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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
UK / England
Rank 502 542 541
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -1
Contract jobs citing CCSA 68 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.11% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 0.51% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 14 22
Median daily rate £381 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.02% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £338 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £646 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%

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
8247 9801 9486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.22% 21.05% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5232 6006 5627
Median daily rate £423 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 451 434
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +89.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.12%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
London +25 25 £475 -13.63% 5
South East +26 19 £350 -8.19%
North East - 17 £340 - 1
Yorkshire +12 3 £375 +20.48%
East of England -10 3 £500 +14.28% 1
West Midlands - 3 £375 - 4
East Midlands +2 1 £400 - 1
CCSA
UK

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 104 (92.86%) Firewall
2 97 (86.61%) CheckPoint
3 93 (83.04%) Cisco
4 89 (79.46%) Cisco Certification
5 66 (58.93%) WAN
6 65 (58.04%) CCNP
7 56 (50.00%) LAN
8 55 (49.11%) CCSE
9 50 (44.64%) Wireless
9 50 (44.64%) Network Security
10 45 (40.18%) CCNA
11 44 (39.29%) Security Cleared
12 40 (35.71%) Juniper
13 39 (34.82%) SC Cleared
14 34 (30.36%) F5
14 34 (30.36%) VPN
14 34 (30.36%) ITIL
15 29 (25.89%) Riverbed
16 28 (25.00%) CCIE
17 27 (24.11%) HP
17 27 (24.11%) Network Design
18 26 (23.21%) BIG-IP
18 26 (23.21%) JNCIA
18 26 (23.21%) FortiGate
19 24 (21.43%) Fortinet
19 24 (21.43%) CCDP
20 23 (20.54%) Service Management
21 22 (19.64%) Telecoms
21 22 (19.64%) CCIP
21 22 (19.64%) JNCIE

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 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (92.86%) Firewall
2 66 (58.93%) WAN
3 56 (50.00%) LAN
4 50 (44.64%) Network Security
4 50 (44.64%) Wireless
5 34 (30.36%) VPN
6 26 (23.21%) BIG-IP
7 22 (19.64%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (15.18%) OSPF
8 17 (15.18%) TCP/IP
9 15 (13.39%) Cisco Wireless
9 15 (13.39%) IPsec
10 10 (8.93%) HSRP
10 10 (8.93%) VRRP
11 9 (8.04%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (8.04%) Wireshark
12 8 (7.14%) DMZ
12 8 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
13 7 (6.25%) TACACS
13 7 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.46%) Big Data
General
1 22 (19.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.46%) Finance
3 3 (2.68%) Advertising
3 3 (2.68%) Legal
4 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (65.18%) Network Engineer
2 29 (25.89%) Network Security Engineer
2 29 (25.89%) Security Engineer
3 23 (20.54%) Analyst
4 15 (13.39%) Network Analyst
5 11 (9.82%) Network Support
6 10 (8.93%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) Security Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) Support Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Architect
9 7 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Voice Network Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Network Architect
10 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 5 (4.46%) Check Point Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.46%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.79%) XMPP
3 1 (0.89%) CGI
3 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.96%) Data Centre
2 15 (13.39%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.36%) RSA SecurID
5 5 (4.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (3.57%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.68%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.79%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.79%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.79%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.89%) PKI
9 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.71%) Linux
2 8 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (1.79%) Windows
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.36%) ITIL
2 27 (24.11%) Network Design
3 23 (20.54%) Service Management
4 20 (17.86%) ITSM
5 11 (9.82%) Information Security
6 10 (8.93%) Incident Management
7 9 (8.04%) Asset Management
8 8 (7.14%) SIEM
9 7 (6.25%) Change Management
9 7 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (6.25%) Problem Management
9 7 (6.25%) Security Monitoring
10 6 (5.36%) Data Analysis
10 6 (5.36%) Disk Encryption
10 6 (5.36%) Forensic Analysis
10 6 (5.36%) Identity Access Management
10 6 (5.36%) Malware Analysis
10 6 (5.36%) Network Management
11 5 (4.46%) Load Balancing
11 5 (4.46%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.79%) C
1 2 (1.79%) Java
1 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 89 (79.46%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (58.04%) CCNP
3 55 (49.11%) CCSE
4 45 (40.18%) CCNA
5 44 (39.29%) Security Cleared
6 39 (34.82%) SC Cleared
7 28 (25.00%) CCIE
8 26 (23.21%) JNCIA
9 24 (21.43%) CCDP
10 22 (19.64%) CCIP
10 22 (19.64%) JNCIE
11 19 (16.96%) HP ASE
11 19 (16.96%) HP MASE
12 16 (14.29%) Degree
13 9 (8.04%) Check Point Certification
14 8 (7.14%) CEH
15 7 (6.25%) GCFA
15 7 (6.25%) GCIH
15 7 (6.25%) MCP
16 6 (5.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) SLA
2 3 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.79%) XenServer
3 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.89%) Firmware
3 1 (0.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (23.21%) FortiGate
2 6 (5.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.68%) EnCase
3 3 (2.68%) Nagios
4 2 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.79%) Pingdom
4 2 (1.79%) Puppet
4 2 (1.79%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 97 (86.61%) CheckPoint
2 93 (83.04%) Cisco
3 40 (35.71%) Juniper
4 34 (30.36%) F5
5 29 (25.89%) Riverbed
6 27 (24.11%) HP
7 24 (21.43%) Fortinet
8 22 (19.64%) Aruba
9 18 (16.07%) Microsoft
10 15 (13.39%) Citrix
11 11 (9.82%) Blue Coat
12 8 (7.14%) Nokia
13 7 (6.25%) Palo Alto
14 6 (5.36%) Avaya
14 6 (5.36%) Nortel
15 5 (4.46%) Infoblox
16 4 (3.57%) Meraki
16 4 (3.57%) SolarWinds
16 4 (3.57%) VMware
17 3 (2.68%) Splunk
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