The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 565 575 536
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -39
Contract jobs citing CEH 35 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.037% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 8
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£449 £440 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.98% +11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £492 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10726 10600 8778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.22% 19.46% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6064 6039 4703
Average daily rate £390 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 536 472
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

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 1 May 2015.

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 25 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 1 May 2015. 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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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 +4 31 £449 +0.84% 53
London +3 15 £448 +2.11% 16
East of England +11 6 - -
South East -7 4 £413 - 18
Norwich - 4 - -
Norfolk - 4 - -
West Midlands -12 3 £550 +4.76% 3
City of London 0 2 £450 -1.63% 6
North West -20 2 - - 4
Hampshire - 2 £413 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Luton - 2 - -
East Grinstead - 2 - -
Chester - 2 - -
Derby - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 £475 -
Belfast - 1 £475 -
Glasgow - 1 £300 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £555 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £475 -
Scotland - 1 £300 - 1

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 58 (79.45%) CISSP
2 41 (56.16%) Information Security
3 33 (45.21%) Firewall
4 25 (34.25%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
6 18 (24.66%) GIAC
6 18 (24.66%) CISM
6 18 (24.66%) PCI DSS
7 17 (23.29%) Windows
7 17 (23.29%) ITIL
7 17 (23.29%) Linux
8 16 (21.92%) Ethical Hacking
9 15 (20.55%) Finance
9 15 (20.55%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (19.18%) CCNA
10 14 (19.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 14 (19.18%) Vulnerability Management
11 13 (17.81%) Risk Assessment
12 12 (16.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 11 (15.07%) Incident Management
13 11 (15.07%) GCIH
13 11 (15.07%) SSCP
13 11 (15.07%) TCP/IP
13 11 (15.07%) SIEM
14 10 (13.70%) UNIX
14 10 (13.70%) MCP
14 10 (13.70%) Nessus
15 9 (12.33%) Management Information System
15 9 (12.33%) Legal
15 9 (12.33%) CISA

CEH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 8 (10.96%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Office
2 5 (6.85%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
4 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 33 (45.21%) Firewall
2 11 (15.07%) TCP/IP
3 9 (12.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (10.96%) Internet
4 8 (10.96%) Wireless
5 7 (9.59%) Network Security
6 6 (8.22%) DNS
7 5 (6.85%) SAN
8 3 (4.11%) DHCP
9 2 (2.74%) SSL
9 2 (2.74%) HTTP
9 2 (2.74%) TACACS
9 2 (2.74%) Extranet
9 2 (2.74%) Intranet
10 1 (1.37%) FTP
10 1 (1.37%) LAN
10 1 (1.37%) WAN
10 1 (1.37%) SMTP
10 1 (1.37%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Metasploit
2 6 (8.22%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.37%) AppScan
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Legal
3 5 (6.85%) Banking
3 5 (6.85%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.37%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (49.32%) Analyst
2 32 (43.84%) Security Analyst
3 18 (24.66%) IT Security Analyst
4 13 (17.81%) Tester
5 12 (16.44%) Penetration Tester
6 10 (13.70%) Consultant
6 10 (13.70%) Security Consultant
7 6 (8.22%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Information Security Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Information Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Security Manager
10 3 (4.11%) Risk Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Network Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Network Security Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) IT Risk Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Security Tester
10 3 (4.11%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 2 (2.74%) Incident Analyst
11 2 (2.74%) IT Security Engineer
11 2 (2.74%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) Web Services
1 3 (4.11%) XML
2 1 (1.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.85%) PKI
3 3 (4.11%) Open Source
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.37%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Windows
1 17 (23.29%) Linux
2 10 (13.70%) UNIX
3 4 (5.48%) AIX
4 2 (2.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.16%) Information Security
2 25 (34.25%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (23.29%) ITIL
4 16 (21.92%) Ethical Hacking
5 14 (19.18%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (17.81%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (16.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 11 (15.07%) Incident Management
8 11 (15.07%) SIEM
9 7 (9.59%) Use Case
9 7 (9.59%) Test Scripting
9 7 (9.59%) Digital Forensics
10 6 (8.22%) Cyber Security
10 6 (8.22%) Data Protection
10 6 (8.22%) Data Privacy
10 6 (8.22%) Data Security
10 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
11 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
11 5 (6.85%) Coaching
11 5 (6.85%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) SQL
2 5 (6.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.37%) C
3 1 (1.37%) C#
3 1 (1.37%) C++
3 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 58 (79.45%) CISSP
2 18 (24.66%) GIAC
2 18 (24.66%) CISM
3 15 (20.55%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (19.18%) CCNA
5 11 (15.07%) GCIH
5 11 (15.07%) SSCP
6 10 (13.70%) MCP
7 9 (12.33%) CISA
7 9 (12.33%) OSCP
8 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (9.59%) MCSE
8 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
8 7 (9.59%) Degree
9 6 (8.22%) GPEN
9 6 (8.22%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (8.22%) CISMP
10 5 (6.85%) GSEC
10 5 (6.85%) CCNP
10 5 (6.85%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.66%) PCI DSS
2 14 (19.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (12.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 7 (9.59%) COBIT
5 5 (6.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Snort
2 1 (1.37%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) Nessus
2 8 (10.96%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (8.22%) CORE IMPACT
3 6 (8.22%) WSUS
4 5 (6.85%) WebInspect
4 5 (6.85%) Nmap
4 5 (6.85%) SCCM
5 1 (1.37%) OPNET
5 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) Qualys
2 8 (10.96%) HP
3 6 (8.22%) McAfee
4 5 (6.85%) Cisco
4 5 (6.85%) ArcSight
5 4 (5.48%) F5
5 4 (5.48%) Juniper
6 3 (4.11%) Symantec
6 3 (4.11%) Websense
7 2 (2.74%) Splunk
7 2 (2.74%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.37%) Brocade
8 1 (1.37%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.37%) Sun
8 1 (1.37%) LogLogic
8 1 (1.37%) Ruckus Wireless
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