The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 116 120 139
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Contract jobs citing CCSA 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.12% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.48% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £31.50
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
711 620 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.27% 25.56% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 242 261
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £191 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 5
Average hourly rate £17.07 £19.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
CCSA
South East

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 24 July 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
Reading +7 2 - - 2
Slough - 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Newbury - - - -
CCSA
South East

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) CheckPoint
2 11 (91.67%) Network Security
3 8 (66.67%) CCSE
4 7 (58.33%) Blue Coat
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (50.00%) Juniper
5 6 (50.00%) CISSP
5 6 (50.00%) Information Security
6 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
6 5 (41.67%) Network Design
6 5 (41.67%) CCNP
7 4 (33.33%) CCSP
7 4 (33.33%) CISA
8 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (25.00%) F5
8 3 (25.00%) Firewall
9 2 (16.67%) BGP
9 2 (16.67%) CCNA
9 2 (16.67%) WAN
9 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
10 1 (8.33%) Crossbeam
10 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
10 1 (8.33%) Release Management
10 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
10 1 (8.33%) Nortel Alteon
10 1 (8.33%) Degree
10 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 11 (91.67%) Network Security
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) BGP
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (8.33%) Nortel Alteon
4 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
4 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) SMS
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) TACACS
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) IPsec
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CCSE
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (50.00%) CISSP
4 5 (41.67%) CCNP
5 4 (33.33%) CCSP
5 4 (33.33%) CISA
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) CCNA
8 1 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) CCDP
8 1 (8.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) OpenView
1 1 (8.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (58.33%) Blue Coat
4 6 (50.00%) Juniper
5 3 (25.00%) F5
6 1 (8.33%) Crossbeam
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Nortel
6 1 (8.33%) Radware
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