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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 249 248 238
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing CCSE 18 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 1.05% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 6
Median daily rate £338 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £48.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 - -
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
2263 2568 2377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.82% 26.23% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1393 1553 1203
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 115 102
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.15 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing CCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Berkshire +21 14 £338 -
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £400 -
Hampshire +4 2 - -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 South East region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 39 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 38 (97.44%) Firewall
3 35 (89.74%) Cisco
4 31 (79.49%) CCSA
5 29 (74.36%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (51.28%) Network Security
8 19 (48.72%) CCNP
8 19 (48.72%) LAN
9 16 (41.03%) Cisco PIX
9 16 (41.03%) F5
10 13 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (28.21%) Blue Coat
12 10 (25.64%) OSPF
12 10 (25.64%) BGP
12 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
12 10 (25.64%) VPN
12 10 (25.64%) ProxySG
12 10 (25.64%) Deep Packet Inspection
12 10 (25.64%) FortiGate
12 10 (25.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 10 (25.64%) DDoS Mitigation
12 10 (25.64%) FWSM
13 9 (23.08%) Network Design
13 9 (23.08%) Check Point Certification
14 8 (20.51%) DNS
14 8 (20.51%) WAN
14 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
14 8 (20.51%) Degree
14 8 (20.51%) Wireshark

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 38 (97.44%) Firewall
2 29 (74.36%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (51.28%) Network Security
4 19 (48.72%) LAN
5 16 (41.03%) Cisco PIX
6 13 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 10 (25.64%) BGP
7 10 (25.64%) FWSM
7 10 (25.64%) OSPF
7 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
7 10 (25.64%) VPN
8 8 (20.51%) DNS
8 8 (20.51%) WAN
8 8 (20.51%) Wireshark
9 7 (17.95%) BIG-IP
9 7 (17.95%) HTTP
9 7 (17.95%) RIP
9 7 (17.95%) SMTP
9 7 (17.95%) SNMP
9 7 (17.95%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (12.82%) Billing
1 5 (12.82%) Retail
1 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.69%) Finance
4 2 (5.13%) Back Office
4 2 (5.13%) Electronics
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Security Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) IP Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) IP Security Engineer
3 11 (28.21%) Network Engineer
4 10 (25.64%) Analyst
4 10 (25.64%) Network Analyst
5 8 (20.51%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Check Point Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Firewall Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Check Point Expert
8 3 (7.69%) Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) IP Expert
8 3 (7.69%) Network Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) Security Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) Senior IP Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.56%) CLARiiON
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
2 1 (2.56%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) DDoS Mitigation
1 10 (25.64%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 9 (23.08%) Network Design
3 7 (17.95%) High Availability
3 7 (17.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 7 (17.95%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (12.82%) CRM
5 4 (10.26%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.13%) Network Management
7 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.56%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
1 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (79.49%) CCSA
2 24 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (48.72%) CCNP
4 9 (23.08%) Check Point Certification
5 8 (20.51%) Degree
6 7 (17.95%) CCIE
6 7 (17.95%) CISSP
7 4 (10.26%) CCDP
8 3 (7.69%) CCNA
8 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.13%) MCP
9 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (5.13%) RHCSA
9 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.56%) CEH
10 1 (2.56%) MCSE
10 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) ProxySG
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) FortiGate
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 35 (89.74%) Cisco
3 16 (41.03%) F5
4 11 (28.21%) Blue Coat
5 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.95%) Juniper
7 4 (10.26%) VMware
8 3 (7.69%) BMC
8 3 (7.69%) Palo Alto
8 3 (7.69%) Remedy
9 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.13%) SAP
10 1 (2.56%) EMC
10 1 (2.56%) Forcepoint
10 1 (2.56%) HP
10 1 (2.56%) IronPort
10 1 (2.56%) NetApp
10 1 (2.56%) Nokia
10 1 (2.56%) Symantec
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