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 6 May 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 425 411 411
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing CCSE 12 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.058% 0.094%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.36% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 17
Median daily rate £435 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £425 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 -
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
3845 3600 3822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.87% 16.00% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2726 2318 2596
Median daily rate £450 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £570 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 85 122
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.88 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.77% -5.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing CCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Harrow - 3 £410 -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
1 24 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 24 (100.00%) Firewall
2 20 (83.33%) LAN
2 20 (83.33%) WAN
2 20 (83.33%) Network Security
3 15 (62.50%) VPN
4 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (45.83%) Juniper
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (41.67%) CCNP
7 9 (37.50%) CCSA
7 9 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (37.50%) VLAN
8 8 (33.33%) F5
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (33.33%) BGP
8 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 7 (29.17%) VRRP
9 7 (29.17%) Finance
9 7 (29.17%) OSPF
9 7 (29.17%) HSRP
9 7 (29.17%) Spanning Tree
9 7 (29.17%) NX-OS
10 6 (25.00%) Proventia
10 6 (25.00%) Banking
10 6 (25.00%) Blue Coat
10 6 (25.00%) Sourcefire
10 6 (25.00%) Snort
11 5 (20.83%) Spanish Language

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) Firewall
2 20 (83.33%) LAN
2 20 (83.33%) Network Security
2 20 (83.33%) WAN
3 15 (62.50%) VPN
4 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (37.50%) VLAN
6 8 (33.33%) BGP
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (29.17%) HSRP
7 7 (29.17%) NX-OS
7 7 (29.17%) OSPF
7 7 (29.17%) Spanning Tree
7 7 (29.17%) VRRP
8 5 (20.83%) BIG-IP
8 5 (20.83%) MPLS
8 5 (20.83%) VoIP
9 4 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.83%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 8 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Check Point Expert
6 2 (8.33%) Firewall Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Network Support
6 2 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Security Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Check Point Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Juniper Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.17%) IVR
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) CentOS
2 3 (12.50%) Mac OS X
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) High Availability
2 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) Low Latency
3 2 (8.33%) Network Packet Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.17%) Email Filtering
4 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Security Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) CCNP
3 9 (37.50%) CCSA
4 5 (20.83%) CCIE
4 5 (20.83%) CCNA
5 4 (16.67%) CISSP
6 2 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (8.33%) MCSE
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.33%) RHCE
6 2 (8.33%) RHCSA
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
7 1 (4.17%) JNCIS
7 1 (4.17%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Snort
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Proventia
2 4 (16.67%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) Juniper
3 8 (33.33%) F5
4 6 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 6 (25.00%) Sourcefire
5 4 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) NICE Systems
6 2 (8.33%) Nokia
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.33%) Sun
7 1 (4.17%) BT
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) Crossbeam
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL