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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 96 128 91
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -37
Contract jobs citing CCSP 23 1 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.92% 0.039% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.25% 0.14% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£328 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
708 694 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.45% 27.11% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 275 232
Average daily rate £375 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £13.50 £48.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 August 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 August 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +17 4 £255 - 1
CCSP
South East

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (96.77%) CheckPoint
2 30 (96.77%) Cisco
3 27 (87.10%) Firewall
4 23 (74.19%) VPN
5 22 (70.97%) CCIE
6 21 (67.74%) CISSP
7 19 (61.29%) Juniper
7 19 (61.29%) Cisco PIX
7 19 (61.29%) PCI DSS
7 19 (61.29%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (58.06%) OSPF
9 17 (54.84%) IPsec
10 16 (51.61%) BGP
11 15 (48.39%) Check Point Certification
11 15 (48.39%) CCDP
11 15 (48.39%) MPLS
11 15 (48.39%) Network Management
12 14 (45.16%) CCNP
13 13 (41.94%) VoIP
13 13 (41.94%) SNMP
13 13 (41.94%) Telecoms
13 13 (41.94%) FWSM
14 12 (38.71%) F5
14 12 (38.71%) Risk Assessment
15 10 (32.26%) FortiGate
16 9 (29.03%) BIG-IP
17 8 (25.81%) Network Security
17 8 (25.81%) Radware
18 7 (22.58%) Apache

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (22.58%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (87.10%) Firewall
2 23 (74.19%) VPN
3 19 (61.29%) Cisco PIX
3 19 (61.29%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (58.06%) OSPF
5 17 (54.84%) IPsec
6 16 (51.61%) BGP
7 15 (48.39%) MPLS
8 13 (41.94%) VoIP
8 13 (41.94%) SNMP
8 13 (41.94%) FWSM
9 9 (29.03%) BIG-IP
10 8 (25.81%) Network Security
11 7 (22.58%) DNS
11 7 (22.58%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (9.68%) Internet
12 3 (9.68%) RIP
13 2 (6.45%) tcpdump
13 2 (6.45%) SMS
13 2 (6.45%) SSL
General
1 13 (41.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) IP Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) Design Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) Security Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Designer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Security Designer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Design Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior IP Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Data Network Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Network Designer
8 1 (3.23%) IP Network Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) SecurID
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Network Management
2 12 (38.71%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (19.35%) Demand Forecasting
3 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.68%) eTOM
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) Release Management
5 2 (6.45%) Fault Management
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (70.97%) CCIE
3 21 (67.74%) CISSP
4 15 (48.39%) Check Point Certification
4 15 (48.39%) CCDP
5 14 (45.16%) CCNP
6 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
8 4 (12.90%) CCSE
8 4 (12.90%) CCSA
9 2 (6.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (61.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.45%) Netcool
2 2 (6.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) CheckPoint
1 30 (96.77%) Cisco
2 19 (61.29%) Juniper
3 12 (38.71%) F5
4 8 (25.81%) Radware
5 6 (19.35%) Nokia
5 6 (19.35%) Redback
6 5 (16.13%) Fortinet
7 3 (9.68%) Blue Coat
7 3 (9.68%) Tufin
7 3 (9.68%) AlgoSec
8 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.45%) HP
8 2 (6.45%) Nortel
8 2 (6.45%) Ericsson
8 2 (6.45%) Crossbeam