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 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 420 431 404
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -27
Contract jobs citing CCSE 19 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.084% 0.065% 0.093%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.41% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 9
Median daily rate £378 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.04% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £555 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £361 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.84% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.85%
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
3990 3682 3913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.68% 15.88% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2536 2454 2594
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 64 79
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.99 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.17% -10.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.66 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%

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 October 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 October 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 +23 3 £475 -5.00%
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 41 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 41 (100.00%) Firewall
2 40 (97.56%) Cisco
3 32 (78.05%) Network Security
4 31 (75.61%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (73.17%) CCNP
6 22 (53.66%) Juniper
6 22 (53.66%) Wireless
6 22 (53.66%) CCSA
7 19 (46.34%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (39.02%) VPN
8 16 (39.02%) LAN
8 16 (39.02%) WAN
9 12 (29.27%) CCIE
9 12 (29.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 11 (26.83%) Palo Alto
10 11 (26.83%) Riverbed
10 11 (26.83%) OSPF
10 11 (26.83%) JNCIP
11 10 (24.39%) Finance
12 9 (21.95%) HP
12 9 (21.95%) Cisco Prime
13 8 (19.51%) MPLS
13 8 (19.51%) Ethernet
13 8 (19.51%) Linux
13 8 (19.51%) JNCIS
13 8 (19.51%) Wireshark
13 8 (19.51%) Network Management
14 7 (17.07%) Aruba
14 7 (17.07%) DDoS Mitigation

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 (2.44%) Apache
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (100.00%) Firewall
2 32 (78.05%) Network Security
3 22 (53.66%) Wireless
4 19 (46.34%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (39.02%) LAN
5 16 (39.02%) VPN
5 16 (39.02%) WAN
6 11 (26.83%) OSPF
7 8 (19.51%) Ethernet
7 8 (19.51%) MPLS
7 8 (19.51%) Wireshark
8 7 (17.07%) BGP
8 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
9 6 (14.63%) BIG-IP
9 6 (14.63%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (14.63%) IP Telephony
9 6 (14.63%) SNMP
9 6 (14.63%) Wireless Security
10 5 (12.20%) IPsec
11 4 (9.76%) RSVP
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Legal
4 3 (7.32%) Advertising
5 2 (4.88%) Retail
6 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Network Engineer
2 21 (51.22%) Network Security Engineer
2 21 (51.22%) Security Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Firewall Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Security Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Network Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Network Security Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Information Security Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Network Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Network Security Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Security Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.88%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.44%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Unix
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.44%) CentOS
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Network Management
2 7 (17.07%) DDoS Mitigation
2 7 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (14.63%) Change Management
4 5 (12.20%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (9.76%) E-Discovery
5 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
5 4 (9.76%) Information Security
5 4 (9.76%) Network Design
5 4 (9.76%) Project Management
5 4 (9.76%) Security Management
6 3 (7.32%) Change Control
6 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL
6 3 (7.32%) Low Latency
6 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.88%) Escalation Management
7 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.88%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (75.61%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (73.17%) CCNP
3 22 (53.66%) CCSA
4 12 (29.27%) CCIE
5 11 (26.83%) JNCIP
6 8 (19.51%) JNCIS
7 7 (17.07%) CCNA
8 6 (14.63%) CCSP
8 6 (14.63%) JNCIE
8 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
8 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
9 5 (12.20%) CISSP
10 4 (9.76%) GIAC
11 3 (7.32%) JNCIA
12 1 (2.44%) CCDP
12 1 (2.44%) CCVP
12 1 (2.44%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Firmware
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
2 1 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (17.07%) FortiGate
2 7 (17.07%) OpenView
3 6 (14.63%) Nagios
4 4 (9.76%) EnCase
5 2 (4.88%) Cacti
5 2 (4.88%) SmokePing
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 40 (97.56%) Cisco
3 22 (53.66%) Juniper
4 11 (26.83%) Palo Alto
4 11 (26.83%) Riverbed
5 9 (21.95%) HP
6 7 (17.07%) Aruba
6 7 (17.07%) Brocade
7 6 (14.63%) Blue Coat
7 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
7 6 (14.63%) Splunk
8 5 (12.20%) Citrix
8 5 (12.20%) F5
9 4 (9.76%) Dell
9 4 (9.76%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (9.76%) Fortinet
9 4 (9.76%) Infoblox
10 3 (7.32%) NICE Systems
10 3 (7.32%) Sun
11 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds