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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 569 550 548
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing CCSE 34 71 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.68% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 35
Median daily rate £369 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% -0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £339 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- +0.64%
CCSE
UK

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
9240 10437 10764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.15% 20.72% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5846 6405 6200
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 496 501
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing CCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +7 12 £350 - 3
London -3 12 £375 -16.66% 2
North East - 6 £363 -
Yorkshire +21 3 £525 +55.55% 1
East of England -9 1 £325 -25.71% 4
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UK

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 75 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 71 (94.67%) Firewall
3 67 (89.33%) Cisco
4 45 (60.00%) Network Security
5 43 (57.33%) Cisco ASA
6 40 (53.33%) CCSA
7 38 (50.67%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (48.00%) LAN
9 34 (45.33%) CCNP
9 34 (45.33%) Juniper
10 33 (44.00%) VPN
11 27 (36.00%) Wireless
11 27 (36.00%) Network Design
12 17 (22.67%) CCIE
12 17 (22.67%) WAN
12 17 (22.67%) Riverbed
13 16 (21.33%) Degree
13 16 (21.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 16 (21.33%) SSL
14 15 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
15 14 (18.67%) Wireshark
16 13 (17.33%) Network Management
17 12 (16.00%) Aruba
17 12 (16.00%) DDoS Mitigation
17 12 (16.00%) OSPF
17 12 (16.00%) CCSP
17 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
18 11 (14.67%) JNCIP
18 11 (14.67%) Penetration Testing
18 11 (14.67%) Palo Alto

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 71 (94.67%) Firewall
2 45 (60.00%) Network Security
3 43 (57.33%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (48.00%) LAN
5 33 (44.00%) VPN
6 27 (36.00%) Wireless
7 17 (22.67%) WAN
8 16 (21.33%) SSL
9 14 (18.67%) Wireshark
10 12 (16.00%) OSPF
11 10 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (13.33%) TCP/IP
12 7 (9.33%) Ethernet
13 6 (8.00%) BGP
13 6 (8.00%) DHCP
13 6 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (8.00%) IPv4
13 6 (8.00%) IPv6
13 6 (8.00%) MRTG
13 6 (8.00%) NetScaler
General
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
2 5 (6.67%) Legal
3 4 (5.33%) Advertising
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Games
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (54.67%) Network Engineer
2 26 (34.67%) Security Engineer
3 23 (30.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (16.00%) Analyst
4 12 (16.00%) Network Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Check Point Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Firewall Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Information Security Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Network Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Network Security Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Security Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.33%) CGI
2 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.67%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Linux
2 3 (4.00%) Windows
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) Network Design
2 13 (17.33%) Network Management
3 12 (16.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 11 (14.67%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (12.00%) Change Management
6 8 (10.67%) ITIL
7 6 (8.00%) Information Security
8 5 (6.67%) E-Discovery
8 5 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (6.67%) Project Management
9 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.00%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.67%) ITSM
10 2 (2.67%) Network Architecture
10 2 (2.67%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (2.67%) Network Planning
10 2 (2.67%) Network Security Management
10 2 (2.67%) Security Management
10 2 (2.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (53.33%) CCSA
2 38 (50.67%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (45.33%) CCNP
4 17 (22.67%) CCIE
5 16 (21.33%) Degree
6 15 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
7 12 (16.00%) CCSP
8 11 (14.67%) JNCIP
9 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 9 (12.00%) CCNA
10 9 (12.00%) CISSP
10 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
11 5 (6.67%) GIAC
11 5 (6.67%) JNCIS
12 4 (5.33%) CCDP
12 4 (5.33%) JNCIE
13 3 (4.00%) JNCIA
14 2 (2.67%) CCIP
14 2 (2.67%) HP ASE
14 2 (2.67%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Firmware
2 1 (1.33%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) FortiGate
2 8 (10.67%) Nagios
3 5 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (6.67%) EnCase
4 2 (2.67%) Cacti
4 2 (2.67%) OpenView
4 2 (2.67%) SmokePing
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 67 (89.33%) Cisco
3 34 (45.33%) Juniper
4 17 (22.67%) Riverbed
5 12 (16.00%) Aruba
5 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (14.67%) Palo Alto
7 10 (13.33%) F5
7 10 (13.33%) HP
8 8 (10.67%) Brocade
9 7 (9.33%) Fortinet
10 6 (8.00%) Citrix
10 6 (8.00%) Dell
10 6 (8.00%) Infoblox
11 5 (6.67%) Blue Coat
11 5 (6.67%) Extreme Networks
12 4 (5.33%) Meraki
12 4 (5.33%) Samsung
12 4 (5.33%) SolarWinds
13 3 (4.00%) Intel Security
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