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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 395 376 413
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +37
Contract jobs citing CEH 17 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.060% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.39% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 9
Average daily rate £440 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +11.76%
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
4011 3299 3943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.58% 15.27% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 1982 2317
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 109 115
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.66 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
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 18 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 18 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 -8 7 £440 -9.27% 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 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 17 (70.83%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (50.00%) CISSP
3 10 (41.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 10 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (37.50%) Information Security
5 8 (33.33%) CISM
6 7 (29.17%) Firewall
6 7 (29.17%) Finance
7 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (16.67%) GIAC
9 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 4 (16.67%) Java
9 4 (16.67%) Degree
9 4 (16.67%) SIEM
10 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security
10 3 (12.50%) PHP
10 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
10 3 (12.50%) .NET
10 3 (12.50%) C#
10 3 (12.50%) C++
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.50%) CISA
10 3 (12.50%) Banking
10 3 (12.50%) Retail
10 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
11 2 (8.33%) Network Security

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) Network Security
2 2 (8.33%) Intranet
2 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Penetration Tester
1 9 (37.50%) Tester
2 6 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 10 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 9 (37.50%) Information Security
4 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (16.67%) SIEM
6 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security
7 2 (8.33%) Change Control
7 2 (8.33%) OWASP
7 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.17%) SABSA
8 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) PHP
2 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 3 (12.50%) C#
2 3 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) CISSP
2 8 (33.33%) CISM
3 4 (16.67%) GIAC
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) CISA
5 2 (8.33%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (8.33%) OSCP
6 1 (4.17%) CCNA
6 1 (4.17%) ISEB
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.17%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) BS25999
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle