Period
to 18 October 2018

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 6 months to 18 October 2018 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 142 171
Rank change year-on-year -29 +29 +11
Contract jobs citing CCSE 6 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.16% 0.40% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 1.15% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 3
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £448 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.20% -0.56% +16.13%
10th Percentile £363 £382 £314
90th Percentile £388 £469 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £338
% change year-on-year -5.56% +33.33% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £52.50
South East median hourly rate - - £52.50

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 Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,171 1,220 1,477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 31.68% 34.70% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 690 940
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.56% +3.00%
10th Percentile £287 £220 £270
90th Percentile £579 £525 £546
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 65 73
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88% +65.05%
10th Percentile £21.55 £19.34 £12.50
90th Percentile £60.76 £47.85 £58.00
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +60.00% -9.09% +2.80%

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing CCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for CCSE in Hampshire

CCSE
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

CCSE
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

CCSE
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 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Havant - 4 - -
Southampton -17 2 £375 -25.00%
CCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 5 (83.33%) IronPort
2 5 (83.33%) DataPower
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) SMTP
3 4 (66.67%) FTP
3 4 (66.67%) HTTP
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) SSL
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Apache
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (66.67%) SIEM
3 4 (66.67%) PKI
3 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) SCOM
3 4 (66.67%) Time Management
3 4 (66.67%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (66.67%) Check Point GAiA

CCSE
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 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 5 (83.33%) SMTP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) FTP
3 4 (66.67%) HTTP
3 4 (66.67%) SSL
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) DataPower
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Check Point GAiA
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Loss Prevention
1 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 4 (66.67%) SIEM
1 4 (66.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
1 4 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) IronPort