The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 512 533 533
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Contract jobs citing CEH 41 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.028% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.16% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 22
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£426 £310 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £228 £150
% change year-on-year
+75.82% +51.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8948 8264 9014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.67% 17.83% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5127 4489 4735
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 455 558
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
CEH
UK

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 historical trends)
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 +29 18 £525 -12.50% 8
South East +4 12 £320 +3.22% 6
South West - 7 £448 - 3
North West -11 3 - - 1
East of England - 1 £300 - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 51 (76.12%) CISSP
2 39 (58.21%) Penetration Testing
3 26 (38.81%) Information Security
4 25 (37.31%) Firewall
5 24 (35.82%) ITIL
6 18 (26.87%) Ethical Hacking
6 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
7 17 (25.37%) Finance
8 16 (23.88%) CISM
8 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (23.88%) McAfee
8 16 (23.88%) MS Office
8 16 (23.88%) MCSE
9 15 (22.39%) MS Visio
9 15 (22.39%) IIS
9 15 (22.39%) TCP/IP
9 15 (22.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
10 14 (20.90%) Security Testing
10 14 (20.90%) Incident Management
10 14 (20.90%) Windows
10 14 (20.90%) Wireless
10 14 (20.90%) Risk Management
11 13 (19.40%) Linux
11 13 (19.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 12 (17.91%) Qualys
12 12 (17.91%) CCNA
12 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
12 12 (17.91%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (17.91%) SAN

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 15 (22.39%) IIS
2 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (23.88%) MS Office
2 15 (22.39%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.97%) MS Project
3 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) IaaS
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.31%) Firewall
2 15 (22.39%) TCP/IP
3 14 (20.90%) Wireless
4 12 (17.91%) SAN
5 6 (8.96%) Internet
6 5 (7.46%) Network Security
7 3 (4.48%) Intranet
7 3 (4.48%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.99%) VPN
8 2 (2.99%) DNS
8 2 (2.99%) LAN
8 2 (2.99%) VoIP
8 2 (2.99%) WAN
9 1 (1.49%) SMTP
9 1 (1.49%) LDAP
9 1 (1.49%) DHCP
9 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.49%) FTP
9 1 (1.49%) HTTP
9 1 (1.49%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.49%) MySQL
1 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.49%) QADirector
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Legal
2 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 3 (4.48%) Law
5 2 (2.99%) Advertising
6 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.49%) Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Analyst
2 21 (31.34%) Security Analyst
3 13 (19.40%) Tester
4 11 (16.42%) IT Security Analyst
5 10 (14.93%) Penetration Tester
6 9 (13.43%) Consultant
7 8 (11.94%) Security Consultant
7 8 (11.94%) Security Architect
7 8 (11.94%) Architect
8 6 (8.96%) Security Manager
8 6 (8.96%) Test Manager
8 6 (8.96%) Information Analyst
8 6 (8.96%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Security Specialist
10 4 (5.97%) Lead Architect
10 4 (5.97%) Lead Security Architect
10 4 (5.97%) Security Tester
10 4 (5.97%) Senior Security Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (4.48%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) Web Services
2 1 (1.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.96%) CESG
4 5 (7.46%) Open Source
4 5 (7.46%) RMADS
5 2 (2.99%) PKI
6 1 (1.49%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Solaris
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (58.21%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (38.81%) Information Security
3 24 (35.82%) ITIL
4 18 (26.87%) Ethical Hacking
5 15 (22.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 14 (20.90%) Security Testing
6 14 (20.90%) Incident Management
6 14 (20.90%) Risk Management
7 11 (16.42%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (13.43%) Information Assurance
9 8 (11.94%) SIEM
10 7 (10.45%) Change Control
10 7 (10.45%) OWASP
11 6 (8.96%) Cyber Security
12 5 (7.46%) SOA
12 5 (7.46%) Test Management
13 4 (5.97%) Security Architecture
13 4 (5.97%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (5.97%) Business Continuity
13 4 (5.97%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) Java
2 8 (11.94%) PHP
3 5 (7.46%) VB.NET
3 5 (7.46%) C#
3 5 (7.46%) C++
4 1 (1.49%) Python
4 1 (1.49%) C
4 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (76.12%) CISSP
2 16 (23.88%) CISM
2 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (23.88%) MCSE
3 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
4 12 (17.91%) CCNA
4 12 (17.91%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (16.42%) MCP
6 9 (13.43%) GIAC
6 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
7 7 (10.45%) CISA
7 7 (10.45%) Degree
8 6 (8.96%) DV Cleared
9 4 (5.97%) OSCP
10 3 (4.48%) GPEN
10 3 (4.48%) CISMP
11 2 (2.99%) CHFI
12 1 (1.49%) CCNP
12 1 (1.49%) ISEB
12 1 (1.49%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.46%) ISO 9000
2 5 (7.46%) QA
3 2 (2.99%) BS25999
3 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Snort
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) Nessus
2 11 (16.42%) SCCM
3 2 (2.99%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.49%) WebInspect
4 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.88%) McAfee
3 12 (17.91%) Qualys
4 5 (7.46%) IBM
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle
5 3 (4.48%) Sophos
5 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.48%) Sourcefire
6 2 (2.99%) IronPort
6 2 (2.99%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco
7 1 (1.49%) Progress
7 1 (1.49%) HP
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix
7 1 (1.49%) NetApp
7 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.49%) Juniper
7 1 (1.49%) Websense
7 1 (1.49%) VMware
7 1 (1.49%) Tripwire
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