The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Hertfordshire 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 59 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CCSE 3 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.45% - 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.46% - 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£278 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.57% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
122 112 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.18% 18.30% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 49 78
Average daily rate £278 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 18
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -52.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £34.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
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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 26 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Sophos
3 2 (50.00%) Data Security
3 2 (50.00%) CCSA
3 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Security
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
2 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (50.00%) F5