The table below looks at the statistics for CCSP 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 CCSP over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 197 220 197
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -23
Contract jobs citing CCSP 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.014% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.100% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£463 £475 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.47% -24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £394 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +15.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £115.00
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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
868 1004 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.04% 14.39% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 689 596
Average daily rate £417 £409 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.89% +1.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 27
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.65 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% -39.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

CCSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCSP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CCSP
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 CCSP across the City of London region.

CCSP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CCSP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCSP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

CCSP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CCSP
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 CCSP across the City of London region.

CCSP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CCSP 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 CCSP.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Network Security
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (75.00%) CCSE
3 6 (75.00%) F5
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (62.50%) CCSA
4 5 (62.50%) VPN
5 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) UNIX
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 2000
5 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (50.00%) Multicast
5 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (50.00%) Network Architecture
5 4 (50.00%) tcpdump
6 3 (37.50%) Perl
6 3 (37.50%) Juniper
6 3 (37.50%) CCNP
7 2 (25.00%) ITIL
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (25.00%) FWSM
8 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CCSP 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 CCSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Network Security
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (50.00%) Multicast
4 4 (50.00%) tcpdump
5 2 (25.00%) FWSM
6 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) Extranet
6 1 (12.50%) DSL
6 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
6 1 (12.50%) ISDN
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) International Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) SecurID
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
4 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Security
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCSE
3 5 (62.50%) CCSA
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
5 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (12.50%) Proofpoint