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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 550 569 591
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +22
Contract jobs citing CEH 58 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.098% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.48% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 27
Median daily rate £438 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £438 £390
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.17%
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
9382 10425 11010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.23% 20.51% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5862 6352 6284
Median daily rate £420 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 513 501
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
South East +22 20 £500 +14.28% 7
North West - 13 £365 - 6
London -11 12 £456 -10.71% 11
West Midlands - 8 £375 -
South West - 5 - - 1
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 92 (72.44%) CISSP
2 59 (46.46%) Information Security
3 57 (44.88%) Penetration Testing
4 53 (41.73%) Ethical Hacking
5 45 (35.43%) Cybersecurity
6 40 (31.50%) Security Cleared
7 35 (27.56%) CISM
7 35 (27.56%) CREST Certified
8 29 (22.83%) Risk Management
9 28 (22.05%) Windows
10 25 (19.69%) Firewall
10 25 (19.69%) Linux
11 24 (18.90%) Unix
11 24 (18.90%) GIAC
11 24 (18.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 22 (17.32%) Finance
12 22 (17.32%) Python
13 21 (16.54%) GCIH
13 21 (16.54%) SC Cleared
13 21 (16.54%) SIEM
13 21 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (15.75%) OWASP
14 20 (15.75%) Information Assurance
14 20 (15.75%) Security Testing
15 19 (14.96%) PCI DSS
15 19 (14.96%) CESG
16 18 (14.17%) Microsoft
16 18 (14.17%) PowerShell
16 18 (14.17%) Fuzz Testing
17 17 (13.39%) Cyberthreat

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 8 (6.30%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.79%) Apache
2 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) MS Office
2 3 (2.36%) MS Project
2 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.57%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.57%) IaaS
1 2 (1.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.69%) Firewall
2 15 (11.81%) FTP
2 15 (11.81%) SMTP
3 14 (11.02%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (11.02%) VPN
4 10 (7.87%) IPsec
5 9 (7.09%) Internet
5 9 (7.09%) SSH
6 6 (4.72%) DNS
7 5 (3.94%) Network Security
8 4 (3.15%) Wireless
9 3 (2.36%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.57%) IPv6
10 2 (1.57%) SSL
11 1 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.79%) Intranet
11 1 (0.79%) NetScreen
11 1 (0.79%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.94%) Big Data
3 2 (1.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.57%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.79%) AppScan
3 1 (0.79%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.79%) sqlmap
General
1 22 (17.32%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Legal
3 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Law
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (21.26%) Analyst
1 27 (21.26%) Security Analyst
2 21 (16.54%) Consultant
3 19 (14.96%) Penetration Tester
3 19 (14.96%) Tester
4 17 (13.39%) Security Consultant
5 15 (11.81%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 11 (8.66%) Security Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) Information Assurance Leader
8 9 (7.09%) Architect
8 9 (7.09%) Security Architect
9 6 (4.72%) Forensic Consultant
9 6 (4.72%) Information Officer
9 6 (4.72%) Information Security Architect
9 6 (4.72%) Information Security Officer
9 6 (4.72%) Security Officer
9 6 (4.72%) Security Specialist
9 6 (4.72%) Security Technical Consultant
9 6 (4.72%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (4.72%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.79%) CGI
1 1 (0.79%) ELK Stack
1 1 (0.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (14.96%) CESG
3 17 (13.39%) Cyberthreat
3 17 (13.39%) Management Information System
4 14 (11.02%) Cryptography
5 9 (7.09%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.72%) PKI
7 4 (3.15%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.15%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.36%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.57%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.79%) Blog
10 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.79%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.05%) Windows
2 25 (19.69%) Linux
3 24 (18.90%) Unix
4 8 (6.30%) Windows Vista
5 6 (4.72%) CentOS
5 6 (4.72%) Kali Linux
5 6 (4.72%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.36%) Android
7 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.46%) Information Security
2 57 (44.88%) Penetration Testing
3 53 (41.73%) Ethical Hacking
4 45 (35.43%) Cybersecurity
5 29 (22.83%) Risk Management
6 21 (16.54%) SIEM
7 20 (15.75%) Information Assurance
7 20 (15.75%) OWASP
7 20 (15.75%) Security Testing
8 18 (14.17%) Fuzz Testing
9 17 (13.39%) Security Architecture
10 13 (10.24%) Incident Management
11 12 (9.45%) ISMS
11 12 (9.45%) Open Source
11 12 (9.45%) Risk Assessment
11 12 (9.45%) Social Engineering
12 11 (8.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 10 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (7.09%) ITIL
14 9 (7.09%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.32%) Python
2 18 (14.17%) PowerShell
3 14 (11.02%) Perl
4 9 (7.09%) C
5 8 (6.30%) C#
5 8 (6.30%) VB
6 7 (5.51%) Java
7 6 (4.72%) C++
8 5 (3.94%) SQL
9 4 (3.15%) Ruby
10 2 (1.57%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 92 (72.44%) CISSP
2 40 (31.50%) Security Cleared
3 35 (27.56%) CISM
3 35 (27.56%) CREST Certified
4 24 (18.90%) GIAC
5 21 (16.54%) GCIH
5 21 (16.54%) SC Cleared
6 17 (13.39%) CISA
6 17 (13.39%) SANS
7 13 (10.24%) CESG Certified Professional
8 11 (8.66%) GCFA
8 11 (8.66%) GCIA
9 10 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (7.87%) OSCP
10 9 (7.09%) DV Cleared
11 8 (6.30%) CCNA
11 8 (6.30%) GPEN
12 7 (5.51%) CCSA
13 6 (4.72%) GWAPT
13 6 (4.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (14.96%) PCI DSS
3 9 (7.09%) RMADS
4 5 (3.94%) COBIT
4 5 (3.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (2.36%) GPG13
6 2 (1.57%) QA
7 1 (0.79%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.79%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.79%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (10.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.09%) Sendmail
3 3 (2.36%) Snort
3 3 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (7.87%) Nessus
2 8 (6.30%) EnCase
3 6 (4.72%) Puppet
4 5 (3.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (3.94%) Nmap
5 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.79%) Kibana
5 1 (0.79%) logstash
5 1 (0.79%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.79%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.87%) Citrix
3 9 (7.09%) Cisco
3 9 (7.09%) Oracle
4 8 (6.30%) Cellebrite
5 6 (4.72%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.94%) Mercator
7 4 (3.15%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.15%) Fortinet
7 4 (3.15%) Splunk
8 3 (2.36%) Juniper
8 3 (2.36%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.57%) AlienVault
9 2 (1.57%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.57%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.79%) Dell
10 1 (0.79%) HP
10 1 (0.79%) Infor
10 1 (0.79%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.79%) Symantec
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