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 30 June 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 242 264 241
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Contract jobs citing CEH 20 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.064% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.26% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 6
Median daily rate £499 £463 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.83% +38.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £433 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £493 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £463 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
2516 2332 2487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.19% 24.75% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1478 1313 1226
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 124 101
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.55 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.01% +24.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.14 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing CEH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CEH across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

CEH Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 10 £525 -
Berkshire +6 8 £415 - 3
Hampshire +12 2 £396 -6.94% 5
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CEH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for CEH.

1 34 (82.93%) CISSP
2 24 (58.54%) Ethical Hacking
3 23 (56.10%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (51.22%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (39.02%) Windows
6 14 (34.15%) GCIA
6 14 (34.15%) GCIH
7 13 (31.71%) Python
7 13 (31.71%) CISM
7 13 (31.71%) Information Security
8 12 (29.27%) Risk Management
8 12 (29.27%) FTP
8 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
8 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
8 12 (29.27%) CESG
8 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
8 12 (29.27%) OWASP
8 12 (29.27%) CESG Certified Professional
9 11 (26.83%) ISMS
9 11 (26.83%) Information Assurance
9 11 (26.83%) SIEM
9 11 (26.83%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (26.83%) SMTP
10 10 (24.39%) Unix
10 10 (24.39%) GIAC
10 10 (24.39%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (24.39%) Cryptography
10 10 (24.39%) IPsec
10 10 (24.39%) RMADS
11 9 (21.95%) PCI DSS

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) FTP
2 11 (26.83%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (26.83%) SMTP
3 10 (24.39%) IPsec
4 9 (21.95%) Internet
4 9 (21.95%) SSH
5 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
6 6 (14.63%) Network Security
7 3 (7.32%) DNS
8 2 (4.88%) Firewall
8 2 (4.88%) VPN
8 2 (4.88%) Wireless
9 1 (2.44%) DHCP
9 1 (2.44%) HTTP
9 1 (2.44%) LAN
9 1 (2.44%) WAN
9 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Metasploit
2 2 (4.88%) AppScan
General
1 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Security Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Security Advisor
4 5 (12.20%) Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Security Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Information Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Information Assurance Leader
5 4 (9.76%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Security Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Junior
7 2 (4.88%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Junior Information Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) CESG
2 10 (24.39%) Cryptography
3 9 (21.95%) Client/Server
3 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
4 6 (14.63%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (9.76%) iPad
6 4 (9.76%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.44%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Unix
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Vista
4 5 (12.20%) Linux
5 2 (4.88%) CentOS
5 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.44%) Kali Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Ethical Hacking
2 23 (56.10%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (51.22%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (31.71%) Information Security
5 12 (29.27%) OWASP
5 12 (29.27%) Risk Management
6 11 (26.83%) Information Assurance
6 11 (26.83%) ISMS
6 11 (26.83%) SIEM
7 10 (24.39%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (21.95%) Incident Management
8 9 (21.95%) Patch Management
9 8 (19.51%) Fuzz Testing
10 6 (14.63%) Analytics
10 6 (14.63%) Security Architecture
10 6 (14.63%) Security Testing
11 4 (9.76%) Security Operations
12 3 (7.32%) Customer Engagement
12 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
12 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Python
2 8 (19.51%) C#
2 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
3 6 (14.63%) C
3 6 (14.63%) VB
4 4 (9.76%) C++
4 4 (9.76%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (82.93%) CISSP
2 14 (34.15%) GCIA
2 14 (34.15%) GCIH
3 13 (31.71%) CISM
4 12 (29.27%) CESG Certified Professional
4 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
5 10 (24.39%) GIAC
6 6 (14.63%) SANS
7 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.88%) AWS Certification
8 2 (4.88%) CISA
8 2 (4.88%) CREST Certified
8 2 (4.88%) CRISC
8 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.88%) OSCP
8 2 (4.88%) RHCT
9 1 (2.44%) CCNA
9 1 (2.44%) CCNP
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.44%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) RMADS
2 9 (21.95%) PCI DSS
3 8 (19.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.95%) Sendmail
3 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) RSA Security Analytics
2 4 (9.76%) Nessus
3 3 (7.32%) RSA Archer
4 2 (4.88%) Nmap
4 2 (4.88%) OpenVAS
4 2 (4.88%) Puppet
5 1 (2.44%) Endace
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Citrix
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
3 7 (17.07%) Qualys
4 6 (14.63%) NetWitness
5 3 (7.32%) F5
5 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.88%) FireEye
6 2 (4.88%) Forcepoint
6 2 (4.88%) IBM
6 2 (4.88%) LogRhythm
6 2 (4.88%) Sourcefire
6 2 (4.88%) Veracode
7 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco