The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 119 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CEH 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% - 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% - 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£420 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £281 £150
% change year-on-year
+58.22% +87.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
CEH
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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 Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
560 368 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.26% 14.76% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 186 155
Average daily rate £347 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.85% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £230 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 37
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -3.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CEH across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CEH
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CEH across the Scotland region.

CEH Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

CEH
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
Glasgow - 3 £440 -
Edinburgh - 2 £406 -
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (100.00%) CISSP
2 12 (85.71%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (64.29%) CCSP
4 8 (57.14%) UNIX
4 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 8 (57.14%) LAN
4 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 8 (57.14%) SSCP
4 8 (57.14%) GIAC
5 7 (50.00%) Information Security
5 7 (50.00%) ITIL
6 6 (42.86%) ITIL V3
7 5 (35.71%) SIEM
7 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
7 5 (35.71%) CISA
7 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (35.71%) CISMP
8 4 (28.57%) Cryptography
8 4 (28.57%) Information Management
8 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
9 3 (21.43%) CESG
10 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (14.29%) Security Management
10 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 2 (14.29%) RMADS
10 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Consultant
1 10 (71.43%) Security Consultant
2 7 (50.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 7 (50.00%) IT Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Cryptography
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) CESG
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
1 7 (50.00%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL V3
3 5 (35.71%) SIEM
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (28.57%) Information Management
5 2 (14.29%) Security Management
5 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCSP
3 8 (57.14%) SSCP
3 8 (57.14%) GIAC
4 5 (35.71%) CISMP
4 5 (35.71%) CISA
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001