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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 196 214 219
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Contract jobs citing CCSP 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.041% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£388 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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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
904 1094 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.32% 15.09% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 764 704
Average daily rate £440 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.67 £48.00 £38.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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
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 August 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) CCSE
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) FWSM
3 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) International Banking
3 3 (60.00%) COBIT
3 3 (60.00%) JNCIS
3 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) Proofpoint
5 1 (20.00%) Network Management
5 1 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) FWSM
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) DSL
5 1 (20.00%) NetScreen
5 1 (20.00%) Extranet
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) SSL
5 1 (20.00%) ISDN
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) International Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Network Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) CCSE
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (20.00%) CCSA
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) COBIT
1 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Proofpoint
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat