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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 407 417 396
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing CCSE 22 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.032% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 0.22% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 6
Average daily rate
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£423 £406 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £448 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
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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
3758 3693 3736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.36% 14.92% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2467 2356 2229
Average daily rate £425 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 87 140
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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City of London - 10 £500 - 2
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 49 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 48 (97.96%) Cisco
3 45 (91.84%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (89.80%) Firewall
5 38 (77.55%) CCNP
6 29 (59.18%) Network Security
7 26 (53.06%) Juniper
8 21 (42.86%) F5
9 20 (40.82%) CISSP
10 19 (38.78%) Blue Coat
11 18 (36.73%) Banking
11 18 (36.73%) Cisco IOS
12 17 (34.69%) LAN
13 16 (32.65%) Finance
14 15 (30.61%) WAN
14 15 (30.61%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (28.57%) CCSA
16 13 (26.53%) OSPF
16 13 (26.53%) BGP
16 13 (26.53%) VPN
17 11 (22.45%) ITIL
17 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
17 11 (22.45%) VLAN
17 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
18 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
19 9 (18.37%) Websense
19 9 (18.37%) Reverse Proxy
19 9 (18.37%) Vulnerability Management
19 9 (18.37%) SIEM
20 8 (16.33%) HSRP

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 44 (89.80%) Firewall
2 29 (59.18%) Network Security
3 18 (36.73%) Cisco IOS
4 17 (34.69%) LAN
5 15 (30.61%) WAN
5 15 (30.61%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (26.53%) VPN
6 13 (26.53%) OSPF
6 13 (26.53%) BGP
7 11 (22.45%) VLAN
8 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
9 9 (18.37%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (16.33%) HSRP
11 6 (12.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (12.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (12.24%) VRRP
12 5 (10.20%) SSL
12 5 (10.20%) Internet
12 5 (10.20%) FWSM
13 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
General
1 18 (36.73%) Banking
2 16 (32.65%) Finance
3 7 (14.29%) Spanish Language
4 6 (12.24%) Investment Banking
5 4 (8.16%) Financial Institution
6 3 (6.12%) International Banking
7 2 (4.08%) Local Government
8 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Network Engineer
2 25 (51.02%) Security Engineer
3 18 (36.73%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Network Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Network Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Network Security Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Firewall Specialist
8 1 (2.04%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) UNIX
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Solaris
4 1 (2.04%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) ITIL
1 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
2 9 (18.37%) SIEM
2 9 (18.37%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.20%) Low Latency
6 4 (8.16%) Cyber Security
6 4 (8.16%) Change Control
7 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.12%) Network Design
8 2 (4.08%) Project Management
8 2 (4.08%) Migration
8 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.04%) Security Architecture
9 1 (2.04%) Service Management
9 1 (2.04%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) Perl
1 2 (4.08%) Ruby
1 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (91.84%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (77.55%) CCNP
3 20 (40.82%) CISSP
4 14 (28.57%) CCSA
5 8 (16.33%) CCIE
6 7 (14.29%) JNCIS
7 6 (12.24%) CCNA
8 5 (10.20%) CCSP
9 3 (6.12%) JNCIA
10 2 (4.08%) CISM
10 2 (4.08%) JNCIP
10 2 (4.08%) JNCIE
10 2 (4.08%) ISACA
11 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
11 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
11 1 (2.04%) MCSE
11 1 (2.04%) MCSA
11 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) COBIT
2 3 (6.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Snort
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 48 (97.96%) Cisco
3 26 (53.06%) Juniper
4 21 (42.86%) F5
5 19 (38.78%) Blue Coat
6 9 (18.37%) Websense
7 7 (14.29%) Sourcefire
8 5 (10.20%) McAfee
9 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.12%) VMware
9 3 (6.12%) Fortinet
9 3 (6.12%) Citrix
10 2 (4.08%) HP
10 2 (4.08%) Symantec
10 2 (4.08%) Brocade
10 2 (4.08%) MobileIron
11 1 (2.04%) Nokia
11 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.04%) Infoblox
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