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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 119 116 82
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -34
Contract jobs citing CCSP 11 6 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.24% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 1.07% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate £280 £340 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -4.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £340 £363
% change year-on-year
-9.55% -6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 - -
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
705 562 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.09% 22.65% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 205 294
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 13
Average hourly rate £15.38 £18.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.89% +29.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.76 £12.46 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £56.00 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 9 £280 -18.84%
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
CCSP
South East

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (81.82%) FortiGate
2 9 (81.82%) CheckPoint
3 8 (72.73%) OSPF
3 8 (72.73%) CCIE
4 7 (63.64%) F5
4 7 (63.64%) CCNP
4 7 (63.64%) VoIP
4 7 (63.64%) VPN
4 7 (63.64%) CCDP
4 7 (63.64%) CISSP
4 7 (63.64%) BGP
4 7 (63.64%) MPLS
4 7 (63.64%) IPsec
5 6 (54.55%) SNMP
5 6 (54.55%) DNS
5 6 (54.55%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (54.55%) Juniper
5 6 (54.55%) Apache
5 6 (54.55%) FWSM
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (54.55%) Network Management
5 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
5 6 (54.55%) BIG-IP
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (54.55%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (72.73%) OSPF
3 7 (63.64%) BGP
3 7 (63.64%) VPN
3 7 (63.64%) VoIP
3 7 (63.64%) IPsec
3 7 (63.64%) MPLS
4 6 (54.55%) BIG-IP
4 6 (54.55%) FWSM
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (54.55%) SNMP
4 6 (54.55%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) IP Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Security Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Design Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior IP Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Security Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Designer
5 1 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Network Management
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) CCIE
3 7 (63.64%) CCNP
3 7 (63.64%) CCDP
3 7 (63.64%) CISSP
4 6 (54.55%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (9.09%) CCSA
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) CheckPoint
3 7 (63.64%) F5
4 6 (54.55%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) Ericsson
6 1 (9.09%) Nokia
6 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 1 (9.09%) Fortinet