The table below looks at the statistics for CCSP in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 539 541 472
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -69
Contract jobs citing CCSP 39 28 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.058% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.34% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 22
Average daily rate
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£357 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.18% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £253 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £423 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-1.03% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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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
10011 8323 9416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.16% 17.26% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5633 4713 4945
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 391 564
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

CCSP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCSP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSP Jobs Demand Trend in England

CCSP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCSP across the England region.

CCSP Daily Rate Trend in England

CCSP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCSP across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

CCSP Daily Rate Histogram in England

CCSP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCSP across the England region.

CCSP Hourly Rate Trend in England

CCSP
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 CCSP within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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 +13 25 £369 -4.83% 2
London +14 8 £338 -15.56% 2
South West - 4 - - 3
West Midlands -18 1 £350 +41.41% 3
Yorkshire - 1 £475 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CCSP 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 CCSP.

1 68 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (86.76%) Cisco
2 59 (86.76%) Firewall
3 50 (73.53%) CheckPoint
4 40 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
5 37 (54.41%) CCNP
6 34 (50.00%) CCIE
6 34 (50.00%) CISSP
7 33 (48.53%) VPN
8 31 (45.59%) Juniper
9 25 (36.76%) BGP
10 24 (35.29%) Network Security
11 23 (33.82%) Cisco PIX
12 22 (32.35%) OSPF
13 21 (30.88%) MPLS
14 19 (27.94%) IPsec
14 19 (27.94%) PCI DSS
14 19 (27.94%) Network Management
14 19 (27.94%) FWSM
15 18 (26.47%) SNMP
16 17 (25.00%) CCDP
16 17 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
16 17 (25.00%) CCSE
16 17 (25.00%) Security Cleared
17 16 (23.53%) Telecoms
17 16 (23.53%) CCSA
17 16 (23.53%) SC Cleared
18 15 (22.06%) F5
19 14 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
20 13 (19.12%) VoIP

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CCSP 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 CCSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.29%) Apache
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 59 (86.76%) Firewall
2 40 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
3 33 (48.53%) VPN
4 25 (36.76%) BGP
5 24 (35.29%) Network Security
6 23 (33.82%) Cisco PIX
7 22 (32.35%) OSPF
8 21 (30.88%) MPLS
9 19 (27.94%) IPsec
9 19 (27.94%) FWSM
10 18 (26.47%) SNMP
11 14 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (19.12%) VoIP
13 12 (17.65%) BIG-IP
14 11 (16.18%) Internet
15 9 (13.24%) DNS
16 8 (11.76%) TACACS
16 8 (11.76%) Wireshark
16 8 (11.76%) tcpdump
17 7 (10.29%) LAN
General
1 16 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) International Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Security Engineer
2 21 (30.88%) Network Engineer
3 18 (26.47%) IP Engineer
4 16 (23.53%) Design Engineer
5 14 (20.59%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Network Support
6 5 (7.35%) Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) Designer
7 4 (5.88%) Data Network Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior IP Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Design Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Security Designer
8 3 (4.41%) Network Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Security Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) WAP
2 1 (1.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.88%) SecurID
3 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.88%) Open Source
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) UNIX
1 5 (7.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Network Management
2 13 (19.12%) Load Balancing
3 12 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (11.76%) ITIL
5 7 (10.29%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.82%) Fault Management
6 6 (8.82%) Demand Forecasting
7 5 (7.35%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.88%) Cyber Security
8 4 (5.88%) Change Control
9 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.41%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (4.41%) eTOM
9 3 (4.41%) Network Design
9 3 (4.41%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.41%) Release Management
9 3 (4.41%) Change Management
10 2 (2.94%) Information Security
10 2 (2.94%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 68 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (54.41%) CCNP
3 34 (50.00%) CCIE
3 34 (50.00%) CISSP
4 17 (25.00%) CCDP
4 17 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
4 17 (25.00%) CCSE
4 17 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 16 (23.53%) CCSA
5 16 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 12 (17.65%) Degree
7 7 (10.29%) CCNA
8 4 (5.88%) JNCIS
9 3 (4.41%) CISM
10 2 (2.94%) CCIP
11 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.94%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.88%) COBIT
3 3 (4.41%) SLA
3 3 (4.41%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Snort
1 4 (5.88%) Nmap
2 2 (2.94%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.88%) Netcool
2 4 (5.88%) OpenView
2 4 (5.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 59 (86.76%) Cisco
2 50 (73.53%) CheckPoint
3 31 (45.59%) Juniper
4 15 (22.06%) F5
5 11 (16.18%) Radware
6 8 (11.76%) Blue Coat
7 7 (10.29%) Redback
7 7 (10.29%) Nokia
8 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
9 5 (7.35%) Fortinet
9 5 (7.35%) HP
10 4 (5.88%) Nortel
10 4 (5.88%) Crossbeam
11 3 (4.41%) Tufin
11 3 (4.41%) AlgoSec
11 3 (4.41%) Ericsson
12 1 (1.47%) Proofpoint
12 1 (1.47%) Huawei
12 1 (1.47%) Qualys
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