The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 139 106 110
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +4
Contract jobs citing CCSE 1 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.036% 0.79% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 6.37% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 4
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£401 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +10.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
361 314 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.82% 12.47% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 192 156
Average daily rate £330 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 15
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% +21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.61 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

CCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

CCSE Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

CCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

CCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

CCSE
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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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
North Yorkshire -11 1 £401 -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco
1 36 (100.00%) CCNP
1 36 (100.00%) DNS
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 36 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 36 (100.00%) OSPF
1 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (97.22%) Blue Coat
2 35 (97.22%) Cisco IOS
2 35 (97.22%) BIG-IP
2 35 (97.22%) DHCP
2 35 (97.22%) F5
2 35 (97.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 35 (97.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 33 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
3 33 (91.67%) Firewall
4 31 (86.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (86.11%) Infoblox
5 24 (66.67%) E-Commerce
6 22 (61.11%) Linux
6 22 (61.11%) BGP
6 22 (61.11%) DMVPN
7 21 (58.33%) Imperva
7 21 (58.33%) Thin Client
7 21 (58.33%) Citrix
7 21 (58.33%) Fat Client
7 21 (58.33%) Network Security
7 21 (58.33%) NetScreen
8 16 (44.44%) HP
8 16 (44.44%) C

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 36 (100.00%) DNS
1 36 (100.00%) OSPF
2 35 (97.22%) Cisco IOS
2 35 (97.22%) BIG-IP
2 35 (97.22%) DHCP
2 35 (97.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 35 (97.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 33 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
3 33 (91.67%) Firewall
4 22 (61.11%) BGP
4 22 (61.11%) DMVPN
5 21 (58.33%) Network Security
5 21 (58.33%) NetScreen
6 3 (8.33%) IP Telephony
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
6 3 (8.33%) NX-OS
7 1 (2.78%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (2.78%) HSRP
7 1 (2.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Network Specialist
1 21 (58.33%) Network Security Specialist
1 21 (58.33%) Security Specialist
2 8 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 21 (58.33%) Thin Client
1 21 (58.33%) Fat Client
2 16 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 14 (38.89%) Load Balancing
3 8 (22.22%) Line Management
3 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.78%) BCP
4 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.78%) Network Design
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) CCNP
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) VCAP
2 1 (2.78%) VCP5
2 1 (2.78%) CCSA
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) MCSA
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) CCDA
2 1 (2.78%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (86.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.78%) XenServer
3 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
1 36 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (97.22%) Blue Coat
2 35 (97.22%) F5
3 31 (86.11%) Infoblox
4 21 (58.33%) Imperva
4 21 (58.33%) Citrix
5 16 (44.44%) HP
6 11 (30.56%) Juniper