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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 244 231 239
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing CCSE 16 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.13% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.49% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£400 £304 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.68% -3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £315
% change year-on-year
- +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - -
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
2577 2459 2095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.91% 26.37% 24.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1233 1045
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 117 126
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

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 28 April 2015. 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
Berkshire -3 8 - - 8
Hampshire - 6 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 3
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco
1 23 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 21 (91.30%) Firewall
2 21 (91.30%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (86.96%) CCSA
4 19 (82.61%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (78.26%) CCNP
6 11 (47.83%) F5
7 9 (39.13%) Blue Coat
7 9 (39.13%) TACACS
7 9 (39.13%) CCNA
7 9 (39.13%) Juniper
8 8 (34.78%) Network Security
9 7 (30.43%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (30.43%) CCSP
9 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
9 7 (30.43%) VPN
10 6 (26.09%) SSL
10 6 (26.09%) LAN
10 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
10 6 (26.09%) BIG-IP
11 5 (21.74%) Fault Management
11 5 (21.74%) FWSM
11 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
12 4 (17.39%) ProxySG
12 4 (17.39%) Change Management
12 4 (17.39%) BGP
12 4 (17.39%) OSPF
12 4 (17.39%) SLA
12 4 (17.39%) Check Point Certification

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 21 (91.30%) Firewall
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (39.13%) TACACS
3 8 (34.78%) Network Security
4 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
4 7 (30.43%) VPN
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (26.09%) BIG-IP
5 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
5 6 (26.09%) LAN
5 6 (26.09%) SSL
6 5 (21.74%) FWSM
7 4 (17.39%) OSPF
7 4 (17.39%) BGP
7 4 (17.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (13.04%) VRRP
8 3 (13.04%) RIP
8 3 (13.04%) SMS
8 3 (13.04%) WAN
8 3 (13.04%) tcpdump
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Billing
2 2 (8.70%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Security Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Network Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Project Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) IP Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) PKI
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Fault Management
2 4 (17.39%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
3 3 (13.04%) Network Management
3 3 (13.04%) Database Security
3 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (13.04%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Release Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) CCSA
2 19 (82.61%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (78.26%) CCNP
4 9 (39.13%) CCNA
5 7 (30.43%) CCSP
6 4 (17.39%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
7 3 (13.04%) CISSP
7 3 (13.04%) CCIE
8 2 (8.70%) CCDA
8 2 (8.70%) CCDP
8 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) ProxySG
2 2 (8.70%) Squid
3 1 (4.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) OpenView
1 3 (13.04%) Netcool
1 3 (13.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
1 23 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (47.83%) F5
3 9 (39.13%) Blue Coat
3 9 (39.13%) Juniper
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Nortel
4 3 (13.04%) Crossbeam
4 3 (13.04%) Radware
5 2 (8.70%) Websense
5 2 (8.70%) Computacenter
5 2 (8.70%) Sourcefire
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) Nokia
6 1 (4.35%) McAfee
6 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
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