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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 554 546 524
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -22
Contract jobs citing CEH 26 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.058% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 5
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£450 £450 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £351 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £520 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
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
9759 10051 8023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.28% 19.56% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5581 5743 4289
Average daily rate £395 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £531 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 504 464
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -1 12 £449 -0.27% 19
East of England +24 6 - -
West Midlands -13 3 £550 +4.76% 2
South East -19 3 £413 - 16
North West -18 1 - - 5
East Midlands - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South West - - - - 4
CEH
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CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 56 (82.35%) CISSP
2 40 (58.82%) Information Security
3 27 (39.71%) Firewall
4 25 (36.76%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (30.88%) CISM
6 18 (26.47%) ITIL
6 18 (26.47%) Windows
6 18 (26.47%) PCI DSS
7 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (25.00%) GIAC
8 15 (22.06%) Linux
8 15 (22.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (19.12%) Vulnerability Management
9 13 (19.12%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (19.12%) Finance
10 12 (17.65%) Nessus
10 12 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
10 12 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 12 (17.65%) CCNA
11 11 (16.18%) UNIX
11 11 (16.18%) Incident Management
12 10 (14.71%) MCP
12 10 (14.71%) IIS
12 10 (14.71%) SSCP
12 10 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (14.71%) CISA
13 9 (13.24%) Legal
13 9 (13.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
13 9 (13.24%) SIEM

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (14.71%) IIS
2 3 (4.41%) Apache
2 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Office
2 5 (7.35%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
4 3 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 27 (39.71%) Firewall
2 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.76%) Wireless
4 7 (10.29%) Network Security
5 6 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (8.82%) Internet
6 5 (7.35%) SAN
7 4 (5.88%) DNS
8 2 (2.94%) TACACS
8 2 (2.94%) DHCP
9 1 (1.47%) HTTP
9 1 (1.47%) LAN
9 1 (1.47%) WAN
9 1 (1.47%) SMTP
9 1 (1.47%) SSL
9 1 (1.47%) Wireless Security
9 1 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) TestDirector
1 6 (8.82%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.47%) AppScan
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Legal
3 5 (7.35%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Law
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (50.00%) Analyst
2 30 (44.12%) Security Analyst
3 18 (26.47%) IT Security Analyst
4 13 (19.12%) Tester
5 12 (17.65%) Penetration Tester
6 6 (8.82%) Security Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Security Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Information Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) IT Risk Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Security Tester
9 2 (2.94%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) IT Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) Web Services
1 3 (4.41%) XML
2 2 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (1.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.41%) Open Source
4 2 (2.94%) PKI
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) Windows
2 15 (22.06%) Linux
3 11 (16.18%) UNIX
4 4 (5.88%) AIX
5 2 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (58.82%) Information Security
2 25 (36.76%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (26.47%) ITIL
4 13 (19.12%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
5 12 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (16.18%) Incident Management
7 10 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (13.24%) SIEM
9 7 (10.29%) Cyber Security
9 7 (10.29%) Digital Forensics
10 6 (8.82%) Use Case
10 6 (8.82%) Test Scripting
10 6 (8.82%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.82%) Data Security
10 6 (8.82%) Data Privacy
11 5 (7.35%) Coaching
11 5 (7.35%) Computer Security
12 4 (5.88%) Risk Management
13 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) Shell Script
2 6 (8.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.47%) C
3 1 (1.47%) C#
3 1 (1.47%) C++
3 1 (1.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 56 (82.35%) CISSP
2 21 (30.88%) CISM
3 17 (25.00%) GIAC
4 13 (19.12%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (17.65%) CCNA
6 10 (14.71%) MCP
6 10 (14.71%) SSCP
6 10 (14.71%) CISA
7 8 (11.76%) GCIH
7 8 (11.76%) OSCP
8 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
8 7 (10.29%) Degree
8 7 (10.29%) MCSE
8 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (8.82%) CISMP
10 5 (7.35%) CHFI
10 5 (7.35%) EnCE
10 5 (7.35%) GPEN
10 5 (7.35%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.47%) PCI DSS
2 15 (22.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (13.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 6 (8.82%) COBIT
5 5 (7.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) Nessus
2 8 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (10.29%) Nmap
4 6 (8.82%) WSUS
5 5 (7.35%) SCCM
5 5 (7.35%) WebInspect
5 5 (7.35%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Qualys
3 6 (8.82%) HP
3 6 (8.82%) McAfee
4 4 (5.88%) Juniper
4 4 (5.88%) F5
4 4 (5.88%) Cisco
5 2 (2.94%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.94%) Symantec
5 2 (2.94%) Websense
6 1 (1.47%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.47%) Brocade
6 1 (1.47%) Sun
6 1 (1.47%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.47%) Ruckus Wireless
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