCSE
5 14 (17.07%) CISA
6 11 (13.41%) GCIH
6 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
7 10 (12.20%) MCP
7 10 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (10.98%) CCNA
8 9 (10.98%) Degree
9 7 (8.54%) SSCP
10 6 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (7.32%) GCIA
10 6 (7.32%) DV Cleared
10 6 (7.32%) OSCP
11 5 (6.10%) GPEN
11 5 (6.10%) EnCE
11 5 (6.10%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (47.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (19.51%) PCI DSS
3 12 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 7 (8.54%) ISO 9000
4 7 (8.54%) COBIT
5 5 (6.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.10%) Nmap
3 2 (2.44%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (15.85%) Nessus
2 5 (6.10%) SCCM
2 5 (6.10%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.66%) CORE IMPACT
3 3 (3.66%) WebInspect
4 2 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.41%) Cisco
3 8 (9.76%) McAfee
3 8 (9.76%) Juniper
3 8 (9.76%) Qualys
4 7 (8.54%) F5
5 6 (7.32%) Fortinet
6 5 (6.10%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.10%) Websense
7 4 (4.88%) HP
8 2 (2.44%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.44%) Symantec
8 2 (2.44%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.44%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (1.22%) Rapid7
9 1 (1.22%) AlgoSec
9 1 (1.22%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.22%) Splunk
9 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.22%) Tufin
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