The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England / East of England
Rank 125 119 122
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3  
Contract jobs citing CEH 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.62% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £575 £373 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.36% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +20.37% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

CEH is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 473 487 460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 22.08% 19.96% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 259 219
Median daily rate £398 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 47 53
Median hourly rate £37.50 £46.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +106.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing CEH as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CEH in the East of England

CEH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CEH in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for CEH in the East of England

CEH
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CEH in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CEH in the East of England

CEH
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire -7 2 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 £575 -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for CEH.

1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) OSCP
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) CREST Certified
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (20.00%) AppScan
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Nexpose
4 1 (20.00%) QRadar
4 1 (20.00%) Acunetix

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) AppScan
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Web Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (40.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nexpose
1 1 (20.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Acunetix
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk