Period
to 21 November 2018

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 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 182 204
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22 +10
Contract jobs citing CCSE 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.090% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 0.62% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Yorkshire median daily rate £358 £333 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% -36.67% +42.28%
10th Percentile £316 £306 £438
90th Percentile £371 £365 £735
England median daily rate £375 £445 £375
% change year-on-year -15.73% +18.67% -6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 746 643 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.02% 14.46% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 388 480
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.34% +5.26%
10th Percentile £261 £213 £254
90th Percentile £594 £553 £563
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 32
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.88 £14.43 £14.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.05% -0.74% -6.24%
10th Percentile £12.80 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £31.35 £40.00 £23.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year - -1.96% +6.25%

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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
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 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
West Yorkshire 0 6 £360 +8.27% 3
South Yorkshire -4 1 £338 -
CCSE
England

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) CCSA
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (28.57%) F5
5 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (28.57%) Check Point GAiA
6 1 (14.29%) VMware NSX
6 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Meraki
6 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud

CCSE
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) TACACS
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infoblox Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Check Point GAiA
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) Network Design
1 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCSA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) CCSM
4 1 (14.29%) CCSP
4 1 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
1 1 (14.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Meraki
3 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
3 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam
3 1 (14.29%) VMware