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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 116 - 136
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CCSA 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% - 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £32.00
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
699 688 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.57% 26.81% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 281 230
Average daily rate £375 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.81 £12.00 £19.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.20 £30.50 £80.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 2 September 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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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 - 2 - - 3
Slough - 2 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
CCSA
South East

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
3 10 (83.33%) Network Security
4 8 (66.67%) CCSE
5 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (50.00%) Juniper
6 6 (50.00%) CISSP
6 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
7 5 (41.67%) Information Security
7 5 (41.67%) CCNP
8 4 (33.33%) CCSP
8 4 (33.33%) F5
9 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (25.00%) Network Design
9 3 (25.00%) Firewall
9 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (25.00%) CISA
10 2 (16.67%) Change Management
10 2 (16.67%) TACACS
10 2 (16.67%) Radware
10 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 2 (16.67%) Netcool
10 2 (16.67%) CCNA
10 2 (16.67%) OpenView
10 2 (16.67%) HP
10 2 (16.67%) Nortel
10 2 (16.67%) UNIX
10 2 (16.67%) SMS
10 2 (16.67%) WAP

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (83.33%) Network Security
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 2 (16.67%) Nortel Alteon
3 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (16.67%) tcpdump
3 2 (16.67%) SMS
3 2 (16.67%) TACACS
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Data Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Fault Management
3 2 (16.67%) Network Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Business Development
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
6 3 (25.00%) CISA
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) CCNA
8 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) OpenView
1 2 (16.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (50.00%) Juniper
4 4 (33.33%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) Crossbeam
5 2 (16.67%) Radware
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) Nortel
6 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
6 1 (8.33%) ArcSight