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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 545 598 564
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -34
Contract jobs citing CEH 77 44 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.083% 0.098%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.42% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 41
Median daily rate £518 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £373 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £418 £445
% change year-on-year
+25.74% -6.17%
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
10143 10430 10216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.43% 19.74% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6274 6332 5697
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 493 427
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.13 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
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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 -6 25 £475 -5.00% 23
South East +26 23 £550 +31.73% 14
North West +23 13 £365 - 3
South West - 8 - - 1
West Midlands -18 5 £350 +16.66% 1
North East - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 5
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CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 109 (75.69%) CISSP
2 64 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
3 63 (43.75%) Penetration Testing
3 63 (43.75%) Information Security
4 48 (33.33%) CISM
5 46 (31.94%) Cybersecurity
6 36 (25.00%) CREST Certified
7 28 (19.44%) Windows
7 28 (19.44%) PCI DSS
7 28 (19.44%) OWASP
8 26 (18.06%) Security Testing
8 26 (18.06%) CESG
8 26 (18.06%) GIAC
9 25 (17.36%) Risk Management
9 25 (17.36%) GCIH
9 25 (17.36%) Security Cleared
10 23 (15.97%) Information Assurance
10 23 (15.97%) Security Architecture
10 23 (15.97%) SIEM
10 23 (15.97%) Firewall
10 23 (15.97%) Unix
10 23 (15.97%) Python
10 23 (15.97%) Fuzz Testing
11 21 (14.58%) Microsoft
12 19 (13.19%) Finance
12 19 (13.19%) Management Information System
12 19 (13.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 19 (13.19%) Security Operations
13 18 (12.50%) SANS
13 18 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management

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 11 (7.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.08%) Apache
2 3 (2.08%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.08%) IIS
3 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.39%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) IaaS
2 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.97%) Firewall
2 16 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 16 (11.11%) Network Security
3 15 (10.42%) FTP
3 15 (10.42%) SMTP
4 14 (9.72%) Internet
5 13 (9.03%) IPsec
6 12 (8.33%) SSH
7 9 (6.25%) VPN
8 6 (4.17%) Wireless
9 5 (3.47%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.78%) DNS
10 4 (2.78%) SSL
11 3 (2.08%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (2.08%) HTTP
12 2 (1.39%) LDAP
12 2 (1.39%) WAN
13 1 (0.69%) LAN
13 1 (0.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.39%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.69%) Big Data
3 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.69%) AppScan
2 1 (0.69%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.69%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.69%) sqlmap
General
1 19 (13.19%) Finance
2 10 (6.94%) Retail
3 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.08%) Legal
5 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.39%) French Language
5 2 (1.39%) German Language
5 2 (1.39%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (1.39%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.69%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Games
6 1 (0.69%) Law
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (22.92%) Analyst
2 31 (21.53%) Security Analyst
3 22 (15.28%) Penetration Tester
3 22 (15.28%) Tester
4 17 (11.81%) Security Engineer
5 16 (11.11%) Consultant
6 13 (9.03%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 13 (9.03%) Security Consultant
7 11 (7.64%) Architect
7 11 (7.64%) Security Architect
8 10 (6.94%) Information Assurance Leader
9 8 (5.56%) Information Security Architect
10 7 (4.86%) CISSP Engineer
10 7 (4.86%) Information Analyst
10 7 (4.86%) Information Architect
10 7 (4.86%) Information Security Analyst
11 6 (4.17%) Information Officer
11 6 (4.17%) Information Security Officer
11 6 (4.17%) Security Advisor
11 6 (4.17%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.39%) Web Services
2 1 (0.69%) ELK Stack
2 1 (0.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.06%) CESG
2 19 (13.19%) Management Information System
3 18 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
4 15 (10.42%) Cryptography
5 12 (8.33%) Client/Server
6 9 (6.25%) PKI
7 5 (3.47%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.47%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (2.78%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.78%) Virtual Team
9 3 (2.08%) iPad
10 2 (1.39%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.39%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.39%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.69%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.69%) Fintech
11 1 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.44%) Windows
2 23 (15.97%) Unix
3 17 (11.81%) Linux
4 11 (7.64%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.08%) Android
5 3 (2.08%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.39%) CentOS
6 2 (1.39%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.39%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.39%) VMS
6 2 (1.39%) Windows NT
6 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
2 63 (43.75%) Information Security
2 63 (43.75%) Penetration Testing
3 46 (31.94%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (19.44%) OWASP
5 26 (18.06%) Security Testing
6 25 (17.36%) Risk Management
7 23 (15.97%) Fuzz Testing
7 23 (15.97%) Information Assurance
7 23 (15.97%) Security Architecture
7 23 (15.97%) SIEM
8 19 (13.19%) Security Operations
9 18 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
10 15 (10.42%) Incident Management
10 15 (10.42%) Open Source
11 14 (9.72%) Risk Assessment
12 13 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (9.03%) ISMS
12 13 (9.03%) Patch Management
12 13 (9.03%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.97%) Python
2 16 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 11 (7.64%) Perl
4 9 (6.25%) C#
4 9 (6.25%) VB
5 8 (5.56%) Java
6 7 (4.86%) C
7 6 (4.17%) C++
8 5 (3.47%) Ruby
8 5 (3.47%) SQL
9 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.39%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 109 (75.69%) CISSP
2 48 (33.33%) CISM
3 36 (25.00%) CREST Certified
4 26 (18.06%) GIAC
5 25 (17.36%) GCIH
5 25 (17.36%) Security Cleared
6 18 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
6 18 (12.50%) SANS
7 15 (10.42%) GCIA
8 12 (8.33%) SC Cleared
9 11 (7.64%) CISA
10 10 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (6.25%) CCNA
12 8 (5.56%) Degree
12 8 (5.56%) DV Cleared
12 8 (5.56%) OSCP
13 7 (4.86%) GCFA
13 7 (4.86%) GPEN
14 6 (4.17%) CCNP
15 5 (3.47%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.44%) PCI DSS
2 19 (13.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (6.94%) RMADS
4 5 (3.47%) COBIT
5 3 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.69%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.69%) GPG13
7 1 (0.69%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (11.81%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.33%) Sendmail
3 5 (3.47%) Snort
4 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) EnCase
2 2 (1.39%) Nessus
2 2 (1.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.39%) Nmap
2 2 (1.39%) Puppet
2 2 (1.39%) SCCM
3 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.69%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.69%) Kibana
3 1 (0.69%) logstash
3 1 (0.69%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.69%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.69%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 21 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.72%) Oracle
3 12 (8.33%) Citrix
4 11 (7.64%) Cisco
5 6 (4.17%) Cellebrite
5 6 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.17%) Qualys
6 5 (3.47%) Mercator
7 4 (2.78%) Fortinet
7 4 (2.78%) LogRhythm
7 4 (2.78%) Splunk
8 3 (2.08%) FireEye
8 3 (2.08%) Lotus
8 3 (2.08%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.08%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.39%) AlienVault
9 2 (1.39%) NetApp
9 2 (1.39%) Novell
9 2 (1.39%) VMware
10 1 (0.69%) WorldPay
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