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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 525 552 562
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +10
Contract jobs citing CEH 55 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.033% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 22
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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 £312 £127 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £228 £150
% change year-on-year
+75.82% +51.66%
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
10255 9068 9807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.05% 17.79% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5789 4879 5054
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 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 501 610
Average hourly rate £18.97 £21.87 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.26% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -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 23 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 23 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 +15 41 £426 +37.50% 25
London +16 18 £525 -12.50% 10
Scotland - 13 £400 - 3
South East +5 12 £320 +3.22% 5
West Sussex - 10 £320 -
Glasgow - 9 £423 - 1
South West - 7 £448 - 4
City of London +33 5 £525 -22.22% 2
Crawley - 4 £351 -
Edinburgh - 4 £375 - 2
North West -7 3 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £414 - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 £300 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £300 - 1
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Channel Islands - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 3
Leicestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 66 (79.52%) CISSP
2 40 (48.19%) Penetration Testing
3 35 (42.17%) Firewall
4 33 (39.76%) Information Security
5 31 (37.35%) ITIL
6 28 (33.73%) Finance
7 23 (27.71%) Windows
7 23 (27.71%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (24.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 19 (22.89%) Ethical Hacking
9 19 (22.89%) Risk Management
10 18 (21.69%) GIAC
10 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
11 17 (20.48%) CISM
11 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
12 16 (19.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 16 (19.28%) McAfee
12 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
12 16 (19.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (19.28%) MCSE
12 16 (19.28%) MS Office
13 15 (18.07%) IIS
13 15 (18.07%) MS Visio
13 15 (18.07%) Management Information System
14 14 (16.87%) Wireless
14 14 (16.87%) CCNA
14 14 (16.87%) Linux
14 14 (16.87%) Incident Management
14 14 (16.87%) Security Testing
14 14 (16.87%) SIEM

CEH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (18.07%) IIS
2 5 (6.02%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.02%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.20%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.20%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (19.28%) MS Office
2 15 (18.07%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) assyst
2 1 (1.20%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) IaaS
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
2 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (42.17%) Firewall
2 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
3 14 (16.87%) Wireless
4 12 (14.46%) SAN
5 10 (12.05%) WAN
5 10 (12.05%) LAN
6 9 (10.84%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (7.23%) Network Security
7 6 (7.23%) Internet
8 3 (3.61%) DNS
8 3 (3.61%) Intranet
9 2 (2.41%) Wireshark
9 2 (2.41%) VPN
9 2 (2.41%) VoIP
9 2 (2.41%) FTP
9 2 (2.41%) HTTP
10 1 (1.20%) SMTP
10 1 (1.20%) DHCP
10 1 (1.20%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) MySQL
1 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.20%) QADirector
General
1 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Legal
2 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.02%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Law
5 2 (2.41%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (27.71%) Analyst
2 22 (26.51%) Security Analyst
3 18 (21.69%) Consultant
4 17 (20.48%) Security Consultant
5 13 (15.66%) Tester
6 12 (14.46%) IT Security Analyst
7 10 (12.05%) Penetration Tester
8 9 (10.84%) Security Architect
8 9 (10.84%) Architect
9 7 (8.43%) IT Consultant
9 7 (8.43%) IT Security Consultant
9 7 (8.43%) Security Manager
10 6 (7.23%) Information Analyst
10 6 (7.23%) Information Security Analyst
10 6 (7.23%) Test Manager
11 5 (6.02%) Security Engineer
11 5 (6.02%) Security Specialist
12 4 (4.82%) Senior Security Analyst
12 4 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (4.82%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Management Information System
2 12 (14.46%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.84%) CESG
4 7 (8.43%) RMADS
5 5 (6.02%) Open Source
5 5 (6.02%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.41%) PKI
7 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.20%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.71%) Windows
2 14 (16.87%) Linux
3 9 (10.84%) UNIX
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.19%) Penetration Testing
2 33 (39.76%) Information Security
3 31 (37.35%) ITIL
4 20 (24.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 19 (22.89%) Ethical Hacking
5 19 (22.89%) Risk Management
6 14 (16.87%) Incident Management
6 14 (16.87%) Security Testing
6 14 (16.87%) SIEM
6 14 (16.87%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (10.84%) Information Assurance
8 7 (8.43%) Cyber Security
8 7 (8.43%) Change Control
8 7 (8.43%) OWASP
9 6 (7.23%) ITIL V3
9 6 (7.23%) Information Management
10 5 (6.02%) Test Management
10 5 (6.02%) SOA
10 5 (6.02%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (4.82%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.25%) SQL
2 8 (9.64%) Java
2 8 (9.64%) PHP
3 5 (6.02%) C#
3 5 (6.02%) C++
3 5 (6.02%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.20%) Python
4 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.20%) Ruby
4 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 66 (79.52%) CISSP
2 23 (27.71%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (21.69%) GIAC
4 17 (20.48%) CISM
4 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
5 16 (19.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (19.28%) MCSE
6 14 (16.87%) CCNA
7 12 (14.46%) CISA
8 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
8 11 (13.25%) MCP
9 10 (12.05%) SSCP
10 9 (10.84%) CCSP
11 8 (9.64%) Degree
12 7 (8.43%) CISMP
13 6 (7.23%) DV Cleared
14 4 (4.82%) GPEN
14 4 (4.82%) OSCP
15 3 (3.61%) CHFI
16 2 (2.41%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.02%) QA
2 5 (6.02%) ISO 9000
3 3 (3.61%) BS25999
4 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) Snort
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) Nessus
2 11 (13.25%) SCCM
3 2 (2.41%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.20%) OPNET
4 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.20%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.28%) McAfee
3 12 (14.46%) Qualys
4 5 (6.02%) Oracle
4 5 (6.02%) IBM
5 3 (3.61%) Cisco
5 3 (3.61%) Sophos
5 3 (3.61%) Sourcefire
5 3 (3.61%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.61%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.41%) LogLogic
6 2 (2.41%) IronPort
7 1 (1.20%) Brocade
7 1 (1.20%) Websense
7 1 (1.20%) VMware
7 1 (1.20%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.20%) SAP
7 1 (1.20%) Progress
7 1 (1.20%) Sun
7 1 (1.20%) HP
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