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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 103 123 96
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Contract jobs citing CCSP 18 8 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 0.31% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.55% 1.20% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
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£313 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -2.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
706 667 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.80% 25.99% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 274 257
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 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 11
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.78 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% -49.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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 22 September 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 22 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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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 - 4 £370 -
Reading +14 2 £255 -36.25%
CCSP
South East

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (96.97%) CheckPoint
2 32 (96.97%) Cisco
3 29 (87.88%) Firewall
4 23 (69.70%) VPN
5 22 (66.67%) CCIE
6 21 (63.64%) CISSP
6 21 (63.64%) Cisco PIX
6 21 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (57.58%) PCI DSS
7 19 (57.58%) Juniper
8 18 (54.55%) OSPF
9 17 (51.52%) IPsec
9 17 (51.52%) Network Management
10 16 (48.48%) BGP
10 16 (48.48%) CCNP
11 15 (45.45%) Check Point Certification
11 15 (45.45%) CCDP
11 15 (45.45%) MPLS
12 14 (42.42%) F5
13 13 (39.39%) FWSM
13 13 (39.39%) Telecoms
13 13 (39.39%) VoIP
13 13 (39.39%) SNMP
14 12 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
15 11 (33.33%) BIG-IP
16 10 (30.30%) Radware
16 10 (30.30%) FortiGate
17 9 (27.27%) Network Security
18 7 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (21.21%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (87.88%) Firewall
2 23 (69.70%) VPN
3 21 (63.64%) Cisco PIX
3 21 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (54.55%) OSPF
5 17 (51.52%) IPsec
6 16 (48.48%) BGP
7 15 (45.45%) MPLS
8 13 (39.39%) VoIP
8 13 (39.39%) SNMP
8 13 (39.39%) FWSM
9 11 (33.33%) BIG-IP
10 9 (27.27%) Network Security
11 7 (21.21%) DNS
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (12.12%) tcpdump
12 4 (12.12%) SMS
12 4 (12.12%) TACACS
12 4 (12.12%) Nortel Alteon
12 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
General
1 13 (39.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) IP Engineer
2 13 (39.39%) Design Engineer
3 12 (36.36%) Security Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Network Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Data Network Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Designer
6 3 (9.09%) Security Designer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior IP Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Design Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Network Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Network Management
2 12 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
4 6 (18.18%) Demand Forecasting
4 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.12%) Fault Management
6 3 (9.09%) eTOM
6 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.09%) Release Management
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security
8 1 (3.03%) Migration
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (66.67%) CCIE
3 21 (63.64%) CISSP
4 16 (48.48%) CCNP
5 15 (45.45%) CCDP
5 15 (45.45%) Check Point Certification
6 7 (21.21%) Degree
7 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) CCSA
7 6 (18.18%) CCSE
8 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
9 4 (12.12%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (57.58%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) FortiGate
2 4 (12.12%) OpenView
2 4 (12.12%) Netcool
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Cisco
1 32 (96.97%) CheckPoint
2 19 (57.58%) Juniper
3 14 (42.42%) F5
4 10 (30.30%) Radware
5 6 (18.18%) Redback
5 6 (18.18%) Nokia
6 5 (15.15%) Fortinet
7 4 (12.12%) Crossbeam
7 4 (12.12%) HP
7 4 (12.12%) Nortel
8 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
8 3 (9.09%) Tufin
8 3 (9.09%) AlgoSec
9 2 (6.06%) Ericsson
9 2 (6.06%) Microsoft