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 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 157 190 197
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +7
Contract jobs citing CCSE 4 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.79% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Median daily rate £450 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £454 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
565 762 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.69% 13.28% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 568 759
Median daily rate £475 £435 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £599 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 17
Median hourly rate £20.89 £24.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.43 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.50 £47.50 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +23.69%

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 June 2016.

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 June 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 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) DMZ
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) CCSA
4 2 (40.00%) CCSP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (40.00%) Network Management
4 2 (40.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) NX-OS
4 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (20.00%) Network Packet Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Proventia
5 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree

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 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) DMZ
3 2 (40.00%) NX-OS
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) HSRP
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) VRRP
4 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Check Point Expert
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Network Packet Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCSA
2 2 (40.00%) CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView
1 1 (20.00%) Proventia
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (40.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) NetScout
5 1 (20.00%) ScanSafe
5 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire