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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank - 129 136
Contract jobs citing CCSE 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.96% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate - £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -
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
446 523 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.59% 18.97% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 250 251
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £222 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 62 42
Average hourly rate £42.57 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.21% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.74 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (75.00%) CCSA
2 3 (75.00%) Nessus
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (25.00%) NetScreen
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
1 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) CCSA
2 3 (75.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Imperva
2 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (25.00%) VMware