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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 579 546 560
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +14
Contract jobs citing CCSA 43 74 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.14% 0.095%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.74% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 48 28
Median daily rate £375 £470 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.21% +44.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £52.50 £39.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.91% -12.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+32.91% -12.22%
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
10585 9981 9426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.25% 19.29% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6652 6055 5387
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 489 417
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £52.17 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +26.31%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +11 19 £338 -0.73% 4
London -33 15 £494 +3.94% 2
West Midlands -25 4 £425 +29.77% 6
East Midlands +2 1 - -
North West -2 1 £293 -2.50%
Midlands -5 1 £375 +36.36%
North East - 1 £375 -
South West - 1 £360 -
CCSA
UK

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 69 (92.00%) CheckPoint
2 67 (89.33%) Firewall
3 65 (86.67%) Cisco
4 60 (80.00%) CCSE
5 49 (65.33%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
7 44 (58.67%) Network Security
8 42 (56.00%) CCNP
9 33 (44.00%) LAN
10 28 (37.33%) F5
11 24 (32.00%) WAN
12 21 (28.00%) CCNA
13 20 (26.67%) TCP/IP
14 18 (24.00%) VPN
15 17 (22.67%) OSPF
16 15 (20.00%) BGP
16 15 (20.00%) CISSP
16 15 (20.00%) Juniper
17 14 (18.67%) Check Point Certification
17 14 (18.67%) Blue Coat
17 14 (18.67%) BIG-IP
18 13 (17.33%) Network Design
18 13 (17.33%) Wireshark
18 13 (17.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 13 (17.33%) DDoS Mitigation
19 12 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
19 12 (16.00%) FortiGate
20 11 (14.67%) SSL
20 11 (14.67%) Wireless
20 11 (14.67%) Palo Alto

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 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) IIS
2 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
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 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.33%) MS Office
3 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) IaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.33%) PaaS
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (89.33%) Firewall
2 45 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 44 (58.67%) Network Security
4 33 (44.00%) LAN
5 24 (32.00%) WAN
6 20 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 18 (24.00%) VPN
8 17 (22.67%) OSPF
9 15 (20.00%) BGP
10 14 (18.67%) BIG-IP
11 13 (17.33%) Wireshark
12 12 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
13 11 (14.67%) SSL
13 11 (14.67%) Wireless
14 10 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 10 (13.33%) FWSM
14 10 (13.33%) VRRP
15 9 (12.00%) DNS
16 7 (9.33%) HTTPS
16 7 (9.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (9.33%) Retail
2 5 (6.67%) Billing
2 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.33%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.00%) Legal
5 2 (2.67%) Back Office
5 2 (2.67%) Electronics
5 2 (2.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.33%) Advertising
6 1 (1.33%) Games
6 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 32 (42.67%) Security Engineer
3 20 (26.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (14.67%) Analyst
5 10 (13.33%) IP Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) IP Security Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Network Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Check Point Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Firewall Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.67%) Web Services
3 1 (1.33%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) e-Health
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.33%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.33%) Clustering
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.33%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.33%) IVR
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) Replication
4 1 (1.33%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Linux
2 6 (8.00%) Unix
2 6 (8.00%) Windows
3 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.33%) CentOS
4 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.33%) DDoS Mitigation
1 13 (17.33%) Network Design
2 10 (13.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 8 (10.67%) High Availability
3 8 (10.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 7 (9.33%) ITIL
4 7 (9.33%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (9.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 6 (8.00%) Information Security
6 5 (6.67%) CRM
7 4 (5.33%) Change Control
7 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.33%) Low Latency
7 4 (5.33%) SIEM
8 3 (4.00%) Change Management
8 3 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (4.00%) Security Architecture
8 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (80.00%) CCSE
2 49 (65.33%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (56.00%) CCNP
4 21 (28.00%) CCNA
5 15 (20.00%) CISSP
6 14 (18.67%) Check Point Certification
7 9 (12.00%) Degree
7 9 (12.00%) JNCIA
8 8 (10.67%) CCDP
9 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
10 5 (6.67%) JNCIS
11 4 (5.33%) CCDA
11 4 (5.33%) CCIE
11 4 (5.33%) CISM
12 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
13 2 (2.67%) GIAC
14 1 (1.33%) HND
14 1 (1.33%) MCSE
14 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) ProxySG
2 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.33%) Firmware
3 1 (1.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.33%) vSphere
3 1 (1.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) FortiGate
2 5 (6.67%) Nagios
3 4 (5.33%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.67%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.67%) Cacti
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco LMS
4 2 (2.67%) EnCase
4 2 (2.67%) SmokePing
5 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.33%) OpenView
5 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 69 (92.00%) CheckPoint
2 65 (86.67%) Cisco
3 28 (37.33%) F5
4 15 (20.00%) Juniper
5 14 (18.67%) Blue Coat
6 11 (14.67%) Palo Alto
7 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (8.00%) Riverbed
9 5 (6.67%) Nokia
10 4 (5.33%) Cramer
10 4 (5.33%) NICE Systems
10 4 (5.33%) Sun
10 4 (5.33%) VMware
11 3 (4.00%) Aruba
11 3 (4.00%) BMC
11 3 (4.00%) Citrix
11 3 (4.00%) Infoblox
11 3 (4.00%) Remedy
12 2 (2.67%) Brocade
12 2 (2.67%) Intel Security
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