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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 589 564 551
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -13
Contract jobs citing CCSA 32 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.069% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.35% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 21
Average daily rate £450 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
- -78.33%
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
10744 9899 9789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.98% 19.56% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6843 5688 5654
Average daily rate £405 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.64% +6.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 472 489
Average hourly rate £26.25 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.21 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
South East -16 14 £450 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire - 10 - -
London -15 5 £550 - 6
South West -1 2 £268 -10.83% 1
East Midlands +5 1 £400 -
CCSA
UK

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 70 (93.33%) CheckPoint
2 67 (89.33%) Cisco
3 61 (81.33%) Firewall
4 60 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
5 54 (72.00%) CCNP
6 51 (68.00%) CCSE
7 48 (64.00%) Network Security
8 47 (62.67%) Cisco ASA
9 36 (48.00%) F5
10 29 (38.67%) WAN
11 23 (30.67%) LAN
12 22 (29.33%) CCNA
13 19 (25.33%) Juniper
14 18 (24.00%) Check Point Certification
15 16 (21.33%) Blue Coat
16 14 (18.67%) VPN
16 14 (18.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 13 (17.33%) Load Balancing
17 13 (17.33%) BIG-IP
17 13 (17.33%) Finance
18 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
18 11 (14.67%) CISSP
18 11 (14.67%) FWSM
18 11 (14.67%) FortiGate
19 10 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 10 (13.33%) DDoS Mitigation
19 10 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
20 9 (12.00%) Wireshark
20 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
20 9 (12.00%) CCIE

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 3 (4.00%) Apache
2 2 (2.67%) IIS
2 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.33%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.00%) IaaS
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.00%) PaaS
2 3 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 61 (81.33%) Firewall
2 48 (64.00%) Network Security
3 47 (62.67%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (38.67%) WAN
5 23 (30.67%) LAN
6 14 (18.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 14 (18.67%) VPN
7 13 (17.33%) BIG-IP
8 11 (14.67%) FWSM
8 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
9 10 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (12.00%) BGP
10 9 (12.00%) OSPF
10 9 (12.00%) Wireshark
11 8 (10.67%) Internet
12 7 (9.33%) SNMP
12 7 (9.33%) Wireless
13 6 (8.00%) DNS
13 6 (8.00%) SSL
13 6 (8.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Billing
2 5 (6.67%) Retail
2 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Back Office
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (46.67%) Security Engineer
2 32 (42.67%) Network Engineer
3 23 (30.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) IP Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) IP Security Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Network Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Team Leader
7 6 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Network Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Security Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) Web Services
2 2 (2.67%) Middleware
2 2 (2.67%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.33%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.33%) IVR
5 1 (1.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.33%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Linux
2 7 (9.33%) Windows
3 4 (5.33%) Unix
4 3 (4.00%) CentOS
4 3 (4.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.33%) Load Balancing
2 10 (13.33%) DDoS Mitigation
3 8 (10.67%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 6 (8.00%) High Availability
4 6 (8.00%) Information Security
5 5 (6.67%) CRM
5 5 (6.67%) SIEM
6 4 (5.33%) Network Design
7 3 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (4.00%) ITIL
7 3 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (4.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (4.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (2.67%) Computer Forensics
8 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.67%) Migration
8 2 (2.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.33%) SQL
1 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (72.00%) CCNP
3 51 (68.00%) CCSE
4 22 (29.33%) CCNA
5 18 (24.00%) Check Point Certification
6 11 (14.67%) CISSP
7 9 (12.00%) CCIE
8 7 (9.33%) Degree
9 6 (8.00%) JNCIA
10 5 (6.67%) CCDP
10 5 (6.67%) CISM
10 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
11 4 (5.33%) CCDA
12 3 (4.00%) MCSE
12 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (2.67%) RHCE
13 2 (2.67%) RHCSA
14 1 (1.33%) HND
14 1 (1.33%) JNCIS
14 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.67%) ProxySG
3 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.00%) vSphere
5 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.33%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) FortiGate
2 7 (9.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (4.00%) Nessus
4 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.67%) Puppet
4 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 70 (93.33%) CheckPoint
2 67 (89.33%) Cisco
3 36 (48.00%) F5
4 19 (25.33%) Juniper
5 16 (21.33%) Blue Coat
6 9 (12.00%) VMware
7 8 (10.67%) Nokia
8 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.33%) Cramer
10 3 (4.00%) Citrix
10 3 (4.00%) HP
10 3 (4.00%) Rackspace
10 3 (4.00%) Symantec
11 2 (2.67%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (2.67%) Crossbeam
11 2 (2.67%) Cyber-Ark
11 2 (2.67%) ForgeRock
11 2 (2.67%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.67%) Splunk
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
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