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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 555 530 492
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -38
Contract jobs citing CCSP 24 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.045% 0.095%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.25% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 13
Average daily rate
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£408 £400 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +10.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £389 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £415 £351
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +18.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £115.00
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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
10205 8433 7980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.58% 18.01% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6070 4791 4216
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 480 355 559
Average hourly rate £18.21 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +17 12 £463 +15.81%
South East -30 5 £383 -7.27%
South West -28 4 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 1
North East - - - -
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CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 61 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (93.44%) Cisco
3 56 (91.80%) Firewall
4 49 (80.33%) Cisco ASA
5 43 (70.49%) CheckPoint
6 40 (65.57%) CCNP
7 33 (54.10%) VPN
8 28 (45.90%) Cisco PIX
9 26 (42.62%) Network Security
10 25 (40.98%) CCIE
11 22 (36.07%) CCSA
11 22 (36.07%) F5
12 21 (34.43%) CCSE
13 20 (32.79%) Load Balancing
13 20 (32.79%) BGP
14 18 (29.51%) Juniper
15 17 (27.87%) tcpdump
16 16 (26.23%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (26.23%) CISSP
17 15 (24.59%) Network Management
18 14 (22.95%) OSPF
19 13 (21.31%) Radware
19 13 (21.31%) CCNA
19 13 (21.31%) CCDP
19 13 (21.31%) BIG-IP
20 12 (19.67%) HP
20 12 (19.67%) Ethernet
20 12 (19.67%) UNIX
20 12 (19.67%) MPLS
21 11 (18.03%) Check Point Certification

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (1.64%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Project
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 56 (91.80%) Firewall
2 49 (80.33%) Cisco ASA
3 33 (54.10%) VPN
4 28 (45.90%) Cisco PIX
5 26 (42.62%) Network Security
6 20 (32.79%) BGP
7 17 (27.87%) tcpdump
8 16 (26.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (22.95%) OSPF
10 13 (21.31%) BIG-IP
11 12 (19.67%) MPLS
11 12 (19.67%) Ethernet
12 11 (18.03%) SNMP
12 11 (18.03%) Wireshark
12 11 (18.03%) TACACS
13 10 (16.39%) IPsec
13 10 (16.39%) FWSM
14 8 (13.11%) DNS
15 7 (11.48%) SMS
15 7 (11.48%) Nortel Alteon
General
1 10 (16.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Network Engineer
2 21 (34.43%) Security Engineer
3 17 (27.87%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) IP Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Design Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Data Network Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Security Consultant
10 3 (4.92%) Network Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) Consultant
11 2 (3.28%) Network Consultant
11 2 (3.28%) Network Security Consultant
12 1 (1.64%) Designer
12 1 (1.64%) Network Security Architect
12 1 (1.64%) Architect
12 1 (1.64%) Support Analyst
12 1 (1.64%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) WAP
2 4 (6.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) Open Source
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) UNIX
2 9 (14.75%) Windows
3 6 (9.84%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Load Balancing
2 15 (24.59%) Network Management
3 8 (13.11%) Problem Management
3 8 (13.11%) Fault Management
4 7 (11.48%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (11.48%) Network Architecture
5 5 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (8.20%) Change Management
5 5 (8.20%) Release Management
6 4 (6.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.28%) Migration
7 2 (3.28%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.28%) ITIL
7 2 (3.28%) Information Security
7 2 (3.28%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.28%) Demand Forecasting
7 2 (3.28%) Change Control
8 1 (1.64%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (1.64%) Cyber Security
8 1 (1.64%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
2 3 (4.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 61 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (65.57%) CCNP
3 25 (40.98%) CCIE
4 22 (36.07%) CCSA
5 21 (34.43%) CCSE
6 16 (26.23%) CISSP
7 13 (21.31%) CCNA
7 13 (21.31%) CCDP
8 11 (18.03%) Check Point Certification
8 11 (18.03%) Degree
9 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
10 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
11 2 (3.28%) CCVP
11 2 (3.28%) CCIP
12 1 (1.64%) CISA
12 1 (1.64%) CISM
12 1 (1.64%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.20%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Firmware
1 4 (6.56%) Snort
1 4 (6.56%) Nmap
2 1 (1.64%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) Netcool
1 7 (11.48%) OpenView
2 4 (6.56%) Nessus
3 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.28%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.28%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 57 (93.44%) Cisco
2 43 (70.49%) CheckPoint
3 22 (36.07%) F5
4 18 (29.51%) Juniper
5 13 (21.31%) Radware
6 12 (19.67%) HP
7 10 (16.39%) Nokia
8 7 (11.48%) Nortel
8 7 (11.48%) Crossbeam
9 6 (9.84%) Redback
10 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
11 4 (6.56%) ProCurve
12 3 (4.92%) Blue Coat
12 3 (4.92%) Mercator
12 3 (4.92%) Fortinet
13 2 (3.28%) Riverbed
13 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
14 1 (1.64%) Proofpoint
14 1 (1.64%) Tufin
14 1 (1.64%) Huawei
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