The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 51 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Contract jobs citing CEH 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.18% 0.40% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
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 Oxfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 112 112 172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 20.18% 22.44% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 78 116
Median daily rate £417 £345 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.94% -23.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 12
Median hourly rate £17.77 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.92% -16.66%  
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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for CEH.

1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (100.00%) PCI QSA
1 3 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (100.00%) CREST Certified

CEH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Information Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 3 (100.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS