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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
UK / England
Rank 520 539 529
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing CCSE 54 51 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.53% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 49
Median daily rate £375 £431 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £363 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £419 £401
% change year-on-year
-13.43% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%

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
8371 9617 9573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.19% 21.06% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5276 5897 5714
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 446 446
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +89.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £52.63 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +26 20 £350 -18.84% 5
North East - 15 £363 - 1
London -11 13 £390 -19.94% 5
Yorkshire +9 5 £650 +92.59%
East Midlands +9 3 £500 +25.00%
CCSE
UK

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 92 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 88 (95.65%) Firewall
3 87 (94.57%) Cisco
4 63 (68.48%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (66.30%) Juniper
5 61 (66.30%) CCNP
6 53 (57.61%) CCSA
7 49 (53.26%) LAN
7 49 (53.26%) Cisco ASA
8 43 (46.74%) Network Security
9 42 (45.65%) Wireless
10 39 (42.39%) Network Design
11 33 (35.87%) Security Cleared
12 32 (34.78%) WAN
13 31 (33.70%) CCIE
14 30 (32.61%) Riverbed
15 29 (31.52%) SC Cleared
15 29 (31.52%) VPN
15 29 (31.52%) ITIL
16 28 (30.43%) F5
17 27 (29.35%) Aruba
18 25 (27.17%) Degree
19 24 (26.09%) FortiGate
20 23 (25.00%) HP
21 22 (23.91%) Fortinet
22 19 (20.65%) CCDP
23 18 (19.57%) JNCIA
23 18 (19.57%) BIG-IP
24 17 (18.48%) JNCIE
24 17 (18.48%) Check Point Certification

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 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 88 (95.65%) Firewall
2 49 (53.26%) Cisco ASA
2 49 (53.26%) LAN
3 43 (46.74%) Network Security
4 42 (45.65%) Wireless
5 32 (34.78%) WAN
6 29 (31.52%) VPN
7 18 (19.57%) BIG-IP
8 17 (18.48%) SSL
9 13 (14.13%) Wireshark
10 12 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (8.70%) OSPF
12 7 (7.61%) TACACS
12 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
13 6 (6.52%) DHCP
13 6 (6.52%) Ethernet
13 6 (6.52%) IPv4
13 6 (6.52%) IPv6
13 6 (6.52%) MRTG
13 6 (6.52%) NetScaler
General
1 14 (15.22%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.87%) Finance
3 7 (7.61%) Banking
4 5 (5.43%) Legal
5 4 (4.35%) Advertising
6 1 (1.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (68.48%) Network Engineer
2 25 (27.17%) Network Security Engineer
2 25 (27.17%) Security Engineer
3 12 (13.04%) Analyst
4 11 (11.96%) Network Analyst
5 8 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Senior Firewall Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Senior Security Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Check Point Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Firewall Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Information Security Administrator
9 4 (4.35%) Network Architect
9 4 (4.35%) Network Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (1.09%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.78%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.17%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) PKI
5 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (42.39%) Network Design
2 29 (31.52%) ITIL
3 17 (18.48%) Service Management
4 15 (16.30%) ITSM
5 11 (11.96%) Change Management
5 11 (11.96%) DDoS Mitigation
5 11 (11.96%) Network Management
5 11 (11.96%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (6.52%) Information Security
7 5 (5.43%) E-Discovery
7 5 (5.43%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.26%) Project Management
9 3 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.17%) Fault Management
10 2 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (2.17%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.17%) Network Architecture
10 2 (2.17%) Network Security Management
10 2 (2.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 63 (68.48%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (66.30%) CCNP
3 53 (57.61%) CCSA
4 33 (35.87%) Security Cleared
5 31 (33.70%) CCIE
6 29 (31.52%) SC Cleared
7 25 (27.17%) Degree
8 19 (20.65%) CCDP
9 18 (19.57%) JNCIA
10 17 (18.48%) CCIP
10 17 (18.48%) CCSP
10 17 (18.48%) Check Point Certification
10 17 (18.48%) JNCIE
11 15 (16.30%) HP ASE
11 15 (16.30%) HP MASE
12 11 (11.96%) JNCIP
13 10 (10.87%) CCNA
14 7 (7.61%) CISSP
15 5 (5.43%) GIAC
15 5 (5.43%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Firmware
2 1 (1.09%) vCloud
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (26.09%) FortiGate
2 6 (6.52%) Nagios
3 5 (5.43%) EnCase
4 3 (3.26%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 92 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 87 (94.57%) Cisco
3 61 (66.30%) Juniper
4 30 (32.61%) Riverbed
5 28 (30.43%) F5
6 27 (29.35%) Aruba
7 23 (25.00%) HP
8 22 (23.91%) Fortinet
9 13 (14.13%) Citrix
10 11 (11.96%) Blue Coat
10 11 (11.96%) Palo Alto
11 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
12 8 (8.70%) Brocade
12 8 (8.70%) Extreme Networks
12 8 (8.70%) Nokia
12 8 (8.70%) Samsung
13 6 (6.52%) Dell
13 6 (6.52%) Infoblox
14 4 (4.35%) Meraki
15 3 (3.26%) Nortel
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