The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 155 164 138
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -26
Contract jobs citing CCSE 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.028% 0.022% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £293 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.87% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.51% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.50 -
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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
631 864 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.80% 19.26% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 503 343
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 60 58
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.89 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.80 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing CCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CCSE
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCSE across the North West region.

CCSE Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCSE across the North West region.

CCSE Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CCSE
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Merseyside - 1 £293 -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 North West region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (100.00%) MRTG

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) MRTG
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Security Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Infoblox