The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 117 120 115
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing CCSA 6 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.20% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 0.82% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£370 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £335 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £335 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
CCSA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
683 612 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.74% 24.48% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 276 228
Average daily rate £375 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £235 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 23
Average hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.53
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.08%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCSA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCSA across the Berkshire region.

CCSA Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCSA across the Berkshire region.

CCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CCSA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough -6 5 £370 - 1
Reading - 1 - - 2
Newbury - - - -
CCSA
South East

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCSA.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
3 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (81.82%) CCSE
3 9 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (81.82%) F5
4 8 (72.73%) Cisco PIX
4 8 (72.73%) Wireshark
4 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 8 (72.73%) BIG-IP
4 8 (72.73%) CCSP
4 8 (72.73%) CCNP
5 7 (63.64%) CCNA
5 7 (63.64%) OpenView
5 7 (63.64%) HP
5 7 (63.64%) Nortel
5 7 (63.64%) Netcool
5 7 (63.64%) SMS
5 7 (63.64%) WAP
5 7 (63.64%) Nortel Alteon
5 7 (63.64%) TACACS
5 7 (63.64%) Radware
5 7 (63.64%) Crossbeam
5 7 (63.64%) Network Security
5 7 (63.64%) Mobile App
5 7 (63.64%) Fault Management
5 7 (63.64%) tcpdump
5 7 (63.64%) Network Management
6 6 (54.55%) Degree
6 6 (54.55%) UNIX

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco PIX
2 8 (72.73%) Wireshark
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) BIG-IP
3 7 (63.64%) SMS
3 7 (63.64%) Nortel Alteon
3 7 (63.64%) TACACS
3 7 (63.64%) Network Security
3 7 (63.64%) tcpdump
4 1 (9.09%) FWSM
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (9.09%) RIP
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Security Engineer
2 9 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 9 (81.82%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (54.55%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) IP Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Mobile App
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Fault Management
1 7 (63.64%) Network Management
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
2 5 (45.45%) Release Management
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (81.82%) CCSE
2 8 (72.73%) CCSP
2 8 (72.73%) CCNP
3 7 (63.64%) CCNA
4 6 (54.55%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) CISSP
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) OpenView
1 7 (63.64%) Netcool
2 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
3 9 (81.82%) F5
4 7 (63.64%) HP
4 7 (63.64%) Nortel
4 7 (63.64%) Radware
4 7 (63.64%) Crossbeam
5 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
7 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
7 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
7 1 (9.09%) Fortinet