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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 261 236 235
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Contract jobs citing CEH 6 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.063% 0.13% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.51% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
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£456 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.57% +3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.42% +42.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2469 2370 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.93% 25.74% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 1165 1081
Average daily rate £375 £353 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 82 112
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -14.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

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
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 3 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
Berkshire - 3 £394 - 6
Buckinghamshire -10 1 £438 -
West Sussex -18 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £500 - 1
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) CISSP
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) CISM
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) IIS
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (30.00%) PKI
4 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) Data Security
5 2 (20.00%) GCIH
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
6 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (10.00%) GCFA
6 1 (10.00%) Security Management
6 1 (10.00%) GCIA
6 1 (10.00%) GSEC
6 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Security Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Information Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Data Security
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) OWASP
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) SIEM
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (10.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) CISM
3 2 (20.00%) GCIH
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CISA
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE
4 1 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) GCFA
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) PCI QSA
4 1 (10.00%) CRISC
4 1 (10.00%) GIAC
4 1 (10.00%) GCIA
4 1 (10.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (10.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec
1 1 (10.00%) Websense
1 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (10.00%) TippingPoint
1 1 (10.00%) Imperva
1 1 (10.00%) Tufin
1 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (10.00%) Cyber-Ark