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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 182 204 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing CCSA 22 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.068% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.53% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -
CCSA
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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
871 930 1089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.65% 15.77% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 645 747
Average daily rate £435 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 63
Average hourly rate £17.98 £18.10 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -23.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.43 £34.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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
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 29 July 2015, 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 25 (96.15%) CheckPoint
2 24 (92.31%) Cisco
3 22 (84.62%) Firewall
4 16 (61.54%) OSPF
5 15 (57.69%) BGP
5 15 (57.69%) LAN
5 15 (57.69%) WAN
6 12 (46.15%) DNS
6 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (46.15%) CCSE
7 11 (42.31%) BIG-IP
7 11 (42.31%) F5
8 10 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (38.46%) DHCP
9 9 (34.62%) VPN
9 9 (34.62%) IPsec
9 9 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
10 8 (30.77%) Wireless
10 8 (30.77%) Finance
10 8 (30.77%) EIGRP
11 7 (26.92%) VRRP
11 7 (26.92%) HSRP
11 7 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 7 (26.92%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (26.92%) Spanning Tree
11 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
12 6 (23.08%) Software-Defined Networking
12 6 (23.08%) 802.1X

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 22 (84.62%) Firewall
2 16 (61.54%) OSPF
3 15 (57.69%) BGP
3 15 (57.69%) LAN
3 15 (57.69%) WAN
4 12 (46.15%) DNS
5 11 (42.31%) BIG-IP
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (38.46%) DHCP
7 9 (34.62%) VPN
7 9 (34.62%) IPsec
7 9 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (30.77%) Wireless
8 8 (30.77%) EIGRP
9 7 (26.92%) VRRP
9 7 (26.92%) HSRP
9 7 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (26.92%) Spanning Tree
10 6 (23.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Financial Institution
3 3 (11.54%) Advertising
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Support
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Security Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Communications Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) 802.1X
2 3 (11.54%) XMPP
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 7 (26.92%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.69%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
2 5 (19.23%) Investment Management
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Security Management
3 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
3 3 (11.54%) Cyber Security
4 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (7.69%) Security Hardening
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Data Security
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) Network Management
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL V2
4 2 (7.69%) SIEM
5 1 (3.85%) Analytics
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 2 (7.69%) Perl
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
1 2 (7.69%) VBScript
1 2 (7.69%) Python
1 2 (7.69%) Tcl
1 2 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (46.15%) CCSE
2 6 (23.08%) CCIE
2 6 (23.08%) CCNP
3 3 (11.54%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (7.69%) CCIP
4 2 (7.69%) CCNA
4 2 (7.69%) CCDA
5 1 (3.85%) CISSP
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CISM
5 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Snort
1 3 (11.54%) Squid
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) CheckPoint
2 24 (92.31%) Cisco
3 11 (42.31%) F5
4 3 (11.54%) Verint
4 3 (11.54%) CyberTech
4 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
4 3 (11.54%) Nortel
4 3 (11.54%) Nokia
5 2 (7.69%) Juniper
5 2 (7.69%) Radware
5 2 (7.69%) 3Com
5 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 2 (7.69%) Akamai
6 1 (3.85%) Websense
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix