The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 239 238 237
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing CCSE 16 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.035% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.15% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£373 £615 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.43% +90.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £615 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £615 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2618 2016 2214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.31% 23.20% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1364 1079 992
Average daily rate £375 £364 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 95 163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCSE across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CCSE
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CCSE Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCSE across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

CCSE Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

CCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

CCSE Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CCSE
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 October 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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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
Buckinghamshire - 7 £325 - 1
Berkshire +14 4 £373 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £375 -
Kent - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 31 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 30 (96.77%) Cisco
3 26 (83.87%) Firewall
4 24 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (74.19%) CCSA
6 22 (70.97%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (54.84%) CCNP
8 15 (48.39%) Blue Coat
9 14 (45.16%) LAN
9 14 (45.16%) Network Security
9 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
10 12 (38.71%) CCSP
10 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
11 11 (35.48%) F5
12 10 (32.26%) Fault Management
12 10 (32.26%) Juniper
12 10 (32.26%) TACACS
13 9 (29.03%) WAN
14 8 (25.81%) ITIL
15 7 (22.58%) Change Management
15 7 (22.58%) Information Security
16 6 (19.35%) Nokia
16 6 (19.35%) Citrix
16 6 (19.35%) CCNA
16 6 (19.35%) SLA
17 5 (16.13%) VPN
17 5 (16.13%) HP
17 5 (16.13%) Cisco PIX
17 5 (16.13%) Wireshark
17 5 (16.13%) tcpdump

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 26 (83.87%) Firewall
2 22 (70.97%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (45.16%) LAN
3 14 (45.16%) Network Security
4 10 (32.26%) TACACS
5 9 (29.03%) WAN
6 5 (16.13%) VPN
6 5 (16.13%) tcpdump
6 5 (16.13%) Wireshark
6 5 (16.13%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (12.90%) BIG-IP
7 4 (12.90%) Nortel Alteon
7 4 (12.90%) SMS
8 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.23%) OSPF
9 1 (3.23%) BGP
9 1 (3.23%) IPsec
9 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (3.23%) Junos
9 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Security Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Network Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Network Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Network Support
5 4 (12.90%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Security Designer
6 2 (6.45%) Designer
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Trainer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Firewall Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) UNIX
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Fault Management
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
3 7 (22.58%) Change Management
3 7 (22.58%) Information Security
4 4 (12.90%) Network Management
4 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.68%) Release Management
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security Management
5 3 (9.68%) Security Management
6 1 (3.23%) Network Design
6 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 24 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (74.19%) CCSA
3 17 (54.84%) CCNP
4 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
5 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
5 12 (38.71%) CCSP
6 6 (19.35%) CCNA
7 4 (12.90%) Degree
8 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
8 3 (9.68%) CISSP
9 2 (6.45%) CCIE
10 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
10 1 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (3.23%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
2 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) OpenView
1 4 (12.90%) Netcool
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 30 (96.77%) Cisco
3 15 (48.39%) Blue Coat
4 11 (35.48%) F5
5 10 (32.26%) Juniper
6 6 (19.35%) Nokia
6 6 (19.35%) Citrix
7 5 (16.13%) HP
8 4 (12.90%) Nortel
8 4 (12.90%) Radware
8 4 (12.90%) Crossbeam
9 3 (9.68%) Computacenter
9 3 (9.68%) IBM
9 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.23%) Fortinet