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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 525 537 532
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing CCSA 63 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.048% 0.062%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 0.28% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 10 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £323 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +4.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £269 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £278 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.11% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.18%
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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
10622 8241 9359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.99% 17.13% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6010 4760 4950
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 343 528
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.68 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% -19.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.77 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 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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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
London +44 38 £375 -6.25% 3
South East -8 16 £350 +29.62% 7
North West - 4 - -
East of England - 3 £375 -
South West - 2 £275 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
North East - - - - 1
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CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 90 (80.36%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (65.18%) Cisco
3 72 (64.29%) CheckPoint
4 65 (58.04%) Firewall
5 55 (49.11%) CCSE
6 53 (47.32%) CCNP
7 49 (43.75%) CCNA
8 41 (36.61%) LAN
8 41 (36.61%) Network Security
9 37 (33.04%) WAN
10 34 (30.36%) CISSP
11 32 (28.57%) UNIX
12 30 (26.79%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (25.89%) Linux
14 27 (24.11%) Juniper
14 27 (24.11%) JNCIA
15 22 (19.64%) F5
16 21 (18.75%) Blue Coat
17 20 (17.86%) Information Security
17 20 (17.86%) CISM
18 19 (16.96%) Windows
18 19 (16.96%) CCSP
18 19 (16.96%) VPN
19 17 (15.18%) VMware
19 17 (15.18%) Security Cleared
20 15 (13.39%) Cisco Nexus
21 14 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
21 14 (12.50%) BGP
21 14 (12.50%) SC Cleared
21 14 (12.50%) Load Balancing

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.79%) MS Office
2 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (58.04%) Firewall
2 41 (36.61%) Network Security
2 41 (36.61%) LAN
3 37 (33.04%) WAN
4 30 (26.79%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (16.96%) VPN
6 15 (13.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (12.50%) BGP
8 12 (10.71%) OSPF
9 10 (8.93%) TACACS
9 10 (8.93%) Junos
10 9 (8.04%) TCP/IP
10 9 (8.04%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (8.04%) BIG-IP
11 8 (7.14%) SSL
12 7 (6.25%) EIGRP
12 7 (6.25%) Wireshark
12 7 (6.25%) tcpdump
13 6 (5.36%) VLAN
13 6 (5.36%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) MySQL
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (7.14%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Publishing
2 7 (6.25%) Banking
3 6 (5.36%) Local Government
4 5 (4.46%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.79%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (36.61%) Security Engineer
2 40 (35.71%) Network Engineer
3 24 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (13.39%) Analyst
5 13 (11.61%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (9.82%) Consultant
6 11 (9.82%) Security Consultant
7 10 (8.93%) Firewall Engineer
8 9 (8.04%) Network Analyst
9 8 (7.14%) Security Analyst
10 7 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (5.36%) Network Support
12 5 (4.46%) Network Manager
12 5 (4.46%) Network Consultant
12 5 (4.46%) Network Security Consultant
13 4 (3.57%) Data Network Engineer
13 4 (3.57%) Operational Security Analyst
13 4 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
13 4 (3.57%) Security Specialist
13 4 (3.57%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.71%) Web Services
2 5 (4.46%) WAP
3 3 (2.68%) Middleware
3 3 (2.68%) HTML5
3 3 (2.68%) HTML
4 1 (0.89%) CSS
4 1 (0.89%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.57%) Clustering
3 3 (2.68%) PKI
4 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.89%) CMDB
4 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.57%) UNIX
2 29 (25.89%) Linux
3 19 (16.96%) Windows
4 3 (2.68%) Solaris
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.86%) Information Security
2 14 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 12 (10.71%) ITIL
4 10 (8.93%) Migration
4 10 (8.93%) Fault Management
4 10 (8.93%) Mentoring
5 9 (8.04%) Network Management
6 8 (7.14%) DevOps
7 7 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.25%) Change Management
8 6 (5.36%) Problem Management
8 6 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.57%) Change Control
9 4 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (2.68%) Service Management
10 3 (2.68%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.68%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.68%) Low Latency
10 3 (2.68%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.57%) Perl
1 4 (3.57%) Tcl
2 2 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (80.36%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (49.11%) CCSE
3 53 (47.32%) CCNP
4 49 (43.75%) CCNA
5 34 (30.36%) CISSP
6 27 (24.11%) JNCIA
7 20 (17.86%) CISM
8 19 (16.96%) CCSP
9 17 (15.18%) Security Cleared
10 14 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 14 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
11 12 (10.71%) CCIE
12 11 (9.82%) CCDP
13 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (5.36%) Degree
14 4 (3.57%) MCSE
15 3 (2.68%) JNCIP
15 3 (2.68%) MCITP
15 3 (2.68%) DV Cleared
16 2 (1.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) SLA
2 4 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.46%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.68%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (11.61%) Puppet
1 13 (11.61%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.57%) OpenView
2 4 (3.57%) Netcool
3 1 (0.89%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 73 (65.18%) Cisco
2 72 (64.29%) CheckPoint
3 27 (24.11%) Juniper
4 22 (19.64%) F5
5 21 (18.75%) Blue Coat
6 17 (15.18%) VMware
7 13 (11.61%) Nokia
8 12 (10.71%) Citrix
8 12 (10.71%) BMC
9 9 (8.04%) SolarWinds
10 8 (7.14%) Microsoft
11 6 (5.36%) HP
12 5 (4.46%) Qualys
12 5 (4.46%) Sourcefire
13 4 (3.57%) Fortinet
13 4 (3.57%) Crossbeam
13 4 (3.57%) Oracle
13 4 (3.57%) Nortel
13 4 (3.57%) Radware
14 3 (2.68%) Computacenter
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Austin Fraser
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