The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 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 / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 140 143
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3  
Contract jobs citing CEH 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.034% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 844 999 850
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.53% 33.52% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 612 500
Median daily rate £425 £396 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.25% +1.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £598 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 43 45
Median hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.82% -30.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £21.88 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

CEH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CEH 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Dorset - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £550 -
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) CISA
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Static Code Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Pylint
2 2 (66.67%) Black Duck
2 2 (66.67%) Veracode
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) AppScan
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) SANS

CEH
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) AppScan
1 2 (66.67%) Pylint
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Application Security Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Static Code Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SANS
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Black Duck
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
1 2 (66.67%) Veracode
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk