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 29 June 2015 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 419 404 399
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing CEH 10 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.060% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.38% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
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£415 £463 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% -22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £439 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £375 £153
% change year-on-year
+23.33% +145.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
3585 3730 3374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.32% 16.04% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2299 2487 2044
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £578 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 115 129
Average hourly rate £24.50 £18.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.97% -16.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.57 £15.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £38.90 £45.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.11%

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 29 June 2015.

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 29 June 2015. 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 -9 1 £450 - 4
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 15 (60.00%) CISSP
2 14 (56.00%) Firewall
3 11 (44.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 11 (44.00%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Cyber Security
5 8 (32.00%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (28.00%) Internet
7 6 (24.00%) HP
7 6 (24.00%) CISM
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (20.00%) Information Security
8 5 (20.00%) UNIX
8 5 (20.00%) Linux
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.00%) CCNA
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (16.00%) Websense
9 4 (16.00%) GIAC
9 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
9 4 (16.00%) OSCP
9 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (16.00%) Degree
9 4 (16.00%) Qualys
10 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
10 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (12.00%) Open Source
10 3 (12.00%) Malware Analysis
10 3 (12.00%) Use Case

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) Internet
3 3 (12.00%) Extranet
3 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (12.00%) Intranet
4 2 (8.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless Security
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (8.00%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Legal
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Security Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) IT Risk Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Incident Manager
5 3 (12.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Security Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Incident & Problem Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
1 3 (12.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 11 (44.00%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (40.00%) Cyber Security
3 8 (32.00%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (20.00%) Information Security
6 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (12.00%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Workflow
7 3 (12.00%) Open Source
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL
7 3 (12.00%) Use Case
7 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) Data Security
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
9 1 (4.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) CISSP
2 6 (24.00%) CISM
3 4 (16.00%) GIAC
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.00%) CCNA
3 4 (16.00%) OSCP
4 3 (12.00%) GCIH
4 3 (12.00%) CHFI
5 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) GPEN
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) GSEC
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) COBIT
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (8.00%) Nessus
2 2 (8.00%) Nmap
2 2 (8.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) Websense
2 4 (16.00%) Qualys
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Splunk
3 3 (12.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) Juniper