The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East of England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 124 113 125
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing CCSE 13 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.34% 1.65% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
556 486 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.17% 20.44% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 209 270
Average daily rate £350 £316 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 40 82
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -48.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.94 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £37.95 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCSE
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCSE across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

CCSE Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 August 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 - 6 £350 - 1
Suffolk - 3 £375 - 1
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 18 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 17 (94.44%) Network Security
3 15 (83.33%) Firewall
4 13 (72.22%) Cisco
5 11 (61.11%) CCNP
5 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (55.56%) LAN
6 10 (55.56%) WAN
7 8 (44.44%) BGP
7 8 (44.44%) CCSA
8 7 (38.89%) BIG-IP
8 7 (38.89%) OSPF
8 7 (38.89%) Linux
8 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
8 7 (38.89%) DNS
8 7 (38.89%) F5
9 6 (33.33%) VPN
9 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (27.78%) Blue Coat
10 5 (27.78%) Infoblox
10 5 (27.78%) Imperva
10 5 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (27.78%) Thin Client
10 5 (27.78%) VMware
10 5 (27.78%) DHCP
10 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
10 5 (27.78%) NetScreen
10 5 (27.78%) Windows
10 5 (27.78%) Citrix
10 5 (27.78%) DMVPN

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) Network Security
2 15 (83.33%) Firewall
3 10 (55.56%) LAN
3 10 (55.56%) WAN
4 8 (44.44%) BGP
5 7 (38.89%) BIG-IP
5 7 (38.89%) OSPF
5 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
5 7 (38.89%) DNS
6 6 (33.33%) VPN
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (27.78%) DHCP
7 5 (27.78%) NetScreen
7 5 (27.78%) DMVPN
7 5 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (16.67%) Wireless
8 3 (16.67%) IPsec
8 3 (16.67%) SSH
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Network Security Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Security Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 6 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) Network Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Thin Client
1 5 (27.78%) Fat Client
2 3 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) Network Management
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) Data Security
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) CCNP
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) CCSA
3 2 (11.11%) CCDP
3 2 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 13 (72.22%) Cisco
3 7 (38.89%) F5
4 5 (27.78%) Blue Coat
4 5 (27.78%) Infoblox
4 5 (27.78%) Imperva
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Sourcefire
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) Sophos
6 2 (11.11%) SonicWALL
7 1 (5.56%) Intel
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