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 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 231 244 235
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing CCSE 14 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.011% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.047% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate
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£360 £615 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.46% +61.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £615 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £615 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
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
2343 2148 2333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.25% 24.21% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1095 1047
Average daily rate £365 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.98% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £211 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 116 153
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.28 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% -34.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 2014. 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
Hampshire - 9 £360 - 2
Berkshire - 3 - - 5
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Kent - - - - 1
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 25 (86.21%) Cisco
3 22 (75.86%) CCSA
4 20 (68.97%) Firewall
4 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (58.62%) Network Security
6 12 (41.38%) CCNP
6 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (37.93%) CCSP
7 11 (37.93%) Blue Coat
8 8 (27.59%) Information Security
8 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
8 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
9 7 (24.14%) LAN
10 6 (20.69%) Juniper
11 5 (17.24%) CISSP
12 4 (13.79%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (13.79%) CCNA
12 4 (13.79%) Fault Management
13 3 (10.34%) Crossbeam
13 3 (10.34%) F5
13 3 (10.34%) tcpdump
13 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (10.34%) COBIT
13 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
13 3 (10.34%) ProxySG
13 3 (10.34%) Network Design
13 3 (10.34%) CISA
13 3 (10.34%) Information Security Management

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 20 (68.97%) Firewall
2 17 (58.62%) Network Security
3 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (24.14%) LAN
5 3 (10.34%) tcpdump
5 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
5 3 (10.34%) VPN
5 3 (10.34%) WAN
6 2 (6.90%) BGP
6 2 (6.90%) TACACS
6 2 (6.90%) SMS
6 2 (6.90%) BIG-IP
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (6.90%) Nortel Alteon
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.45%) OSPF
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Security Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Network Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Network Support
5 3 (10.34%) Trainer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Security Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Designer
7 1 (3.45%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Firewall Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Information Security
2 4 (13.79%) Fault Management
3 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (10.34%) Network Design
3 3 (10.34%) Information Security Management
3 3 (10.34%) Security Management
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.90%) Network Management
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Release Management
5 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) Validation
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) CCSA
2 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (41.38%) CCNP
4 11 (37.93%) CCSP
5 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
5 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.24%) CISSP
7 4 (13.79%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (13.79%) CCNA
8 3 (10.34%) CISA
8 3 (10.34%) CCIE
9 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (10.34%) COBIT
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Netcool
1 2 (6.90%) OpenView
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 25 (86.21%) Cisco
3 11 (37.93%) Blue Coat
4 6 (20.69%) Juniper
5 3 (10.34%) Crossbeam
5 3 (10.34%) F5
5 3 (10.34%) IBM
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.34%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Radware
6 2 (6.90%) Nortel
7 1 (3.45%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.45%) Nokia
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