Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 244 256
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 +28
Contract jobs citing CCSE 5 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.071% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.87% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 12
City of London median daily rate £525 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -2.70% -7.50%
10th Percentile £438 £257 £389
90th Percentile £538 £495 £548
Central London median daily rate £525 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +16.67% -2.70% +8.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

CCSE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 981 1035 1391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.96% 15.56% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 728 1023
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £675 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 30
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +3.54% +18.39%
10th Percentile £13.31 £16.16 £11.24
90th Percentile £29.64 £29.38 £37.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for CCSE in the City of London

CCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCSE in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSE in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCSE in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (60.00%) CCMSE
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE Service Provider
3 3 (60.00%) Multicast
3 3 (60.00%) COBIT
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (60.00%) IPv4
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) CCSP
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) CCSA
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) IPv4
2 3 (60.00%) Multicast
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE Service Provider
2 3 (60.00%) CCMSE
2 3 (60.00%) CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) CCSA
3 1 (20.00%) CCSM
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) ScanSafe
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk