The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT contracts advertised for the 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 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 526 527 547
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Contract jobs citing CCSE 62 56 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.59% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 15
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£400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10232 9560 8563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.03% 18.68% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6236 5510 4762
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 490 402 444
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.36 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in England

CCSE
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CCSE Daily Rate Trend in England

CCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCSE across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

CCSE Daily Rate Histogram in England

CCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCSE across the England region.

CCSE Hourly Rate Trend in England

CCSE
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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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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
South East -6 29 £350 -6.66% 5
London -11 23 £475 +26.66% 10
East Midlands -1 4 £400 -5.88%
South West 0 2 £360 -
West Midlands - 2 £315 -
East of England -7 1 - -
North West -27 1 £400 -5.88%
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CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 102 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 95 (93.14%) Cisco
3 90 (88.24%) Firewall
4 70 (68.63%) Cisco Certification
5 63 (61.76%) CCSA
6 57 (55.88%) Juniper
7 54 (52.94%) VPN
8 53 (51.96%) CCNP
8 53 (51.96%) F5
9 49 (48.04%) WAN
10 46 (45.10%) LAN
11 42 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
12 40 (39.22%) Cisco IOS
13 39 (38.24%) Network Security
14 37 (36.27%) Blue Coat
15 35 (34.31%) Cisco Nexus
16 31 (30.39%) SSL
17 30 (29.41%) CCNA
17 30 (29.41%) ITIL
18 28 (27.45%) DNS
18 28 (27.45%) TCP/IP
19 25 (24.51%) OSPF
20 24 (23.53%) Nokia
20 24 (23.53%) Telecoms
20 24 (23.53%) Data Centre
21 23 (22.55%) NX-OS
21 23 (22.55%) Load Balancing
21 23 (22.55%) BGP
21 23 (22.55%) DHCP
22 20 (19.61%) Fortinet

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.96%) IIS
1 2 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 90 (88.24%) Firewall
2 54 (52.94%) VPN
3 49 (48.04%) WAN
4 46 (45.10%) LAN
5 42 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
6 40 (39.22%) Cisco IOS
7 39 (38.24%) Network Security
8 35 (34.31%) Cisco Nexus
9 31 (30.39%) SSL
10 28 (27.45%) DNS
10 28 (27.45%) TCP/IP
11 25 (24.51%) OSPF
12 23 (22.55%) BGP
12 23 (22.55%) DHCP
12 23 (22.55%) NX-OS
13 17 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 16 (15.69%) Cisco PIX
15 15 (14.71%) EIGRP
16 14 (13.73%) Wireless
16 14 (13.73%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) GCC
General
1 24 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 17 (16.67%) Finance
3 9 (8.82%) Banking
4 6 (5.88%) Spanish Language
4 6 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.90%) Advertising
6 2 (1.96%) Legal
6 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.96%) Retail
6 2 (1.96%) Billing
6 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Local Government
7 1 (0.98%) Games
7 1 (0.98%) Back Office
7 1 (0.98%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (37.25%) Network Engineer
2 28 (27.45%) Security Engineer
3 15 (14.71%) Analyst
4 12 (11.76%) Consultant
5 11 (10.78%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (9.80%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Senior Security Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Data Centre Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Security Manager
8 6 (5.88%) Security Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Security Consultant
9 5 (4.90%) IT Security Manager
9 5 (4.90%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Network Specialist
10 4 (3.92%) Network Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Design Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Network Consultant
11 3 (2.94%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.92%) .NET
3 2 (1.96%) CSS
4 1 (0.98%) Web Services
4 1 (0.98%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.78%) PKI
3 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.94%) Clustering
5 3 (2.94%) SecurID
6 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.69%) Linux
2 8 (7.84%) UNIX
2 8 (7.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.41%) ITIL
2 23 (22.55%) Load Balancing
3 13 (12.75%) Network Design
3 13 (12.75%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (10.78%) Strategic Planning
5 6 (5.88%) SIEM
5 6 (5.88%) Cyber Security
5 6 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 5 (4.90%) ITIL V2
6 5 (4.90%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (4.90%) Performance Management
6 5 (4.90%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (4.90%) Data Security
6 5 (4.90%) Security Management
6 5 (4.90%) Migration
6 5 (4.90%) Business Continuity
6 5 (4.90%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.90%) BCP
7 4 (3.92%) Information Security
7 4 (3.92%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.96%) SQL
2 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 70 (68.63%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (61.76%) CCSA
3 53 (51.96%) CCNP
4 30 (29.41%) CCNA
5 19 (18.63%) CCDP
5 19 (18.63%) CISSP
6 17 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
6 17 (16.67%) CCSP
7 16 (15.69%) CCIE
8 8 (7.84%) Degree
9 6 (5.88%) CCENT
9 6 (5.88%) JNCIA
10 5 (4.90%) JNCIS
11 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
11 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
12 3 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.94%) JNCIP
12 3 (2.94%) JNCIE
13 2 (1.96%) CCDA
13 2 (1.96%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (10.78%) HIPAA
3 6 (5.88%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.96%) GPG13
6 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (18.63%) ProxySG
2 11 (10.78%) Snort
3 9 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.88%) Squid
5 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.94%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.98%) XenApp
7 1 (0.98%) vSphere
7 1 (0.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.94%) Cacti
3 2 (1.96%) Nagios
4 1 (0.98%) Nessus
4 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 102 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 95 (93.14%) Cisco
3 57 (55.88%) Juniper
4 53 (51.96%) F5
5 37 (36.27%) Blue Coat
6 24 (23.53%) Nokia
7 20 (19.61%) Fortinet
8 15 (14.71%) Tufin
9 14 (13.73%) Citrix
9 14 (13.73%) McAfee
10 12 (11.76%) TippingPoint
11 11 (10.78%) Sourcefire
12 9 (8.82%) VMware
13 6 (5.88%) Brocade
14 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
14 5 (4.90%) HP
14 5 (4.90%) Aruba
14 5 (4.90%) Riverbed
15 4 (3.92%) SolarWinds
15 4 (3.92%) IronPort
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