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 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 141 145 135
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing CEH 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.031% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.11% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +18.75%
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 South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1009 940 832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.18% 29.33% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 556 539
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £262 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 62 34
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing CEH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Gloucestershire +1 4 - - 1
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 South West region with a requirement for CEH.

1 8 (61.54%) Finance
1 8 (61.54%) GIAC
1 8 (61.54%) Ethical Hacking
1 8 (61.54%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (53.85%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) CISSP
4 4 (30.77%) CISM
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 4 (30.77%) Sun Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) GWAPT
4 4 (30.77%) GPEN
4 4 (30.77%) CREST Certified
4 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
4 4 (30.77%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) CESG
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) IT Audit
6 1 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
6 1 (7.69%) HMG Infosec

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (38.46%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Operations Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) SOC Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Ethical Hacker
3 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (30.77%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (7.69%) CESG
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (61.54%) Ethical Hacking
1 8 (61.54%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Reverse Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
3 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) ISMS
3 1 (7.69%) IT Audit
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C
1 4 (30.77%) C++
1 4 (30.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) GIAC
2 5 (38.46%) CISSP
2 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) CISM
3 4 (30.77%) CREST Certified
3 4 (30.77%) GPEN
3 4 (30.77%) GWAPT
3 4 (30.77%) Sun Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) HMG Infosec
1 1 (7.69%) RMADS