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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England / South West
Rank - 134 145
Contract jobs citing CEH 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.68% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £500 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +104.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £400 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
893 1027 976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.14% 34.78% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 657 598
Median daily rate £410 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 66 46
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £13.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £57.00 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (60.00%) GWAPT
2 3 (60.00%) GPEN
2 3 (60.00%) GIAC
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) CESG
3 2 (40.00%) Nessus
3 2 (40.00%) OSCP
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) SANS
3 2 (40.00%) Metasploit
3 2 (40.00%) Social Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Kali Linux
3 2 (40.00%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Kali Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Social Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (60.00%) GIAC
2 3 (60.00%) GPEN
2 3 (60.00%) GWAPT
3 2 (40.00%) CHECK Team Leader
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) OSCP
3 2 (40.00%) SANS
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus