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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
UK / England
Rank 523 533 556
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +23
Contract jobs citing CEH 44 78 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.77% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 51 23
Median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £563 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £400 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
8664 10172 9424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.71% 21.32% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5547 6380 5467
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 406 442
Median hourly rate £33.00 £35.60 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% +61.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.65 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 19 £475 -2.56% 9
South East +25 17 £405 +1.88% 3
East of England +4 4 £556 +49.32% 1
Midlands - 3 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 59 (54.63%) CISSP
2 46 (42.59%) Security Cleared
3 44 (40.74%) CREST Certified
4 37 (34.26%) Information Security
5 36 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 34 (31.48%) Windows
7 33 (30.56%) Unix
8 32 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
9 30 (27.78%) OSCP
9 30 (27.78%) Risk Management
9 30 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 29 (26.85%) SC Cleared
10 29 (26.85%) Incident Management
11 24 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
11 24 (22.22%) DV Cleared
11 24 (22.22%) SIEM
12 23 (21.30%) Security Testing
12 23 (21.30%) Linux
13 22 (20.37%) CISM
14 21 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 20 (18.52%) Firewall
16 18 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
16 18 (16.67%) SANS
17 16 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (14.81%) Finance
18 15 (13.89%) CISA
18 15 (13.89%) Forensic Analysis
19 14 (12.96%) Python
19 14 (12.96%) VPN
19 14 (12.96%) PCI DSS

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 3 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) MS Office
2 4 (3.70%) MS Project
2 4 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.85%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.85%) IaaS
2 2 (1.85%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) PaaS
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.52%) Firewall
2 14 (12.96%) VPN
3 10 (9.26%) Network Security
4 9 (8.33%) FTP
4 9 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (8.33%) SMTP
5 6 (5.56%) DNS
6 4 (3.70%) IPsec
6 4 (3.70%) SSH
7 3 (2.78%) Internet
8 2 (1.85%) HTTP
8 2 (1.85%) IPv6
8 2 (1.85%) Wireless
9 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.93%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.93%) LDAP
9 1 (0.93%) NetScreen
9 1 (0.93%) SNMP
9 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) Big Data
2 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Metasploit
2 3 (2.78%) AppScan
3 2 (1.85%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.93%) sqlmap
General
1 16 (14.81%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Legal
3 2 (1.85%) Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (26.85%) Analyst
2 28 (25.93%) Security Analyst
3 21 (19.44%) Consultant
4 18 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
4 18 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 18 (16.67%) Tester
5 13 (12.04%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 7 (6.48%) IT Analyst
6 7 (6.48%) Security Manager
7 6 (5.56%) Architect
7 6 (5.56%) Forensic Consultant
7 6 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Security Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Incident Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) Firewall Consultant
9 4 (3.70%) Information Security Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Security Technical Consultant
9 4 (3.70%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.93%) CGI
1 1 (0.93%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (0.93%) OAuth
1 1 (0.93%) OAuth2
1 1 (0.93%) OpenID
1 1 (0.93%) RESTful
1 1 (0.93%) SAML
1 1 (0.93%) SOAP
1 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.41%) CESG
4 7 (6.48%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.85%) Fintech
8 2 (1.85%) PKI
9 1 (0.93%) Blog
9 1 (0.93%) BYOD
9 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.93%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.48%) Windows
2 33 (30.56%) Unix
3 23 (21.30%) Linux
4 6 (5.56%) CentOS
4 6 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.63%) Kali Linux
6 3 (2.78%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.26%) Information Security
2 36 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 32 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (27.78%) Risk Management
4 30 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 29 (26.85%) Incident Management
6 24 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
6 24 (22.22%) SIEM
7 23 (21.30%) Security Testing
8 18 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
9 15 (13.89%) Forensic Analysis
10 10 (9.26%) ITIL
10 10 (9.26%) Security Monitoring
10 10 (9.26%) Security Operations
10 10 (9.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 7 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (6.48%) Cryptography
11 7 (6.48%) Information Assurance
11 7 (6.48%) OWASP
12 6 (5.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.96%) Python
2 13 (12.04%) Perl
3 11 (10.19%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.63%) SQL
5 3 (2.78%) C
5 3 (2.78%) Ruby
6 1 (0.93%) C#
6 1 (0.93%) Java
6 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (54.63%) CISSP
2 46 (42.59%) Security Cleared
3 44 (40.74%) CREST Certified
4 30 (27.78%) OSCP
5 29 (26.85%) SC Cleared
6 24 (22.22%) DV Cleared
7 22 (20.37%) CISM
8 18 (16.67%) SANS
9 15 (13.89%) CISA
10 13 (12.04%) GIAC
11 11 (10.19%) GCFA
12 10 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (8.33%) GCIH
14 8 (7.41%) CCNA
14 8 (7.41%) CCSA
15 7 (6.48%) MCP
16 6 (5.56%) AWS Certification
16 6 (5.56%) CISMP
16 6 (5.56%) RHCT
17 5 (4.63%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (12.96%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (3.70%) RMADS
4 2 (1.85%) COBIT
4 2 (1.85%) GPG13
4 2 (1.85%) QA
5 1 (0.93%) GDPR
5 1 (0.93%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.93%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.93%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.93%) ISO27005
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.78%) Sendmail
2 3 (2.78%) Snort
2 3 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (9.26%) Nessus
2 8 (7.41%) EnCase
3 6 (5.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (5.56%) Puppet
4 4 (3.70%) Nmap
5 3 (2.78%) Nexpose
5 3 (2.78%) QRadar
6 2 (1.85%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 1 (0.93%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.93%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.41%) Cellebrite
2 8 (7.41%) Splunk
3 6 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.70%) Cisco
4 4 (3.70%) Citrix
4 4 (3.70%) F5
5 3 (2.78%) Acunetix
5 3 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.78%) Forcepoint
5 3 (2.78%) IBM
5 3 (2.78%) Juniper
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle
5 3 (2.78%) Sophos
5 3 (2.78%) Trustwave
6 2 (1.85%) AlienVault
6 2 (1.85%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.85%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.85%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.93%) Palo Alto