The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Yorkshire 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 107 109 126
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Contract jobs citing CCSE 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.24% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.69% 1.49% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.15% -9.72%
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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
244 335 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.75% 15.85% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 169 202
Average daily rate £345 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 21
Average hourly rate £15.25 £36.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.50% +122.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.75 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.97 £25.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
CCSE
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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 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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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 +10 7 £401 -
West Yorkshire +1 2 £400 +23.07% 3
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 22 (100.00%) Firewall
2 20 (90.91%) Blue Coat
2 20 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 20 (90.91%) CCNP
2 20 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
2 20 (90.91%) F5
2 20 (90.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 20 (90.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 19 (86.36%) DMVPN
3 19 (86.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (86.36%) Infoblox
3 19 (86.36%) Imperva
3 19 (86.36%) Cisco IOS
3 19 (86.36%) Fat Client
3 19 (86.36%) Network Security
3 19 (86.36%) Linux
3 19 (86.36%) E-Commerce
3 19 (86.36%) DHCP
3 19 (86.36%) DNS
3 19 (86.36%) Citrix
3 19 (86.36%) Thin Client
3 19 (86.36%) OSPF
3 19 (86.36%) BGP
3 19 (86.36%) NetScreen
3 19 (86.36%) BIG-IP
3 19 (86.36%) VMware
4 12 (54.55%) HP
4 12 (54.55%) C

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) Firewall
2 20 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
2 20 (90.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 20 (90.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 19 (86.36%) DMVPN
3 19 (86.36%) Cisco IOS
3 19 (86.36%) Network Security
3 19 (86.36%) DHCP
3 19 (86.36%) DNS
3 19 (86.36%) OSPF
3 19 (86.36%) BGP
3 19 (86.36%) NetScreen
3 19 (86.36%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
1 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Network Specialist
1 19 (86.36%) Network Security Specialist
1 19 (86.36%) Security Specialist
2 1 (4.55%) Analyst
2 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 19 (86.36%) Fat Client
1 19 (86.36%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) E-Commerce
2 11 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (90.91%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCSA
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 20 (90.91%) Blue Coat
2 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 20 (90.91%) F5
3 19 (86.36%) Infoblox
3 19 (86.36%) Imperva
3 19 (86.36%) Citrix
3 19 (86.36%) VMware
4 12 (54.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper