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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 145 - 137
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CCSA 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.067% - 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£356 - £381
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 - £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 - £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £356
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.18%
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
570 438 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.96% 17.86% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 221 278
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 42 59
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -40.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.55 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.39%

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 31 October 2014. 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
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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
Bedfordshire - 1 £338 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £375 -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 12 (92.31%) WAN
2 12 (92.31%) Network Security
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) Firewall
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (69.23%) CCNP
5 8 (61.54%) CCSE
6 7 (53.85%) CCDP
7 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 6 (46.15%) MS Visio
8 5 (38.46%) Check Point Certification
8 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
8 5 (38.46%) Network Management
9 4 (30.77%) Change Control
10 3 (23.08%) Wireless
10 3 (23.08%) IPsec
10 3 (23.08%) VPN
10 3 (23.08%) SSL
10 3 (23.08%) Windows
10 3 (23.08%) PKI
10 3 (23.08%) SSH
10 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire
11 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
11 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
11 2 (15.38%) Time Management
11 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
11 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) LAN
1 12 (92.31%) WAN
1 12 (92.31%) Network Security
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) SSL
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) IPsec
4 3 (23.08%) SSH
5 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
5 2 (15.38%) BGP
5 2 (15.38%) tcpdump
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Security Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Security Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Network Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Network Management
2 4 (30.77%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CCNP
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCSE
3 7 (53.85%) CCDP
4 5 (38.46%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire
5 1 (7.69%) Intel