The first table below looks at the demand for CEH in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 528 544 566
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +22
Contract jobs citing CEH 60 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.037% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 21
Average daily rate
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£420 £283 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.67% -37.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £128 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £280 £150
% change year-on-year
+42.94% +86.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10411 9079 9835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.05% 17.76% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5857 4871 5075
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 502 611
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.96 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CEH within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CEH
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CEH within the UK.

CEH Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CEH
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CEH within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

CEH Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CEH
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CEH within the UK.

CEH Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CEH
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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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
England +2 46 £426 +37.50% 21
London +31 20 £450 -25.00% 9
Scotland - 13 £400 -
South East -2 12 £320 +3.22% 6
South West - 10 £465 - 4
West Sussex - 10 £320 -
Glasgow - 9 £423 -
City of London +19 5 £525 -22.22% 3
Crawley - 4 £351 -
Edinburgh - 4 £375 -
North West 0 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £414 -
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - - 1
East of England -18 1 £300 -42.85%
Essex - 1 £300 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 3
Leicestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 70 (85.37%) CISSP
2 39 (47.56%) Penetration Testing
3 37 (45.12%) Firewall
4 36 (43.90%) Information Security
4 36 (43.90%) ITIL
5 24 (29.27%) Finance
6 23 (28.05%) Windows
6 23 (28.05%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (26.83%) Risk Management
8 21 (25.61%) Ethical Hacking
9 20 (24.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 20 (24.39%) Security Cleared
9 20 (24.39%) GIAC
9 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
10 18 (21.95%) TCP/IP
10 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (21.95%) MCSE
11 16 (19.51%) MS Office
11 16 (19.51%) McAfee
11 16 (19.51%) Management Information System
11 16 (19.51%) CISM
12 15 (18.29%) IIS
12 15 (18.29%) MS Visio
12 15 (18.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 14 (17.07%) Incident Management
13 14 (17.07%) Security Testing
13 14 (17.07%) SIEM
13 14 (17.07%) Vulnerability Management
13 14 (17.07%) Linux
13 14 (17.07%) CCNA

CEH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 15 (18.29%) IIS
2 5 (6.10%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.10%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.22%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (19.51%) MS Office
2 15 (18.29%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.88%) MS Project
3 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) IaaS
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (45.12%) Firewall
2 18 (21.95%) TCP/IP
3 14 (17.07%) Wireless
4 12 (14.63%) SAN
5 10 (12.20%) Internet
5 10 (12.20%) LAN
5 10 (12.20%) WAN
6 9 (10.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (9.76%) Network Security
8 5 (6.10%) Intranet
9 3 (3.66%) DNS
10 2 (2.44%) VPN
10 2 (2.44%) FTP
10 2 (2.44%) HTTP
10 2 (2.44%) VoIP
10 2 (2.44%) Wireshark
11 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.22%) tcpdump
11 1 (1.22%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.22%) QADirector
General
1 24 (29.27%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.32%) Legal
4 5 (6.10%) Retail
4 5 (6.10%) Law
5 2 (2.44%) Advertising
6 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Analyst
2 24 (29.27%) Security Analyst
3 16 (19.51%) Consultant
4 15 (18.29%) Security Consultant
5 12 (14.63%) Architect
5 12 (14.63%) Security Architect
5 12 (14.63%) IT Security Analyst
6 10 (12.20%) Tester
7 8 (9.76%) Information Security Analyst
7 8 (9.76%) Information Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) Security Manager
8 7 (8.54%) IT Security Consultant
8 7 (8.54%) Penetration Tester
8 7 (8.54%) Security Specialist
8 7 (8.54%) IT Consultant
9 6 (7.32%) Test Manager
10 5 (6.10%) Product Specialist
10 5 (6.10%) Information Specialist
10 5 (6.10%) Lead Security Architect
10 5 (6.10%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) .NET
2 1 (1.22%) LAMP
2 1 (1.22%) JSP
2 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.20%) RMADS
3 9 (10.98%) CESG
4 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.10%) Open Source
5 5 (6.10%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.44%) PKI
7 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.22%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.05%) Windows
2 14 (17.07%) Linux
3 9 (10.98%) UNIX
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) Penetration Testing
2 36 (43.90%) Information Security
2 36 (43.90%) ITIL
3 22 (26.83%) Risk Management
4 21 (25.61%) Ethical Hacking
5 15 (18.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 14 (17.07%) Incident Management
6 14 (17.07%) Security Testing
6 14 (17.07%) SIEM
6 14 (17.07%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (14.63%) Information Assurance
8 10 (12.20%) OWASP
9 9 (10.98%) Change Control
9 9 (10.98%) Cyber Security
10 8 (9.76%) SOA
11 6 (7.32%) Information Management
11 6 (7.32%) Security Architecture
11 6 (7.32%) ITIL V3
12 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (6.10%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.41%) SQL
2 4 (4.88%) Java
2 4 (4.88%) PHP
3 2 (2.44%) C
4 1 (1.22%) Ruby
4 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.22%) Python
4 1 (1.22%) C#
4 1 (1.22%) C++
4 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (85.37%) CISSP
2 23 (28.05%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (24.39%) Security Cleared
3 20 (24.39%) GIAC
4 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (21.95%) MCSE
5 16 (19.51%) CISM
6 14 (17.07%) CCNA
7 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
7 11 (13.41%) MCP
7 11 (13.41%) CISA
8 10 (12.20%) SSCP
9 9 (10.98%) DV Cleared
9 9 (10.98%) CCSP
10 7 (8.54%) CISMP
11 4 (4.88%) Degree
11 4 (4.88%) GPEN
11 4 (4.88%) OSCP
12 2 (2.44%) GCIH
12 2 (2.44%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (9.76%) ISO 9000
3 5 (6.10%) QA
4 2 (2.44%) BS25999
4 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) Snort
3 1 (1.22%) vSphere
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (14.63%) Nessus
2 11 (13.41%) SCCM
3 2 (2.44%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.22%) WebInspect
4 1 (1.22%) OPNET
Vendors
1 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.51%) McAfee
3 12 (14.63%) Qualys
4 5 (6.10%) IBM
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle
5 3 (3.66%) ArcSight
5 3 (3.66%) Sourcefire
5 3 (3.66%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.66%) Sophos
5 3 (3.66%) Cisco
6 2 (2.44%) IronPort
6 2 (2.44%) LogLogic
7 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.22%) Splunk
7 1 (1.22%) Brocade
7 1 (1.22%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.22%) VMware
7 1 (1.22%) Progress
7 1 (1.22%) Sun
7 1 (1.22%) Websense
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