Period
to 19 November 2018

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 6 months to 19 November 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 > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 - 203
Rank change year-on-year - +203 +19
Contract jobs citing CCSE 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.080% - 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% - 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
South West median daily rate £413 - £360
10th Percentile £406 - £340
90th Percentile £419 - £380
England median daily rate £394 £445 £375
% change year-on-year -11.52% +18.67% -6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £48.75

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 South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,928 1,586 1,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.76% 28.49% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 853 1,088
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £273 £215 £239
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 102 105
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.75% +36.36% -30.60%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.38 £13.40
90th Percentile £49.75 £53.38 £47.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.12 £25.50
% change year-on-year -0.48% -1.49% +7.37%

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing CCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCSE in the South West

CCSE
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Wiltshire - 3 £413 -
Bristol - 2 - -
CCSE
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 South West region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) CCSA
2 3 (60.00%) SNMP
2 3 (60.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (40.00%) VMware NSX
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) Tcl
3 2 (40.00%) TACACS
3 2 (40.00%) Degree

CCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) TACACS
3 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) HSRP
4 1 (20.00%) PPP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infoblox Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Tcl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCSA
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) CCMSE
4 1 (20.00%) JNCIE
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) ArcSight ESM
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) CA
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Infoblox