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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 546 579 569
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -10
Contract jobs citing CEH 85 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.061% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 0.31% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 18 14
Median daily rate £450 £449 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.27% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £363 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-13.68% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London median 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
10676 9868 9787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.95% 19.47% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6760 5664 5654
Median daily rate £405 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 478 497
Median hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% +16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +9 33 £500 +11.73% 26
South East +12 22 £398 -3.63% 4
Yorkshire - 11 £410 - 2
South West - 9 £488 - 4
East of England +8 5 £400 -
North West -1 4 - - 1
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 112 (79.43%) CISSP
2 68 (48.23%) Ethical Hacking
3 52 (36.88%) Information Security
4 46 (32.62%) Penetration Testing
5 44 (31.21%) CISM
6 39 (27.66%) PCI DSS
7 36 (25.53%) Cybersecurity
8 31 (21.99%) Firewall
9 30 (21.28%) GIAC
9 30 (21.28%) SIEM
10 29 (20.57%) Incident Management
10 29 (20.57%) CREST Certified
10 29 (20.57%) Security Operations
11 28 (19.86%) Finance
12 27 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
13 24 (17.02%) ITIL
13 24 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 24 (17.02%) Degree
14 23 (16.31%) GCIH
15 22 (15.60%) GCIA
15 22 (15.60%) Intrusion Detection
15 22 (15.60%) Microsoft
15 22 (15.60%) Cisco
15 22 (15.60%) Management Information System
15 22 (15.60%) CISA
16 21 (14.89%) Security Cleared
16 21 (14.89%) Network Security
17 20 (14.18%) Security Architecture
18 18 (12.77%) Risk Management
18 18 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification

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 4 (2.84%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.13%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.13%) IIS
2 3 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.42%) Apache
3 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.99%) Firewall
2 22 (15.60%) Intrusion Detection
3 21 (14.89%) Network Security
4 17 (12.06%) TCP/IP
5 12 (8.51%) Internet
6 7 (4.96%) FTP
6 7 (4.96%) IPsec
6 7 (4.96%) SMTP
7 5 (3.55%) DNS
7 5 (3.55%) VPN
7 5 (3.55%) Wireless
8 4 (2.84%) SSH
9 3 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.13%) HTTP
9 3 (2.13%) NetScreen
9 3 (2.13%) WAN
10 2 (1.42%) DHCP
10 2 (1.42%) LAN
10 2 (1.42%) Wireless Security
10 2 (1.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.71%) Big Data
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Metasploit
2 4 (2.84%) AppScan
3 3 (2.13%) Burp Suite
General
1 28 (19.86%) Finance
2 8 (5.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.13%) Law
3 3 (2.13%) Legal
4 2 (1.42%) French Language
4 2 (1.42%) German Language
4 2 (1.42%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (1.42%) Retail
4 2 (1.42%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (29.08%) Analyst
2 36 (25.53%) Security Analyst
3 29 (20.57%) Security Specialist
4 19 (13.48%) Penetration Tester
4 19 (13.48%) Tester
5 17 (12.06%) Consultant
5 17 (12.06%) Security Consultant
6 14 (9.93%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 11 (7.80%) Architect
7 11 (7.80%) Security Architect
8 9 (6.38%) Security Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) SOC Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) Information Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) Information Security Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) Operations Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) Security Operations Analyst
10 6 (4.26%) CISSP Specialist
10 6 (4.26%) Security Advisor
11 5 (3.55%) Security Penetration Tester
11 5 (3.55%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.13%) Web Services
2 1 (0.71%) Ajax
2 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.71%) REST
2 1 (0.71%) SAML
2 1 (0.71%) SOAP
2 1 (0.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.60%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.64%) Security Operations Centre
3 12 (8.51%) CESG
4 11 (7.80%) Cyberthreat
5 10 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (7.09%) Cryptography
6 6 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (4.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (3.55%) iPad
8 4 (2.84%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.84%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (2.13%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.13%) PKI
10 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.42%) NHS
11 1 (0.71%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.77%) Windows
2 15 (10.64%) Unix
3 10 (7.09%) Linux
4 4 (2.84%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.42%) CentOS
5 2 (1.42%) Kali Linux
5 2 (1.42%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.42%) VMS
5 2 (1.42%) Windows NT
5 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (48.23%) Ethical Hacking
2 52 (36.88%) Information Security
3 46 (32.62%) Penetration Testing
4 36 (25.53%) Cybersecurity
5 30 (21.28%) SIEM
6 29 (20.57%) Incident Management
6 29 (20.57%) Security Operations
7 24 (17.02%) ITIL
8 20 (14.18%) Security Architecture
9 18 (12.77%) OWASP
9 18 (12.77%) Risk Management
9 18 (12.77%) Vulnerability Management
10 17 (12.06%) Security Testing
11 15 (10.64%) Data Protection
11 15 (10.64%) Security Management
11 15 (10.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 14 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (9.22%) Data Security
13 13 (9.22%) Information Assurance
13 13 (9.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.06%) Python
2 11 (7.80%) C#
3 10 (7.09%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.96%) C
4 7 (4.96%) C++
4 7 (4.96%) Java
4 7 (4.96%) Perl
5 6 (4.26%) VB
6 3 (2.13%) SQL
7 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.42%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 112 (79.43%) CISSP
2 44 (31.21%) CISM
3 30 (21.28%) GIAC
4 29 (20.57%) CREST Certified
5 27 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (17.02%) Degree
7 23 (16.31%) GCIH
8 22 (15.60%) CISA
8 22 (15.60%) GCIA
9 21 (14.89%) Security Cleared
10 18 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (10.64%) CESG Certified Professional
11 15 (10.64%) MCSA
12 14 (9.93%) SANS
13 12 (8.51%) SC Cleared
14 9 (6.38%) CCIE
14 9 (6.38%) CCNA
15 8 (5.67%) ISACA
15 8 (5.67%) OSCP
16 7 (4.96%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (27.66%) PCI DSS
2 24 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (9.93%) RMADS
4 12 (8.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (4.26%) ISO 9000
6 4 (2.84%) COBIT
7 1 (0.71%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.84%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.42%) Snort
3 2 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (10.64%) Nessus
2 10 (7.09%) RSA Security Analytics
3 6 (4.26%) Nmap
4 5 (3.55%) RSA Archer
5 4 (2.84%) OpenVAS
5 4 (2.84%) QRadar
6 2 (1.42%) Endace
6 2 (1.42%) HP Fortify
6 2 (1.42%) Puppet
6 2 (1.42%) SCCM
7 1 (0.71%) EnCase
7 1 (0.71%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.71%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 22 (15.60%) Cisco
1 22 (15.60%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.93%) Qualys
3 10 (7.09%) NetWitness
4 7 (4.96%) Oracle
4 7 (4.96%) Sourcefire
5 5 (3.55%) ArcSight
5 5 (3.55%) Symantec
6 4 (2.84%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.84%) Citrix
6 4 (2.84%) F5
6 4 (2.84%) IBM
6 4 (2.84%) LogRhythm
6 4 (2.84%) Splunk
7 3 (2.13%) FireEye
7 3 (2.13%) Lotus
7 3 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.13%) Veracode
8 2 (1.42%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.42%) SolarWinds
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