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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 389 393 409
Rank change year-on-year +4 +16  
Contract jobs citing CEH 33 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.16% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.96% 0.93% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 13
Median daily rate £500 £500 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £570 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £499 £463
% change year-on-year +7.76% +7.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3440 3642 3650
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.64% 16.84% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2250 2528 2340
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 44 97
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.02 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing CEH as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hounslow - 2 - -
City of London -5 1 £570 +16.32%
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 44 (78.57%) CISSP
2 27 (48.21%) Information Security
3 24 (42.86%) Network Security
4 22 (39.29%) Linux
5 21 (37.50%) Java
5 21 (37.50%) HTTP
6 20 (35.71%) Python
6 20 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
7 18 (32.14%) CREST Certified
8 16 (28.57%) SANS
8 16 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 16 (28.57%) SIEM
8 16 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (28.57%) Ruby
8 16 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 16 (28.57%) CISM
9 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
9 15 (26.79%) GIAC
9 15 (26.79%) Security Monitoring
9 15 (26.79%) Security Operations
10 14 (25.00%) IaaS
10 14 (25.00%) C-shell
10 14 (25.00%) Bash Shell
10 14 (25.00%) Korn
10 14 (25.00%) HTTPS
10 14 (25.00%) IPsec
11 13 (23.21%) Puppet
11 13 (23.21%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (23.21%) Malware Analysis

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 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) IaaS
2 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.93%) SaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.86%) Network Security
2 21 (37.50%) HTTP
3 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
4 14 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 14 (25.00%) IPsec
5 12 (21.43%) Firewall
6 7 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.57%) DNS
8 1 (1.79%) LDAP
8 1 (1.79%) SAN
8 1 (1.79%) SSH
8 1 (1.79%) SSL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Metasploit
2 5 (8.93%) AppScan
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
1 4 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 15 (26.79%) Analyst
3 14 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) Consultant
4 9 (16.07%) Security Consultant
5 8 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Security Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) IT Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Security Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Information Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Information Security Risk Manager
9 2 (3.57%) IT Architect
9 2 (3.57%) IT Security Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Penetration Tester
9 2 (3.57%) Risk Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Web Services
2 4 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) OAuth
3 1 (1.79%) OAuth2
3 1 (1.79%) OpenID
3 1 (1.79%) RESTful
3 1 (1.79%) SAML
3 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (5.36%) PKI
6 2 (3.57%) CESG
6 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (3.57%) Fintech
6 2 (3.57%) NHS
6 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.79%) BYOD
7 1 (1.79%) Contactless
7 1 (1.79%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.79%) EMV
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Linux
2 10 (17.86%) Windows
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) Information Security
2 20 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 16 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (28.57%) SIEM
4 15 (26.79%) Security Monitoring
4 15 (26.79%) Security Operations
5 13 (23.21%) Malware Analysis
6 10 (17.86%) ITIL
7 8 (14.29%) Cryptography
8 7 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
8 7 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 7 (12.50%) Security Testing
8 7 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
8 7 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
9 6 (10.71%) Security Architecture
9 6 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (8.93%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (8.93%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) Java
2 20 (35.71%) Python
3 16 (28.57%) Ruby
4 14 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 14 (25.00%) C-shell
4 14 (25.00%) Korn
5 5 (8.93%) C
5 5 (8.93%) C#
5 5 (8.93%) C++
6 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.57%) Perl
8 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (78.57%) CISSP
2 18 (32.14%) CREST Certified
3 16 (28.57%) CISM
3 16 (28.57%) SANS
3 16 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 15 (26.79%) GIAC
5 9 (16.07%) SSCP
6 8 (14.29%) CISA
6 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 7 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 6 (10.71%) Degree
8 6 (10.71%) OSCP
9 5 (8.93%) CHFI
10 4 (7.14%) GCWN
10 4 (7.14%) GISF
11 3 (5.36%) MCSA
11 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (3.57%) CISMP
12 2 (3.57%) CRISC
12 2 (3.57%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (17.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (5.36%) JSP 440
4 2 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (3.57%) GDPR
5 1 (1.79%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (23.21%) Puppet
2 7 (12.50%) Nessus
3 6 (10.71%) QRadar
4 5 (8.93%) Nmap
5 4 (7.14%) CSIRT
5 4 (7.14%) HP Fortify
6 1 (1.79%) Nexpose
6 1 (1.79%) RSA Archer
6 1 (1.79%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Sophos
2 5 (8.93%) Splunk
3 4 (7.14%) FireEye
4 3 (5.36%) Forcepoint
4 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.36%) Symantec
4 3 (5.36%) Trustwave
5 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) LogRhythm
5 2 (3.57%) McAfee
5 2 (3.57%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.57%) Qualys
5 2 (3.57%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.79%) Acunetix
6 1 (1.79%) F5
6 1 (1.79%) Google
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) NetWitness
6 1 (1.79%) SAP
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