The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 141 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CEH 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1007 623 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.82% 26.41% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 345 418
Average daily rate £413 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 39 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.10 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £36.80 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CEH
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

CEH Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CEH
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CEH across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

CEH Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 17 (100.00%) CISSP
2 13 (76.47%) Risk Management
3 12 (70.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (70.59%) SOA
3 12 (70.59%) ISO 9000
3 12 (70.59%) ITIL
3 12 (70.59%) RMADS
3 12 (70.59%) OWASP
3 12 (70.59%) IaaS
4 11 (64.71%) Manufacturing
5 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
6 9 (52.94%) DV Cleared
7 8 (47.06%) Information Assurance
8 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (29.41%) Security Architecture
10 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
10 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
10 4 (23.53%) Internet
11 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
12 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
12 2 (11.76%) Finance
12 2 (11.76%) Information Security
12 2 (11.76%) ISEB
12 2 (11.76%) Data Security
12 2 (11.76%) JSP
12 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
12 2 (11.76%) Network Security
12 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (5.88%) SaaS
13 1 (5.88%) PaaS

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (70.59%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
General
1 11 (64.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Architect
1 10 (58.82%) Security Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Lead Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Lead Security Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Information Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) RMADS
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Risk Management
2 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 12 (70.59%) SOA
2 12 (70.59%) OWASP
3 8 (47.06%) Information Assurance
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Security Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (11.76%) Data Security
7 2 (11.76%) Information Security
8 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 1 (5.88%) Data Privacy
8 1 (5.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) CISSP
2 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) ISEB
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) ISO 9000
1 12 (70.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center