The first table below looks at the demand for CCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Essex region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 61 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing CCSE 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.41% 0.48% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.03% 2.02% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £425
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -25.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
148 99 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.14% 23.80% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 49 36
Average daily rate £400 £233 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.04% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £85 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.20 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +36.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £29.59 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £83.75 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
CCSE
East of England

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCSE across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

CCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCSE across the Essex region.

CCSE Daily Rate Trend in Essex

CCSE
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Colchester 0 3 £400 -3.03%
CCSE
East of England

CCSE
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 4 (100.00%) Imperva
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Security Specialist
1 4 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 4 (100.00%) Imperva
1 4 (100.00%) F5