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 4 May 2016 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 614 590 571
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -19
Contract jobs citing CCSP 17 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.039% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £345 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £308
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +30.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
10676 9868 9787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.95% 19.47% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6760 5664 5654
Median daily rate £405 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 478 497
Median hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% +16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CCSP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing CCSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSP within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -7 8 £438 +9.37% 1
London -10 3 - - 4
West Midlands - 3 - -
East of England +4 1 £600 +118.18%
Yorkshire -2 1 £375 - 2
North West - 1 £285 -
CCSP
UK

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for CCSP.

1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (69.70%) Cisco
3 20 (60.61%) CISSP
3 20 (60.61%) Firewall
4 16 (48.48%) CheckPoint
4 16 (48.48%) CCNP
4 16 (48.48%) Information Security
5 15 (45.45%) Windows
5 15 (45.45%) CISM
5 15 (45.45%) Management Information System
6 14 (42.42%) Linux
7 11 (33.33%) Finance
7 11 (33.33%) Degree
8 10 (30.30%) Project Management
8 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
9 9 (27.27%) CCIE
9 9 (27.27%) Solaris
9 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (27.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 8 (24.24%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (24.24%) WAN
10 8 (24.24%) IBM
10 8 (24.24%) LAN
10 8 (24.24%) VPN
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
11 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
11 7 (21.21%) CCNA
11 7 (21.21%) Oracle
11 7 (21.21%) Juniper
11 7 (21.21%) Change Management

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
1 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (18.18%) IIS
2 6 (18.18%) iPlanet
2 6 (18.18%) MQSeries
2 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) BusinessWare
1 6 (18.18%) SAP R/3
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 8 (24.24%) LAN
2 8 (24.24%) VPN
2 8 (24.24%) WAN
3 6 (18.18%) Network Security
3 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 5 (15.15%) SSL
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (12.12%) Internet
5 4 (12.12%) SAN
6 3 (9.09%) BGP
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 3 (9.09%) MPLS
6 3 (9.09%) OSPF
6 3 (9.09%) Wireless
7 2 (6.06%) IPsec
7 2 (6.06%) NetScreen
7 2 (6.06%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) DB2
1 6 (18.18%) DB2 UDB
2 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) Informix
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) Redis
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) Hudson
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (9.09%) Legal
4 2 (6.06%) Advertising
4 2 (6.06%) Games
5 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Architect
2 9 (27.27%) Security Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Security Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Designer
4 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Security Designer
5 4 (12.12%) Information Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Information Security Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (9.09%) LAN Security Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Network Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Network Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Network Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) MSMQ
2 2 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.03%) JMS
3 1 (3.03%) LAMP
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (18.18%) AS400
4 5 (15.15%) FMCG
4 5 (15.15%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (9.09%) Clustering
5 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 3 (9.09%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (6.06%) Cryptography
6 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
7 1 (3.03%) CESG
7 1 (3.03%) CLARiiON
7 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (3.03%) Health Informatics
7 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (3.03%) IBM XIV
7 1 (3.03%) Informatics
7 1 (3.03%) PKI
7 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Linux
3 9 (27.27%) Solaris
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.18%) AIX
4 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 6 (18.18%) zOS
5 4 (12.12%) Unix
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Information Security
2 10 (30.30%) Project Management
3 8 (24.24%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (21.21%) Change Management
4 7 (21.21%) DoDAF
4 7 (21.21%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (21.21%) MODAF
4 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
5 6 (18.18%) Information Assurance
5 6 (18.18%) ITIL
5 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 6 (18.18%) SABSA
5 6 (18.18%) Security Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) Information Management
6 5 (15.15%) ISMS
7 4 (12.12%) ITSM
7 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.12%) Service Management
8 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 3 (9.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 3 (9.09%) Perl
1 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.06%) Python
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) Korn
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (60.61%) CISSP
3 16 (48.48%) CCNP
4 15 (45.45%) CISM
5 11 (33.33%) Degree
6 9 (27.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 9 (27.27%) CCIE
7 7 (21.21%) CCNA
8 5 (15.15%) CCDP
8 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
9 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
10 2 (6.06%) CCDE
10 2 (6.06%) CSSLP
10 2 (6.06%) GCED
10 2 (6.06%) GIAC
10 2 (6.06%) ISSAP
10 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (6.06%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (3.03%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) ClearTrust
3 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.03%) Docker
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) Snort
5 1 (3.03%) vCloud
5 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (6.06%) Cacti
2 2 (6.06%) Graphite
2 2 (6.06%) Nagios
2 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.06%) Opsview
2 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.03%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (3.03%) OpenView
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) Salt
3 1 (3.03%) SmoothWall
3 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.03%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Cisco
2 16 (48.48%) CheckPoint
3 8 (24.24%) IBM
4 7 (21.21%) Juniper
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle
5 6 (18.18%) BEA
5 6 (18.18%) CA
5 6 (18.18%) SAP
5 6 (18.18%) Vitria
6 5 (15.15%) HP
6 5 (15.15%) VMware
7 4 (12.12%) F5
7 4 (12.12%) Palo Alto
7 4 (12.12%) Sun
8 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
8 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.06%) Citrix
9 2 (6.06%) EMC
9 2 (6.06%) Veritas