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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
London / City of London
Rank 144 150 180
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +30
Contract jobs citing CCSE 7 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.032% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 0.21% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 14
Median daily rate £525 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
437 481 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.72% 15.24% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 351 583
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 16
Median hourly rate £15.98 £19.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £16.00 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £33.80 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing CCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCSE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

CCSE Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) Network Security
4 6 (66.67%) Banking
4 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 6 (66.67%) CCSP
4 6 (66.67%) Juniper
4 6 (66.67%) Palo Alto
4 6 (66.67%) CCMSE
5 3 (33.33%) OSPF
5 3 (33.33%) BGP
6 2 (22.22%) ICMP
6 2 (22.22%) MPLS
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) IPsec
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) SSL
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) WLAN
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) SSH
6 2 (22.22%) CCSA
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) BGP
4 3 (33.33%) OSPF
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) ICMP
5 2 (22.22%) IPsec
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) SSH
5 2 (22.22%) SSL
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) WLAN
6 1 (11.11%) DMVPN
6 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 6 (66.67%) Banking
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Security Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Firewall Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
1 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCMSE
2 6 (66.67%) CCSP
3 2 (22.22%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
2 6 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 2 (22.22%) Meraki
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Imperva
4 1 (11.11%) Infoblox
4 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) VMware