The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 159 -
Contract jobs citing CEH 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.026% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £410 £416
% change year-on-year +18.90% -1.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 475 800 747
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.38% 20.80% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 403 340
Median daily rate £423 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.04% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 49 70
Median hourly rate £42.48 £41.50 £46.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.34% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £62.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

CEH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CEH in the North West

CEH
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for CEH.

1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) E-Discovery
2 2 (66.67%) CISA
2 2 (66.67%) SANS
2 2 (66.67%) Cellebrite
2 2 (66.67%) EnCase
2 2 (66.67%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) CSIRT
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) GCFA
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Python

CEH
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Forensic Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Handler
2 1 (33.33%) IT Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Discovery
1 2 (66.67%) Forensic Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CISA
2 2 (66.67%) SANS
3 1 (33.33%) GCFA
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) EnCase
2 1 (33.33%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cellebrite