The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 247 236 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing CEH 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.012% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.048% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2535 2086 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.17% 24.93% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1019 1091
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 124 126
Average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CEH
England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 3 - -
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) McAfee
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) GIS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Change Control
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 2 (33.33%) CISA
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (33.33%) Qualys
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Tripwire
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Websense
2 2 (33.33%) SSCP
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) TACACS
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) TACACS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) GIS
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Change Control
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) CISA
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (33.33%) SSCP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) GSEC
3 1 (16.67%) CCSE
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) CCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) McAfee
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 2 (33.33%) Qualys
2 2 (33.33%) Tripwire
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Websense
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk