The first table below looks at the demand for CCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Birmingham region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing CCSE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
169 95 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.87% 15.86% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 51 58
Average daily rate £350 £378 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.34% +25.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £229 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -32.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £12.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £12.50 £21.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCSE
West Midlands

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCSE across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

CCSE Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

CCSE
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) F5