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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 240 261 236
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -25
Contract jobs citing CEH 18 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.063% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.24% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 7
Median daily rate £500 £456 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +42.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £463 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +15.62%
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
2358 2502 2429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.73% 26.19% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1483 1187
Median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 112 86
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.61% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +26.31%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +25 10 £525 +20.00%
Berkshire +6 5 £500 +26.98% 3
Hampshire - 2 £384 - 3
West Sussex -5 1 - -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (87.50%) CISSP
2 22 (55.00%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (52.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 19 (47.50%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (40.00%) Windows
6 14 (35.00%) CISM
6 14 (35.00%) Information Security
7 13 (32.50%) GCIA
7 13 (32.50%) GCIH
7 13 (32.50%) Information Assurance
7 13 (32.50%) Risk Management
7 13 (32.50%) FTP
7 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
8 12 (30.00%) SMTP
8 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 12 (30.00%) CESG
8 12 (30.00%) CESG Certified Professional
9 11 (27.50%) OWASP
9 11 (27.50%) ISMS
9 11 (27.50%) SIEM
9 11 (27.50%) Unix
10 10 (25.00%) Python
10 10 (25.00%) Client/Server
10 10 (25.00%) Oracle
10 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 10 (25.00%) Citrix
10 10 (25.00%) Internet
10 10 (25.00%) IPsec

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) FTP
2 12 (30.00%) SMTP
3 10 (25.00%) Internet
3 10 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (25.00%) IPsec
3 10 (25.00%) SSH
4 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.00%) Network Security
6 3 (7.50%) DNS
7 2 (5.00%) Firewall
7 2 (5.00%) VPN
7 2 (5.00%) Wireless
8 1 (2.50%) DHCP
8 1 (2.50%) HTTP
8 1 (2.50%) LAN
8 1 (2.50%) WAN
8 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (5.00%) AppScan
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Security Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Security Advisor
4 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Security Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Information Assurance Leader
6 4 (10.00%) Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Information Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Security Architect
6 4 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Junior
7 2 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Junior Information Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) CESG
2 10 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 10 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
4 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (10.00%) iPad
5 4 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.50%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.50%) PKI
7 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Unix
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 5 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (5.00%) CentOS
5 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.50%) Kali Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (52.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 19 (47.50%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (35.00%) Information Security
5 13 (32.50%) Information Assurance
5 13 (32.50%) Risk Management
6 11 (27.50%) ISMS
6 11 (27.50%) OWASP
6 11 (27.50%) SIEM
7 10 (25.00%) Patch Management
7 10 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (22.50%) Fuzz Testing
8 9 (22.50%) Incident Management
9 6 (15.00%) Analytics
9 6 (15.00%) Security Architecture
9 6 (15.00%) Security Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Security Operations
11 3 (7.50%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
11 3 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) Python
2 7 (17.50%) C#
2 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.50%) VB
4 4 (10.00%) C
4 4 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (5.00%) C++
5 2 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (87.50%) CISSP
2 14 (35.00%) CISM
3 13 (32.50%) GCIA
3 13 (32.50%) GCIH
4 12 (30.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (17.50%) GIAC
6 6 (15.00%) SANS
7 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 3 (7.50%) CISA
9 2 (5.00%) AWS Certification
9 2 (5.00%) CCNP
9 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (5.00%) CRISC
9 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
9 2 (5.00%) RHCT
10 1 (2.50%) CCDP
10 1 (2.50%) CCIE
10 1 (2.50%) CCNA
10 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 9 (22.50%) RMADS
3 8 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (2.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.00%) Sendmail
3 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (7.50%) RSA Archer
3 2 (5.00%) Nessus
3 2 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) Endace
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) Citrix
2 10 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (15.00%) NetWitness
4 5 (12.50%) Qualys
5 3 (7.50%) F5
5 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) FireEye
6 2 (5.00%) Forcepoint
6 2 (5.00%) IBM
6 2 (5.00%) LogRhythm
6 2 (5.00%) Sourcefire
6 2 (5.00%) Veracode
7 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint