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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 177 182 207
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +25
Contract jobs citing CCSA 1 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.37% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 2.47% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 1
Median daily rate £382 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.57% +35.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 - £45.00
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
593 809 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.05% 15.05% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 586 630
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 15
Median hourly rate £17.66 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.33 £12.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.45 £44.12 £31.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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
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 31 August 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 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) OSPF
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) CCSE
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) OpenView
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office

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 Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) OSPF
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Check Point Expert
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Security 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 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 1 (25.00%) E-Discovery
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCSE
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (25.00%) EnCase
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) NetScout
2 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (25.00%) ScanSafe