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 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 118 130 141
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Contract jobs citing CCSE 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.039% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.15% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£373 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
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
704 676 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.69% 26.20% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 273 253
Average daily rate £375 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 11
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.78 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% -49.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCSE across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 5 £373 - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - - 2
CCSE
South East

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CCSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCSE.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) CCSA
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) CCSP
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (55.56%) Network Security
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (55.56%) F5
5 4 (44.44%) tcpdump
5 4 (44.44%) Network Management
5 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
5 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
5 4 (44.44%) Crossbeam
5 4 (44.44%) Fault Management
5 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
5 4 (44.44%) Nortel Alteon
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) CCNP
5 4 (44.44%) CCNA
5 4 (44.44%) OpenView
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) Nortel
5 4 (44.44%) UNIX
5 4 (44.44%) SMS
5 4 (44.44%) WAP
5 4 (44.44%) Netcool
5 4 (44.44%) TACACS
5 4 (44.44%) Radware

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CCSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) tcpdump
3 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
3 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
3 4 (44.44%) Nortel Alteon
3 4 (44.44%) SMS
3 4 (44.44%) TACACS
4 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Security Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Data Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Security Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Management
1 4 (44.44%) Fault Management
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) Release Management
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (77.78%) CCSA
2 6 (66.67%) CCSP
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) CISSP
5 1 (11.11%) CCIE
5 1 (11.11%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) OpenView
1 4 (44.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) F5
3 4 (44.44%) Crossbeam
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Nortel
3 4 (44.44%) Radware
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
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