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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
UK / England
Rank 507 568 513
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -55
Contract jobs citing CCSE 68 35 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.073% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.34% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 14 64
Median daily rate £385 £431 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.72% +6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £278 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
8603 10200 9635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.79% 21.35% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5494 6428 5594
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 £275 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 397 447
Median hourly rate £34.31 £35.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.35% +61.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +31 27 £350 -30.00%
North East - 20 £360 -
London +20 14 £450 -10.00% 4
Yorkshire +17 5 £375 +31.57%
East Midlands +11 4 £400 -
East of England - 1 £425 - 1
CCSE
UK

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 107 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 101 (94.39%) Cisco
2 101 (94.39%) Firewall
3 79 (73.83%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (71.03%) CCNP
5 74 (69.16%) Juniper
6 66 (61.68%) CCSA
7 62 (57.94%) LAN
8 53 (49.53%) Wireless
8 53 (49.53%) Cisco ASA
9 50 (46.73%) Security Cleared
10 49 (45.79%) ITIL
11 48 (44.86%) WAN
11 48 (44.86%) F5
12 47 (43.93%) Network Design
13 46 (42.99%) CCIE
14 45 (42.06%) Riverbed
15 44 (41.12%) SC Cleared
16 41 (38.32%) HP
17 40 (37.38%) Network Security
17 40 (37.38%) FortiGate
18 37 (34.58%) Fortinet
19 35 (32.71%) CCDP
19 35 (32.71%) Service Management
19 35 (32.71%) JNCIA
20 34 (31.78%) JNCIE
20 34 (31.78%) CCIP
20 34 (31.78%) Aruba
21 32 (29.91%) Degree
21 32 (29.91%) BIG-IP

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 2 (1.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 101 (94.39%) Firewall
2 62 (57.94%) LAN
3 53 (49.53%) Cisco ASA
3 53 (49.53%) Wireless
4 48 (44.86%) WAN
5 40 (37.38%) Network Security
6 32 (29.91%) BIG-IP
7 22 (20.56%) VPN
8 14 (13.08%) SSL
9 12 (11.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (8.41%) Wireshark
11 8 (7.48%) TACACS
12 7 (6.54%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (6.54%) OSPF
13 6 (5.61%) NetScaler
13 6 (5.61%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (4.67%) DHCP
14 5 (4.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 5 (4.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 4 (3.74%) DNS
General
1 24 (22.43%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.48%) Finance
3 7 (6.54%) Banking
4 2 (1.87%) Advertising
4 2 (1.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (70.09%) Network Engineer
2 23 (21.50%) Security Engineer
3 22 (20.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (12.15%) Analyst
5 12 (11.21%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (10.28%) Network Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (7.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (7.48%) Senior Security Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Firewall Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) Senior Firewall Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) Network Specialist
10 5 (4.67%) Security Specialist
11 4 (3.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) Check Point Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Firewall Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.87%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.35%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.87%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.87%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.87%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (1.87%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.93%) DataPower
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.41%) Linux
2 1 (0.93%) Unix
2 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (45.79%) ITIL
2 47 (43.93%) Network Design
3 35 (32.71%) Service Management
4 32 (29.91%) ITSM
5 9 (8.41%) DDoS Mitigation
5 9 (8.41%) Network Management
5 9 (8.41%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (6.54%) Change Management
7 5 (4.67%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.74%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.80%) E-Discovery
9 3 (2.80%) Fault Management
9 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.80%) Service Design
10 2 (1.87%) ITIL V3
10 2 (1.87%) Network Architecture
10 2 (1.87%) SIEM
10 2 (1.87%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.87%) Python
Qualifications
1 79 (73.83%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (71.03%) CCNP
3 66 (61.68%) CCSA
4 50 (46.73%) Security Cleared
5 46 (42.99%) CCIE
6 44 (41.12%) SC Cleared
7 35 (32.71%) CCDP
7 35 (32.71%) JNCIA
8 34 (31.78%) CCIP
8 34 (31.78%) JNCIE
9 32 (29.91%) Degree
10 26 (24.30%) HP ASE
10 26 (24.30%) HP MASE
11 17 (15.89%) CCSP
12 16 (14.95%) Check Point Certification
13 8 (7.48%) CCNA
14 7 (6.54%) JNCIP
15 6 (5.61%) CCMSE
16 4 (3.74%) CISSP
17 3 (2.80%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.87%) vCloud
3 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 40 (37.38%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.80%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.80%) EnCase
2 3 (2.80%) Nagios
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.93%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 101 (94.39%) Cisco
3 74 (69.16%) Juniper
4 48 (44.86%) F5
5 45 (42.06%) Riverbed
6 41 (38.32%) HP
7 37 (34.58%) Fortinet
8 34 (31.78%) Aruba
9 17 (15.89%) Citrix
10 13 (12.15%) Palo Alto
11 10 (9.35%) Blue Coat
12 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
12 9 (8.41%) Nokia
13 8 (7.48%) Brocade
13 8 (7.48%) Extreme Networks
13 8 (7.48%) Samsung
14 6 (5.61%) Dell
15 5 (4.67%) Infoblox
16 4 (3.74%) Meraki
16 4 (3.74%) VMware