The first table below looks at the demand for CCSP in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSP over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 99 - 90
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CCSP 21 0 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.83% - 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.93% - 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£328 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
717 615 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.50% 25.58% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 237 251
Average daily rate £375 £385 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £188 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 5
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% -35.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCSP
South East

CCSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

CCSP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CCSP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

CCSP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CCSP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCSP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

CCSP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CCSP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

CCSP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CCSP
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 CCSP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
Reading - 5 £255 -
CCSP
South East

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CCSP 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 CCSP.

1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (96.67%) CheckPoint
2 29 (96.67%) Cisco
3 26 (86.67%) Firewall
4 21 (70.00%) VPN
4 21 (70.00%) CISSP
5 20 (66.67%) CCIE
5 20 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
5 20 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (63.33%) PCI DSS
7 18 (60.00%) OSPF
8 17 (56.67%) Juniper
8 17 (56.67%) IPsec
9 16 (53.33%) BGP
10 15 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
10 15 (50.00%) CCDP
10 15 (50.00%) MPLS
11 14 (46.67%) Network Management
12 13 (43.33%) FWSM
12 13 (43.33%) CCNP
12 13 (43.33%) VoIP
12 13 (43.33%) SNMP
13 12 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (40.00%) FortiGate
14 11 (36.67%) F5
14 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
15 8 (26.67%) Network Security
15 8 (26.67%) BIG-IP
16 7 (23.33%) Apache
16 7 (23.33%) DNS

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CCSP 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 CCSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (86.67%) Firewall
2 21 (70.00%) VPN
3 20 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
3 20 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (60.00%) OSPF
5 17 (56.67%) IPsec
6 16 (53.33%) BGP
7 15 (50.00%) MPLS
8 13 (43.33%) VoIP
8 13 (43.33%) SNMP
8 13 (43.33%) FWSM
9 8 (26.67%) Network Security
9 8 (26.67%) BIG-IP
10 7 (23.33%) DNS
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (10.00%) Internet
11 3 (10.00%) RIP
12 2 (6.67%) SSL
13 1 (3.33%) SMS
13 1 (3.33%) Nortel Alteon
General
1 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) IP Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Design Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Security Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Security Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior IP Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Network Designer
5 1 (3.33%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) SecurID
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Network Management
2 12 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) eTOM
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.33%) Release Management
6 1 (3.33%) Fault Management
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (70.00%) CISSP
3 20 (66.67%) CCIE
4 15 (50.00%) CCDP
4 15 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
5 13 (43.33%) CCNP
6 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (13.33%) Degree
9 3 (10.00%) CCSA
9 3 (10.00%) CCSE
10 1 (3.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (63.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) OpenView
2 1 (3.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco
1 29 (96.67%) CheckPoint
2 17 (56.67%) Juniper
3 11 (36.67%) F5
4 7 (23.33%) Radware
5 6 (20.00%) Redback
5 6 (20.00%) Nokia
5 6 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (10.00%) Tufin
6 3 (10.00%) AlgoSec
6 3 (10.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.67%) Ericsson
8 1 (3.33%) Crossbeam
8 1 (3.33%) HP
8 1 (3.33%) Nortel