The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 386 400 393
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing CEH 22 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.071% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.41% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 9
Average daily rate £488 £430 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.37% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £225 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £310 £400
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
CEH
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3859 3615 3777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.22% 17.05% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2624 2418 2362
Average daily rate £450 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 78
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.57 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CEH across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in London

CEH
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CEH across the London region.

CEH Daily Rate Trend in London

CEH
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CEH across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

CEH Daily Rate Histogram in London

CEH
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
City of London +35 2 £500 +2.56% 3
Harrow - 1 £325 -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 27 (75.00%) CISSP
2 16 (44.44%) SIEM
3 13 (36.11%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 12 (33.33%) Unix
5 11 (30.56%) Windows
5 11 (30.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (30.56%) GCIA
6 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
6 10 (27.78%) Linux
6 10 (27.78%) Information Security
6 10 (27.78%) CREST Certified
7 9 (25.00%) GCIH
7 9 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 9 (25.00%) Qualys
8 8 (22.22%) Fortinet
8 8 (22.22%) Sourcefire
8 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
8 8 (22.22%) Symantec
8 8 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (22.22%) Juniper
8 8 (22.22%) RSA Security Analytics
8 8 (22.22%) RSA enVision
8 8 (22.22%) NetWitness
8 8 (22.22%) F5
8 8 (22.22%) Analytics
9 7 (19.44%) OWASP
10 6 (16.67%) Network Security
10 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (2.78%) IIS
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 6 (16.67%) Network Security
4 4 (11.11%) Internet
5 3 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (2.78%) FTP
6 1 (2.78%) HTTP
6 1 (2.78%) Intranet
6 1 (2.78%) IPsec
6 1 (2.78%) SMTP
6 1 (2.78%) SSH
6 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Burp Suite
2 4 (11.11%) Metasploit
3 3 (8.33%) sqlmap
4 1 (2.78%) AppScan
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Security Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) SOC Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
4 6 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Tester
5 5 (13.89%) Security Penetration Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Security Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Security Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) IT Security Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Network Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Ajax
1 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.78%) REST
1 1 (2.78%) SAML
1 1 (2.78%) SOAP
1 1 (2.78%) WCF
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.89%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (8.33%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (5.56%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.78%) CESG
6 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Unix
2 11 (30.56%) Windows
3 10 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (13.89%) Solaris
5 4 (11.11%) Kali Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) SIEM
2 13 (36.11%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (27.78%) Information Security
4 9 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 8 (22.22%) Analytics
6 7 (19.44%) OWASP
7 6 (16.67%) Operations Management
7 6 (16.67%) Security Operations
7 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (13.89%) Security Architecture
8 5 (13.89%) Security Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.56%) Information Assurance
10 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Perl
1 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (75.00%) CISSP
2 11 (30.56%) GCIA
3 10 (27.78%) CREST Certified
4 9 (25.00%) GCIH
5 6 (16.67%) SANS
6 5 (13.89%) CEPT
7 4 (11.11%) GIAC
7 4 (11.11%) OSCP
8 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (8.33%) OSCE
9 2 (5.56%) CCIE
9 2 (5.56%) Degree
9 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
9 2 (5.56%) GPEN
9 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.78%) CCNA
10 1 (2.78%) CISA
10 1 (2.78%) CISM
10 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.78%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 8 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (5.56%) COBIT
5 1 (2.78%) QA
5 1 (2.78%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) RSA enVision
1 8 (22.22%) RSA Security Analytics
2 6 (16.67%) Nessus
2 6 (16.67%) Nmap
3 3 (8.33%) Ettercap
4 2 (5.56%) QRadar
5 1 (2.78%) HP Fortify
5 1 (2.78%) OpenVAS
5 1 (2.78%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Qualys
2 8 (22.22%) F5
2 8 (22.22%) Fortinet
2 8 (22.22%) Juniper
2 8 (22.22%) NetWitness
2 8 (22.22%) Sourcefire
2 8 (22.22%) Symantec
3 3 (8.33%) ArcSight
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Splunk
5 1 (2.78%) Acunetix
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Progress
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