The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 570 546 556
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Contract jobs citing CCSA 38 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.068% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.34% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 6
Average daily rate £311 £400 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.18% +31.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £400 £308
% change year-on-year
-22.18% +30.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - £180.00
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10025 9523 8756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.23% 20.27% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6270 5581 4801
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 442 406
Average hourly rate £36.50 £20.00 £19.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.50% +0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £40.70
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 England

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in England

CCSA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CCSA Daily Rate Trend in England

CCSA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCSA across the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

CCSA Daily Rate Histogram in England

CCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

CCSA Hourly Rate Trend in England

CCSA
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 9 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
East of England +7 9 £450 +12.50% 11
Yorkshire -7 9 £285 -24.25% 1
South East -5 7 £338 -10.00% 6
London -2 6 - - 7
South West 0 3 £268 - 1
North West - 3 - -
East Midlands -9 1 £400 -
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CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 102 (83.61%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (78.69%) CheckPoint
3 93 (76.23%) Cisco
4 91 (74.59%) Firewall
5 73 (59.84%) CCNP
6 61 (50.00%) CCSE
7 59 (48.36%) Network Security
7 59 (48.36%) CCNA
8 57 (46.72%) Cisco ASA
9 56 (45.90%) WAN
10 51 (41.80%) LAN
11 40 (32.79%) Juniper
12 36 (29.51%) F5
13 35 (28.69%) CISSP
14 32 (26.23%) VPN
14 32 (26.23%) JNCIA
15 27 (22.13%) Check Point Certification
16 26 (21.31%) Information Security
16 26 (21.31%) CISM
17 25 (20.49%) ITIL
17 25 (20.49%) Blue Coat
18 24 (19.67%) Data Centre
19 23 (18.85%) OSPF
20 22 (18.03%) VMware
20 22 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
21 21 (17.21%) Cisco Nexus
21 21 (17.21%) Load Balancing
22 20 (16.39%) BGP
22 20 (16.39%) TCP/IP
23 19 (15.57%) Windows

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.64%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.28%) MS Office
2 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.66%) IaaS
1 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.02%) SaaS
3 10 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (8.20%) PaaS
4 2 (1.64%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 91 (74.59%) Firewall
2 59 (48.36%) Network Security
3 57 (46.72%) Cisco ASA
4 56 (45.90%) WAN
5 51 (41.80%) LAN
6 32 (26.23%) VPN
7 23 (18.85%) OSPF
8 21 (17.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (16.39%) BGP
9 20 (16.39%) TCP/IP
10 18 (14.75%) SSL
11 15 (12.30%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (12.30%) Wireless
12 14 (11.48%) BIG-IP
13 12 (9.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 11 (9.02%) TACACS
14 11 (9.02%) Wireshark
15 10 (8.20%) DNS
15 10 (8.20%) Internet
16 9 (7.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) Big Data
2 2 (1.64%) MySQL
General
1 13 (10.66%) Finance
2 12 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.10%) Banking
4 3 (2.46%) Advertising
4 3 (2.46%) Legal
4 3 (2.46%) Publishing
5 1 (0.82%) Games
5 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (28.69%) Network Engineer
2 31 (25.41%) Security Engineer
3 23 (18.85%) Analyst
3 23 (18.85%) Network Analyst
4 17 (13.93%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (9.84%) Cisco Engineer
5 12 (9.84%) Network Security Analyst
5 12 (9.84%) Security Analyst
5 12 (9.84%) Senior Security Engineer
6 11 (9.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 10 (8.20%) Architect
7 10 (8.20%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (7.38%) Consultant
9 8 (6.56%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Check Point Analyst
10 7 (5.74%) Firewall Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Security Architect
10 7 (5.74%) Team Leader
11 6 (4.92%) Network Security Consultant
11 6 (4.92%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) Web Services
2 7 (5.74%) Middleware
3 5 (4.10%) SailPoint
4 2 (1.64%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.64%) XMPP
5 1 (0.82%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.57%) Windows
2 18 (14.75%) Linux
3 5 (4.10%) Unix
4 3 (2.46%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.64%) CentOS
5 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.31%) Information Security
2 25 (20.49%) ITIL
3 21 (17.21%) Load Balancing
4 15 (12.30%) Network Design
5 14 (11.48%) SIEM
6 9 (7.38%) Analytics
6 9 (7.38%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (7.38%) Risk Management
6 9 (7.38%) Web Filtering
7 8 (6.56%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (5.74%) Migration
9 5 (4.10%) Computer Forensics
9 5 (4.10%) Data Privacy
9 5 (4.10%) DDoS Mitigation
9 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (4.10%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (4.10%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.10%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (4.10%) Security Architecture
9 5 (4.10%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.64%) C
3 1 (0.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (83.61%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (59.84%) CCNP
3 61 (50.00%) CCSE
4 59 (48.36%) CCNA
5 35 (28.69%) CISSP
6 32 (26.23%) JNCIA
7 27 (22.13%) Check Point Certification
8 26 (21.31%) CISM
9 19 (15.57%) Degree
10 12 (9.84%) CCIE
11 8 (6.56%) CCDP
12 6 (4.92%) CCSP
12 6 (4.92%) JNCIS
13 5 (4.10%) CCENT
13 5 (4.10%) JNCIE
13 5 (4.10%) JNCIP
14 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
15 3 (2.46%) GIAC
16 2 (1.64%) MCSE
16 2 (1.64%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.38%) PCI DSS
2 8 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (5.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.28%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 22 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.38%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.28%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.64%) vSphere
6 1 (0.82%) Firmware
6 1 (0.82%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (4.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (2.46%) EnCase
3 3 (2.46%) Nagios
3 3 (2.46%) Nessus
4 2 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.64%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.64%) Puppet
5 1 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.82%) Proventia
Vendors
1 96 (78.69%) CheckPoint
2 93 (76.23%) Cisco
3 40 (32.79%) Juniper
4 36 (29.51%) F5
5 25 (20.49%) Blue Coat
6 22 (18.03%) VMware
7 19 (15.57%) Nokia
8 16 (13.11%) Citrix
9 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
9 10 (8.20%) Rackspace
10 9 (7.38%) Fortinet
10 9 (7.38%) Tufin
11 7 (5.74%) HP
12 6 (4.92%) Aruba
12 6 (4.92%) Oracle
13 5 (4.10%) CA
13 5 (4.10%) Google
13 5 (4.10%) IBM
13 5 (4.10%) IronPort
13 5 (4.10%) Symantec
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