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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 139 138 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing CEH 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.13% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £550 £245 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+124.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £310 £400
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
998 980 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 34.20% 30.91% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 597 438
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 53 36
Average hourly rate £40.50 £40.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +78.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £48.14 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire +2 5 £550 -2.22% 1
CEH
England

CEH
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) GIAC
2 3 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) GWAPT
2 3 (60.00%) GPEN
2 3 (60.00%) CREST Certified
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) SABSA
4 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) CRISC
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) SANS
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SOC Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) SABSA
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) GIAC
2 3 (60.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (60.00%) GPEN
2 3 (60.00%) GWAPT
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) CRISC
4 1 (20.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT