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 4 December 2016 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 106 106 124
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Contract jobs citing CCSA 3 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.48% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 1.83% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £338 £300 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -18.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.83% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- +0.64%
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
494 654 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.50% 25.91% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 298 315
Median daily rate £400 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 63 12
Median hourly rate £17.06 £30.90 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.78% +81.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £47.50 £40.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year
- +50.56%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing CCSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCSA 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) CCSE
2 12 (92.31%) Network Security
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) VPN
4 6 (46.15%) Network Design
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Juniper
6 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
6 3 (23.08%) SSL
7 1 (7.69%) DNS
7 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
7 1 (7.69%) SMTP
7 1 (7.69%) HTTP
7 1 (7.69%) RIP
7 1 (7.69%) SNMP
7 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.69%) CCNP
7 1 (7.69%) CISSP
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (7.69%) OSPF
7 1 (7.69%) BGP
7 1 (7.69%) VRRP
7 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
7 1 (7.69%) Wireshark

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) Network Security
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) SSL
6 1 (7.69%) BGP
6 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (7.69%) DNS
6 1 (7.69%) FWSM
6 1 (7.69%) HTTP
6 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
6 1 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) RIP
6 1 (7.69%) SMTP
6 1 (7.69%) SNMP
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) VRRP
6 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Network Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Check Point Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Security Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IP Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (7.69%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 1 (7.69%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) CCSE
2 4 (30.77%) Check Point Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.69%) F5