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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
England / South East
Rank 216 238 245
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Contract jobs citing CCSE 24 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.18% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.22% 0.65% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 4
Median daily rate £350 £431 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.84% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £364 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £446 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £419 £401
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%

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
1963 2300 2585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.44% 27.54% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 1358 1248
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 129 116
Median hourly rate £23.00 £45.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +143.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £60.62 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +18 12 £385 -13.23% 1
Berkshire +12 6 £350 +3.70%
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £342 -19.64%
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 38 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 36 (94.74%) Firewall
3 32 (84.21%) Cisco
4 27 (71.05%) LAN
4 27 (71.05%) CCSA
5 25 (65.79%) Juniper
6 20 (52.63%) Network Design
6 20 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (52.63%) CCNP
7 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
7 18 (47.37%) SC Cleared
8 17 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (42.11%) F5
9 16 (42.11%) WAN
10 15 (39.47%) Degree
11 14 (36.84%) Network Security
12 13 (34.21%) ITIL
13 12 (31.58%) CCIE
13 12 (31.58%) Wireless
13 12 (31.58%) Fortinet
13 12 (31.58%) FortiGate
13 12 (31.58%) Riverbed
13 12 (31.58%) Aruba
14 11 (28.95%) CCDP
15 10 (26.32%) HP
15 10 (26.32%) CCIP
15 10 (26.32%) VPN
15 10 (26.32%) BIG-IP
15 10 (26.32%) JNCIA
15 10 (26.32%) JNCIE

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 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 36 (94.74%) Firewall
2 27 (71.05%) LAN
3 17 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (42.11%) WAN
5 14 (36.84%) Network Security
6 12 (31.58%) Wireless
7 10 (26.32%) BIG-IP
7 10 (26.32%) VPN
8 7 (18.42%) SSL
9 6 (15.79%) TACACS
10 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
10 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (2.63%) DNS
11 1 (2.63%) FTP
11 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (2.63%) SMTP
11 1 (2.63%) tcpdump
11 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
General
1 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Network Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Check Point Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Firewall Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Check Point Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Security Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) DataPower
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Network Design
2 13 (34.21%) ITIL
3 9 (23.68%) ITSM
3 9 (23.68%) Service Management
4 2 (5.26%) Change Management
4 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.26%) SIEM
5 1 (2.63%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (2.63%) Database Security
5 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.63%) Email Filtering
5 1 (2.63%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (2.63%) Fault Management
5 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.63%) Network Management
5 1 (2.63%) Presales
5 1 (2.63%) Service Design
5 1 (2.63%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 27 (71.05%) CCSA
2 20 (52.63%) CCNP
2 20 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
4 15 (39.47%) Degree
5 12 (31.58%) CCIE
6 11 (28.95%) CCDP
7 10 (26.32%) CCIP
7 10 (26.32%) HP ASE
7 10 (26.32%) HP MASE
7 10 (26.32%) JNCIA
7 10 (26.32%) JNCIE
8 7 (18.42%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (7.89%) CCSP
10 2 (5.26%) JNCIP
11 1 (2.63%) CEH
11 1 (2.63%) CISM
11 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
11 1 (2.63%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 32 (84.21%) Cisco
3 25 (65.79%) Juniper
4 16 (42.11%) F5
5 12 (31.58%) Aruba
5 12 (31.58%) Fortinet
5 12 (31.58%) Riverbed
6 10 (26.32%) HP
7 7 (18.42%) Citrix
8 6 (15.79%) Blue Coat
8 6 (15.79%) Nokia
9 2 (5.26%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (5.26%) Samsung
9 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.63%) Foundry
10 1 (2.63%) IBM
10 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.63%) IronPort
10 1 (2.63%) LogRhythm
10 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto