The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for CCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 119 129 114
Rank change year-on-year +10 -15  
Contract jobs citing CCSE 3 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.25% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 1.55% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 21
Median daily rate £375 - £401
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 Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 318 451 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.99% 16.10% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 282 271
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.54 £32.20 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

CCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSE in Yorkshire

CCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCSE in Yorkshire

CCSE
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) CCIE
3 5 (62.50%) CCSP
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) JNCIP
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Wireless
3 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (50.00%) Extreme Networks
4 4 (50.00%) Samsung
4 4 (50.00%) Aruba
5 3 (37.50%) F5
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) CCSA
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) Nortel
5 3 (37.50%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Service Management
5 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (12.50%) Change Management
7 1 (12.50%) Intranet

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (62.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) Intranet
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) CCIE
2 5 (62.50%) CCSP
2 5 (62.50%) JNCIP
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) CCSA
3 3 (37.50%) Check Point Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) Aruba
3 4 (50.00%) Extreme Networks
3 4 (50.00%) Samsung
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) Nortel
5 1 (12.50%) Ubiquiti