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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 513 531 557
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +26
Contract jobs citing CCSA 87 57 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.11% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.60% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 35 7
Average daily rate
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£465 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £288 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £375 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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
10250 9548 8452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.02% 18.65% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6246 5491 4704
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 489 397 437
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.36 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.00 £44.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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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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
London +31 53 £475 +26.66% 9
South East -18 21 £350 -6.66% 7
East Midlands -5 6 £400 -5.88%
West Midlands +5 4 £315 +5.00%
North West -22 2 £350 -17.64%
East of England -5 1 - -
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CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 106 (80.92%) Firewall
2 104 (79.39%) CheckPoint
3 96 (73.28%) Cisco Certification
4 95 (72.52%) Cisco
5 61 (46.56%) CCSE
6 58 (44.27%) CCNA
7 56 (42.75%) CCNP
8 50 (38.17%) Network Security
9 49 (37.40%) Juniper
10 45 (34.35%) WAN
11 43 (32.82%) VPN
12 42 (32.06%) F5
13 39 (29.77%) LAN
13 39 (29.77%) CISSP
14 36 (27.48%) OSPF
14 36 (27.48%) BGP
15 34 (25.95%) ITIL
15 34 (25.95%) Cisco ASA
16 33 (25.19%) DNS
16 33 (25.19%) Data Centre
17 31 (23.66%) Blue Coat
18 29 (22.14%) Load Balancing
18 29 (22.14%) Cisco IOS
18 29 (22.14%) Check Point Certification
19 26 (19.85%) JNCIA
19 26 (19.85%) Cisco Nexus
20 25 (19.08%) CISM
20 25 (19.08%) Kalman Filter
21 24 (18.32%) Nokia
21 24 (18.32%) SSL

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.11%) SaaS
2 4 (3.05%) PaaS
2 4 (3.05%) IaaS
2 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 106 (80.92%) Firewall
2 50 (38.17%) Network Security
3 45 (34.35%) WAN
4 43 (32.82%) VPN
5 39 (29.77%) LAN
6 36 (27.48%) OSPF
6 36 (27.48%) BGP
7 34 (25.95%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (25.19%) DNS
9 29 (22.14%) Cisco IOS
10 26 (19.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (18.32%) SSL
12 22 (16.79%) DHCP
13 21 (16.03%) TCP/IP
13 21 (16.03%) EIGRP
14 19 (14.50%) BIG-IP
15 17 (12.98%) Wireless
16 15 (11.45%) IPsec
17 13 (9.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 13 (9.92%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) GCC
General
1 16 (12.21%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.63%) Finance
3 9 (6.87%) Publishing
4 6 (4.58%) Banking
4 6 (4.58%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.05%) Advertising
6 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.53%) Retail
6 2 (1.53%) Billing
6 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Local Government
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (31.30%) Network Engineer
2 30 (22.90%) Security Engineer
3 17 (12.98%) Analyst
4 12 (9.16%) Architect
4 12 (9.16%) Firewall Engineer
5 11 (8.40%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (8.40%) Security Architect
6 10 (7.63%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) Consultant
7 8 (6.11%) Network Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) Network Support
8 7 (5.34%) Security Manager
8 7 (5.34%) Data Centre Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Network Specialist
10 5 (3.82%) IT Security Manager
10 5 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) Senior Network Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 4 (3.05%) Cisco Engineer
11 4 (3.05%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.87%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.82%) XMPP
3 4 (3.05%) .NET
4 2 (1.53%) CSS
5 1 (0.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.19%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (6.11%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.58%) Clustering
5 5 (3.82%) PKI
5 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.53%) CMDB
7 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.50%) Windows
2 17 (12.98%) Linux
3 10 (7.63%) UNIX
4 4 (3.05%) Solaris
5 3 (2.29%) Android
5 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.29%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.95%) ITIL
2 29 (22.14%) Load Balancing
3 25 (19.08%) Kalman Filter
4 19 (14.50%) SIEM
5 17 (12.98%) Information Security
6 13 (9.92%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (8.40%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (8.40%) Strategic Planning
8 10 (7.63%) Zachman Framework
8 10 (7.63%) TOGAF
9 8 (6.11%) Network Design
9 8 (6.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (6.11%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (6.11%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (5.34%) Data Privacy
10 7 (5.34%) Security Management
10 7 (5.34%) Risk Management
11 6 (4.58%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.58%) Security Architecture
11 6 (4.58%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.63%) SQL
2 7 (5.34%) Perl
3 5 (3.82%) Python
3 5 (3.82%) Tcl
3 5 (3.82%) Ruby
4 3 (2.29%) VBScript
4 3 (2.29%) C
4 3 (2.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 96 (73.28%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (46.56%) CCSE
3 58 (44.27%) CCNA
4 56 (42.75%) CCNP
5 39 (29.77%) CISSP
6 29 (22.14%) Check Point Certification
7 26 (19.85%) JNCIA
8 25 (19.08%) CISM
9 21 (16.03%) CCIE
10 20 (15.27%) CCSP
11 15 (11.45%) CCDP
12 13 (9.92%) CCDA
13 10 (7.63%) CCIP
13 10 (7.63%) Degree
14 8 (6.11%) Security Cleared
15 6 (4.58%) SC Cleared
16 5 (3.82%) JNCIS
17 3 (2.29%) CCENT
18 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
18 1 (0.76%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (8.40%) HIPAA
3 7 (5.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.05%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (12.21%) ProxySG
2 8 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.34%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.58%) Snort
4 6 (4.58%) Squid
5 1 (0.76%) XenApp
5 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (3.05%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.29%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.29%) OpenView
3 3 (2.29%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (2.29%) Nessus
3 3 (2.29%) SCOM
4 1 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 104 (79.39%) CheckPoint
2 95 (72.52%) Cisco
3 49 (37.40%) Juniper
4 42 (32.06%) F5
5 31 (23.66%) Blue Coat
6 24 (18.32%) Nokia
7 18 (13.74%) Fortinet
8 14 (10.69%) Tufin
9 12 (9.16%) TippingPoint
9 12 (9.16%) McAfee
10 10 (7.63%) Citrix
11 9 (6.87%) Radware
12 8 (6.11%) VMware
12 8 (6.11%) Akamai
13 6 (4.58%) Nortel
14 5 (3.82%) Oracle
14 5 (3.82%) SolarWinds
15 4 (3.05%) Rackspace
15 4 (3.05%) Verint
15 4 (3.05%) CyberTech
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