The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 392 405 393
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing CCSE 25 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.033% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 0.23% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 5
Average daily rate
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£398 £431 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.82% +23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £390 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3719 3534 3735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.83% 14.56% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 2151 2223
Average daily rate £420 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 122 140
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £12.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £48.00 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCSE
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
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CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 47 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 44 (93.62%) Cisco
3 42 (89.36%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (82.98%) Firewall
5 36 (76.60%) CCNP
6 28 (59.57%) Network Security
7 26 (55.32%) CISSP
8 24 (51.06%) Juniper
9 18 (38.30%) CCSA
10 15 (31.91%) ITIL
10 15 (31.91%) Blue Coat
11 12 (25.53%) F5
11 12 (25.53%) Finance
12 11 (23.40%) Management Information System
12 11 (23.40%) Websense
13 10 (21.28%) Banking
14 9 (19.15%) JNCIS
14 9 (19.15%) SIEM
14 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Management
14 9 (19.15%) LAN
14 9 (19.15%) CCIE
15 8 (17.02%) CCNA
15 8 (17.02%) Windows
15 8 (17.02%) Linux
15 8 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
16 7 (14.89%) WAN
16 7 (14.89%) Reverse Proxy
17 6 (12.77%) Cisco IOS
17 6 (12.77%) ISACA

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 39 (82.98%) Firewall
2 28 (59.57%) Network Security
3 9 (19.15%) LAN
4 8 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (14.89%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (14.89%) WAN
6 6 (12.77%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (12.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (12.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (10.64%) FWSM
7 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
7 5 (10.64%) VPN
7 5 (10.64%) OSPF
7 5 (10.64%) BGP
7 5 (10.64%) VLAN
8 4 (8.51%) Internet
8 4 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (6.38%) HSRP
9 3 (6.38%) Wireless
10 2 (4.26%) IPsec
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.38%) International Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.26%) Local Government
6 1 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Security Engineer
2 21 (44.68%) Network Engineer
3 17 (36.17%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Security Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Network Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Network Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Security Manager
5 3 (6.38%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Security Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Network Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) UNIX
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) FreeBSD
5 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) SIEM
2 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
4 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.51%) Cyber Security
5 4 (8.51%) Change Control
5 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) Service Management
6 3 (6.38%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Network Design
7 2 (4.26%) Low Latency
7 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.13%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.13%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.13%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) Perl
1 2 (4.26%) Ruby
1 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (89.36%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (76.60%) CCNP
3 26 (55.32%) CISSP
4 18 (38.30%) CCSA
5 9 (19.15%) JNCIS
5 9 (19.15%) CCIE
6 8 (17.02%) CCNA
7 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (12.77%) CISM
7 6 (12.77%) MCSE
7 6 (12.77%) JNCIP
7 6 (12.77%) JNCIE
7 6 (12.77%) ISACA
8 5 (10.64%) MCSA
8 5 (10.64%) CCSP
9 4 (8.51%) JNCIA
10 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.13%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) COBIT
1 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Snort
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 44 (93.62%) Cisco
3 24 (51.06%) Juniper
4 15 (31.91%) Blue Coat
5 12 (25.53%) F5
6 11 (23.40%) Websense
7 6 (12.77%) McAfee
8 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.38%) Citrix
9 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.38%) VMware
9 3 (6.38%) Sourcefire
9 3 (6.38%) Fortinet
10 2 (4.26%) Brocade
10 2 (4.26%) Symantec
10 2 (4.26%) HP
10 2 (4.26%) MobileIron
11 1 (2.13%) Nokia
11 1 (2.13%) Infoblox
11 1 (2.13%) Imperva