The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 189 195 225
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +30
Contract jobs citing CCSE 9 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.12% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.12% 0.78% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
805 897 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.98% 15.43% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 626 763
Average daily rate £428 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 38
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -29.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.12 £31.67 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CCSE
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

CCSE Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

CCSE Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
3 13 (86.67%) Firewall
4 12 (80.00%) CCSA
5 11 (73.33%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (73.33%) F5
6 10 (66.67%) DNS
7 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (60.00%) DHCP
8 8 (53.33%) LAN
8 8 (53.33%) WAN
8 8 (53.33%) OSPF
8 8 (53.33%) BGP
8 8 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (53.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 8 (53.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (46.67%) Finance
10 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
10 6 (40.00%) Financial Institution
10 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
10 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
10 6 (40.00%) WAAS
10 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
11 5 (33.33%) VPN
12 4 (26.67%) CCIE
12 4 (26.67%) CCNP
12 4 (26.67%) Linux
12 4 (26.67%) Snort
13 3 (20.00%) Squid
13 3 (20.00%) PKI

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (66.67%) DNS
4 9 (60.00%) DHCP
5 8 (53.33%) LAN
5 8 (53.33%) WAN
5 8 (53.33%) OSPF
5 8 (53.33%) BGP
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (53.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (53.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (40.00%) WAAS
6 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
7 5 (33.33%) VPN
8 2 (13.33%) LDAP
8 2 (13.33%) SSL
8 2 (13.33%) Internet
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) DDNS
8 2 (13.33%) DSL
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (13.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Security Management
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL V2
3 2 (13.33%) Data Security
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) BCP
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) CCSA
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) CCIE
3 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Snort
2 3 (20.00%) Squid
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) ProxySG
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) F5
4 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (20.00%) Juniper
5 3 (20.00%) Nokia
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) Sourcefire
7 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
7 1 (6.67%) Imperva
7 1 (6.67%) Websense
7 1 (6.67%) VMware
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