The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 195 212 197
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing CCSA 11 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.073% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.29% 0.48% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £320 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £480 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.75 -
% change year-on-year
+18.32% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
853 1034 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.10% 15.14% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 647 706 607
Average daily rate £424 £420 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 36
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £41.53 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CCSA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCSA across the City of London region.

CCSA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CCSA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCSA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

CCSA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCSA across the City of London region.

CCSA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CCSA 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 CCSA.

1 16 (88.89%) CheckPoint
2 15 (83.33%) Firewall
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco
4 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (66.67%) CCSE
4 12 (66.67%) F5
5 10 (55.56%) Load Balancing
6 8 (44.44%) Network Security
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (33.33%) CCNP
7 6 (33.33%) VPN
7 6 (33.33%) DNS
7 6 (33.33%) UNIX
7 6 (33.33%) LAN
7 6 (33.33%) WAN
8 5 (27.78%) Windows
8 5 (27.78%) CCSP
8 5 (27.78%) Juniper
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (22.22%) Network Architecture
9 4 (22.22%) WAAS
9 4 (22.22%) tcpdump
9 4 (22.22%) Migration
9 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
9 4 (22.22%) OSPF
9 4 (22.22%) BGP
9 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
9 4 (22.22%) Windows 2000

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CCSA 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 CCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) Network Security
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (33.33%) VPN
3 6 (33.33%) DNS
3 6 (33.33%) LAN
3 6 (33.33%) WAN
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (22.22%) WAAS
5 4 (22.22%) tcpdump
5 4 (22.22%) OSPF
5 4 (22.22%) BGP
5 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
5 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 4 (22.22%) Multicast
6 3 (16.67%) SSL
6 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
1 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Operational Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Operational Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) UNIX
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Network Architecture
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (66.67%) CCSE
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (27.78%) CCSP
4 3 (16.67%) CCNA
4 3 (16.67%) CISSP
5 2 (11.11%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) CheckPoint
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 12 (66.67%) F5
4 5 (27.78%) Juniper
5 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
6 2 (11.11%) Sourcefire
6 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.56%) Nokia
7 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds