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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 552 526 484
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -42
Contract jobs citing CCSP 28 32 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.067% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.39% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 21
Average daily rate
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£373 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £394 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £115.00
% change year-on-year
- -80.43%
CCSP
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
10712 8126 8353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.54% 17.09% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6104 4653 4436
Average daily rate £397 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 340 511
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% -15.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £43.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 +5 12 £427 +6.62% 1
South East -24 8 £373 -6.87% 1
South West -33 4 - -
West Midlands -12 2 £350 +34.61%
Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
CCSP
UK

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 66 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (93.94%) Cisco
3 58 (87.88%) Firewall
4 49 (74.24%) CheckPoint
5 47 (71.21%) Cisco ASA
6 42 (63.64%) CCNP
7 36 (54.55%) VPN
8 31 (46.97%) CCIE
9 28 (42.42%) Cisco PIX
10 26 (39.39%) Network Security
11 23 (34.85%) BGP
11 23 (34.85%) CISSP
12 22 (33.33%) Juniper
13 21 (31.82%) CCSA
14 20 (30.30%) CCSE
14 20 (30.30%) F5
15 18 (27.27%) OSPF
16 16 (24.24%) Load Balancing
16 16 (24.24%) Telecoms
16 16 (24.24%) Network Management
16 16 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
17 15 (22.73%) MPLS
17 15 (22.73%) CCDP
18 14 (21.21%) Radware
18 14 (21.21%) tcpdump
19 13 (19.70%) Check Point Certification
19 13 (19.70%) IPsec
19 13 (19.70%) Degree
19 13 (19.70%) PCI DSS
19 13 (19.70%) BIG-IP

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 58 (87.88%) Firewall
2 47 (71.21%) Cisco ASA
3 36 (54.55%) VPN
4 28 (42.42%) Cisco PIX
5 26 (39.39%) Network Security
6 23 (34.85%) BGP
7 18 (27.27%) OSPF
8 16 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (22.73%) MPLS
10 14 (21.21%) tcpdump
11 13 (19.70%) IPsec
11 13 (19.70%) BIG-IP
12 12 (18.18%) SNMP
12 12 (18.18%) FWSM
13 11 (16.67%) Wireshark
13 11 (16.67%) TACACS
14 9 (13.64%) Ethernet
15 8 (12.12%) Internet
16 7 (10.61%) VoIP
16 7 (10.61%) SMS
General
1 16 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Banking
2 1 (1.52%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (46.97%) Network Engineer
2 22 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 18 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (19.70%) IP Engineer
5 12 (18.18%) Design Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Security Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) Network Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) Security Specialist
10 2 (3.03%) Designer
10 2 (3.03%) Network Security Consultant
11 1 (1.52%) Security Designer
11 1 (1.52%) Network Architect
11 1 (1.52%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) WAP
2 3 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.06%) SecurID
3 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.06%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) UNIX
2 6 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (4.55%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Load Balancing
1 16 (24.24%) Network Management
2 10 (15.15%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (12.12%) Problem Management
3 8 (12.12%) Fault Management
4 5 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (7.58%) Release Management
4 5 (7.58%) ITIL
4 5 (7.58%) Change Management
5 4 (6.06%) Demand Forecasting
5 4 (6.06%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.55%) Change Control
6 3 (4.55%) eTOM
7 2 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.03%) Information Security
7 2 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.03%) Cyber Security
8 1 (1.52%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 66 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (63.64%) CCNP
3 31 (46.97%) CCIE
4 23 (34.85%) CISSP
5 21 (31.82%) CCSA
6 20 (30.30%) CCSE
7 15 (22.73%) CCDP
8 13 (19.70%) Check Point Certification
8 13 (19.70%) Degree
9 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 11 (16.67%) CCNA
10 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
11 2 (3.03%) CISM
11 2 (3.03%) CCVP
11 2 (3.03%) CCIP
12 1 (1.52%) CISA
12 1 (1.52%) CEH
12 1 (1.52%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.58%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.52%) COBIT
3 1 (1.52%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Snort
1 4 (6.06%) Nmap
2 3 (4.55%) Firmware
3 1 (1.52%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) OpenView
1 7 (10.61%) Netcool
2 4 (6.06%) Nessus
3 3 (4.55%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 62 (93.94%) Cisco
2 49 (74.24%) CheckPoint
3 22 (33.33%) Juniper
4 20 (30.30%) F5
5 14 (21.21%) Radware
6 11 (16.67%) HP
6 11 (16.67%) Nokia
7 7 (10.61%) Nortel
7 7 (10.61%) Redback
7 7 (10.61%) Crossbeam
8 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 6 (9.09%) Fortinet
9 4 (6.06%) Blue Coat
10 3 (4.55%) ProCurve
10 3 (4.55%) Mercator
10 3 (4.55%) AlgoSec
10 3 (4.55%) Tufin
11 2 (3.03%) Riverbed
11 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.52%) Proofpoint