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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 382 417 405
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -12
Contract jobs citing CEH 30 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.004% 0.069%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 0.027% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 18
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£425 £675 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.03% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £675 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £280 £150
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +86.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
3749 3669 3714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.48% 14.81% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2394 2301 2204
Average daily rate £425 £420 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 102 143
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.62 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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
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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
City of London +33 6 £550 -18.51% 3
Canary Wharf - - - -
Bromley - - - -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 32 (84.21%) CISSP
2 24 (63.16%) Penetration Testing
3 21 (55.26%) Information Security
4 19 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 17 (44.74%) Firewall
6 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
7 14 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (34.21%) ITIL
8 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (34.21%) Finance
8 13 (34.21%) Cyber Security
9 12 (31.58%) GIAC
9 12 (31.58%) Network Security
10 11 (28.95%) MCSE
10 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
10 11 (28.95%) Information Assurance
10 11 (28.95%) Change Control
11 10 (26.32%) Intranet
11 10 (26.32%) Internet
11 10 (26.32%) CISM
11 10 (26.32%) assyst
12 9 (23.68%) Law
12 9 (23.68%) ISMS
13 8 (21.05%) Security Testing
14 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 6 (15.79%) Windows
15 6 (15.79%) Linux
16 5 (13.16%) Oracle
16 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
16 5 (13.16%) MS Office

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
1 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
1 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (10.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (26.32%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) Firewall
2 12 (31.58%) Network Security
3 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
4 10 (26.32%) Intranet
4 10 (26.32%) Internet
5 3 (7.89%) Wireless
6 2 (5.26%) DNS
7 1 (2.63%) SSL
7 1 (2.63%) SAN
7 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.63%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Law
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
4 2 (5.26%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Analyst
1 17 (44.74%) Security Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Information Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Information Security Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Product Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Information Security Specialist
3 9 (23.68%) Security Specialist
3 9 (23.68%) Product Specialist
3 9 (23.68%) Information Specialist
4 5 (13.16%) Security Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Tester
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Test Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Security Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Ethical Hacker
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) CESG
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (55.26%) Information Security
3 19 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 13 (34.21%) ITIL
4 13 (34.21%) Cyber Security
5 11 (28.95%) Change Control
5 11 (28.95%) Information Assurance
6 9 (23.68%) ISMS
7 8 (21.05%) Security Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (13.16%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (13.16%) Test Management
10 4 (10.53%) SIEM
10 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
11 3 (7.89%) BCP
11 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.89%) OWASP
11 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
11 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Python
1 4 (10.53%) Ruby
2 3 (7.89%) PHP
3 2 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (84.21%) CISSP
2 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (31.58%) GIAC
4 11 (28.95%) MCSE
5 10 (26.32%) CISM
6 5 (13.16%) CISA
7 3 (7.89%) CCNA
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.26%) OSCP
8 2 (5.26%) MCITP
8 2 (5.26%) Degree
8 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (2.63%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (2.63%) GCIH
9 1 (2.63%) CISMP
9 1 (2.63%) ISEB
9 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Nessus
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Juniper
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec
4 1 (2.63%) McAfee
4 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.63%) Qualys
4 1 (2.63%) F5
4 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.63%) Ruckus Wireless