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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
England / London
Rank 383 387 364
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing CCSE 13 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.067% 0.088% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.49% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 25
Median daily rate £390 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.94% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £411 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £419 £401
% change year-on-year
-15.22% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%

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
3225 3689 3599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.66% 17.97% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2186 2442 2492
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 67 61
Median hourly rate £26.69 £22.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £12.50 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -3 6 £450 +9.09% 3
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco
1 31 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 29 (93.55%) Firewall
3 26 (83.87%) Network Security
4 24 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (74.19%) CCNP
6 18 (58.06%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (48.39%) Wireless
7 15 (48.39%) Juniper
7 15 (48.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 14 (45.16%) CCSA
9 13 (41.94%) VPN
10 11 (35.48%) Riverbed
10 11 (35.48%) Wireshark
10 11 (35.48%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (35.48%) DDoS Mitigation
11 10 (32.26%) Finance
12 9 (29.03%) CCSP
12 9 (29.03%) Network Management
12 9 (29.03%) Palo Alto
13 8 (25.81%) Brocade
13 8 (25.81%) LAN
13 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
13 8 (25.81%) Linux
14 7 (22.58%) WAN
14 7 (22.58%) CCIE
14 7 (22.58%) Change Management
14 7 (22.58%) OSPF
14 7 (22.58%) Banking
15 6 (19.35%) Network Design

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) Firewall
2 26 (83.87%) Network Security
3 18 (58.06%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (48.39%) Wireless
5 13 (41.94%) VPN
6 11 (35.48%) Wireshark
7 8 (25.81%) LAN
8 7 (22.58%) OSPF
8 7 (22.58%) WAN
9 6 (19.35%) NetScaler
10 5 (16.13%) DHCP
10 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
10 5 (16.13%) IPv4
10 5 (16.13%) IPv6
10 5 (16.13%) MRTG
10 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
11 4 (12.90%) SSL
12 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (9.68%) WLAN
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 5 (16.13%) Legal
4 4 (12.90%) Advertising
5 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Network Engineer
2 19 (61.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 19 (61.29%) Security Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Firewall Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Firewall Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Network Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Network Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Network Security Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Network Security Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Security Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (6.45%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) DDoS Mitigation
1 11 (35.48%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (29.03%) Network Management
3 7 (22.58%) Change Management
4 6 (19.35%) Network Design
5 5 (16.13%) E-Discovery
5 5 (16.13%) Information Security
6 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Network Security Management
7 2 (6.45%) Security Management
7 2 (6.45%) Time Management
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 24 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (74.19%) CCNP
3 14 (45.16%) CCSA
4 9 (29.03%) CCSP
5 7 (22.58%) CCIE
6 5 (16.13%) CCNA
6 5 (16.13%) CISSP
6 5 (16.13%) GIAC
6 5 (16.13%) JNCIS
7 4 (12.90%) CCMSE
7 4 (12.90%) JNCIP
8 1 (3.23%) CCDP
8 1 (3.23%) CCVP
8 1 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (3.23%) Degree
8 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
8 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) EnCase
1 5 (16.13%) FortiGate
1 5 (16.13%) Nagios
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (48.39%) Juniper
3 11 (35.48%) Riverbed
4 9 (29.03%) Palo Alto
5 8 (25.81%) Brocade
5 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 6 (19.35%) Citrix
6 6 (19.35%) Dell
6 6 (19.35%) HP
7 5 (16.13%) Infoblox
8 4 (12.90%) Aruba
8 4 (12.90%) Blue Coat
8 4 (12.90%) Meraki
9 3 (9.68%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.23%) F5
10 1 (3.23%) Nokia
10 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow