The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 122 124 131
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing CCSE 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.084% 0.039% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.73% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - £55.00
CCSE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
468 407 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.64% 15.93% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 199 205
Average daily rate £365 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £189 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 46 32
Average hourly rate £45.00 £20.22 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.60% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.82 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.70 £38.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

CCSE
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

CCSE Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

CCSE
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +3 2 £450 - 1
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) CCNP
3 12 (80.00%) Firewall
3 12 (80.00%) CCSA
3 12 (80.00%) Network Security
4 9 (60.00%) BGP
4 9 (60.00%) OSPF
5 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (46.67%) F5
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (46.67%) VPN
7 6 (40.00%) NetScreen
7 6 (40.00%) HP
7 6 (40.00%) Citrix
7 6 (40.00%) MPLS
7 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (40.00%) Degree
8 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
8 5 (33.33%) IronPort
8 5 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (33.33%) Tufin
8 5 (33.33%) Junos
8 5 (33.33%) NetScaler
8 5 (33.33%) Network Design

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
1 12 (80.00%) Network Security
2 9 (60.00%) BGP
2 9 (60.00%) OSPF
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (46.67%) VPN
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (40.00%) MPLS
4 6 (40.00%) NetScreen
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (33.33%) Junos
5 5 (33.33%) LAN
5 5 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 5 (33.33%) RSVP
5 5 (33.33%) SSL
5 5 (33.33%) VLAN
5 5 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Check Point Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Network Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Security Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) SecurID
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Network Design
3 4 (26.67%) SIEM
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 2 (13.33%) Network Management
5 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Presales
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) CCNP
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (80.00%) CCSA
3 6 (40.00%) Degree
4 5 (33.33%) CCIE
4 5 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
4 5 (33.33%) JNCIA
4 5 (33.33%) JNCIE
4 5 (33.33%) JNCIP
4 5 (33.33%) JNCIS
5 3 (20.00%) CCDP
5 3 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (13.33%) CISSP
7 1 (6.67%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Nessus
2 1 (6.67%) Nexpose
2 1 (6.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) F5
4 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) HP
5 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 5 (33.33%) IronPort
5 5 (33.33%) Juniper
5 5 (33.33%) Tufin
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint
7 1 (6.67%) Imperva
7 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
7 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
7 1 (6.67%) Rapid7
7 1 (6.67%) VMware