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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 129 122 134
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing CEH 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.20% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 1.01% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £283 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -12.50%
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
529 494 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.93% 19.39% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 217 334
Average daily rate £330 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £225 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 46 41
Average hourly rate £20.13 £32.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.07% +47.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
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 11 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
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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
Manchester +2 2 - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 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 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) PKI
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) IronPort
3 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) McAfee
3 2 (33.33%) Sophos
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
3 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (33.33%) Metasploit
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Business Development
4 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) GIAC
3 1 (16.67%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) McAfee
1 2 (33.33%) Sophos
1 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
1 2 (33.33%) IronPort