The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 134 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing CCSE 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.19% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 1.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £345 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
CCSE
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
511 476 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.37% 14.87% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 235 313
Median daily rate £325 £340 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 27
Median hourly rate £41.00 £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.69% +26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £13.25 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CCSE Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

CCSE
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Edinburgh - 4 - -
CCSE
UK

CCSE
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCIE
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) CCSA
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Check Point Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Network Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCIE
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCSA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco