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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 226 241 264
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +23
Contract jobs citing CEH 20 26 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.27% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 1.00% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 1
Median daily rate £500 £450 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +55.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £390
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
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
1940 2602 2907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.40% 27.34% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1201 1528 1446
Median daily rate £400 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £531 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 142 139
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +91.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.84 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year
- +50.56%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Surrey +8 6 £419 -16.30%
Buckinghamshire +19 5 £475 -5.00% 1
Berkshire +2 3 £550 +37.93% 6
Hampshire - 3 £550 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 35 (79.55%) CISSP
2 30 (68.18%) Ethical Hacking
3 25 (56.82%) Penetration Testing
4 24 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (47.73%) Windows
6 20 (45.45%) Security Cleared
7 17 (38.64%) Information Security
7 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
7 17 (38.64%) Risk Management
8 16 (36.36%) CISM
9 15 (34.09%) SMTP
9 15 (34.09%) FTP
10 14 (31.82%) Unix
10 14 (31.82%) Python
10 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
10 14 (31.82%) Information Assurance
11 13 (29.55%) CESG
11 13 (29.55%) Cryptography
11 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
11 13 (29.55%) CESG Certified Professional
12 10 (22.73%) CREST Certified
12 10 (22.73%) Fuzz Testing
12 10 (22.73%) Citrix
12 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
12 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
12 10 (22.73%) IPsec
12 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
13 9 (20.45%) ISMS
13 9 (20.45%) Sendmail
13 9 (20.45%) OWASP

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 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
2 3 (6.82%) MS Project
2 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) FTP
1 15 (34.09%) SMTP
2 10 (22.73%) IPsec
3 9 (20.45%) SSH
4 8 (18.18%) Internet
5 7 (15.91%) VPN
6 6 (13.64%) DNS
7 5 (11.36%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (9.09%) Firewall
9 2 (4.55%) Wireless
10 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.27%) NetScreen
10 1 (2.27%) Network Security
10 1 (2.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Legal
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Information Assurance Leader
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Penetration Tester
3 5 (11.36%) Security Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Tester
4 4 (9.09%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Security Advisor
4 4 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Security Technical Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Security Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Information Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Junior
6 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.27%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) CESG
1 13 (29.55%) Cryptography
2 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 9 (20.45%) Client/Server
4 8 (18.18%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (4.55%) PKI
7 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
7 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Unix
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Vista
4 6 (13.64%) CentOS
4 6 (13.64%) Linux
4 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Ethical Hacking
2 25 (56.82%) Penetration Testing
3 24 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (38.64%) Information Security
4 17 (38.64%) Risk Management
5 14 (31.82%) Information Assurance
6 10 (22.73%) Fuzz Testing
7 9 (20.45%) ISMS
7 9 (20.45%) OWASP
7 9 (20.45%) Patch Management
8 6 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (11.36%) Business Continuity
9 5 (11.36%) Security Architecture
9 5 (11.36%) Security Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
10 4 (9.09%) Service Management
11 3 (6.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (4.55%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
1 14 (31.82%) Python
2 8 (18.18%) C#
2 8 (18.18%) VB
3 6 (13.64%) Perl
4 3 (6.82%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (79.55%) CISSP
2 20 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 16 (36.36%) CISM
4 13 (29.55%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (22.73%) CREST Certified
5 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
6 8 (18.18%) GCIA
6 8 (18.18%) GCIH
6 8 (18.18%) GIAC
7 6 (13.64%) AWS Certification
7 6 (13.64%) RHCT
8 5 (11.36%) CISA
9 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
10 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (6.82%) OSCP
11 2 (4.55%) CCIE
11 2 (4.55%) CCNP
11 2 (4.55%) CCSP
11 2 (4.55%) PCI QSA
12 1 (2.27%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.64%) RMADS
3 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.27%) COBIT
4 1 (2.27%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (2.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.45%) Sendmail
3 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Nessus
2 1 (2.27%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Citrix
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle
4 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco
6 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.55%) Juniper
7 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.27%) Lancope
7 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.27%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.27%) Splunk
7 1 (2.27%) Symantec
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