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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 245 236 221
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Contract jobs citing CCSE 12 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.012% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.049% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
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£338 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 - £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year
+38.39% -
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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
2904 2053 1799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.29% 24.08% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1435 1027 780
Average daily rate £375 £374 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 93 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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
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 19 December 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 -
Berkshire +5 4 £315 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £390 -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco
1 25 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 25 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (84.00%) CCSA
3 21 (84.00%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (80.00%) CCNP
5 16 (64.00%) F5
6 14 (56.00%) TACACS
7 13 (52.00%) Fault Management
8 11 (44.00%) LAN
9 10 (40.00%) WAN
9 10 (40.00%) CCSP
9 10 (40.00%) Change Management
9 10 (40.00%) Blue Coat
9 10 (40.00%) Network Security
9 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
10 9 (36.00%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (36.00%) Wireshark
10 9 (36.00%) SLA
10 9 (36.00%) CCNA
11 8 (32.00%) Juniper
11 8 (32.00%) HP
11 8 (32.00%) BIG-IP
11 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
11 8 (32.00%) tcpdump
12 7 (28.00%) Network Management
12 7 (28.00%) Crossbeam
12 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
12 7 (28.00%) Nortel Alteon

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (56.00%) TACACS
4 11 (44.00%) LAN
5 10 (40.00%) WAN
5 10 (40.00%) Network Security
6 9 (36.00%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (36.00%) Wireshark
7 8 (32.00%) BIG-IP
7 8 (32.00%) tcpdump
8 7 (28.00%) Nortel Alteon
8 7 (28.00%) SMS
9 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (8.00%) VPN
9 2 (8.00%) OSPF
9 2 (8.00%) BGP
10 1 (4.00%) RIP
10 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (4.00%) IPsec
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Security Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Network Engineer
3 10 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (28.00%) Network Analyst
4 7 (28.00%) Analyst
5 6 (24.00%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Network Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Firewall Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Network Support
7 1 (4.00%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Fault Management
2 10 (40.00%) Change Management
3 7 (28.00%) Network Management
3 7 (28.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (20.00%) Release Management
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.00%) Change Control
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.00%) Security Management
6 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) CCSA
1 21 (84.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (80.00%) CCNP
3 10 (40.00%) CCSP
3 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (36.00%) CCNA
5 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) Degree
7 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
8 1 (4.00%) CISSP
8 1 (4.00%) CCIE
8 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) OpenView
1 7 (28.00%) Netcool
2 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
1 25 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 16 (64.00%) F5
3 10 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 8 (32.00%) Juniper
4 8 (32.00%) HP
5 7 (28.00%) Crossbeam
5 7 (28.00%) Nortel
5 7 (28.00%) Citrix
5 7 (28.00%) Nokia
5 7 (28.00%) Radware
6 4 (16.00%) Computacenter
7 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.00%) IBM
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft