The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 536 476 516
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +40
Contract jobs citing CCSE 54 27 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.063% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.35% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 28
Average daily rate £400 £344 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £308 £413
% change year-on-year
+30.16% -25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £32.50
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10027 7817 9702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.53% 18.14% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5749 4178 5093
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 436 528
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £50.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CCSE
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -14 19 £400 +9.58% 5
South East +2 17 £425 +34.92% 6
Yorkshire -9 13 £401 +45.63% 4
East of England -23 4 £400 - 3
West Midlands -18 1 £450 +41.17%
East Midlands - - - -
CCSE
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CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 68 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 62 (91.18%) Cisco
3 56 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (77.94%) Firewall
5 47 (69.12%) CCNP
6 44 (64.71%) Network Security
7 35 (51.47%) Blue Coat
8 30 (44.12%) CCSA
9 29 (42.65%) F5
10 28 (41.18%) Juniper
11 23 (33.82%) Linux
11 23 (33.82%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (32.35%) BGP
13 21 (30.88%) OSPF
13 21 (30.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 21 (30.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 19 (27.94%) Citrix
14 19 (27.94%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (26.47%) BIG-IP
15 18 (26.47%) VMware
15 18 (26.47%) DNS
15 18 (26.47%) DHCP
15 18 (26.47%) NetScreen
15 18 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (25.00%) Infoblox
16 17 (25.00%) Imperva
16 17 (25.00%) DMVPN
16 17 (25.00%) Thin Client
16 17 (25.00%) E-Commerce
16 17 (25.00%) Fat Client

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 53 (77.94%) Firewall
2 44 (64.71%) Network Security
3 23 (33.82%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (32.35%) BGP
5 21 (30.88%) OSPF
5 21 (30.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 21 (30.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 19 (27.94%) Cisco IOS
7 18 (26.47%) BIG-IP
7 18 (26.47%) DNS
7 18 (26.47%) DHCP
7 18 (26.47%) NetScreen
8 17 (25.00%) DMVPN
9 12 (17.65%) WAN
10 10 (14.71%) LAN
11 7 (10.29%) VPN
11 7 (10.29%) Internet
12 6 (8.82%) Cisco PIX
13 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
13 4 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Financial Institution
2 3 (4.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Law
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Network Engineer
2 18 (26.47%) Network Specialist
2 18 (26.47%) Network Security Specialist
2 18 (26.47%) Security Specialist
2 18 (26.47%) Security Engineer
3 13 (19.12%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Network Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 17 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.47%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) Linux
2 8 (11.76%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) UNIX
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 10 (14.71%) Load Balancing
3 9 (13.24%) ITIL
4 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
4 5 (7.35%) Migration
5 4 (5.88%) Service Management
5 4 (5.88%) Project Management
6 3 (4.41%) Information Security
6 3 (4.41%) Network Design
7 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.94%) Change Management
8 1 (1.47%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (1.47%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.47%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (1.47%) SIEM
8 1 (1.47%) Change Control
8 1 (1.47%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (1.47%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.47%) Network Management
8 1 (1.47%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (69.12%) CCNP
3 30 (44.12%) CCSA
4 16 (23.53%) CISSP
5 13 (19.12%) CCIE
6 11 (16.18%) CCNA
7 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 7 (10.29%) MCSE
8 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (10.29%) JNCIP
8 7 (10.29%) JNCIE
9 6 (8.82%) CISM
9 6 (8.82%) CCSP
9 6 (8.82%) ISACA
10 5 (7.35%) MCSA
10 5 (7.35%) JNCIA
10 5 (7.35%) JNCIS
11 4 (5.88%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (5.88%) CCDP
11 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.47%) vSphere
3 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.47%) Cacti
2 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 62 (91.18%) Cisco
3 35 (51.47%) Blue Coat
4 29 (42.65%) F5
5 28 (41.18%) Juniper
6 19 (27.94%) Citrix
7 18 (26.47%) VMware
8 17 (25.00%) Infoblox
8 17 (25.00%) Imperva
9 9 (13.24%) HP
10 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
11 4 (5.88%) Websense
12 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds
12 3 (4.41%) McAfee
12 3 (4.41%) Fortinet
13 2 (2.94%) Sophos
13 2 (2.94%) Nokia
13 2 (2.94%) Riverbed
13 2 (2.94%) Splunk
13 2 (2.94%) ArcSight
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