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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 549 555 550
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing CEH 43 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.029% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 4 9
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£390 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £398 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
11109 9220 8729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.48% 18.01% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6529 5132 4572
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 401 602
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -5 38 £405 -10.00% 20
London +20 16 £415 -7.77% 5
South East -27 6 £290 - 6
Yorkshire - 6 £390 - 5
West Yorkshire - 5 £390 - 5
City of London +5 4 £488 +2.63%
Leeds - 3 £390 - 5
North West - 2 £305 -
East of England - 2 £525 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Scotland - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Reading - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Warwick - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 3
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 96 (94.12%) CISSP
2 60 (58.82%) Information Security
3 46 (45.10%) Penetration Testing
4 45 (44.12%) Firewall
4 45 (44.12%) ITIL
5 42 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 36 (35.29%) Windows
7 34 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 33 (32.35%) GIAC
9 32 (31.37%) Ethical Hacking
10 30 (29.41%) Microsoft
11 29 (28.43%) Linux
12 26 (25.49%) CISM
12 26 (25.49%) Information Assurance
13 25 (24.51%) Management Information System
14 24 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (22.55%) Internet
16 22 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
16 22 (21.57%) MCSE
16 22 (21.57%) Network Security
17 21 (20.59%) UNIX
17 21 (20.59%) Finance
17 21 (20.59%) Cyber Security
18 20 (19.61%) Vulnerability Management
19 19 (18.63%) Risk Management
20 18 (17.65%) Cisco
20 18 (17.65%) Change Control
20 18 (17.65%) GCIH
21 17 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
21 17 (16.67%) CCNA

CEH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (10.78%) IIS
2 5 (4.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.94%) Apache
4 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (9.80%) MS Office
2 9 (8.82%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (12.75%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) IaaS
2 1 (0.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (44.12%) Firewall
2 34 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 23 (22.55%) Internet
4 22 (21.57%) Network Security
5 17 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (12.75%) Intranet
7 11 (10.78%) DNS
8 10 (9.80%) Wireless
9 9 (8.82%) SSL
10 8 (7.84%) HTTP
11 7 (6.86%) SAN
11 7 (6.86%) FTP
11 7 (6.86%) Wireshark
12 6 (5.88%) TACACS
13 5 (4.90%) LAN
13 5 (4.90%) WAN
14 2 (1.96%) SMTP
14 2 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
15 1 (0.98%) IntruShield
15 1 (0.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Metasploit
2 3 (2.94%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.98%) AppScan
3 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (20.59%) Finance
2 13 (12.75%) Law
3 12 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.86%) Legal
5 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.94%) Retail
7 2 (1.96%) Banking
8 1 (0.98%) Marketing
8 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (38.24%) Analyst
2 33 (32.35%) Security Analyst
3 16 (15.69%) Architect
4 15 (14.71%) Consultant
4 15 (14.71%) Security Architect
5 14 (13.73%) Information Analyst
5 14 (13.73%) Information Security Analyst
5 14 (13.73%) Security Consultant
5 14 (13.73%) Security Specialist
6 12 (11.76%) Product Specialist
6 12 (11.76%) Information Security Specialist
6 12 (11.76%) Product Analyst
6 12 (11.76%) Information Specialist
7 10 (9.80%) Tester
8 9 (8.82%) Penetration Tester
8 9 (8.82%) IT Security Analyst
9 7 (6.86%) Security Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
10 6 (5.88%) Lead Architect
10 6 (5.88%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) JSP
1 2 (1.96%) Middleware
2 1 (0.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.51%) Management Information System
2 12 (11.76%) RMADS
3 8 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.94%) CESG
5 3 (2.94%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.96%) PKI
6 2 (1.96%) Open Source
7 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.98%) NHS
7 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.98%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 36 (35.29%) Windows
2 29 (28.43%) Linux
3 21 (20.59%) UNIX
4 8 (7.84%) Solaris
5 3 (2.94%) AIX
6 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.98%) Android
6 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (58.82%) Information Security
2 46 (45.10%) Penetration Testing
3 45 (44.12%) ITIL
4 32 (31.37%) Ethical Hacking
5 26 (25.49%) Information Assurance
6 21 (20.59%) Cyber Security
7 20 (19.61%) Vulnerability Management
8 19 (18.63%) Risk Management
9 18 (17.65%) Change Control
10 15 (14.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 15 (14.71%) Incident Management
11 13 (12.75%) OWASP
12 12 (11.76%) ISMS
12 12 (11.76%) SIEM
12 12 (11.76%) SOA
13 8 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (7.84%) Mentoring
13 8 (7.84%) Coaching
14 7 (6.86%) Risk Assessment
15 6 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.86%) SQL
2 5 (4.90%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.94%) Ruby
3 3 (2.94%) Python
3 3 (2.94%) C
4 2 (1.96%) Perl
5 1 (0.98%) PHP
5 1 (0.98%) C#
5 1 (0.98%) C++
5 1 (0.98%) Java
Qualifications
1 96 (94.12%) CISSP
2 33 (32.35%) GIAC
3 26 (25.49%) CISM
4 24 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (21.57%) MCSE
6 18 (17.65%) GCIH
7 17 (16.67%) CCNA
8 16 (15.69%) Security Cleared
9 15 (14.71%) CISA
10 13 (12.75%) SSCP
11 12 (11.76%) DV Cleared
12 9 (8.82%) GPEN
12 9 (8.82%) Degree
12 9 (8.82%) MCP
13 6 (5.88%) GCIA
13 6 (5.88%) OSCP
14 5 (4.90%) EnCE
14 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
14 5 (4.90%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (11.76%) ISO 9000
2 12 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 4 (3.92%) COBIT
4 2 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.98%) QA
5 1 (0.98%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.86%) Snort
3 5 (4.90%) Nmap
4 2 (1.96%) UAG
5 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (14.71%) Nessus
2 7 (6.86%) SCCM
3 6 (5.88%) OPNET
4 5 (4.90%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.94%) CORE IMPACT
5 3 (2.94%) WebInspect
6 2 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 30 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.65%) Cisco
3 10 (9.80%) McAfee
3 10 (9.80%) Qualys
4 9 (8.82%) ArcSight
5 8 (7.84%) Juniper
6 7 (6.86%) F5
7 6 (5.88%) LogLogic
7 6 (5.88%) Fortinet
7 6 (5.88%) Sun
8 5 (4.90%) HP
8 5 (4.90%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.90%) Websense
9 3 (2.94%) IBM
10 2 (1.96%) Oracle
10 2 (1.96%) Symantec
10 2 (1.96%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.96%) Sourcefire
10 2 (1.96%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (0.98%) Rapid7
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