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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 163 155 192
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +37
Contract jobs citing CCSE 2 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.063% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.76% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Median daily rate £265 £431 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.55% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £404 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £450 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- +0.64%
CCSE
London

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
475 524 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.01% 15.23% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 391 656
Median daily rate £450 £438 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Median hourly rate £18.10 £19.10 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% +36.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £17.50 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.10 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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
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 9 December 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
4 4 (57.14%) Banking
4 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
4 4 (57.14%) CCSP
4 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 4 (57.14%) DMZ
4 4 (57.14%) Juniper
5 3 (42.86%) SSL
5 3 (42.86%) OSPF
5 3 (42.86%) WLAN
5 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) Wireless
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) CCSA
5 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (42.86%) Network Management
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (28.57%) Time Management
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (28.57%) MPLS

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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
4 4 (57.14%) DMZ
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (42.86%) OSPF
5 3 (42.86%) SSL
5 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) Wireless
5 3 (42.86%) WLAN
6 2 (28.57%) BGP
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (28.57%) ICMP
6 2 (28.57%) IPsec
6 2 (28.57%) MPLS
6 2 (28.57%) SSH
7 1 (14.29%) Internet
7 1 (14.29%) MRTG
7 1 (14.29%) NX-OS
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Firewall Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Network Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (14.29%) E-Discovery
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCSP
3 3 (42.86%) CCSA
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) GIAC
5 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) EnCase
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
3 2 (28.57%) Meraki
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
4 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow