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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
UK / England
Rank 524 532 543
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing CEH 46 62 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.63% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 26
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 £378 £375 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £551 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £420 £310
% change year-on-year
+13.09% +35.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8425 9781 9402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.28% 21.02% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5319 6000 5599
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 454 440
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +89.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
South East +23 21 £428 +0.70% 10
London +1 14 £500 +5.26% 12
East of England +8 3 £556 +48.33% 1
Midlands - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 £375 - 1
South West +11 2 - - 7
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 78 (63.93%) CISSP
2 50 (40.98%) Information Security
3 46 (37.70%) Security Cleared
4 45 (36.89%) Cybersecurity
5 39 (31.97%) Ethical Hacking
6 38 (31.15%) Penetration Testing
6 38 (31.15%) Risk Management
6 38 (31.15%) CREST Certified
7 36 (29.51%) Windows
8 34 (27.87%) Unix
8 34 (27.87%) CISM
9 30 (24.59%) SC Cleared
10 27 (22.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 25 (20.49%) Incident Management
11 25 (20.49%) Firewall
12 24 (19.67%) Linux
12 24 (19.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 23 (18.85%) OSCP
13 23 (18.85%) SIEM
14 22 (18.03%) DV Cleared
15 21 (17.21%) Security Testing
15 21 (17.21%) Python
15 21 (17.21%) GIAC
15 21 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (16.39%) Finance
17 18 (14.75%) PowerShell
17 18 (14.75%) GCIH
17 18 (14.75%) Forensic Analysis
18 17 (13.93%) Cyberthreat
19 16 (13.11%) SANS

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 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.82%) Apache
2 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.82%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.28%) MS Office
2 4 (3.28%) MS Project
2 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.64%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.64%) IaaS
2 2 (1.64%) Office 365
3 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.49%) Firewall
2 15 (12.30%) VPN
3 12 (9.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (9.02%) FTP
4 11 (9.02%) Network Security
4 11 (9.02%) SMTP
5 6 (4.92%) DNS
5 6 (4.92%) IPsec
6 5 (4.10%) Internet
6 5 (4.10%) SSH
7 3 (2.46%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.64%) IPv6
8 2 (1.64%) Wireless
9 1 (0.82%) HTTP
9 1 (0.82%) Intranet
9 1 (0.82%) LDAP
9 1 (0.82%) NetScreen
9 1 (0.82%) SNMP
9 1 (0.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.10%) Big Data
1 5 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Metasploit
2 3 (2.46%) AppScan
3 2 (1.64%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.82%) sqlmap
General
1 20 (16.39%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Legal
3 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.82%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Law
5 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (24.59%) Analyst
2 29 (23.77%) Security Analyst
3 24 (19.67%) Consultant
4 20 (16.39%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 20 (16.39%) Security Consultant
5 18 (14.75%) Penetration Tester
5 18 (14.75%) Tester
6 7 (5.74%) Architect
6 7 (5.74%) Information Assurance Leader
6 7 (5.74%) Security Architect
7 6 (4.92%) Forensic Consultant
7 6 (4.92%) Information Officer
7 6 (4.92%) Information Security Officer
7 6 (4.92%) Security Officer
8 5 (4.10%) Incident Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Information Security Architect
8 5 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Security Manager
8 5 (4.10%) Security Technical Consultant
8 5 (4.10%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) ELK Stack
2 1 (0.82%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.82%) CGI
2 1 (0.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.93%) Cyberthreat
3 14 (11.48%) Management Information System
4 13 (10.66%) CESG
5 10 (8.20%) Cryptography
6 5 (4.10%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.28%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.46%) PKI
8 3 (2.46%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.82%) Blog
10 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.82%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.51%) Windows
2 34 (27.87%) Unix
3 24 (19.67%) Linux
4 6 (4.92%) CentOS
4 6 (4.92%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.10%) Kali Linux
6 4 (3.28%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.98%) Information Security
2 45 (36.89%) Cybersecurity
3 39 (31.97%) Ethical Hacking
4 38 (31.15%) Penetration Testing
4 38 (31.15%) Risk Management
5 27 (22.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 25 (20.49%) Incident Management
7 23 (18.85%) SIEM
8 21 (17.21%) Security Testing
9 18 (14.75%) Forensic Analysis
10 15 (12.30%) Protective Monitoring
11 14 (11.48%) Information Assurance
12 11 (9.02%) Security Monitoring
13 10 (8.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 8 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (6.56%) Fuzz Testing
14 8 (6.56%) ITIL
14 8 (6.56%) OWASP
14 8 (6.56%) Security Operations
15 7 (5.74%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.21%) Python
2 18 (14.75%) PowerShell
3 13 (10.66%) Perl
4 8 (6.56%) C#
4 8 (6.56%) VB
5 6 (4.92%) C
5 6 (4.92%) SQL
6 5 (4.10%) Java
7 3 (2.46%) C++
7 3 (2.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 78 (63.93%) CISSP
2 46 (37.70%) Security Cleared
3 38 (31.15%) CREST Certified
4 34 (27.87%) CISM
5 30 (24.59%) SC Cleared
6 23 (18.85%) OSCP
7 22 (18.03%) DV Cleared
8 21 (17.21%) GIAC
9 18 (14.75%) GCIH
10 16 (13.11%) CISA
10 16 (13.11%) SANS
11 12 (9.84%) GCFA
12 11 (9.02%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (8.20%) GCIA
14 9 (7.38%) CCNA
15 8 (6.56%) CCSA
16 7 (5.74%) CESG Certified Professional
16 7 (5.74%) GPEN
16 7 (5.74%) MCP
17 6 (4.92%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (12.30%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.92%) RMADS
4 5 (4.10%) COBIT
4 5 (4.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (2.46%) GPG13
6 2 (1.64%) QA
7 1 (0.82%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.82%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (7.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.10%) Sendmail
3 3 (2.46%) Snort
3 3 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (8.20%) Nessus
2 8 (6.56%) EnCase
3 6 (4.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (4.92%) Puppet
4 4 (3.28%) Nmap
5 3 (2.46%) Nexpose
5 3 (2.46%) QRadar
6 2 (1.64%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.82%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 1 (0.82%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.82%) Kibana
7 1 (0.82%) logstash
7 1 (0.82%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.38%) Cisco
3 8 (6.56%) Cellebrite
3 8 (6.56%) Splunk
4 6 (4.92%) Citrix
4 6 (4.92%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.10%) Oracle
6 4 (3.28%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.28%) F5
6 4 (3.28%) Fortinet
7 3 (2.46%) Acunetix
7 3 (2.46%) IBM
7 3 (2.46%) Juniper
8 2 (1.64%) AlienVault
8 2 (1.64%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.64%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.64%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.82%) FireEye
9 1 (0.82%) Lancope
9 1 (0.82%) Sourcefire
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