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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 531 513 518
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing CCSE 54 63 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.13% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.68% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 44 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £330 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £435 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - -
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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
9845 9208 8305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.08% 18.62% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5950 5237 4514
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 400 457
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 28 £350 +2.18% 6
London -17 22 £450 +13.20% 7
West Midlands - 3 £315 -
East Midlands -7 1 £400 -5.88% 1
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CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 108 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 101 (93.52%) Cisco
3 94 (87.04%) Firewall
4 79 (73.15%) Cisco Certification
5 65 (60.19%) F5
6 61 (56.48%) CCNP
7 58 (53.70%) CCSA
8 57 (52.78%) Cisco ASA
9 51 (47.22%) Juniper
10 47 (43.52%) Cisco IOS
11 46 (42.59%) VPN
11 46 (42.59%) Blue Coat
12 40 (37.04%) Network Security
13 39 (36.11%) LAN
14 38 (35.19%) WAN
14 38 (35.19%) DNS
15 36 (33.33%) OSPF
16 34 (31.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 32 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
17 32 (29.63%) DHCP
18 31 (28.70%) BGP
19 26 (24.07%) CCNA
20 25 (23.15%) SSL
20 25 (23.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
21 24 (22.22%) TCP/IP
22 23 (21.30%) ITIL
22 23 (21.30%) Linux
22 23 (21.30%) Citrix
22 23 (21.30%) VMware
22 23 (21.30%) Data Centre

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (1.85%) IIS
1 2 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 94 (87.04%) Firewall
2 57 (52.78%) Cisco ASA
3 47 (43.52%) Cisco IOS
4 46 (42.59%) VPN
5 40 (37.04%) Network Security
6 39 (36.11%) LAN
7 38 (35.19%) WAN
7 38 (35.19%) DNS
8 36 (33.33%) OSPF
9 34 (31.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 32 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 32 (29.63%) DHCP
11 31 (28.70%) BGP
12 25 (23.15%) SSL
12 25 (23.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 24 (22.22%) TCP/IP
14 22 (20.37%) BIG-IP
15 19 (17.59%) NX-OS
16 15 (13.89%) Wireless
17 14 (12.96%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) GCC
General
1 19 (17.59%) Telecoms
2 13 (12.04%) Finance
3 10 (9.26%) Banking
4 6 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.63%) Spanish Language
6 4 (3.70%) Advertising
7 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.85%) Retail
7 2 (1.85%) Billing
7 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Back Office
8 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (31.48%) Network Engineer
2 28 (25.93%) Security Engineer
3 15 (13.89%) Analyst
4 13 (12.04%) Network Specialist
5 12 (11.11%) Security Specialist
6 11 (10.19%) Network Security Specialist
7 10 (9.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (8.33%) Consultant
8 9 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Senior Security Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Firewall Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Security Manager
10 6 (5.56%) Network Consultant
10 6 (5.56%) Security Analyst
11 5 (4.63%) Network Analyst
11 5 (4.63%) Security Consultant
11 5 (4.63%) IT Security Manager
12 4 (3.70%) Network Security Consultant
12 4 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
13 3 (2.78%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) .NET
1 4 (3.70%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.85%) CSS
3 1 (0.93%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.30%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.04%) PKI
3 11 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.26%) Fat Client
4 10 (9.26%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.78%) SecurID
5 3 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.85%) Clustering
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.30%) Linux
2 8 (7.41%) UNIX
3 7 (6.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.30%) ITIL
1 23 (21.30%) Load Balancing
2 11 (10.19%) E-Commerce
2 11 (10.19%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 8 (7.41%) Network Design
5 7 (6.48%) Strategic Planning
6 6 (5.56%) SIEM
6 6 (5.56%) Cyber Security
6 6 (5.56%) Line Management
7 5 (4.63%) ITIL V2
7 5 (4.63%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (4.63%) Performance Management
7 5 (4.63%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.63%) Data Security
7 5 (4.63%) Security Management
7 5 (4.63%) Business Continuity
7 5 (4.63%) BCP
7 5 (4.63%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.56%) C
2 2 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (73.15%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (56.48%) CCNP
3 58 (53.70%) CCSA
4 26 (24.07%) CCNA
5 18 (16.67%) CCIE
5 18 (16.67%) CCSP
6 17 (15.74%) Check Point Certification
7 15 (13.89%) CCDP
8 10 (9.26%) CISSP
9 7 (6.48%) Degree
10 5 (4.63%) CCENT
10 5 (4.63%) JNCIS
10 5 (4.63%) HP ASE
10 5 (4.63%) HP MASE
11 4 (3.70%) JNCIA
11 4 (3.70%) JNCIP
11 4 (3.70%) JNCIE
12 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.85%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (6.48%) HIPAA
3 5 (4.63%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.93%) SLA
5 1 (0.93%) GPG13
System Software
1 21 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (13.89%) ProxySG
3 11 (10.19%) Snort
4 7 (6.48%) Squid
5 5 (4.63%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.78%) XenServer
7 2 (1.85%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.93%) vSphere
8 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.85%) Cacti
3 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.93%) Nessus
Vendors
1 108 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 101 (93.52%) Cisco
3 65 (60.19%) F5
4 51 (47.22%) Juniper
5 46 (42.59%) Blue Coat
6 23 (21.30%) Citrix
6 23 (21.30%) VMware
7 18 (16.67%) Nokia
8 16 (14.81%) Fortinet
9 13 (12.04%) Infoblox
10 12 (11.11%) HP
11 10 (9.26%) Imperva
11 10 (9.26%) Tufin
12 9 (8.33%) Sourcefire
12 9 (8.33%) McAfee
13 8 (7.41%) TippingPoint
14 5 (4.63%) Aruba
14 5 (4.63%) Riverbed
14 5 (4.63%) Brocade
15 4 (3.70%) Websense
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