The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 142 165 140
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -25
Contract jobs citing CEH 13 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.067% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% 0.34% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £365 - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £418 £445
% change year-on-year
+25.74% -6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
CEH
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
627 873 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.64% 19.42% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 508 335
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £297 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 60 58
Median hourly rate £25.00 £34.95 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.46% +55.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.80 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing CEH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Merseyside - 8 £365 - 2
Manchester -9 4 - - 1
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for CEH.

1 19 (100.00%) CISSP
2 13 (68.42%) Information Security
3 9 (47.37%) CISM
3 9 (47.37%) PCI DSS
3 9 (47.37%) SANS
4 8 (42.11%) Security Operations
5 7 (36.84%) Email Filtering
5 7 (36.84%) Web Filtering
5 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (36.84%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (36.84%) PKI
5 7 (36.84%) Firewall
5 7 (36.84%) GCIH
6 6 (31.58%) CISA
6 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (31.58%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (31.58%) Cellebrite
6 6 (31.58%) EnCase
7 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (21.05%) Perl
7 4 (21.05%) Python
7 4 (21.05%) GIAC
7 4 (21.05%) GCFA
7 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
7 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) E-Discovery
8 2 (10.53%) Computer Forensics

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (36.84%) Firewall
1 7 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
1 11 (57.89%) Security Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Forensic Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Information Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) CISSP Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Handler
6 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) IT Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) PKI
2 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Information Security
2 8 (42.11%) Security Operations
3 7 (36.84%) Email Filtering
3 7 (36.84%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (36.84%) Web Filtering
4 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (21.05%) E-Discovery
4 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (10.53%) SIEM
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Security
6 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Perl
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
1 4 (21.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (47.37%) CISM
2 9 (47.37%) SANS
3 7 (36.84%) GCIH
4 6 (31.58%) CISA
5 4 (21.05%) GCFA
5 4 (21.05%) GIAC
6 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) EnCase
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cellebrite