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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 419 412 392
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs citing CCSE 22 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.090% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.58% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 26
Median daily rate £450 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £419 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
3675 3627 3784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.09% 15.47% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2523 2342 2520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 90 115
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £52.17 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
City of London +26 4 £450 -7.69% 2
Greenwich - 2 - -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 32 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 32 (100.00%) Firewall
2 31 (96.88%) Cisco
3 22 (68.75%) Network Security
4 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (56.25%) LAN
5 18 (56.25%) WAN
6 17 (53.13%) CCNP
7 16 (50.00%) Juniper
8 15 (46.88%) VPN
8 15 (46.88%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (40.63%) CCSA
10 11 (34.38%) MPLS
10 11 (34.38%) Wireless
11 10 (31.25%) BGP
12 9 (28.13%) OSPF
13 8 (25.00%) CCIE
14 7 (21.88%) Banking
14 7 (21.88%) JNCIP
14 7 (21.88%) OpenView
14 7 (21.88%) Cisco Prime
14 7 (21.88%) F5
14 7 (21.88%) Palo Alto
15 6 (18.75%) Splunk
15 6 (18.75%) HP
15 6 (18.75%) SNMP
15 6 (18.75%) VoIP
15 6 (18.75%) JNCIE
15 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
15 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared

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 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (68.75%) Network Security
3 18 (56.25%) LAN
3 18 (56.25%) WAN
4 15 (46.88%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (46.88%) VPN
5 11 (34.38%) MPLS
5 11 (34.38%) Wireless
6 10 (31.25%) BGP
7 9 (28.13%) OSPF
8 6 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (18.75%) IP Telephony
8 6 (18.75%) IPsec
8 6 (18.75%) SNMP
8 6 (18.75%) VoIP
8 6 (18.75%) Wireless Security
9 5 (15.63%) BIG-IP
9 5 (15.63%) Ethernet
9 5 (15.63%) SSL
9 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (21.88%) Banking
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Security Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Firewall Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Check Point Expert
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Network Support
6 3 (9.38%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Firewall Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Firewall Support
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Security Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Security Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.13%) IVR
2 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Unix
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) CentOS
4 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 4 (12.50%) High Availability
2 4 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 3 (9.38%) Network Management
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Change Control
4 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.25%) Network Packet Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Security Management
5 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.13%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (53.13%) CCNP
3 13 (40.63%) CCSA
4 8 (25.00%) CCIE
5 7 (21.88%) JNCIP
6 6 (18.75%) JNCIE
6 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.50%) CCNA
8 3 (9.38%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (9.38%) JNCIS
9 2 (6.25%) CCSP
9 2 (6.25%) Degree
9 2 (6.25%) JNCIA
10 1 (3.13%) CISSP
10 1 (3.13%) OSCP
10 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Snort
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco Prime
1 7 (21.88%) OpenView
2 3 (9.38%) FortiGate
3 2 (6.25%) Proventia
4 1 (3.13%) Cacti
4 1 (3.13%) Nagios
4 1 (3.13%) SmokePing
4 1 (3.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 31 (96.88%) Cisco
3 16 (50.00%) Juniper
4 7 (21.88%) F5
4 7 (21.88%) Palo Alto
5 6 (18.75%) HP
5 6 (18.75%) Splunk
6 4 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 4 (12.50%) Extreme Networks
6 4 (12.50%) NICE Systems
6 4 (12.50%) Sun
7 3 (9.38%) Citrix
7 3 (9.38%) Riverbed
7 3 (9.38%) VMware
8 2 (6.25%) Aruba
8 2 (6.25%) Brocade
8 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.25%) Sourcefire
9 1 (3.13%) ScanSafe
9 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
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