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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 578 540 560
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +20
Contract jobs citing CEH 25 46 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.086% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.44% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £312 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £505 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £375 £153
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +145.90%
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
10298 10376 8936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.70% 19.31% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6033 5923 4805
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 474 498
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 2 July 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 23 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 2 July 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 -24 24 £436 +2.04% 66
London -1 11 £415 -10.27% 15
North West -14 5 £488 - 11
South East -29 5 £463 +38.05% 18
Cheshire - 5 £488 - 3
Chester - 5 £488 - 1
West Sussex -19 2 - -
East Grinstead - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £456 - 6
Northern Ireland 0 1 £475 -
South West -1 1 - - 5
Hampshire -1 1 £425 - 1
County Antrim -3 1 £475 -
Belfast -4 1 £475 -
Gloucestershire -4 1 - - 2
City of London -7 1 £450 - 4
Surrey - 1 £500 - 3
Warwickshire - 1 £488 -
Cheltenham - 1 - - 2
Reading - 1 - - 5
Staines - 1 £500 -
Warwick - 1 £488 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 8

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 39 (61.90%) CISSP
2 31 (49.21%) Information Security
3 23 (36.51%) Firewall
4 21 (33.33%) GIAC
4 21 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (26.98%) SIEM
6 16 (25.40%) CISM
7 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 14 (22.22%) PCI DSS
7 14 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
8 12 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
8 12 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (19.05%) Cyber Security
9 11 (17.46%) ArcSight
9 11 (17.46%) CCNA
9 11 (17.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (17.46%) Finance
10 10 (15.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (15.87%) ITIL
10 10 (15.87%) SSCP
10 10 (15.87%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (12.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 8 (12.70%) Retail
12 7 (11.11%) CISMP
12 7 (11.11%) Data Protection
12 7 (11.11%) Linux
12 7 (11.11%) Internet
13 6 (9.52%) CCNP
13 6 (9.52%) UNIX
13 6 (9.52%) Symantec

CEH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 4 (6.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (36.51%) Firewall
2 7 (11.11%) Internet
3 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.94%) DNS
4 4 (6.35%) DHCP
4 4 (6.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (4.76%) Intranet
5 3 (4.76%) Extranet
6 2 (3.17%) Wireless
6 2 (3.17%) Network Security
7 1 (1.59%) Wireless Security
7 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.59%) FTP
7 1 (1.59%) HTTP
7 1 (1.59%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) TestDirector
1 3 (4.76%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.76%) Legal
4 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Analyst
2 26 (41.27%) Security Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) Security Consultant
3 12 (19.05%) Consultant
3 12 (19.05%) IT Security Analyst
4 11 (17.46%) Tester
4 11 (17.46%) Penetration Tester
5 5 (7.94%) Information Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Security Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Security Manager
6 4 (6.35%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) IT Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) IT Risk Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Incident Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Web Services
1 3 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) PKI
2 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) SCADA
3 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.59%) FMCG
4 1 (1.59%) GIS
4 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) UNIX
3 5 (7.94%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Information Security
2 21 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (26.98%) SIEM
4 14 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
5 12 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (19.05%) Cyber Security
6 10 (15.87%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (15.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (15.87%) ITIL
7 7 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 6 (9.52%) Risk Management
8 6 (9.52%) Security Patching
9 5 (7.94%) OWASP
10 4 (6.35%) Use Case
10 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
10 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
10 4 (6.35%) Web Development
10 4 (6.35%) Asset Management
11 3 (4.76%) Data Security
11 3 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (61.90%) CISSP
2 21 (33.33%) GIAC
3 16 (25.40%) CISM
4 12 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (17.46%) CCNA
6 10 (15.87%) SSCP
7 7 (11.11%) CISMP
8 6 (9.52%) CISA
8 6 (9.52%) CCNP
8 6 (9.52%) Degree
8 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 5 (7.94%) GPEN
9 5 (7.94%) OSCP
9 5 (7.94%) A+ Certification
9 5 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (7.94%) GSEC
9 5 (7.94%) GCIH
10 4 (6.35%) MCP
11 3 (4.76%) CHFI
11 3 (4.76%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 11 (17.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (12.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 5 (7.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (7.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.59%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) WSUS
2 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.76%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (3.17%) Nessus
3 2 (3.17%) Nmap
3 2 (3.17%) WebInspect
4 1 (1.59%) OPNET
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) ArcSight
3 6 (9.52%) Symantec
3 6 (9.52%) HP
4 5 (7.94%) Websense
5 4 (6.35%) Qualys
6 3 (4.76%) Splunk
7 2 (3.17%) Cisco
7 2 (3.17%) Sourcefire
7 2 (3.17%) Sun
8 1 (1.59%) Juniper
8 1 (1.59%) Imperva
8 1 (1.59%) Tufin
8 1 (1.59%) F5
8 1 (1.59%) LogLogic
8 1 (1.59%) Cyber-Ark
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