The first table below looks at the demand for CCSE in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 134 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CCSE 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% - 0.099%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
841 637 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.26% 29.61% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 360 412
Average daily rate £375 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 42 59
Average hourly rate £35.25 £20.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.95% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
CCSE
England

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCSE across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CCSE
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCSE across the South West region.

CCSE Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CCSE
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Wiltshire - - - -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) F5

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) F5