The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 118 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing CCSA 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.12% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.92% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
468 399 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.64% 15.59% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 198 208
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 45 32
Average hourly rate £42.50 £19.50 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.94% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.77 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.00 £38.95
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 East of England

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

CCSA
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCSA across the East of England region.

CCSA Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

CCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCSA across the East of England region.

CCSA Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

CCSA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +6 7 - - 3
Bedfordshire +8 2 £450 - 1
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) CCNP
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 18 (90.00%) Firewall
3 12 (60.00%) WAN
3 12 (60.00%) CCSE
4 11 (55.00%) Network Security
5 8 (40.00%) OSPF
5 8 (40.00%) BGP
6 7 (35.00%) Finance
6 7 (35.00%) VPN
6 7 (35.00%) Load Balancing
6 7 (35.00%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (30.00%) MPLS
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (30.00%) F5
7 6 (30.00%) Juniper
8 5 (25.00%) CCIE
8 5 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 5 (25.00%) RSVP
8 5 (25.00%) NetScreen
8 5 (25.00%) Migration
8 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 5 (25.00%) SSL
8 5 (25.00%) LAN
8 5 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
8 5 (25.00%) HP
8 5 (25.00%) Citrix

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) WAN
3 11 (55.00%) Network Security
4 8 (40.00%) BGP
4 8 (40.00%) OSPF
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (35.00%) VPN
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (30.00%) MPLS
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 5 (25.00%) Junos
7 5 (25.00%) LAN
7 5 (25.00%) NetScaler
7 5 (25.00%) NetScreen
7 5 (25.00%) RSVP
7 5 (25.00%) SSL
7 5 (25.00%) VLAN
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Team Leader
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Design Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Network Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Check Point Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) SIEM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Network Design
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (15.00%) SIEM
3 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Network Management
4 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Presales
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) CCNP
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (60.00%) CCSE
3 5 (25.00%) CCIE
3 5 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) JNCIA
3 5 (25.00%) JNCIE
3 5 (25.00%) JNCIP
3 5 (25.00%) JNCIS
4 4 (20.00%) CCNA
5 3 (15.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (15.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) F5
2 6 (30.00%) Juniper
3 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 5 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) IronPort
3 5 (25.00%) Tufin
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Aruba