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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 121 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing CCSE 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.041% 0.32% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 2.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£401 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £388 £368
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
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
350 251 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.19% 11.30% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 133 204
Average daily rate £338 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £237 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 19
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.69 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.19% +26.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £14.30 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.50 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 October 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 -6 1 £401 +3.35%
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) OSPF
2 8 (80.00%) BGP
2 8 (80.00%) NetScreen
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (80.00%) DHCP
2 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Blue Coat
2 8 (80.00%) BIG-IP
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (80.00%) Fat Client
2 8 (80.00%) Network Security
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (80.00%) Infoblox
2 8 (80.00%) Imperva
2 8 (80.00%) F5
2 8 (80.00%) DMVPN
2 8 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 8 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 8 (80.00%) Thin Client
3 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) OSPF
2 8 (80.00%) BGP
2 8 (80.00%) NetScreen
2 8 (80.00%) DHCP
2 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 8 (80.00%) BIG-IP
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (80.00%) Network Security
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (80.00%) DMVPN
2 8 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 8 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Security Specialist
1 8 (80.00%) Network Specialist
1 8 (80.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Fat Client
1 8 (80.00%) Thin Client
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Line Management
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CCNP
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCSA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Blue Coat
2 8 (80.00%) Infoblox
2 8 (80.00%) Imperva
2 8 (80.00%) F5
3 5 (50.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper