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 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 248 263 252
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing CEH 22 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.040% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 0.15% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Median daily rate £398 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-13.68% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -40.00%
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
2686 2583 2545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.90% 26.03% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1643 1397 1263
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 123 118
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £17.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Berkshire - 11 £380 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £525 -
Surrey - 2 £425 - 2
Hampshire -1 1 £498 +20.60% 1
West Sussex -22 1 - -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 28 (82.35%) CISSP
2 17 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 17 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (47.06%) GCIA
3 16 (47.06%) GCIH
4 15 (44.12%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (38.24%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (35.29%) Information Security
6 12 (35.29%) Python
7 11 (32.35%) Incident Management
7 11 (32.35%) PCI DSS
8 10 (29.41%) Windows
8 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
8 10 (29.41%) GIAC
8 10 (29.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (26.47%) CISM
9 9 (26.47%) Risk Management
9 9 (26.47%) SIEM
10 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
10 8 (23.53%) C#
10 8 (23.53%) RSA Security Analytics
10 8 (23.53%) NetWitness
10 8 (23.53%) Analytics
11 7 (20.59%) OWASP
11 7 (20.59%) Qualys
12 6 (17.65%) CESG
12 6 (17.65%) IPsec
12 6 (17.65%) Cryptography
12 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
12 6 (17.65%) ISMS

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 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.65%) FTP
3 6 (17.65%) IPsec
4 5 (14.71%) SMTP
5 3 (8.82%) DNS
5 3 (8.82%) Internet
5 3 (8.82%) SSH
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security
6 2 (5.88%) VPN
7 1 (2.94%) DHCP
7 1 (2.94%) Firewall
7 1 (2.94%) HTTP
7 1 (2.94%) SAN
7 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Metasploit
2 2 (5.88%) AppScan
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Security Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) SOC Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Information Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Security Advisor
6 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Junior
7 2 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (17.65%) CESG
1 6 (17.65%) Cryptography
1 6 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
1 6 (17.65%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.76%) iPad
4 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Unix
3 4 (11.76%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
5 2 (5.88%) CentOS
5 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 17 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 15 (44.12%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (35.29%) Information Security
4 11 (32.35%) Incident Management
5 9 (26.47%) Risk Management
5 9 (26.47%) SIEM
6 8 (23.53%) Analytics
7 7 (20.59%) OWASP
8 6 (17.65%) ISMS
8 6 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (17.65%) Security Operations
9 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (8.82%) Computer Forensics
10 3 (8.82%) Fuzz Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Information Assurance
10 3 (8.82%) Patch Management
10 3 (8.82%) Security Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Python
2 8 (23.53%) C#
2 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 6 (17.65%) C
3 6 (17.65%) VB
4 4 (11.76%) C++
4 4 (11.76%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (82.35%) CISSP
2 16 (47.06%) GCIA
2 16 (47.06%) GCIH
3 10 (29.41%) GIAC
4 9 (26.47%) CISM
5 6 (17.65%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) CREST Certified
6 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) AWS Certification
7 2 (5.88%) CISA
7 2 (5.88%) CRISC
7 2 (5.88%) OSCP
7 2 (5.88%) RHCT
7 2 (5.88%) SANS
8 1 (2.94%) Degree
8 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) PCI DSS
2 10 (29.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (17.65%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Sendmail
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) RSA Security Analytics
2 4 (11.76%) Nessus
3 3 (8.82%) RSA Archer
4 2 (5.88%) Nmap
4 2 (5.88%) OpenVAS
4 2 (5.88%) Puppet
5 1 (2.94%) Endace
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) NetWitness
2 7 (20.59%) Qualys
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) F5
6 2 (5.88%) FireEye
6 2 (5.88%) Forcepoint
6 2 (5.88%) IBM
6 2 (5.88%) LogRhythm
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.88%) Sourcefire
6 2 (5.88%) Veracode
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco