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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank - 183 201
Contract jobs citing CCSA 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.097% 0.084%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.63% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £400 £308
% change year-on-year
-22.18% +30.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - £180.00
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
470 797 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.94% 15.50% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 597 686
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 15
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.70 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -21.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.60 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.44 £22.00 £38.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 11 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) HSRP
3 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (40.00%) NX-OS
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) CCSE
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) VRRP
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) MGCP
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) XMPP

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) HSRP
3 2 (40.00%) NX-OS
3 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (40.00%) VRRP
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (20.00%) FCoE
4 1 (20.00%) MRTG
4 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior IP Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (20.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) GIAC
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
1 1 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (20.00%) EnCase
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Proventia
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire