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 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 241 238 245
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing CCSE 14 33 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 1.24% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 6
Median daily rate £338 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £334 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £361 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.57% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
2091 2664 2383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.96% 26.84% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1285 1602 1211
Median daily rate £400 £398 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% +7.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 115 117
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 28 September 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 +17 11 £344 - 1
Oxfordshire -22 2 £300 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire +22 1 £400 -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 42 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 39 (92.86%) Firewall
3 37 (88.10%) Cisco
4 33 (78.57%) CCSA
5 29 (69.05%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (54.76%) Network Security
7 22 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (50.00%) LAN
9 17 (40.48%) CCNP
10 15 (35.71%) Cisco PIX
10 15 (35.71%) F5
11 12 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 11 (26.19%) Network Design
12 11 (26.19%) FortiGate
12 11 (26.19%) VPN
13 10 (23.81%) Check Point Certification
14 9 (21.43%) OSPF
14 9 (21.43%) BGP
14 9 (21.43%) Deep Packet Inspection
14 9 (21.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 9 (21.43%) DDoS Mitigation
14 9 (21.43%) FWSM
14 9 (21.43%) Blue Coat
14 9 (21.43%) ProxySG
14 9 (21.43%) Degree
15 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
16 7 (16.67%) WAN
16 7 (16.67%) Juniper
16 7 (16.67%) SSL
16 7 (16.67%) Microsoft

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 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 39 (92.86%) Firewall
2 29 (69.05%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (54.76%) Network Security
4 21 (50.00%) LAN
5 15 (35.71%) Cisco PIX
6 12 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 11 (26.19%) VPN
8 9 (21.43%) BGP
8 9 (21.43%) FWSM
8 9 (21.43%) OSPF
9 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
10 7 (16.67%) SSL
10 7 (16.67%) WAN
10 7 (16.67%) Wireshark
11 6 (14.29%) BIG-IP
11 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (14.29%) DNS
11 6 (14.29%) HTTP
11 6 (14.29%) HTTPS
11 6 (14.29%) SMTP
General
1 5 (11.90%) Billing
1 5 (11.90%) Retail
1 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Back Office
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Security Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 12 (28.57%) Analyst
3 12 (28.57%) IP Engineer
3 12 (28.57%) IP Security Engineer
3 12 (28.57%) Network Analyst
4 10 (23.81%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Check Point Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Firewall Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Check Point Expert
7 3 (7.14%) Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) IP Expert
7 3 (7.14%) Network Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Security Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Senior IP Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Network Design
2 9 (21.43%) DDoS Mitigation
2 9 (21.43%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 6 (14.29%) High Availability
3 6 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (11.90%) CRM
5 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.14%) ITIL
6 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.76%) Network Management
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.38%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (2.38%) Service Management
8 1 (2.38%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 33 (78.57%) CCSA
2 22 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (40.48%) CCNP
4 10 (23.81%) Check Point Certification
5 9 (21.43%) Degree
6 7 (16.67%) CCIE
7 6 (14.29%) CISSP
8 4 (9.52%) CCDP
9 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
10 2 (4.76%) CCNA
10 2 (4.76%) MCP
10 2 (4.76%) RHCSA
10 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
11 1 (2.38%) CEH
11 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) FortiGate
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 37 (88.10%) Cisco
3 15 (35.71%) F5
4 9 (21.43%) Blue Coat
5 7 (16.67%) Juniper
5 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.52%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.14%) BMC
7 3 (7.14%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.14%) Remedy
7 3 (7.14%) VMware
8 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.76%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.76%) SAP
8 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
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