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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 140 137 113
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -24
Contract jobs citing CCSE 7 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.38% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.58% 2.63% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 12
Average daily rate - £401 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
443 419 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.14% 14.31% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 276 191
Average daily rate £410 £340 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £220 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £444 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.88% +30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £29.50 £27.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Yorkshire - 7 - -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 14 (100.00%) F5
2 13 (92.86%) CCSA
3 12 (85.71%) Network Security
3 12 (85.71%) Cisco
4 11 (78.57%) CCNP
4 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (71.43%) Load Balancing
6 8 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (35.71%) Firewall
8 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 4 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (28.57%) Blue Coat
8 4 (28.57%) Cramer
8 4 (28.57%) CCNA
8 4 (28.57%) CCDA
8 4 (28.57%) CCDP
9 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
10 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (7.14%) DMVPN
10 1 (7.14%) Infoblox
10 1 (7.14%) Imperva
10 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
10 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
10 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
10 1 (7.14%) HP

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (85.71%) Network Security
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DMVPN
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (7.14%) NetScreen
4 1 (7.14%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Network Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Security Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) CCSA
2 11 (78.57%) CCNP
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (28.57%) CCDA
3 4 (28.57%) CCDP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
3 4 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 14 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 4 (28.57%) Cramer
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Imperva
4 1 (7.14%) Infoblox
4 1 (7.14%) VMware