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 31 May 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 575 562 547
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs citing CCSA 38 43 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.087% 0.099%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.46% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 29
Median daily rate £450 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £286 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £52.50 £39.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £39.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
CCSA
UK

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
10462 9425 9537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.25% 19.14% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6545 5499 5630
Median daily rate £405 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 346 464 491
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing CCSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -16 21 £378 -7.07% 4
London +7 12 £500 -9.09% 2
Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
South West -9 1 £360 +20.00% 1
CCSA
UK

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 62 (91.18%) CheckPoint
2 59 (86.76%) Cisco
3 55 (80.88%) Firewall
4 50 (73.53%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (70.59%) CCSE
6 44 (64.71%) CCNP
7 42 (61.76%) Cisco ASA
8 40 (58.82%) Network Security
9 34 (50.00%) F5
10 22 (32.35%) WAN
11 19 (27.94%) LAN
12 18 (26.47%) CCNA
13 16 (23.53%) Blue Coat
14 14 (20.59%) Check Point Certification
14 14 (20.59%) Juniper
15 13 (19.12%) BIG-IP
16 12 (17.65%) Load Balancing
16 12 (17.65%) CISSP
16 12 (17.65%) BGP
16 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
17 11 (16.18%) OSPF
17 11 (16.18%) Finance
17 11 (16.18%) Cisco PIX
17 11 (16.18%) FortiGate
17 11 (16.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 11 (16.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 11 (16.18%) DDoS Mitigation
18 10 (14.71%) FWSM
18 10 (14.71%) VPN
19 9 (13.24%) Linux

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.94%) Apache
1 2 (2.94%) IIS
1 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.94%) IaaS
3 2 (2.94%) PaaS
3 2 (2.94%) SaaS
4 1 (1.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 55 (80.88%) Firewall
2 42 (61.76%) Cisco ASA
3 40 (58.82%) Network Security
4 22 (32.35%) WAN
5 19 (27.94%) LAN
6 13 (19.12%) BIG-IP
7 12 (17.65%) BGP
7 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 11 (16.18%) Cisco PIX
8 11 (16.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (16.18%) OSPF
9 10 (14.71%) FWSM
9 10 (14.71%) VPN
10 8 (11.76%) SSL
11 7 (10.29%) DNS
11 7 (10.29%) VRRP
11 7 (10.29%) Wireless
11 7 (10.29%) Wireshark
12 6 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (8.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) MySQL
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Billing
2 5 (7.35%) Retail
2 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (48.53%) Network Engineer
2 32 (47.06%) Security Engineer
3 20 (29.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) IP Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) IP Security Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Network Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Network Support
8 3 (4.41%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.47%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.47%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.47%) IVR
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
4 1 (1.47%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Linux
2 5 (7.35%) Unix
3 4 (5.88%) Windows
4 2 (2.94%) CentOS
4 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Load Balancing
2 11 (16.18%) DDoS Mitigation
3 9 (13.24%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 7 (10.29%) High Availability
5 6 (8.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (8.82%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 5 (7.35%) CRM
6 5 (7.35%) ITIL
6 5 (7.35%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.88%) Information Security
7 4 (5.88%) SIEM
8 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.41%) Functional Testing
8 3 (4.41%) Low Latency
8 3 (4.41%) Network Design
8 3 (4.41%) Security Architecture
9 2 (2.94%) Migration
9 2 (2.94%) Security Management
9 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.47%) SQL
1 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (73.53%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (70.59%) CCSE
3 44 (64.71%) CCNP
4 18 (26.47%) CCNA
5 14 (20.59%) Check Point Certification
6 12 (17.65%) CISSP
7 7 (10.29%) CCIE
7 7 (10.29%) JNCIA
8 6 (8.82%) CCDP
8 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
9 5 (7.35%) CISM
9 5 (7.35%) Degree
10 4 (5.88%) CCDA
11 2 (2.94%) JNCIS
11 2 (2.94%) MCSE
11 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.47%) HND
12 1 (1.47%) RHCSA
12 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) ProxySG
2 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.94%) vSphere
4 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.41%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (4.41%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.94%) Puppet
4 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.47%) OpenView
Vendors
1 62 (91.18%) CheckPoint
2 59 (86.76%) Cisco
3 34 (50.00%) F5
4 16 (23.53%) Blue Coat
5 14 (20.59%) Juniper
6 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.35%) Nokia
7 5 (7.35%) VMware
8 4 (5.88%) Cramer
8 4 (5.88%) Palo Alto
9 3 (4.41%) Citrix
9 3 (4.41%) NICE Systems
9 3 (4.41%) Sun
10 2 (2.94%) BMC
10 2 (2.94%) Brocade
10 2 (2.94%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.94%) HP
10 2 (2.94%) Rackspace
10 2 (2.94%) Remedy
10 2 (2.94%) Splunk
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