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 3 December 2016 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 158 154 193
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +39
Contract jobs citing CCSA 3 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.094% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.95% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 12
Median daily rate £285 £450 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £409 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £475 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £381 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.27% +17.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%
CCSA
London

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
471 526 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.82% 15.17% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 393 677
Median daily rate £450 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 15
Median hourly rate £18.10 £19.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £17.50 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.80 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing CCSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WLAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) CCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Meraki
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) SSH
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) ICMP
4 1 (25.00%) MGCP
4 1 (25.00%) VRRP
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) SAN

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) WLAN
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) ICMP
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) SSH
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) MGCP
4 1 (25.00%) VRRP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (25.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) CCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) EnCase
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Meraki
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow