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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 192 185 213
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +28
Contract jobs citing CCSE 9 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.16% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.13% 0.94% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Average daily rate
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£488 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - -
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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
793 962 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.59% 16.71% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 693 718
Average daily rate £438 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 60
Average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £33.33 £53.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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
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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 21 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco
3 19 (90.48%) Firewall
4 17 (80.95%) Cisco IOS
4 17 (80.95%) F5
5 16 (76.19%) DNS
6 15 (71.43%) DHCP
6 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (66.67%) OSPF
7 14 (66.67%) BGP
7 14 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 14 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 13 (61.90%) Blue Coat
9 11 (52.38%) CCSA
9 11 (52.38%) CCNP
9 11 (52.38%) Linux
10 9 (42.86%) BIG-IP
10 9 (42.86%) Network Security
11 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
11 8 (38.10%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (38.10%) DMVPN
11 8 (38.10%) Infoblox
11 8 (38.10%) Imperva
11 8 (38.10%) VMware
11 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
11 8 (38.10%) Citrix
12 7 (33.33%) LAN
12 7 (33.33%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 19 (90.48%) Firewall
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco IOS
3 16 (76.19%) DNS
4 15 (71.43%) DHCP
5 14 (66.67%) OSPF
5 14 (66.67%) BGP
5 14 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 14 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 9 (42.86%) Network Security
6 9 (42.86%) BIG-IP
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (38.10%) DMVPN
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (33.33%) NetScreen
8 7 (33.33%) LAN
8 7 (33.33%) WAN
9 5 (23.81%) VPN
9 5 (23.81%) WAAS
9 5 (23.81%) EIGRP
10 3 (14.29%) NX-OS
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 7 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 7 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
2 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 3 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 7 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
1 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
2 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (19.05%) Line Management
4 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Security Management
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL V2
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Security
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) SIEM
6 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) BCP
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) CCNP
2 11 (52.38%) CCSA
3 3 (14.29%) CCIE
4 2 (9.52%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) Snort
3 3 (14.29%) Squid
4 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
4 2 (9.52%) ProxySG
5 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco
3 17 (80.95%) F5
4 13 (61.90%) Blue Coat
5 8 (38.10%) Citrix
5 8 (38.10%) VMware
5 8 (38.10%) Infoblox
5 8 (38.10%) Imperva
6 4 (19.05%) Juniper
6 4 (19.05%) HP
7 3 (14.29%) Nokia
8 2 (9.52%) Sourcefire
9 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.76%) Websense