The first table below looks at the demand for CEH in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 31 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 for the North West region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 129 123 141
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs citing CEH 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.099% 0.26% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 1.39% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- £280 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £280 £150
% change year-on-year
+42.94% +86.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
550 503 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.19% 18.57% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 232 309
Average daily rate £325 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £481 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 53 47
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.10 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CEH
England

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CEH across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CEH
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CEH across the North West region.

CEH Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CEH
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire - - - -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region 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 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) IronPort
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) GCIA
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Build Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC
2 1 (25.00%) GCIA
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee
1 2 (50.00%) Sophos
1 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (50.00%) IronPort