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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 396 422 385
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -37
Contract jobs citing CEH 33 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.012% 0.089%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 0.081% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 23
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£400 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £281 £150
% change year-on-year
+58.22% +87.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
3758 3693 3736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.36% 14.92% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2467 2356 2229
Average daily rate £425 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 87 140
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 September 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 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +32 9 £513 - 3
Bromley - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 38 (86.36%) CISSP
2 30 (68.18%) Penetration Testing
3 29 (65.91%) Information Security
4 22 (50.00%) Firewall
5 21 (47.73%) Ethical Hacking
6 20 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
8 17 (38.64%) ITIL
8 17 (38.64%) Network Security
8 17 (38.64%) GIAC
9 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (36.36%) Cyber Security
10 15 (34.09%) Change Control
11 14 (31.82%) Information Assurance
11 14 (31.82%) CISM
11 14 (31.82%) MCSE
11 14 (31.82%) TCP/IP
11 14 (31.82%) Finance
12 13 (29.55%) assyst
12 13 (29.55%) Intranet
12 13 (29.55%) Internet
13 12 (27.27%) Law
13 12 (27.27%) ISMS
14 8 (18.18%) Security Testing
14 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 8 (18.18%) Windows
15 7 (15.91%) Linux
15 7 (15.91%) CISA
15 7 (15.91%) Risk Assessment
16 6 (13.64%) Management Information System

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (11.36%) WebLogic
1 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Office
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Visio
3 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (29.55%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 22 (50.00%) Firewall
2 17 (38.64%) Network Security
3 14 (31.82%) TCP/IP
4 13 (29.55%) Intranet
4 13 (29.55%) Internet
5 4 (9.09%) Wireless
6 3 (6.82%) DNS
7 2 (4.55%) DHCP
8 1 (2.27%) SSL
8 1 (2.27%) SAN
8 1 (2.27%) DMZ
8 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.27%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Law
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Analyst
1 21 (47.73%) Security Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Information Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Information Security Analyst
3 13 (29.55%) Security Specialist
4 12 (27.27%) Product Analyst
4 12 (27.27%) Information Security Specialist
4 12 (27.27%) Product Specialist
4 12 (27.27%) Information Specialist
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Security Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Security Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Test Manager
6 5 (11.36%) Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Security Manager
7 4 (9.09%) Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) Tester
8 3 (6.82%) Security Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Ethical Hacker
8 3 (6.82%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.36%) CESG
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.55%) Open Source
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (2.27%) UNIX
4 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Penetration Testing
2 29 (65.91%) Information Security
3 21 (47.73%) Ethical Hacking
4 17 (38.64%) ITIL
5 16 (36.36%) Cyber Security
6 15 (34.09%) Change Control
7 14 (31.82%) Information Assurance
8 12 (27.27%) ISMS
9 8 (18.18%) Security Testing
9 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (15.91%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (11.36%) Test Management
12 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity
13 3 (6.82%) BCP
13 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
13 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
13 3 (6.82%) OWASP
13 3 (6.82%) Risk Analysis
13 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Python
1 4 (9.09%) Ruby
2 3 (6.82%) PHP
3 2 (4.55%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (86.36%) CISSP
2 17 (38.64%) GIAC
3 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (31.82%) MCSE
4 14 (31.82%) CISM
5 7 (15.91%) CISA
6 3 (6.82%) CCNA
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.82%) Degree
6 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.55%) GPEN
7 2 (4.55%) OSCP
7 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.55%) ISEB
7 2 (4.55%) MCP
7 2 (4.55%) SSCP
7 2 (4.55%) MCITP
8 1 (2.27%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (2.27%) GSEC
8 1 (2.27%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.55%) QA
4 1 (2.27%) COBIT
4 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Nessus
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) Qualys
5 1 (2.27%) Tufin
5 1 (2.27%) F5
5 1 (2.27%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.27%) AlgoSec
5 1 (2.27%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) Juniper
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) Symantec
5 1 (2.27%) McAfee
5 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
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