The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 393 383 399
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing CCSE 13 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.13% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.78% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 3
Average daily rate £525 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £388 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £390
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
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3877 3595 3730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.25% 17.13% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2645 2400 2329
Average daily rate £450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 79
Average hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in London

CCSE
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CCSE Daily Rate Trend in London

CCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCSE across the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

CCSE Daily Rate Histogram in London

CCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCSE across the London region.

CCSE Hourly Rate Trend in London

CCSE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +33 1 - - 3
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 35 (100.00%) Cisco
1 35 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 30 (85.71%) Firewall
3 22 (62.86%) LAN
3 22 (62.86%) WAN
4 21 (60.00%) VPN
4 21 (60.00%) Network Security
5 20 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
5 20 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (57.14%) Juniper
6 19 (54.29%) OSPF
6 19 (54.29%) TCP/IP
7 18 (51.43%) CCNP
8 17 (48.57%) CISSP
8 17 (48.57%) Finance
8 17 (48.57%) BGP
8 17 (48.57%) F5
9 16 (45.71%) Blue Coat
9 16 (45.71%) Sourcefire
9 16 (45.71%) VLAN
10 15 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (42.86%) NX-OS
11 13 (37.14%) HSRP
11 13 (37.14%) VRRP
12 12 (34.29%) Snort
12 12 (34.29%) Spanning Tree
12 12 (34.29%) Proventia
13 11 (31.43%) CCSA
13 11 (31.43%) Spanish Language
13 11 (31.43%) Cisco ASA

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (85.71%) Firewall
2 22 (62.86%) LAN
2 22 (62.86%) WAN
3 21 (60.00%) Network Security
3 21 (60.00%) VPN
4 20 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
5 19 (54.29%) OSPF
5 19 (54.29%) TCP/IP
6 17 (48.57%) BGP
7 16 (45.71%) VLAN
8 15 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (42.86%) NX-OS
9 13 (37.14%) HSRP
9 13 (37.14%) VRRP
10 12 (34.29%) Spanning Tree
11 11 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (28.57%) DHCP
13 8 (22.86%) DNS
14 6 (17.14%) BIG-IP
15 5 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Spanish Language
3 6 (17.14%) Banking
4 3 (8.57%) Legal
4 3 (8.57%) Local Government
5 2 (5.71%) Advertising
6 1 (2.86%) Games
6 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Security Engineer
2 12 (34.29%) Network Engineer
2 12 (34.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Senior Security Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Security Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Security Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Security Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Network Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Network Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (8.57%) Fat Client
2 3 (8.57%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) CentOS
2 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Mentoring
2 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (8.57%) Change Management
3 3 (8.57%) Compliance Audit
3 3 (8.57%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.57%) E-Discovery
3 3 (8.57%) Information Security
3 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (8.57%) Presales
4 2 (5.71%) Line Management
4 2 (5.71%) Network Design
4 2 (5.71%) Network Packet Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Security Management
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL
5 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security Management
5 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (51.43%) CCNP
3 17 (48.57%) CISSP
4 11 (31.43%) CCSA
5 7 (20.00%) CCNA
6 4 (11.43%) CCIE
7 3 (8.57%) GIAC
8 2 (5.71%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (5.71%) MCSE
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (5.71%) RHCE
8 2 (5.71%) RHCSA
9 1 (2.86%) Degree
9 1 (2.86%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) GPG13
1 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
1 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Snort
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Firmware
4 1 (2.86%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) Proventia
2 5 (14.29%) FortiGate
3 3 (8.57%) EnCase
3 3 (8.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (57.14%) Juniper
3 17 (48.57%) F5
4 16 (45.71%) Blue Coat
4 16 (45.71%) Sourcefire
5 6 (17.14%) Infoblox
6 5 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 5 (14.29%) VMware
7 4 (11.43%) Citrix
7 4 (11.43%) HP
7 4 (11.43%) Riverbed
8 3 (8.57%) FireEye
8 3 (8.57%) Fortinet
8 3 (8.57%) Imperva
8 3 (8.57%) Intel Security
8 3 (8.57%) SonicWALL
8 3 (8.57%) Symantec
9 2 (5.71%) Nokia
9 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
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