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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 138 122 131
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing CCSE 11 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.13% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.98% 0.66% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
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£375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
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
555 452 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.16% 19.29% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 214 274
Average daily rate £369 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.74% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 70
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -51.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.69 £12.58 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.89 £19.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 2 October 2014. 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
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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 - 7 £350 -
Suffolk - 3 £375 -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 15 (88.24%) Network Security
3 14 (82.35%) Firewall
4 12 (70.59%) Cisco
5 11 (64.71%) LAN
5 11 (64.71%) WAN
6 9 (52.94%) CCNP
6 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
6 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (52.94%) CCSA
7 7 (41.18%) VPN
8 6 (35.29%) BGP
9 5 (29.41%) OSPF
9 5 (29.41%) Windows
10 4 (23.53%) BIG-IP
10 4 (23.53%) Linux
10 4 (23.53%) DNS
10 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (23.53%) Network Management
10 4 (23.53%) F5
10 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
11 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (17.65%) SSL
11 3 (17.65%) CCDP
11 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
11 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (17.65%) PKI
11 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
11 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Network Security
2 14 (82.35%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) LAN
3 11 (64.71%) WAN
4 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
5 7 (41.18%) VPN
6 6 (35.29%) BGP
7 5 (29.41%) OSPF
8 4 (23.53%) BIG-IP
8 4 (23.53%) DNS
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (17.65%) SSL
9 3 (17.65%) Wireless
9 3 (17.65%) IPsec
9 3 (17.65%) SSH
10 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
10 2 (11.76%) NetScreen
10 2 (11.76%) DHCP
General
1 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Security Engineer
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
1 8 (47.06%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Security Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Network Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Network Security Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Security Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Network Management
1 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
2 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Data Security
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (11.76%) Line Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CCNP
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (52.94%) CCSA
2 3 (17.65%) CCDP
3 2 (11.76%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) F5
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Sourcefire
5 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL
5 2 (11.76%) Sophos
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) Infoblox
5 2 (11.76%) Imperva
6 1 (5.88%) Intel
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) Nokia