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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 237 260 250
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Contract jobs citing CEH 23 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.14% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.11% 0.52% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 1
Median daily rate £550 £428 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.65% +47.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £428 £448
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -4.46%
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
2073 2678 2423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.90% 27.08% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1286 1611 1228
Median daily rate £400 £398 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +8.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 116 121
Median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Buckinghamshire +31 14 £538 +22.85% 2
Hampshire +15 6 £550 +18.91% 1
Surrey +10 2 £437 -12.60% 2
West Sussex - 1 - -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 38 (88.37%) CISSP
2 28 (65.12%) Ethical Hacking
2 28 (65.12%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (53.49%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (46.51%) Windows
5 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
5 16 (37.21%) CISM
5 16 (37.21%) Information Assurance
6 15 (34.88%) CESG
6 15 (34.88%) Risk Management
6 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
6 15 (34.88%) CESG Certified Professional
7 14 (32.56%) FTP
7 14 (32.56%) Information Security
7 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
8 13 (30.23%) Cryptography
8 13 (30.23%) Unix
8 13 (30.23%) SMTP
9 12 (27.91%) Python
9 12 (27.91%) IPsec
9 12 (27.91%) GCIA
9 12 (27.91%) GCIH
9 12 (27.91%) OWASP
10 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
10 11 (25.58%) Sendmail
10 11 (25.58%) SSH
10 11 (25.58%) Management Information System
10 11 (25.58%) Oracle
10 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
10 11 (25.58%) Client/Server

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 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) FTP
2 13 (30.23%) SMTP
3 12 (27.91%) IPsec
4 11 (25.58%) SSH
5 10 (23.26%) Internet
6 7 (16.28%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (9.30%) Network Security
8 3 (6.98%) DNS
8 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.65%) VPN
9 2 (4.65%) Wireless
10 1 (2.33%) DHCP
10 1 (2.33%) Firewall
10 1 (2.33%) HTTP
10 1 (2.33%) LAN
10 1 (2.33%) WAN
10 1 (2.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Information Assurance Leader
2 9 (20.93%) Security Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Penetration Tester
3 6 (13.95%) Security Advisor
3 6 (13.95%) Tester
4 4 (9.30%) Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Information Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Junior
5 3 (6.98%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Junior Security Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Ethical Hacker
7 1 (2.33%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) CESG
2 13 (30.23%) Cryptography
3 11 (25.58%) Client/Server
3 11 (25.58%) Management Information System
4 9 (20.93%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.98%) iPad
6 3 (6.98%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
8 1 (2.33%) PKI
8 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
8 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Unix
3 10 (23.26%) Windows Vista
4 4 (9.30%) Linux
5 2 (4.65%) CentOS
5 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.33%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Cybersecurity
1 28 (65.12%) Ethical Hacking
2 23 (53.49%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (37.21%) Information Assurance
4 15 (34.88%) Risk Management
5 14 (32.56%) Information Security
6 12 (27.91%) OWASP
7 11 (25.58%) Fuzz Testing
7 11 (25.58%) Patch Management
8 10 (23.26%) ISMS
9 8 (18.60%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (13.95%) Security Architecture
11 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
11 5 (11.63%) Service Management
11 5 (11.63%) SIEM
12 4 (9.30%) Computer Forensics
12 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
13 3 (6.98%) Customer Engagement
13 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
13 3 (6.98%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) Python
2 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
3 9 (20.93%) C#
3 9 (20.93%) VB
4 2 (4.65%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (88.37%) CISSP
2 16 (37.21%) CISM
3 15 (34.88%) CESG Certified Professional
4 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
5 12 (27.91%) GCIA
5 12 (27.91%) GCIH
6 9 (20.93%) GIAC
7 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
8 5 (11.63%) CREST Certified
8 5 (11.63%) SANS
9 2 (4.65%) AWS Certification
9 2 (4.65%) CCNP
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.65%) RHCT
10 1 (2.33%) CCDP
10 1 (2.33%) CCIE
10 1 (2.33%) CCNA
10 1 (2.33%) CISA
10 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) RMADS
2 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.63%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.33%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (2.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) Sendmail
3 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) RSA Archer
2 1 (2.33%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) Citrix
2 11 (25.58%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Qualys
3 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.33%) F5
5 1 (2.33%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.33%) NetWitness
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