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 27 July 2015 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 385 380 408
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +28
Contract jobs citing CCSE 22 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.12% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.75% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 3
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£450 £388 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £354 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £381 £413
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
3615 3735 3540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.34% 15.84% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 2406 2168
Average daily rate £425 £420 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 114 124
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.34 £15.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.10 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

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 27 July 2015.

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 27 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 10 £500 +17.64% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £425 -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 36 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 34 (94.44%) Cisco
3 32 (88.89%) Firewall
4 25 (69.44%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
6 22 (61.11%) F5
7 20 (55.56%) CCSA
8 18 (50.00%) DNS
9 17 (47.22%) VPN
9 17 (47.22%) CCNP
10 16 (44.44%) WAN
10 16 (44.44%) DHCP
10 16 (44.44%) OSPF
10 16 (44.44%) Blue Coat
11 15 (41.67%) BGP
11 15 (41.67%) LAN
11 15 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (36.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 12 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 11 (30.56%) Juniper
14 11 (30.56%) Finance
15 10 (27.78%) Snort
16 9 (25.00%) EIGRP
16 9 (25.00%) NX-OS
16 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
17 8 (22.22%) Check Point Certification
17 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
17 8 (22.22%) Linux
17 8 (22.22%) PKI
17 8 (22.22%) Network Security

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 32 (88.89%) Firewall
2 24 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
3 18 (50.00%) DNS
4 17 (47.22%) VPN
5 16 (44.44%) WAN
5 16 (44.44%) DHCP
5 16 (44.44%) OSPF
6 15 (41.67%) BGP
6 15 (41.67%) LAN
6 15 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (36.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 12 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 9 (25.00%) NX-OS
9 9 (25.00%) EIGRP
9 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 8 (22.22%) Network Security
11 7 (19.44%) BIG-IP
12 6 (16.67%) VLAN
12 6 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) GCC
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 6 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 3 (8.33%) Advertising
4 3 (8.33%) Spanish Language
5 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Security Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) IT Security Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Network Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Data Centre Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) IT Security Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Data Network Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) PKI
2 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) UNIX
3 4 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 5 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL V2
3 5 (13.89%) SIEM
3 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
3 5 (13.89%) BCP
3 5 (13.89%) Data Security
3 5 (13.89%) Security Management
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
4 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.11%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (69.44%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (55.56%) CCSA
3 17 (47.22%) CCNP
4 8 (22.22%) Check Point Certification
5 7 (19.44%) CCIE
6 4 (11.11%) CCNA
7 2 (5.56%) CCSP
8 1 (2.78%) CCDP
8 1 (2.78%) Degree
8 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Snort
2 6 (16.67%) Squid
3 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.11%) ProxySG
4 2 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 34 (94.44%) Cisco
3 22 (61.11%) F5
4 16 (44.44%) Blue Coat
5 11 (30.56%) Juniper
6 7 (19.44%) Nokia
6 7 (19.44%) Sourcefire
7 4 (11.11%) Citrix
7 4 (11.11%) VMware
7 4 (11.11%) Infoblox
8 3 (8.33%) HP
8 3 (8.33%) Websense
9 2 (5.56%) Imperva
9 2 (5.56%) LogRhythm
10 1 (2.78%) Splunk
10 1 (2.78%) Tufin
10 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.78%) IronPort
10 1 (2.78%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds