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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 134 134 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing CCSE 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.035% 0.036% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £401 £320
% change year-on-year
- +25.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 -
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
807 666 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.02% 23.81% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 289 174
Average daily rate £390 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £205 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 16
Average hourly rate £28.75 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.68% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £167.25 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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 3 March 2015. 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
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Reading - - - - 3
Slough - - - - 1
CCSE
South East

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
2 7 (87.50%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (75.00%) CCSA
3 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 6 (75.00%) BIG-IP
3 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
4 5 (62.50%) Crossbeam
4 5 (62.50%) Nortel Alteon
4 5 (62.50%) tcpdump
4 5 (62.50%) Network Management
4 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
4 5 (62.50%) Fault Management
4 5 (62.50%) CCNA
4 5 (62.50%) OpenView
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) Nortel
4 5 (62.50%) Netcool
4 5 (62.50%) SMS
4 5 (62.50%) WAP
4 5 (62.50%) CCSP
4 5 (62.50%) TACACS
4 5 (62.50%) Radware
5 4 (50.00%) UNIX
5 4 (50.00%) Network Security
5 4 (50.00%) Degree

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 6 (75.00%) BIG-IP
3 5 (62.50%) Nortel Alteon
3 5 (62.50%) SMS
3 5 (62.50%) TACACS
3 5 (62.50%) tcpdump
4 4 (50.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (12.50%) FWSM
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (12.50%) RIP
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) OSPF
6 1 (12.50%) BGP
6 1 (12.50%) IPsec
6 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (12.50%) IP Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Fault Management
1 5 (62.50%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCSA
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) CCNA
3 5 (62.50%) CCSP
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) CCIE
5 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) OpenView
1 5 (62.50%) Netcool
2 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) F5
3 5 (62.50%) Crossbeam
3 5 (62.50%) Radware
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) Nortel
4 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat