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 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
England / South East
Rank 198 231 260
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +29
Contract jobs citing CCSE 29 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.17% 0.093%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.35% 0.63% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 4
Median daily rate £350 £438 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £358 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 -

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
2151 2395 2627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.78% 27.59% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1316 1432 1270
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 128 105
Median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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
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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +23 19 £415 -5.14% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £342 -
Berkshire +19 4 £350 +3.70%
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 45 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 43 (95.56%) Firewall
3 39 (86.67%) Cisco
4 34 (75.56%) LAN
4 34 (75.56%) CCSA
5 33 (73.33%) Juniper
6 28 (62.22%) Network Design
7 27 (60.00%) CCNP
7 27 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (57.78%) Security Cleared
9 25 (55.56%) SC Cleared
10 24 (53.33%) F5
11 23 (51.11%) WAN
12 21 (46.67%) ITIL
13 20 (44.44%) CCIE
13 20 (44.44%) Wireless
13 20 (44.44%) FortiGate
13 20 (44.44%) Riverbed
13 20 (44.44%) Fortinet
13 20 (44.44%) Degree
14 18 (40.00%) JNCIE
14 18 (40.00%) Aruba
14 18 (40.00%) JNCIA
14 18 (40.00%) CCIP
14 18 (40.00%) CCDP
14 18 (40.00%) HP
15 17 (37.78%) Service Management
15 17 (37.78%) ITSM
15 17 (37.78%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (35.56%) HP ASE

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:

Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 43 (95.56%) Firewall
2 34 (75.56%) LAN
3 23 (51.11%) WAN
4 20 (44.44%) Wireless
5 17 (37.78%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (35.56%) BIG-IP
7 13 (28.89%) Network Security
8 10 (22.22%) VPN
9 7 (15.56%) SSL
10 6 (13.33%) TACACS
11 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (2.22%) DNS
12 1 (2.22%) FTP
12 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (2.22%) SMTP
12 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
General
1 13 (28.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Network Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Check Point Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Firewall Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Check Point Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Network Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Security Operations Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) DataPower
3 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Unix
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Network Design
2 21 (46.67%) ITIL
3 17 (37.78%) ITSM
3 17 (37.78%) Service Management
4 2 (4.44%) Change Management
4 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.44%) SIEM
5 1 (2.22%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (2.22%) Database Security
5 1 (2.22%) Email Filtering
5 1 (2.22%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (2.22%) Fault Management
5 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.22%) Presales
5 1 (2.22%) Service Design
5 1 (2.22%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 34 (75.56%) CCSA
2 27 (60.00%) CCNP
2 27 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (57.78%) Security Cleared
4 25 (55.56%) SC Cleared
5 20 (44.44%) CCIE
5 20 (44.44%) Degree
6 18 (40.00%) CCDP
6 18 (40.00%) CCIP
6 18 (40.00%) JNCIA
6 18 (40.00%) JNCIE
7 16 (35.56%) HP ASE
7 16 (35.56%) HP MASE
8 7 (15.56%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (6.67%) CCSP
10 2 (4.44%) JNCIP
11 1 (2.22%) CEH
11 1 (2.22%) CISM
11 1 (2.22%) CISSP
11 1 (2.22%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 20 (44.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 39 (86.67%) Cisco
3 33 (73.33%) Juniper
4 24 (53.33%) F5
5 20 (44.44%) Fortinet
5 20 (44.44%) Riverbed
6 18 (40.00%) Aruba
6 18 (40.00%) HP
7 7 (15.56%) Citrix
8 6 (13.33%) Blue Coat
8 6 (13.33%) Nokia
9 2 (4.44%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (4.44%) Samsung
9 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.22%) Foundry
10 1 (2.22%) IBM
10 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.22%) IronPort
10 1 (2.22%) LogRhythm
10 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto