The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 253 233 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing CEH 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.061% 0.035% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - £375
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2846 2080 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.07% 24.39% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1052 771
Average daily rate £375 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £486 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 91 160
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% -32.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CEH
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CEH Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CEH
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CEH across the South East region.

CEH Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CEH
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 December 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
Surrey - 1 - - 2
M4 Corridor - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) CISSP
1 9 (90.00%) Information Security
2 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (80.00%) Nessus
2 8 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 8 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Qualys
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (80.00%) McAfee
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) CCNA
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) MS Visio
3 7 (70.00%) MCSE
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) IIS
3 7 (70.00%) MS Office
3 7 (70.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) MCP
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (70.00%) SAN
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) SCCM
3 7 (70.00%) Wireless
3 7 (70.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (70.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (70.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
1 7 (70.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (10.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) SMTP
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (10.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Security Analyst
3 7 (70.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Information Security
2 8 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Incident Management
3 7 (70.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (70.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CISSP
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) MCP
2 7 (70.00%) MCSE
2 7 (70.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) SSCP
3 1 (10.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) GIAC
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) OSCP
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Snort
2 1 (10.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Nessus
2 7 (70.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (10.00%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (10.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) McAfee
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) Qualys
2 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Websense
2 1 (10.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco