The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 116 118 89
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -29
Contract jobs citing CCSP 6 8 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.32% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.87% 1.33% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
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£373 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £394 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +15.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £115.00
CCSP
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
691 603 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.46% 24.37% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 272 222
Average daily rate £375 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 20
Average hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% -23.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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
Slough - 5 £370 -
Ascot - 1 £450 -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
CCSP
South East

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (96.55%) CheckPoint
2 28 (96.55%) Cisco
3 25 (86.21%) Firewall
4 17 (58.62%) Cisco PIX
4 17 (58.62%) CCIE
4 17 (58.62%) VPN
4 17 (58.62%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (48.28%) Network Management
5 14 (48.28%) CCNP
5 14 (48.28%) CISSP
6 13 (44.83%) Juniper
6 13 (44.83%) PCI DSS
6 13 (44.83%) Radware
6 13 (44.83%) Telecoms
7 12 (41.38%) Network Security
7 12 (41.38%) OSPF
7 12 (41.38%) F5
8 11 (37.93%) IPsec
9 10 (34.48%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (34.48%) BGP
10 9 (31.03%) Check Point Certification
10 9 (31.03%) CCDP
10 9 (31.03%) MPLS
10 9 (31.03%) Degree
11 8 (27.59%) CCSA
11 8 (27.59%) CCSE
11 8 (27.59%) BIG-IP
11 8 (27.59%) CCNA
12 7 (24.14%) OpenView

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (86.21%) Firewall
2 17 (58.62%) Cisco PIX
2 17 (58.62%) VPN
2 17 (58.62%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (41.38%) Network Security
3 12 (41.38%) OSPF
4 11 (37.93%) IPsec
5 10 (34.48%) BGP
6 9 (31.03%) MPLS
7 8 (27.59%) BIG-IP
8 7 (24.14%) TACACS
8 7 (24.14%) SNMP
8 7 (24.14%) SMS
8 7 (24.14%) VoIP
8 7 (24.14%) Nortel Alteon
8 7 (24.14%) Wireshark
8 7 (24.14%) FWSM
8 7 (24.14%) tcpdump
9 3 (10.34%) Internet
9 3 (10.34%) RIP
General
1 13 (44.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Security Engineer
1 11 (37.93%) Network Engineer
1 11 (37.93%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) IP Engineer
3 9 (31.03%) Design Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Designer
6 1 (3.45%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Mobile App
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Network Management
2 10 (34.48%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (24.14%) Fault Management
4 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
5 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
5 5 (17.24%) Release Management
5 5 (17.24%) Change Management
5 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (13.79%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (10.34%) eTOM
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 2 (6.90%) Change Control
9 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.45%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (58.62%) CCIE
3 14 (48.28%) CCNP
3 14 (48.28%) CISSP
4 9 (31.03%) Check Point Certification
4 9 (31.03%) CCDP
4 9 (31.03%) Degree
5 8 (27.59%) CCSA
5 8 (27.59%) CCSE
5 8 (27.59%) CCNA
6 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
7 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.45%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) PCI DSS
2 5 (17.24%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) OpenView
1 7 (24.14%) Netcool
2 3 (10.34%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) CheckPoint
1 28 (96.55%) Cisco
2 13 (44.83%) Juniper
2 13 (44.83%) Radware
3 12 (41.38%) F5
4 7 (24.14%) HP
4 7 (24.14%) Nortel
4 7 (24.14%) Crossbeam
5 6 (20.69%) Fortinet
5 6 (20.69%) Redback
5 6 (20.69%) Nokia
6 3 (10.34%) AlgoSec
6 3 (10.34%) Tufin
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat