The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 140 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Contract jobs citing CCSE 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.064% 0.21% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 1.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £525 £315 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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 West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
646 429 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.59% 17.99% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 261 198
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 33
Median hourly rate £25.12 £30.00 £20.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.26% +48.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £13.06 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.02 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing CCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CCSE
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CCSE Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCSE across the West Midlands region.

CCSE Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CCSE
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Solihull - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £525 - 1
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) SIEM
3 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (60.00%) Web Filtering
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (20.00%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (20.00%) Splunk
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) Network Design
5 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
5 1 (20.00%) JNCIE
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) CCSA
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) OSPF
5 1 (20.00%) BGP

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) RSVP
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (60.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCSA
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk