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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 590 554 567
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +13
Contract jobs citing CCSE 34 69 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.13% 0.096%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.66% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 49 26
Median daily rate £373 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% -0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £361 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.84% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.50 -
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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
10114 10410 10475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.42% 19.77% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6274 6344 5824
Median daily rate £410 £400 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 351 486 437
Median hourly rate £27.75 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
London +16 19 £378 -20.47% 2
South East -10 11 £344 -1.78% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £513 -
North West +14 1 £293 -26.87%
East of England +1 1 £325 - 4
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CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 93 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 90 (96.77%) Firewall
3 86 (92.47%) Cisco
4 62 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (64.52%) CCSA
6 59 (63.44%) Network Security
7 55 (59.14%) Cisco ASA
7 55 (59.14%) CCNP
8 41 (44.09%) LAN
9 33 (35.48%) Juniper
10 30 (32.26%) Wireless
11 29 (31.18%) VPN
12 26 (27.96%) WAN
13 23 (24.73%) CCIE
14 22 (23.66%) OSPF
14 22 (23.66%) F5
15 21 (22.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 19 (20.43%) FortiGate
17 18 (19.35%) Cisco PIX
17 18 (19.35%) BGP
17 18 (19.35%) TCP/IP
18 17 (18.28%) Network Design
19 16 (17.20%) Wireshark
19 16 (17.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 16 (17.20%) DDoS Mitigation
20 15 (16.13%) Palo Alto
20 15 (16.13%) JNCIP
20 15 (16.13%) Blue Coat
21 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
22 13 (13.98%) SNMP

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) Apache
2 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.08%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.30%) MS Office
4 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.08%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (96.77%) Firewall
2 59 (63.44%) Network Security
3 55 (59.14%) Cisco ASA
4 41 (44.09%) LAN
5 30 (32.26%) Wireless
6 29 (31.18%) VPN
7 26 (27.96%) WAN
8 22 (23.66%) OSPF
9 18 (19.35%) BGP
9 18 (19.35%) Cisco PIX
9 18 (19.35%) TCP/IP
10 16 (17.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 16 (17.20%) Wireshark
11 13 (13.98%) SNMP
12 12 (12.90%) BIG-IP
13 11 (11.83%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (11.83%) Ethernet
13 11 (11.83%) SSL
14 10 (10.75%) MPLS
15 9 (9.68%) FWSM
General
1 13 (13.98%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Banking
2 7 (7.53%) Retail
3 5 (5.38%) Billing
3 5 (5.38%) Legal
3 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.23%) Advertising
6 2 (2.15%) Back Office
6 2 (2.15%) Electronics
6 2 (2.15%) Marketing
7 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (49.46%) Network Engineer
2 44 (47.31%) Security Engineer
3 32 (34.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (12.90%) Analyst
4 12 (12.90%) IP Engineer
4 12 (12.90%) IP Security Engineer
4 12 (12.90%) Network Analyst
5 10 (10.75%) Firewall Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Senior Security Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Check Point Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Firewall Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Security Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.08%) OCX
2 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.15%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.08%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.75%) Linux
2 4 (4.30%) Windows
3 3 (3.23%) Unix
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.08%) CentOS
5 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.28%) Network Design
2 16 (17.20%) DDoS Mitigation
3 11 (11.83%) Network Management
4 9 (9.68%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 9 (9.68%) ITIL
5 8 (8.60%) Change Management
5 8 (8.60%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (7.53%) High Availability
6 7 (7.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 7 (7.53%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (6.45%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 5 (5.38%) CRM
8 5 (5.38%) Information Security
8 5 (5.38%) Project Management
9 4 (4.30%) Change Control
9 4 (4.30%) E-Discovery
9 4 (4.30%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.30%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.30%) Security Management
9 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (64.52%) CCSA
3 55 (59.14%) CCNP
4 23 (24.73%) CCIE
5 15 (16.13%) JNCIP
6 13 (13.98%) CCNA
6 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
7 12 (12.90%) Check Point Certification
7 12 (12.90%) CISSP
7 12 (12.90%) SC Cleared
8 11 (11.83%) Degree
9 9 (9.68%) CCSP
10 8 (8.60%) JNCIS
11 7 (7.53%) JNCIE
12 6 (6.45%) CCDP
13 4 (4.30%) GIAC
14 3 (3.23%) JNCIA
15 2 (2.15%) MCP
15 2 (2.15%) RHCSA
16 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.68%) ProxySG
2 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.15%) Firmware
4 1 (1.08%) vSphere
4 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (20.43%) FortiGate
2 13 (13.98%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (8.60%) OpenView
4 7 (7.53%) Nagios
5 4 (4.30%) EnCase
6 2 (2.15%) Cacti
6 2 (2.15%) SmokePing
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 93 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 86 (92.47%) Cisco
3 33 (35.48%) Juniper
4 22 (23.66%) F5
5 15 (16.13%) Blue Coat
5 15 (16.13%) Palo Alto
6 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
7 13 (13.98%) Riverbed
8 10 (10.75%) HP
9 9 (9.68%) Aruba
9 9 (9.68%) Fortinet
10 7 (7.53%) Brocade
10 7 (7.53%) Extreme Networks
10 7 (7.53%) Splunk
11 5 (5.38%) Citrix
11 5 (5.38%) Infoblox
11 5 (5.38%) VMware
12 4 (4.30%) Dell
12 4 (4.30%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.23%) Sun
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