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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 403 411 394
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing CCSE 25 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.093% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.60% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 23
Median daily rate £475 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £421 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -8.19%
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
3879 3650 3796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.50% 15.49% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2621 2405 2453
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 94 116
Median hourly rate £18.50 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.17 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

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 28 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 28 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 +45 7 £450 -10.00% 2
Greenwich - 2 - -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 37 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 37 (100.00%) Firewall
2 36 (97.30%) Cisco
3 27 (72.97%) Network Security
4 25 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (62.16%) CCNP
6 21 (56.76%) LAN
6 21 (56.76%) WAN
7 19 (51.35%) Juniper
8 17 (45.95%) CCSA
9 16 (43.24%) VPN
9 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (40.54%) Wireless
11 11 (29.73%) MPLS
11 11 (29.73%) OSPF
12 10 (27.03%) BGP
12 10 (27.03%) Palo Alto
13 9 (24.32%) CCIE
14 8 (21.62%) Banking
14 8 (21.62%) JNCIP
15 7 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (18.92%) Finance
15 7 (18.92%) Ethernet
15 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
15 7 (18.92%) VoIP
15 7 (18.92%) OpenView
15 7 (18.92%) Cisco Prime
15 7 (18.92%) F5
16 6 (16.22%) Splunk
16 6 (16.22%) SC 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 (2.70%) Apache
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.70%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (100.00%) Firewall
2 27 (72.97%) Network Security
3 21 (56.76%) LAN
3 21 (56.76%) WAN
4 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (43.24%) VPN
5 15 (40.54%) Wireless
6 11 (29.73%) MPLS
6 11 (29.73%) OSPF
7 10 (27.03%) BGP
8 7 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (18.92%) Ethernet
8 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
8 7 (18.92%) VoIP
9 6 (16.22%) BIG-IP
9 6 (16.22%) IP Telephony
9 6 (16.22%) IPsec
9 6 (16.22%) SNMP
9 6 (16.22%) SSL
9 6 (16.22%) Wireless Security
General
1 8 (21.62%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Games
5 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Network Engineer
2 14 (37.84%) Network Security Engineer
2 14 (37.84%) Security Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Firewall Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Check Point Expert
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Network Support
6 3 (8.11%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Security Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Security Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Network Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.70%) IVR
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Unix
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) CentOS
4 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
2 4 (10.81%) High Availability
2 4 (10.81%) Low Latency
2 4 (10.81%) Network Management
2 4 (10.81%) Project Management
3 3 (8.11%) Change Control
3 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
3 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Change Management
4 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.41%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (5.41%) E-Discovery
4 2 (5.41%) Escalation Management
4 2 (5.41%) Information Security
4 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.41%) Network Design
4 2 (5.41%) Network Planning
4 2 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (62.16%) CCNP
3 17 (45.95%) CCSA
4 9 (24.32%) CCIE
5 8 (21.62%) JNCIP
6 6 (16.22%) JNCIE
6 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
6 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
7 5 (13.51%) CCNA
7 5 (13.51%) JNCIS
8 4 (10.81%) CCSP
9 3 (8.11%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (8.11%) CISSP
9 3 (8.11%) JNCIA
10 2 (5.41%) GIAC
11 1 (2.70%) Degree
11 1 (2.70%) OSCP
11 1 (2.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (2.70%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Firmware
2 1 (2.70%) Snort
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco Prime
1 7 (18.92%) OpenView
2 4 (10.81%) FortiGate
2 4 (10.81%) Nagios
3 2 (5.41%) Cacti
3 2 (5.41%) EnCase
3 2 (5.41%) SmokePing
4 1 (2.70%) Proventia
4 1 (2.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 36 (97.30%) Cisco
3 19 (51.35%) Juniper
4 10 (27.03%) Palo Alto
5 7 (18.92%) F5
6 6 (16.22%) HP
6 6 (16.22%) Riverbed
6 6 (16.22%) Splunk
7 4 (10.81%) Aruba
7 4 (10.81%) Blue Coat
7 4 (10.81%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (10.81%) NICE Systems
7 4 (10.81%) Sun
8 3 (8.11%) Citrix
8 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.11%) VMware
9 2 (5.41%) Brocade
9 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.41%) Intel Security
9 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds