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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 158 195 206
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +11
Contract jobs citing CCSA 3 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.090% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.75% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Median daily rate £500 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +46.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £39.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
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
534 795 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.03% 14.63% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 606 808
Median daily rate £450 £427 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 15
Median hourly rate £21.78 £20.88 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% -5.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.16 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.00 £34.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) NetScout
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) ScanSafe
2 1 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) OpenView

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 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
2 1 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) VRRP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Check Point Expert
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCSE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetScout
2 1 (33.33%) ScanSafe