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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 379 414 389
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -25
Contract jobs citing CEH 20 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.085% 0.016% 0.068%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.11% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £565 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £653 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £280 £150
% change year-on-year
+42.94% +86.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3722 3566 3751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.83% 14.70% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2387 2158 2247
Average daily rate £423 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
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 103 123 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +27 4 £575 -14.81% 3
Canary Wharf - - - -
Bromley - - - -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (77.42%) CISSP
2 19 (61.29%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (45.16%) Ethical Hacking
3 14 (45.16%) Information Security
4 11 (35.48%) Firewall
4 11 (35.48%) Finance
5 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (25.81%) CISM
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.81%) ITIL
6 8 (25.81%) Cyber Security
7 7 (22.58%) MCSE
7 7 (22.58%) GIAC
7 7 (22.58%) Security Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Network Security
8 6 (19.35%) Information Assurance
8 6 (19.35%) Change Control
8 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
9 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
9 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
9 5 (16.13%) Oracle
9 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
9 5 (16.13%) MS Office
9 5 (16.13%) Law
9 5 (16.13%) Intranet
9 5 (16.13%) Internet
9 5 (16.13%) CISA
9 5 (16.13%) CESG

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (16.13%) WebLogic
1 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
1 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
2 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) Network Security
2 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.13%) Intranet
3 5 (16.13%) Internet
4 2 (6.45%) Wireless
5 1 (3.23%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Law
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Legal
4 2 (6.45%) Advertising
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
1 11 (35.48%) Security Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Information Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Security Specialist
3 5 (16.13%) Test Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Tester
3 5 (16.13%) Product Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Security Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Information Security Specialist
3 5 (16.13%) Product Specialist
3 5 (16.13%) Information Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Security Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Ethical Hacker
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) CESG
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (45.16%) Information Security
2 14 (45.16%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (25.81%) ITIL
3 8 (25.81%) Cyber Security
4 7 (22.58%) Security Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Information Assurance
5 6 (19.35%) Change Control
5 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (16.13%) ISMS
6 5 (16.13%) Test Management
7 4 (12.90%) SIEM
7 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
7 4 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (9.68%) BCP
8 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
8 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (6.45%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PHP
2 2 (6.45%) Python
2 2 (6.45%) Ruby
2 2 (6.45%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) C++
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (77.42%) CISSP
2 8 (25.81%) CISM
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (22.58%) GIAC
3 7 (22.58%) MCSE
4 5 (16.13%) CISA
5 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) Degree
6 2 (6.45%) CCNA
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.45%) OSCP
7 1 (3.23%) OSCE
7 1 (3.23%) MCP
7 1 (3.23%) ISEB
7 1 (3.23%) GCIH
7 1 (3.23%) CISMP
7 1 (3.23%) MCITP
7 1 (3.23%) CHFI
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) BS25999
3 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Nessus
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) McAfee
4 1 (3.23%) Qualys
4 1 (3.23%) ArcSight