Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 571 581
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 -5
Contract jobs citing CEH 59 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.11% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.62% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 22
London median daily rate £475 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £313 £403 £351
90th Percentile £613 £650 £600
England median daily rate £475 £500 £481
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.90% +13.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

CEH is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7733 7763 7559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.62% 17.16% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5147 5013 4992
London median daily rate £475 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 112 145
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.37 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.28% -3.18% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.55 £12.11
90th Percentile £48.47 £49.92 £48.38
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -1.49% +10.87% +21.05%

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CEH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CEH in London

CEH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CEH in London

CEH
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CEH in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CEH in London

CEH
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London +12 15 £325 -
Central London 0 4 £570 +16.92% 3
South London -27 2 £575 +35.29% 1
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CEH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for CEH.

1 54 (91.53%) CISSP
2 29 (49.15%) Information Security
3 24 (40.68%) CISM
3 24 (40.68%) Penetration Testing
4 22 (37.29%) Firewall
5 19 (32.20%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (30.51%) SSCP
7 17 (28.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (25.42%) Windows
8 15 (25.42%) Linux
8 15 (25.42%) ITIL
9 14 (23.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (23.73%) Network Security
9 14 (23.73%) SIEM
10 13 (22.03%) Cyberthreat
10 13 (22.03%) CASP
11 12 (20.34%) Security Testing
11 12 (20.34%) Management Information System
11 12 (20.34%) PRINCE2
12 11 (18.64%) HTTP
12 11 (18.64%) Metasploit
13 10 (16.95%) CRISC
13 10 (16.95%) Python
13 10 (16.95%) MCSE
14 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
14 9 (15.25%) Nessus
15 8 (13.56%) Intrusion Detection
15 8 (13.56%) Sophos
15 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management

CEH
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.47%) IaaS
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.08%) PaaS
3 3 (5.08%) SaaS
4 2 (3.39%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.29%) Firewall
2 14 (23.73%) Network Security
3 11 (18.64%) HTTP
4 8 (13.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (11.86%) Internet
5 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.78%) DNS
6 4 (6.78%) HTTPS
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.08%) Intranet
7 3 (5.08%) IPsec
7 3 (5.08%) VPN
8 2 (3.39%) SSL
9 1 (1.69%) ATM
9 1 (1.69%) Bluetooth
9 1 (1.69%) CDMA
9 1 (1.69%) GSM
9 1 (1.69%) LDAP
9 1 (1.69%) SMTP
9 1 (1.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (11.86%) Law
2 6 (10.17%) Finance
3 5 (8.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Analyst
1 27 (45.76%) Security Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) Consultant
3 10 (16.95%) Application Security Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Security Consultant
5 8 (13.56%) Security Specialist
6 5 (8.47%) Information Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Information Security Specialist
7 4 (6.78%) Information Specialist
7 4 (6.78%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Cloud Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Penetration Tester
8 3 (5.08%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Security Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Security Risk Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Tester
9 2 (3.39%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (20.34%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.47%) PKI
4 4 (6.78%) Online Banking
5 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.08%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (5.08%) NHS
6 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.39%) Smart Meter
6 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.69%) CESG
7 1 (1.69%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.69%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Linux
1 15 (25.42%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.78%) Kali Linux
5 3 (5.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) Information Security
2 24 (40.68%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (32.20%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (28.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 15 (25.42%) ITIL
6 14 (23.73%) SIEM
7 12 (20.34%) PRINCE2
7 12 (20.34%) Security Testing
8 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management
9 7 (11.86%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (11.86%) Security Operations
9 7 (11.86%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (10.17%) Data Protection
10 6 (10.17%) Information Management
11 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (8.47%) Cryptography
11 5 (8.47%) Data Management
11 5 (8.47%) Malware Analysis
11 5 (8.47%) Security Architecture
11 5 (8.47%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) Python
2 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.08%) C-shell
3 3 (5.08%) Java
3 3 (5.08%) Korn
3 3 (5.08%) Ruby
4 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (91.53%) CISSP
2 24 (40.68%) CISM
3 18 (30.51%) SSCP
4 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (22.03%) CASP
6 10 (16.95%) CRISC
6 10 (16.95%) MCSE
7 7 (11.86%) SANS
8 6 (10.17%) CISA
8 6 (10.17%) CREST Certified
9 5 (8.47%) CHFI
9 5 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (8.47%) Degree
9 5 (8.47%) MCSA
10 4 (6.78%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (6.78%) GIAC
10 4 (6.78%) Security+ Certification
11 3 (5.08%) EC-Council LPT
11 3 (5.08%) ECSA
11 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.78%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.08%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (5.08%) GDPR
4 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Nessus
2 7 (11.86%) CSIRT
3 6 (10.17%) Nmap
3 6 (10.17%) QRadar
4 4 (6.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.08%) Puppet
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (1.69%) HP Fortify
6 1 (1.69%) SCCM
6 1 (1.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Sophos
2 7 (11.86%) Symantec
3 6 (10.17%) Cisco
3 6 (10.17%) FireEye
4 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.78%) Tableau
6 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.08%) LogRhythm
6 3 (5.08%) McAfee
6 3 (5.08%) Palo Alto
6 3 (5.08%) Qualys
6 3 (5.08%) Splunk
7 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.69%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.69%) Citrix
8 1 (1.69%) VMware