Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 368 333 361
Rank change year-on-year -35 +28 +17
Contract jobs citing CEH 10 45 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.059% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 1.05% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 24
South East median daily rate £378 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.10% +13.51% +51.64%
10th Percentile £311 £417 £363
90th Percentile £575 £550 £500
England median daily rate £475 £500 £481
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.90% +11.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3731 4300 5178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.17% 25.86% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2126 2635 3079
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £212 £255 £258
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 216 248
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +13.52% +76.18%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.93 £11.94
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £50.53
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CEH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CEH in the South East

CEH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CEH in the South East

CEH
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CEH in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CEH in the South East

CEH
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Hampshire +7 5 £338 -38.64%
Thames Valley -35 4 £550 +4.76% 6
Berkshire -1 2 £550 +2.33% 4
Buckinghamshire -45 2 £405 -22.86% 2
Surrey -19 1 £320 -23.54% 1
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for CEH.

1 8 (80.00%) CISSP
2 7 (70.00%) Information Security
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) CSSLP
3 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 4 (40.00%) Attack Monitoring
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) CISM
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Network Design
5 2 (20.00%) GDPR
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) OWASP
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (10.00%) CRISC
6 1 (10.00%) OSCP
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) CASP
6 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
6 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis

CEH
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (10.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (40.00%) Attack Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) OWASP
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) CSSLP
3 2 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (10.00%) CASP
4 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (10.00%) CRISC
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) OSCP
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) GDPR
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory