Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for CCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing CCSE 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.24% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Wales median daily rate £358 - -
UK median daily rate £375 £435 £375
% change year-on-year -13.79% +16.00% -6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £37.50 £48.75
% change year-on-year - -23.08% +25.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 454 377 446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.90% 31.63% 31.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 246 298
Wales median daily rate £425 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.64% +10.67%
10th Percentile £263 £144 £220
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 13
Wales median hourly rate £30.00 £36.25 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -36.96% +177.11%
10th Percentile £13.23 £15.01 £14.45
90th Percentile £42.00 £58.75 £78.00
UK median hourly rate £25.31 £26.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year -3.58% +0.96% +4.00%

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for CCSE in Wales

CCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSE in Wales

CCSE
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 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
South Wales - 4 £358 -
CCSE
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wales region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) CCSA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) Check Point GAiA
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) VPN

CCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Check Point GAiA
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCSA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds