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 24 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 548 550 528
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs citing CEH 42 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.027% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 5 18
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£438 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £318 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £403 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.86% +11.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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
10690 8183 9140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.05% 17.08% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6077 4745 4859
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 341 525
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.68 £22.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% -17.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 23 £400 -11.11% 7
South West - 7 £488 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £410 - 1
North West -5 4 £285 +1.78% 3
East of England -15 1 £525 -
South East - 1 - - 7
West Midlands - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 76 (90.48%) CISSP
2 46 (54.76%) ITIL
2 46 (54.76%) Penetration Testing
3 44 (52.38%) Information Security
4 37 (44.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (40.48%) Firewall
6 30 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 28 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 26 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (28.57%) Windows
9 24 (28.57%) MCSE
9 24 (28.57%) CISM
10 23 (27.38%) GIAC
10 23 (27.38%) Ethical Hacking
10 23 (27.38%) Information Assurance
11 21 (25.00%) Linux
12 20 (23.81%) Risk Management
13 19 (22.62%) Cyber Security
14 18 (21.43%) Network Security
14 18 (21.43%) Internet
15 17 (20.24%) Nessus
15 17 (20.24%) Vulnerability Management
16 16 (19.05%) Change Control
16 16 (19.05%) Finance
16 16 (19.05%) IIS
16 16 (19.05%) MS Office
17 15 (17.86%) MS Visio
17 15 (17.86%) McAfee
17 15 (17.86%) Management Information System
17 15 (17.86%) OWASP

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (19.05%) IIS
2 7 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (19.05%) MS Office
2 15 (17.86%) MS Visio
3 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 4 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (15.48%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (40.48%) Firewall
2 28 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 18 (21.43%) Internet
3 18 (21.43%) Network Security
4 13 (15.48%) Intranet
4 13 (15.48%) Wireless
5 11 (13.10%) SAN
6 5 (5.95%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (4.76%) TACACS
8 3 (3.57%) DNS
9 2 (2.38%) SSL
10 1 (1.19%) VPN
10 1 (1.19%) LDAP
10 1 (1.19%) LAN
10 1 (1.19%) WAN
10 1 (1.19%) SMTP
10 1 (1.19%) DHCP
10 1 (1.19%) FTP
10 1 (1.19%) HTTP
10 1 (1.19%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.19%) MySQL
2 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.19%) QADirector
General
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 12 (14.29%) Law
2 12 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Advertising
4 2 (2.38%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (38.10%) Analyst
2 31 (36.90%) Security Analyst
3 17 (20.24%) Security Architect
3 17 (20.24%) Architect
4 15 (17.86%) Security Specialist
5 13 (15.48%) Information Security Analyst
5 13 (15.48%) Information Analyst
6 12 (14.29%) Product Analyst
6 12 (14.29%) Information Security Specialist
6 12 (14.29%) Product Specialist
6 12 (14.29%) Information Specialist
7 10 (11.90%) IT Security Analyst
8 9 (10.71%) Consultant
9 8 (9.52%) Security Consultant
10 7 (8.33%) Tester
11 6 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
11 6 (7.14%) Lead Architect
11 6 (7.14%) Lead Security Architect
12 5 (5.95%) Security Manager
12 5 (5.95%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) JSP
1 2 (2.38%) Middleware
2 1 (1.19%) LAMP
2 1 (1.19%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 12 (14.29%) RMADS
3 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.76%) Open Source
4 4 (4.76%) CESG
5 3 (3.57%) PKI
6 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.19%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.57%) Windows
2 21 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (8.33%) UNIX
4 6 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.19%) Android
5 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.76%) ITIL
1 46 (54.76%) Penetration Testing
2 44 (52.38%) Information Security
3 23 (27.38%) Ethical Hacking
3 23 (27.38%) Information Assurance
4 20 (23.81%) Risk Management
5 19 (22.62%) Cyber Security
6 17 (20.24%) Vulnerability Management
7 16 (19.05%) Change Control
8 15 (17.86%) OWASP
8 15 (17.86%) Incident Management
9 13 (15.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 12 (14.29%) Security Testing
10 12 (14.29%) SOA
10 12 (14.29%) ISMS
11 10 (11.90%) Coaching
12 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (9.52%) SIEM
13 8 (9.52%) Security Architecture
14 4 (4.76%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.10%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) Python
2 4 (4.76%) Ruby
3 3 (3.57%) PHP
4 2 (2.38%) Perl
4 2 (2.38%) C
4 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 76 (90.48%) CISSP
2 26 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (28.57%) MCSE
3 24 (28.57%) CISM
4 23 (27.38%) GIAC
5 14 (16.67%) CCNA
5 14 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 12 (14.29%) MCP
7 11 (13.10%) DV Cleared
8 9 (10.71%) CISA
9 8 (9.52%) Degree
10 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
10 5 (5.95%) GCIA
10 5 (5.95%) GCIH
11 4 (4.76%) GWAPT
12 3 (3.57%) SSCP
13 2 (2.38%) GPEN
13 2 (2.38%) OSCP
13 2 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (44.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (14.29%) ISO 9000
3 8 (9.52%) PCI DSS
4 5 (5.95%) QA
5 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.19%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) Nmap
3 1 (1.19%) UAG
3 1 (1.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (20.24%) Nessus
2 11 (13.10%) SCCM
3 2 (2.38%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (1.19%) WebInspect
4 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.86%) McAfee
3 14 (16.67%) Qualys
4 7 (8.33%) Cisco
5 5 (5.95%) IBM
5 5 (5.95%) Juniper
5 5 (5.95%) CheckPoint
5 5 (5.95%) Websense
6 4 (4.76%) Sourcefire
6 4 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle
6 4 (4.76%) F5
7 3 (3.57%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.38%) HP
8 2 (2.38%) IronPort
8 2 (2.38%) Sophos
9 1 (1.19%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.19%) Symantec
9 1 (1.19%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.19%) Tripwire
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Via Resource
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: MARKET RATES
Posted: 2 days ago