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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 235 257 239
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Contract jobs citing CEH 11 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.063% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate £400 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £310 £400
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
2360 2619 2169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.56% 27.45% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1426 1279 1035
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 107 115
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Buckinghamshire - 6 £500 -
Berkshire - 2 £380 - 9
Oxfordshire - 2 £400 - 1
Surrey -8 1 £400 -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (57.89%) CISSP
2 21 (55.26%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (42.11%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (34.21%) Windows
5 11 (28.95%) Management Information System
5 11 (28.95%) SIEM
5 11 (28.95%) Ethical Hacking
5 11 (28.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (26.32%) OWASP
6 10 (26.32%) CREST Certified
7 9 (23.68%) PCI DSS
7 9 (23.68%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) GCIA
8 8 (21.05%) GCIH
9 7 (18.42%) Python
10 6 (15.79%) Linux
10 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 6 (15.79%) Finance
10 6 (15.79%) GIAC
10 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
10 6 (15.79%) LogRhythm
10 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
11 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
11 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
11 5 (13.16%) Information Security
11 5 (13.16%) Unix

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.53%) Network Security
3 4 (10.53%) Wireless
4 3 (7.89%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) Firewall
4 3 (7.89%) FTP
4 3 (7.89%) IPsec
4 3 (7.89%) SAN
4 3 (7.89%) SMTP
4 3 (7.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Security Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Lead Tester
3 8 (21.05%) Penetration Tester
3 8 (21.05%) Tester
4 6 (15.79%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Security Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) IT Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Security Advisor
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (7.89%) CESG
5 3 (7.89%) Cryptography
6 2 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Unix
4 4 (10.53%) AIX
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.89%) CentOS
5 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (42.11%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (28.95%) Ethical Hacking
3 11 (28.95%) SIEM
3 11 (28.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 10 (26.32%) OWASP
5 9 (23.68%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
7 5 (13.16%) Information Security
7 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (10.53%) Analytics
8 4 (10.53%) Email Filtering
8 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
8 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.53%) Security Architecture
8 4 (10.53%) Security Operations
9 3 (7.89%) ISMS
9 3 (7.89%) ITSM
9 3 (7.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Python
2 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.53%) C
4 3 (7.89%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) CISSP
2 10 (26.32%) CREST Certified
3 8 (21.05%) GCIA
3 8 (21.05%) GCIH
3 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.79%) GIAC
5 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
6 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
6 4 (10.53%) SANS
7 3 (7.89%) AWS Certification
7 3 (7.89%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (7.89%) RHCT
8 2 (5.26%) CISM
8 2 (5.26%) GCFA
8 2 (5.26%) OSCP
9 1 (2.63%) CCNA
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (7.89%) RMADS
4 1 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Endace
1 4 (10.53%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (7.89%) Puppet
3 2 (5.26%) Nessus
3 2 (5.26%) Nmap
3 2 (5.26%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) LogRhythm
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco
2 4 (10.53%) NetWitness
2 4 (10.53%) Qualys
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.26%) F5
4 2 (5.26%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) TippingPoint
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