The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 110 114 124
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing CCSE 15 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.39% 0.96% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
CCSE
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
628 627 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.73% 24.43% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 318 307
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +26.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing CCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCSE across the Berkshire region.

CCSE Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCSE across the Berkshire region.

CCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CCSE
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell -5 7 £325 -
Maidenhead +3 3 - -
Reading - 2 - -
CCSE
South East

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCSE 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 26 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 26 (100.00%) Firewall
2 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 24 (92.31%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (80.77%) CCSA
4 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (57.69%) Cisco PIX
4 15 (57.69%) F5
5 12 (46.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (42.31%) Network Security
7 10 (38.46%) FWSM
7 10 (38.46%) FortiGate
7 10 (38.46%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 10 (38.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (38.46%) DDoS Mitigation
7 10 (38.46%) Blue Coat
7 10 (38.46%) ProxySG
7 10 (38.46%) CCNP
8 8 (30.77%) LAN
8 8 (30.77%) VPN
8 8 (30.77%) Network Design
9 7 (26.92%) BIG-IP
9 7 (26.92%) Degree
9 7 (26.92%) Wireshark
9 7 (26.92%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 7 (26.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 7 (26.92%) High Availability
9 7 (26.92%) DNS
9 7 (26.92%) HTTPS
9 7 (26.92%) SMTP

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) Firewall
2 24 (92.31%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (57.69%) Cisco PIX
4 12 (46.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (42.31%) Network Security
6 10 (38.46%) FWSM
7 8 (30.77%) LAN
7 8 (30.77%) VPN
8 7 (26.92%) BGP
8 7 (26.92%) BIG-IP
8 7 (26.92%) DNS
8 7 (26.92%) HTTP
8 7 (26.92%) HTTPS
8 7 (26.92%) OSPF
8 7 (26.92%) RIP
8 7 (26.92%) SMTP
8 7 (26.92%) SNMP
8 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
8 7 (26.92%) VRRP
8 7 (26.92%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (19.23%) Billing
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Back Office
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Security Engineer
2 15 (57.69%) IP Engineer
2 15 (57.69%) IP Security Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Network Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Check Point Expert
4 5 (19.23%) IP Expert
4 5 (19.23%) Senior IP Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Check Point Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Firewall Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) DDoS Mitigation
1 10 (38.46%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 8 (30.77%) Network Design
3 7 (26.92%) High Availability
3 7 (26.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 7 (26.92%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (19.23%) CRM
4 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) CCSA
2 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (38.46%) CCNP
4 7 (26.92%) Check Point Certification
4 7 (26.92%) CISSP
4 7 (26.92%) Degree
5 5 (19.23%) CCIE
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 24 (92.31%) Cisco
3 15 (57.69%) F5
4 10 (38.46%) Blue Coat
5 5 (19.23%) Juniper
6 2 (7.69%) Fortinet