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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 393 412 383
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -29
Contract jobs citing CEH 22 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.044% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.29% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £390 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 - £363
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
3890 3785 3576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.84% 14.99% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2682 2478 2238
Average daily rate £425 £410 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 82 112
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.39%

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 October 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 October 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 +21 7 £494 -
Bromley - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 37 (88.10%) CISSP
2 30 (71.43%) Information Security
2 30 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
3 21 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 20 (47.62%) ITIL
5 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
5 19 (45.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (42.86%) Firewall
7 17 (40.48%) GIAC
7 17 (40.48%) Network Security
7 17 (40.48%) Cyber Security
8 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (35.71%) Change Control
10 14 (33.33%) Information Assurance
10 14 (33.33%) MCSE
10 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 13 (30.95%) Intranet
11 13 (30.95%) Internet
11 13 (30.95%) CISM
11 13 (30.95%) Finance
11 13 (30.95%) assyst
12 12 (28.57%) Law
12 12 (28.57%) ISMS
13 10 (23.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 10 (23.81%) Windows
14 8 (19.05%) Security Testing
15 7 (16.67%) Linux
15 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
15 7 (16.67%) Degree
15 7 (16.67%) CISA

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.52%) IIS
2 4 (9.52%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Office
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
3 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (9.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (30.95%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 18 (42.86%) Firewall
2 17 (40.48%) Network Security
3 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 13 (30.95%) Intranet
4 13 (30.95%) Internet
5 3 (7.14%) Wireless
6 2 (4.76%) DNS
7 1 (2.38%) SSL
7 1 (2.38%) SAN
7 1 (2.38%) DMZ
7 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.38%) AppScan
2 1 (2.38%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Law
3 2 (4.76%) Advertising
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Analyst
1 17 (40.48%) Security Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Security Specialist
2 13 (30.95%) Information Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Information Security Analyst
3 12 (28.57%) Product Analyst
3 12 (28.57%) Information Security Specialist
3 12 (28.57%) Product Specialist
3 12 (28.57%) Information Specialist
4 6 (14.29%) Tester
5 5 (11.90%) Penetration Tester
5 5 (11.90%) Security Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Test Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Security Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Ethical Hacker
7 3 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) LAMP
2 1 (2.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) CESG
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Open Source
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
5 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) UNIX
4 2 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Information Security
1 30 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 20 (47.62%) ITIL
4 17 (40.48%) Cyber Security
5 15 (35.71%) Change Control
6 14 (33.33%) Information Assurance
7 12 (28.57%) ISMS
8 10 (23.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (19.05%) Security Testing
10 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (9.52%) Test Management
11 4 (9.52%) Business Continuity
12 3 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (7.14%) BCP
12 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (7.14%) OWASP
12 3 (7.14%) SIEM
12 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) Python
1 4 (9.52%) Ruby
2 3 (7.14%) PHP
3 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) SQL
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) C++
4 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (88.10%) CISSP
2 17 (40.48%) GIAC
3 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (33.33%) MCSE
5 13 (30.95%) CISM
6 7 (16.67%) CISA
6 7 (16.67%) Degree
7 4 (9.52%) GWAPT
8 3 (7.14%) OSCP
8 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 3 (7.14%) CCNA
8 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (4.76%) MCP
9 2 (4.76%) SSCP
9 2 (4.76%) MCITP
9 2 (4.76%) GPEN
9 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (2.38%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (45.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.76%) QA
4 1 (2.38%) COBIT
4 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.76%) Nmap
2 1 (2.38%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Nessus
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) Qualys
4 1 (2.38%) Tufin
4 1 (2.38%) F5
4 1 (2.38%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.38%) AlgoSec
4 1 (2.38%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) Juniper
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Symantec
4 1 (2.38%) McAfee
4 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco