The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for CCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 110 119
Rank change year-on-year +14 +9  
Contract jobs citing CCSE 11 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.61% 0.35% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 0.82% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Median daily rate £460 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +16.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £440 £350
% change year-on-year +3.40% +25.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £52.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -39.19% +34.61%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 703 853 784
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 39.16% 42.67% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 511 484
Median daily rate £415 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.79% +3.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 35
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.83 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.37% +127.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £17.00 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing CCSE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCSE in Hampshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSE in Hampshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCSE in Hampshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCSE in Hampshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCSE in Hampshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook - 6 £455 -
Basingstoke - 2 £463 -
Southampton +4 1 £500 +70.35%
Fareham -2 1 - -
CCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
1 30 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 30 (100.00%) Firewall
2 29 (96.67%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (90.00%) CCSA
3 27 (90.00%) CCIE
3 27 (90.00%) CCNP
3 27 (90.00%) CCDP
3 27 (90.00%) LAN
3 27 (90.00%) WAN
3 27 (90.00%) Security Cleared
4 26 (86.67%) Wireless
5 25 (83.33%) Juniper
5 25 (83.33%) ITIL
5 25 (83.33%) CCIP
5 25 (83.33%) Fortinet
5 25 (83.33%) Network Design
5 25 (83.33%) JNCIA
5 25 (83.33%) JNCIE
5 25 (83.33%) Riverbed
5 25 (83.33%) F5
5 25 (83.33%) FortiGate
6 24 (80.00%) SC Cleared
6 24 (80.00%) HP
6 24 (80.00%) ITSM
6 24 (80.00%) Service Management
7 22 (73.33%) BIG-IP
7 22 (73.33%) Aruba
8 21 (70.00%) HP ASE
8 21 (70.00%) HP MASE

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) Firewall
2 27 (90.00%) LAN
2 27 (90.00%) WAN
3 26 (86.67%) Wireless
4 22 (73.33%) BIG-IP
5 2 (6.67%) BGP
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.67%) MPLS
5 2 (6.67%) OSPF
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (3.33%) DNS
6 1 (3.33%) FTP
6 1 (3.33%) Multicast
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security
6 1 (3.33%) SMTP
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) VPN
General
1 19 (63.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Design Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (63.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) ITIL
1 25 (83.33%) Network Design
2 24 (80.00%) ITSM
2 24 (80.00%) Service Management
3 3 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (3.33%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (90.00%) CCDP
2 27 (90.00%) CCIE
2 27 (90.00%) CCNP
2 27 (90.00%) CCSA
2 27 (90.00%) Security Cleared
3 25 (83.33%) CCIP
3 25 (83.33%) JNCIA
3 25 (83.33%) JNCIE
4 24 (80.00%) SC Cleared
5 21 (70.00%) HP ASE
5 21 (70.00%) HP MASE
6 19 (63.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (63.33%) Degree
7 2 (6.67%) CCIE Security
7 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 25 (83.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (83.33%) F5
2 25 (83.33%) Fortinet
2 25 (83.33%) Juniper
2 25 (83.33%) Riverbed
3 24 (80.00%) HP
4 22 (73.33%) Aruba
5 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.33%) BMC
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Foundry
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) IronPort
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) Remedy