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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 563 549 553
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing CCSP 37 39 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.076% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.41% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 4
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£443 £357 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.12% -6.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £262 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £448 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - £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
10250 9548 8452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.02% 18.65% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6246 5491 4704
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 489 397 437
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.36 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.00 £44.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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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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 -33 19 £400 - 3
London -6 4 £475 +35.52% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £400 - 4
North East - 3 - -
East Midlands - 2 £275 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 2
East of England - 1 - -
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CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 57 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (75.44%) Cisco
3 39 (68.42%) Firewall
4 36 (63.16%) CCNP
5 33 (57.89%) Network Security
6 31 (54.39%) CISSP
7 28 (49.12%) CheckPoint
8 26 (45.61%) Juniper
9 25 (43.86%) CCNA
9 25 (43.86%) VPN
10 24 (42.11%) WAN
10 24 (42.11%) Data Centre
11 23 (40.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (40.35%) F5
12 20 (35.09%) ITIL
12 20 (35.09%) SSL
12 20 (35.09%) CCSA
13 19 (33.33%) Load Balancing
14 17 (29.82%) CCSE
14 17 (29.82%) CCDP
15 16 (28.07%) Blue Coat
16 14 (24.56%) Fortinet
16 14 (24.56%) Nokia
16 14 (24.56%) McAfee
17 13 (22.81%) CISM
17 13 (22.81%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (22.81%) ProxySG
17 13 (22.81%) Kalman Filter
17 13 (22.81%) NX-OS
18 12 (21.05%) Tufin

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.51%) iPlanet
2 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.51%) IIS
2 2 (3.51%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) BusinessWare
1 2 (3.51%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (68.42%) Firewall
2 33 (57.89%) Network Security
3 25 (43.86%) VPN
4 24 (42.11%) WAN
5 23 (40.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (35.09%) SSL
7 13 (22.81%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (22.81%) NX-OS
8 12 (21.05%) LAN
9 11 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (17.54%) OSPF
11 9 (15.79%) EIGRP
12 8 (14.04%) Cisco PIX
12 8 (14.04%) Wireless
13 7 (12.28%) IPsec
13 7 (12.28%) DNS
13 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
14 6 (10.53%) Internet
14 6 (10.53%) MPLS
14 6 (10.53%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) DB2
1 2 (3.51%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 11 (19.30%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Consultant
3 7 (12.28%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Network Support
4 6 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Security Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Data Centre Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Security Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Security Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Support
6 4 (7.02%) Head of Security
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) MSMQ
1 2 (3.51%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) SecurID
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) CMDB
4 2 (3.51%) FMCG
4 2 (3.51%) AS400
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) Windows
3 5 (8.77%) Solaris
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.51%) zOS
4 2 (3.51%) UNIX
4 2 (3.51%) AIX
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) ITIL
2 19 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 13 (22.81%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (19.30%) Strategic Planning
5 10 (17.54%) Project Management
6 9 (15.79%) Information Security
7 7 (12.28%) Incident Management
8 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (8.77%) Migration
9 4 (7.02%) Security Management
9 4 (7.02%) Cyber Security
9 4 (7.02%) Security Architecture
9 4 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (5.26%) SIEM
10 3 (5.26%) Matrix Management
10 3 (5.26%) Change Management
11 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.51%) ITSM
11 2 (3.51%) Information Security Management
11 2 (3.51%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) Perl
1 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (63.16%) CCNP
3 31 (54.39%) CISSP
4 25 (43.86%) CCNA
5 20 (35.09%) CCSA
6 17 (29.82%) CCSE
6 17 (29.82%) CCDP
7 13 (22.81%) CISM
8 11 (19.30%) CCIE
8 11 (19.30%) Degree
9 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
10 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
10 5 (8.77%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (7.02%) CCVP
11 4 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (5.26%) JNCIA
12 3 (5.26%) HP ASE
12 3 (5.26%) JNCIP
13 2 (3.51%) JNCIE
13 2 (3.51%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (19.30%) HIPAA
3 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) ProxySG
2 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.51%) NFS
5 2 (3.51%) Snort
5 2 (3.51%) ClearTrust
5 2 (3.51%) vSphere
6 1 (1.75%) UAG
6 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (3.51%) Nessus
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) SCOM
2 1 (1.75%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.75%) Cacti
2 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.75%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.75%) Opsview
2 1 (1.75%) Graphite
2 1 (1.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (75.44%) Cisco
2 28 (49.12%) CheckPoint
3 26 (45.61%) Juniper
4 23 (40.35%) F5
5 16 (28.07%) Blue Coat
6 14 (24.56%) Fortinet
6 14 (24.56%) McAfee
6 14 (24.56%) Nokia
7 12 (21.05%) TippingPoint
7 12 (21.05%) Tufin
8 7 (12.28%) VMware
9 5 (8.77%) Citrix
10 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
10 4 (7.02%) IBM
11 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
11 3 (5.26%) Sun
11 3 (5.26%) HP
11 3 (5.26%) CA
11 3 (5.26%) Sourcefire
11 3 (5.26%) Symantec
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