The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 394 379 413
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +34
Contract jobs citing CEH 15 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.055% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.36% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 11
Average daily rate £438 £473 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +11.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3957 3348 3928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.41% 15.23% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2661 2025 2315
Average daily rate £411 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 106 114
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £12.38 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.66 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
CEH
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 7 £440 -9.27%
Canary Wharf - - - -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 16 (72.73%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (45.45%) CISSP
3 9 (40.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (36.36%) Information Security
4 8 (36.36%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 6 (27.27%) CISM
5 6 (27.27%) Firewall
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (18.18%) GIAC
7 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
7 4 (18.18%) Java
8 3 (13.64%) PHP
8 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
8 3 (13.64%) .NET
8 3 (13.64%) C#
8 3 (13.64%) C++
8 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
8 3 (13.64%) Degree
8 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Retail
8 3 (13.64%) SIEM
9 2 (9.09%) Change Control
9 2 (9.09%) OWASP
9 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance
9 2 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (9.09%) Network Security

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) Intranet
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Tester
1 9 (40.91%) Penetration Tester
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Security Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.55%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (36.36%) Information Security
3 8 (36.36%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (13.64%) SIEM
7 2 (9.09%) Change Control
7 2 (9.09%) OWASP
7 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance
8 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Test Management
8 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.55%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) PHP
2 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
2 3 (13.64%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) CISSP
2 6 (27.27%) CISM
3 4 (18.18%) GIAC
4 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (9.09%) CISA
6 1 (4.55%) ISEB
6 1 (4.55%) CHFI
6 1 (4.55%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) BS25999
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle