Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 June 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 596 563 563
Rank change year-on-year -33 0 +9
Contract jobs citing CCSE 28 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.062% 0.055% 0.069%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.32% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 15
London median daily rate £413 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% -9.94% +5.88%
10th Percentile £324 £315 £375
90th Percentile £596 £538 £594
England median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,546 6,783 7,533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.83% 17.11% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,885 4,523 5,263
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £283 £300 £267
90th Percentile £675 £638 £647
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 137 91
London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% +27.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.64 £12.02
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £38.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for CCSE in London

CCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSE in London

CCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCSE in London over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCSE in London

CCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCSE in London

CCSE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the London region over the 6 months to 18 June 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
West London - 3 £650 -
South London - 1 £425 -
CCSE
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 London region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 28 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 27 (96.43%) Firewall
3 25 (89.29%) Cisco
4 23 (82.14%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (71.43%) CCNP
5 20 (71.43%) Network Security
6 15 (53.57%) VPN
7 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (42.86%) Palo Alto
9 11 (39.29%) OSPF
9 11 (39.29%) BGP
9 11 (39.29%) ITIL
9 11 (39.29%) HP
10 10 (35.71%) Juniper
11 9 (32.14%) CCSA
11 9 (32.14%) SSL
12 8 (28.57%) Change Management
12 8 (28.57%) Finance
12 8 (28.57%) VMware
12 8 (28.57%) DNS
12 8 (28.57%) CCNA
12 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
12 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (28.57%) F5
13 7 (25.00%) Fat Client
13 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 7 (25.00%) Thin Client
13 7 (25.00%) SLA
13 7 (25.00%) Wireless
13 7 (25.00%) IPsec

CCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) Firewall
2 20 (71.43%) Network Security
3 15 (53.57%) VPN
4 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (39.29%) BGP
5 11 (39.29%) OSPF
6 9 (32.14%) SSL
7 8 (28.57%) DNS
8 7 (25.00%) IPsec
8 7 (25.00%) Wireless
9 6 (21.43%) DMVPN
9 6 (21.43%) EIGRP
9 6 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (17.86%) BIG-IP
10 5 (17.86%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (17.86%) iSCSI
10 5 (17.86%) LAN
10 5 (17.86%) NetScreen
10 5 (17.86%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Network Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Security Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Network Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) AWS Architect
5 2 (7.14%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Check Point Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Network Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 7 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Check Point GAiA
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Change Management
3 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 6 (21.43%) Change Control
3 6 (21.43%) High Availability
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
3 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
7 2 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (3.57%) BCP
8 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.57%) Migration
8 1 (3.57%) Network Design
8 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (71.43%) CCNP
3 9 (32.14%) CCSA
4 8 (28.57%) CCNA
5 6 (21.43%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (14.29%) CCSP
7 3 (10.71%) MCSE
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (7.14%) CCIE
8 2 (7.14%) Degree
8 2 (7.14%) MCITP
8 2 (7.14%) MCTS
8 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (3.57%) CCSM
9 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
9 1 (3.57%) JNCIP
9 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
9 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
2 4 (14.29%) COBIT
3 1 (3.57%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 25 (89.29%) Cisco
3 12 (42.86%) Palo Alto
4 11 (39.29%) HP
5 10 (35.71%) Juniper
6 8 (28.57%) F5
6 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 8 (28.57%) VMware
7 6 (21.43%) Barracuda Networks
7 6 (21.43%) Blue Coat
7 6 (21.43%) Forcepoint
8 5 (17.86%) 3PAR
8 5 (17.86%) Citrix
8 5 (17.86%) Imperva
8 5 (17.86%) Infoblox
8 5 (17.86%) Trend Micro
9 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.57%) CommVault
10 1 (3.57%) SAP
10 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds