The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing CCSE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.73% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - £55.00
CCSE
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
119 110 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.66% 17.32% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 47 59
Average daily rate £363 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.56% +29.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

CCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CCSE Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) CCSA
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Tufin
2 5 (83.33%) Junos
2 5 (83.33%) NetScaler
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) Blue Coat
2 5 (83.33%) Network Design
2 5 (83.33%) JNCIA
2 5 (83.33%) JNCIS
2 5 (83.33%) JNCIP
2 5 (83.33%) JNCIE
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) Fortinet
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (83.33%) IronPort
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco PIX

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 5 (83.33%) Junos
2 5 (83.33%) NetScaler
2 5 (83.33%) NetScreen
2 5 (83.33%) RSVP
2 5 (83.33%) SSL
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Design Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Network Design Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) CCSA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCIE
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) JNCIA
2 5 (83.33%) JNCIE
2 5 (83.33%) JNCIP
2 5 (83.33%) JNCIS
3 1 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Blue Coat
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Fortinet
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) IronPort
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) Tufin
3 1 (16.67%) F5