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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 142 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CCSE 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
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
623 499 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.26% 16.96% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 230 327
Average daily rate £395 £305 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.50% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £477 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 49 45
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCSE across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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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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
Manchester - 1 £425 -
Merseyside - - - -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) F5