The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for CCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
England / South West
Rank - 136 -
Contract jobs citing CCSE 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.069% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £268 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £395 £401
% change year-on-year -9.49% -1.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 812 956 915
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.25% 33.05% 29.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 559 562
Median daily rate £395 £388 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.93% -8.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 70 29
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +4.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

CCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSE in the South West

CCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCSE in the South West