The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 191 215 214
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Contract jobs citing CCSP 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.056% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.37% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£425 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
917 1087 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.75% 15.29% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 740 677
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 62 40
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.16 £51.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCSP
London

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) CCSE
1 4 (100.00%) FWSM
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) International Banking
2 3 (75.00%) COBIT
2 3 (75.00%) JNCIS
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (25.00%) CCSA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) FWSM
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CCSE
2 3 (75.00%) JNCIS
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) CCSA
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (75.00%) COBIT
2 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) F5