Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 198 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - +200
Contract jobs citing CEH 8 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.16% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
South West median daily rate £488 - -
England median daily rate £475 £500 £481
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.90% +13.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1590 1736 1999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.35% 30.60% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 1075 1248
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.56% +1.64%
10th Percentile £216 £233 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £530
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 103 129
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -31.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £16.38 £13.20 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £50.45
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.38% +8.33% +26.32%

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing CEH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +23 6 £488 -
Wiltshire -2 2 - -
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 7 (87.50%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) CISM
3 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Validation
3 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (62.50%) Information Security
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (62.50%) Security Architecture
3 5 (62.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (50.00%) Smart Meter
4 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (25.00%) SANS
7 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (12.50%) DevOps
7 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (12.50%) Open Source
7 1 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 1 (12.50%) CLAS
7 1 (12.50%) Splunk

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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Security Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Information Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
1 5 (62.50%) Security Architecture
1 5 (62.50%) Validation
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) CISM
3 5 (62.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) SANS
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) CLAS
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) ISEB
7 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 1 (12.50%) MCSA
7 1 (12.50%) MCSE
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Splunk