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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 540 525 498
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -27
Contract jobs citing CCSA 39 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.083% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.43% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 15
Average daily rate
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£395 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.03% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £253 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £448 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - -
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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
9707 9613 7757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.19% 19.40% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5557 5573 4186
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 486 431
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -21.73%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
South East -12 17 £400 +30.08% 11
London -5 8 £550 +62.96% 6
West Midlands -6 7 £295 -34.44%
South West +10 3 £300 -
East Midlands - 3 £400 -
Midlands - 1 £275 -
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CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 67 (91.78%) CheckPoint
2 63 (86.30%) Cisco
3 59 (80.82%) Cisco Certification
3 59 (80.82%) Firewall
4 41 (56.16%) CCSE
4 41 (56.16%) CCNP
5 40 (54.79%) Cisco ASA
6 30 (41.10%) Network Security
7 27 (36.99%) F5
8 26 (35.62%) Juniper
9 21 (28.77%) CCNA
10 20 (27.40%) VPN
10 20 (27.40%) LAN
11 17 (23.29%) ITIL
11 17 (23.29%) OSPF
11 17 (23.29%) BGP
11 17 (23.29%) Blue Coat
12 16 (21.92%) WAN
12 16 (21.92%) Security Cleared
12 16 (21.92%) Cisco PIX
12 16 (21.92%) Load Balancing
13 15 (20.55%) CCSP
14 14 (19.18%) Check Point Certification
15 13 (17.81%) DNS
15 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
16 12 (16.44%) TACACS
17 11 (15.07%) Network Design
17 11 (15.07%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (15.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 10 (13.70%) SSL

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (4.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (80.82%) Firewall
2 40 (54.79%) Cisco ASA
3 30 (41.10%) Network Security
4 20 (27.40%) VPN
4 20 (27.40%) LAN
5 17 (23.29%) OSPF
5 17 (23.29%) BGP
6 16 (21.92%) WAN
6 16 (21.92%) Cisco PIX
7 13 (17.81%) DNS
8 12 (16.44%) TACACS
9 11 (15.07%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (15.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (13.70%) SSL
11 9 (12.33%) EIGRP
12 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
12 7 (9.59%) Junos
12 7 (9.59%) FWSM
13 6 (8.22%) BIG-IP
14 5 (6.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.22%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Billing
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Network Engineer
2 15 (20.55%) Security Engineer
3 11 (15.07%) Firewall Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Network Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Network Specialist
7 3 (4.11%) Project Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Head of Security
7 3 (4.11%) IP Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Data Network Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Designer
8 2 (2.74%) Head of Operations
8 2 (2.74%) Security Designer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Security Specialist
8 2 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.74%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) CSLA
1 2 (2.74%) WAP
1 2 (2.74%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Clustering
1 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) PKI
2 3 (4.11%) Spread Betting
3 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.74%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.74%) CMDB
3 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Linux
2 8 (10.96%) Windows
3 7 (9.59%) UNIX
4 3 (4.11%) Solaris
4 3 (4.11%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.74%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) ITIL
2 16 (21.92%) Load Balancing
3 11 (15.07%) Network Design
4 5 (6.85%) Fault Management
4 5 (6.85%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
4 5 (6.85%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (5.48%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.48%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.48%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (5.48%) Information Security
5 4 (5.48%) Change Management
6 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.11%) Project Management
6 3 (4.11%) Migration
6 3 (4.11%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.11%) Network Management
6 3 (4.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) Perl
2 2 (2.74%) Tcl
2 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (80.82%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (56.16%) CCSE
2 41 (56.16%) CCNP
3 21 (28.77%) CCNA
4 16 (21.92%) Security Cleared
5 15 (20.55%) CCSP
6 14 (19.18%) Check Point Certification
7 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
8 9 (12.33%) CISSP
9 6 (8.22%) Degree
9 6 (8.22%) CCIE
10 5 (6.85%) CCDP
11 4 (5.48%) CCDA
12 3 (4.11%) MCSA
12 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (4.11%) CISM
13 2 (2.74%) VCP5
13 2 (2.74%) VCAP
13 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.74%) GPG13
3 2 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) vSphere
1 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) ProxySG
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.11%) vCloud
3 2 (2.74%) Squid
3 2 (2.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) OpenView
1 5 (6.85%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (6.85%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.11%) SCOM
2 3 (4.11%) Puppet
2 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.74%) Nessus
3 2 (2.74%) Netcool
Vendors
1 67 (91.78%) CheckPoint
2 63 (86.30%) Cisco
3 27 (36.99%) F5
4 26 (35.62%) Juniper
5 17 (23.29%) Blue Coat
6 8 (10.96%) Nokia
7 6 (8.22%) VMware
7 6 (8.22%) Citrix
8 5 (6.85%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.48%) Brocade
9 4 (5.48%) Fortinet
10 3 (4.11%) Nortel
10 3 (4.11%) HP
10 3 (4.11%) Infoblox
10 3 (4.11%) Vyatta
11 2 (2.74%) Pega
11 2 (2.74%) Qualys
11 2 (2.74%) Crossbeam
11 2 (2.74%) Computacenter
11 2 (2.74%) Websense
Winchester, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £38.00 - £45.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago