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 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 529 530 479
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -51
Contract jobs citing CEH 30 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.052% 0.072%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.26% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £362 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £525 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average 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
9904 9098 7647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.15% 19.65% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5807 4968 4102
Average daily rate £400 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 429 469
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -36.36%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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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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 -3 9 £428 -12.30% 17
South East -22 5 £310 - 9
Yorkshire - 5 £433 -
South West - 4 £245 - 4
West Midlands - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 4
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 60 (86.96%) CISSP
2 46 (66.67%) Information Security
3 26 (37.68%) CISM
4 25 (36.23%) Firewall
4 25 (36.23%) GIAC
4 25 (36.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (34.78%) ITIL
6 23 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
7 22 (31.88%) PCI DSS
8 20 (28.99%) Windows
9 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 15 (21.74%) Linux
11 13 (18.84%) SSCP
11 13 (18.84%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (17.39%) Network Security
12 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
12 12 (17.39%) Nessus
12 12 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
12 12 (17.39%) CISA
12 12 (17.39%) Finance
13 11 (15.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
13 11 (15.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 11 (15.94%) UNIX
13 11 (15.94%) MCP
14 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (14.49%) GCIH
14 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
14 10 (14.49%) Cyber Security
15 9 (13.04%) SIEM

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 8 (11.59%) IIS
2 3 (4.35%) Apache
2 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Office
2 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.23%) Firewall
2 12 (17.39%) Network Security
2 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.59%) Internet
4 7 (10.14%) Wireless
4 7 (10.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (7.25%) SAN
6 4 (5.80%) TACACS
7 3 (4.35%) DNS
8 2 (2.90%) Intranet
9 1 (1.45%) SSL
9 1 (1.45%) DMZ
9 1 (1.45%) LAN
9 1 (1.45%) WAN
9 1 (1.45%) SMTP
9 1 (1.45%) DHCP
9 1 (1.45%) HTTP
9 1 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.45%) IntruShield
9 1 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Metasploit
2 3 (4.35%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.45%) AppScan
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Legal
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Law
5 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.90%) Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (46.38%) Analyst
1 32 (46.38%) Security Analyst
2 17 (24.64%) IT Security Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Consultant
3 9 (13.04%) Security Consultant
4 8 (11.59%) Tester
5 7 (10.14%) Information Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Penetration Tester
5 7 (10.14%) Security Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Architect
9 2 (2.90%) IT Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) Middleware
2 1 (1.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) RMADS
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.45%) PKI
4 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Windows
2 15 (21.74%) Linux
3 11 (15.94%) UNIX
4 4 (5.80%) Solaris
5 3 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (66.67%) Information Security
2 24 (34.78%) ITIL
3 23 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (18.84%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (15.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
7 10 (14.49%) Cyber Security
8 9 (13.04%) SIEM
9 8 (11.59%) Digital Forensics
10 7 (10.14%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (10.14%) Risk Management
10 7 (10.14%) Information Assurance
11 6 (8.70%) Data Privacy
11 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
12 5 (7.25%) Data Security
12 5 (7.25%) Change Control
12 5 (7.25%) Computer Security
12 5 (7.25%) Coaching
12 5 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) SQL
1 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.90%) C
3 1 (1.45%) C#
3 1 (1.45%) C++
3 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 60 (86.96%) CISSP
2 26 (37.68%) CISM
3 25 (36.23%) GIAC
4 13 (18.84%) SSCP
5 12 (17.39%) CISA
6 11 (15.94%) MCP
7 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (14.49%) GCIH
8 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (13.04%) MCSE
8 9 (13.04%) CCNA
9 7 (10.14%) Degree
10 6 (8.70%) CISMP
10 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
10 6 (8.70%) OSCP
10 6 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (8.70%) GSEC
11 5 (7.25%) GPEN
11 5 (7.25%) EnCE
12 4 (5.80%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (36.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (31.88%) PCI DSS
3 11 (15.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 7 (10.14%) COBIT
5 5 (7.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (2.90%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) Nmap
3 1 (1.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) Nessus
2 6 (8.70%) WSUS
3 5 (7.25%) SCCM
3 5 (7.25%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.35%) CORE IMPACT
4 3 (4.35%) WebInspect
5 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Cisco
2 8 (11.59%) McAfee
2 8 (11.59%) Qualys
3 6 (8.70%) F5
3 6 (8.70%) Juniper
4 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
4 4 (5.80%) HP
4 4 (5.80%) Fortinet
5 3 (4.35%) Websense
6 2 (2.90%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.45%) Rapid7
7 1 (1.45%) AlgoSec
7 1 (1.45%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.45%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.45%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.45%) Brocade
7 1 (1.45%) Splunk
7 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
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