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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 550 584 565
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -19
Contract jobs citing CEH 72 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.070% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 0.36% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 22 27
Median daily rate £500 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £400 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £463 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +15.62%
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
10585 9981 9426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.25% 19.29% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6652 6055 5387
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 489 417
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £52.17 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +26.31%

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 July 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 July 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 +18 38 £500 +20.48% 17
South East +21 18 £500 +9.58% 10
North West -2 6 - - 8
South West -1 5 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 6
North East - 2 - - 1
West Midlands -25 1 £350 -23.28% 1
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CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 116 (76.82%) CISSP
2 67 (44.37%) Ethical Hacking
3 66 (43.71%) Information Security
4 63 (41.72%) Penetration Testing
5 60 (39.74%) CISM
6 42 (27.81%) Cybersecurity
7 33 (21.85%) PCI DSS
8 32 (21.19%) SIEM
9 31 (20.53%) CREST Certified
9 31 (20.53%) Security Architecture
10 29 (19.21%) Security Cleared
10 29 (19.21%) Security Testing
10 29 (19.21%) GIAC
10 29 (19.21%) Security Operations
11 26 (17.22%) OWASP
12 25 (16.56%) GCIH
12 25 (16.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 24 (15.89%) Degree
14 23 (15.23%) Firewall
14 23 (15.23%) Risk Management
14 23 (15.23%) Windows
15 22 (14.57%) CESG
15 22 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (14.57%) Information Assurance
16 21 (13.91%) Intrusion Detection
16 21 (13.91%) Finance
16 21 (13.91%) Management Information System
16 21 (13.91%) Vulnerability Management
17 20 (13.25%) CESG Certified Professional
17 20 (13.25%) Python

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 10 (6.62%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.99%) IBM Notes
2 3 (1.99%) IIS
3 2 (1.32%) Apache
3 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.23%) Firewall
2 21 (13.91%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (13.25%) Network Security
4 16 (10.60%) Internet
5 14 (9.27%) TCP/IP
6 13 (8.61%) FTP
6 13 (8.61%) SMTP
7 10 (6.62%) IPsec
7 10 (6.62%) SSH
8 9 (5.96%) Wireless
9 8 (5.30%) VPN
10 5 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (3.31%) DNS
10 5 (3.31%) WAN
11 3 (1.99%) HTTP
11 3 (1.99%) LAN
11 3 (1.99%) SSL
12 2 (1.32%) DHCP
12 2 (1.32%) LDAP
12 2 (1.32%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.64%) Metasploit
2 4 (2.65%) AppScan
3 1 (0.66%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.66%) Fiddler
General
1 21 (13.91%) Finance
2 9 (5.96%) Retail
3 6 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.99%) Law
4 3 (1.99%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) French Language
5 2 (1.32%) German Language
5 2 (1.32%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (1.32%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.66%) Games
6 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (24.50%) Analyst
2 32 (21.19%) Security Analyst
3 19 (12.58%) Penetration Tester
3 19 (12.58%) Security Engineer
3 19 (12.58%) Tester
4 17 (11.26%) Architect
4 17 (11.26%) Security Architect
5 16 (10.60%) Consultant
5 16 (10.60%) Security Consultant
6 15 (9.93%) Security Specialist
7 10 (6.62%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 8 (5.30%) Information Security Architect
8 8 (5.30%) Security Advisor
9 7 (4.64%) CISSP Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Information Analyst
9 7 (4.64%) Information Architect
9 7 (4.64%) Information Security Analyst
9 7 (4.64%) SOC Analyst
10 6 (3.97%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (3.97%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) Web Services
2 1 (0.66%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.57%) CESG
2 21 (13.91%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.61%) Cyberthreat
4 11 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.28%) Cryptography
4 11 (7.28%) Security Operations Centre
5 10 (6.62%) Client/Server
6 8 (5.30%) PKI
7 7 (4.64%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (3.31%) iPad
9 4 (2.65%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.65%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.32%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.66%) NHS
12 1 (0.66%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.23%) Windows
2 19 (12.58%) Unix
3 15 (9.93%) Linux
4 10 (6.62%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.99%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.32%) Android
6 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.32%) CentOS
6 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.32%) VMS
6 2 (1.32%) Windows NT
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (44.37%) Ethical Hacking
2 66 (43.71%) Information Security
3 63 (41.72%) Penetration Testing
4 42 (27.81%) Cybersecurity
5 32 (21.19%) SIEM
6 31 (20.53%) Security Architecture
7 29 (19.21%) Security Operations
7 29 (19.21%) Security Testing
8 26 (17.22%) OWASP
9 23 (15.23%) Risk Management
10 22 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (14.57%) Information Assurance
11 21 (13.91%) Vulnerability Management
12 19 (12.58%) Fuzz Testing
13 17 (11.26%) Incident Management
14 16 (10.60%) Data Protection
14 16 (10.60%) Risk Assessment
15 15 (9.93%) Project Management
16 14 (9.27%) ISMS
16 14 (9.27%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.25%) Python
2 11 (7.28%) C
2 11 (7.28%) Perl
3 10 (6.62%) C++
3 10 (6.62%) Java
4 9 (5.96%) C#
4 9 (5.96%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.31%) Ruby
5 5 (3.31%) VB
6 3 (1.99%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.99%) SQL
7 2 (1.32%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 116 (76.82%) CISSP
2 60 (39.74%) CISM
3 31 (20.53%) CREST Certified
4 29 (19.21%) GIAC
4 29 (19.21%) Security Cleared
5 25 (16.56%) GCIH
6 24 (15.89%) Degree
7 20 (13.25%) CESG Certified Professional
8 18 (11.92%) CISA
8 18 (11.92%) GCIA
9 13 (8.61%) SANS
10 12 (7.95%) SC Cleared
11 11 (7.28%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (6.62%) DV Cleared
13 8 (5.30%) ISACA
13 8 (5.30%) OSCP
14 7 (4.64%) CCNA
15 6 (3.97%) CCNP
15 6 (3.97%) GPEN
16 5 (3.31%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (21.85%) PCI DSS
2 25 (16.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (10.60%) RMADS
4 10 (6.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.99%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.32%) COBIT
6 2 (1.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.66%) GPG13
7 1 (0.66%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.66%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (9.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.62%) Sendmail
3 4 (2.65%) Snort
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.30%) RSA Security Analytics
2 6 (3.97%) Nessus
3 5 (3.31%) RSA Archer
4 2 (1.32%) Endace
4 2 (1.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.32%) Nmap
4 2 (1.32%) Puppet
4 2 (1.32%) SCCM
5 1 (0.66%) EnCase
5 1 (0.66%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.66%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.66%) Kibana
5 1 (0.66%) logstash
5 1 (0.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.66%) OpenVAS
5 1 (0.66%) QRadar
5 1 (0.66%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.66%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 16 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.95%) Oracle
3 11 (7.28%) Qualys
4 10 (6.62%) Cisco
4 10 (6.62%) Citrix
5 8 (5.30%) NetWitness
6 7 (4.64%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.97%) Sourcefire
8 5 (3.31%) FireEye
8 5 (3.31%) LogRhythm
8 5 (3.31%) Mercator
9 4 (2.65%) F5
9 4 (2.65%) IBM
9 4 (2.65%) Splunk
10 3 (1.99%) Lotus
10 3 (1.99%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.99%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.99%) Symantec
10 3 (1.99%) Veracode
11 2 (1.32%) HP
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