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 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 119 125 124
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing CCSA 9 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.36% 1.20% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 -
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
661 665 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.58% 23.27% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 311 292
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 19
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +45.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.88 £15.93 £13.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £39.00 £27.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCSA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

CCSA Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 5 £450 -
Bracknell -6 1 £315 -
CCSA
South East

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (61.54%) Blue Coat
3 8 (61.54%) ProxySG
3 8 (61.54%) CCNP
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (61.54%) F5
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco PIX
3 8 (61.54%) FWSM
3 8 (61.54%) FortiGate
3 8 (61.54%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 8 (61.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (61.54%) DDoS Mitigation
4 5 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (38.46%) Wireshark
4 5 (38.46%) High Availability
4 5 (38.46%) CISSP
4 5 (38.46%) OSPF
4 5 (38.46%) BGP
4 5 (38.46%) SMTP
4 5 (38.46%) HTTP
4 5 (38.46%) RIP
4 5 (38.46%) SNMP
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) CRM
4 5 (38.46%) Broadband
4 5 (38.46%) DNS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco PIX
3 8 (61.54%) FWSM
4 5 (38.46%) BGP
4 5 (38.46%) BIG-IP
4 5 (38.46%) Broadband
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 5 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (38.46%) HTTP
4 5 (38.46%) HTTPS
4 5 (38.46%) OSPF
4 5 (38.46%) RIP
4 5 (38.46%) SMTP
4 5 (38.46%) SNMP
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) VRRP
4 5 (38.46%) Wireshark
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
General
1 5 (38.46%) Billing
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (15.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Security Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) IP Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) IP Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Check Point Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Network Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) DDoS Mitigation
1 8 (61.54%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 5 (38.46%) CRM
2 5 (38.46%) High Availability
3 4 (30.77%) Network Design
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) CCSE
2 8 (61.54%) CCNP
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (38.46%) CISSP
4 4 (30.77%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) Blue Coat
3 8 (61.54%) F5
4 4 (30.77%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) Fortinet