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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 612 603 564
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -39
Contract jobs citing CCSP 8 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.030% 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.075% 0.16% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 15
Median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £435 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
10661 9399 9311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.58% 18.77% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6734 5581 5446
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 470 435
Median hourly rate £27.90 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
London -6 4 £450 - 4
East of England +11 1 £600 +118.18%
Yorkshire +1 1 £375 -
North West -8 1 £285 -
South East -10 1 - -
CCSP
UK

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (81.48%) Cisco
3 17 (62.96%) CheckPoint
4 15 (55.56%) CISSP
4 15 (55.56%) CCNP
4 15 (55.56%) Firewall
5 12 (44.44%) CISM
5 12 (44.44%) Project Management
5 12 (44.44%) Information Security
5 12 (44.44%) Linux
6 11 (40.74%) Windows
6 11 (40.74%) Finance
6 11 (40.74%) Degree
7 10 (37.04%) Management Information System
8 9 (33.33%) LAN
8 9 (33.33%) WAN
8 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 8 (29.63%) Juniper
9 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (29.63%) VPN
9 8 (29.63%) Solaris
9 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
10 7 (25.93%) Network Security
10 7 (25.93%) Palo Alto
11 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (22.22%) ITIL
11 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 6 (22.22%) IBM
11 6 (22.22%) 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 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (14.81%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) iPlanet
2 4 (14.81%) MQSeries
2 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) BusinessWare
1 4 (14.81%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) Firewall
2 9 (33.33%) LAN
2 9 (33.33%) WAN
3 8 (29.63%) VPN
4 7 (25.93%) Network Security
5 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 5 (18.52%) SSL
7 3 (11.11%) BGP
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (11.11%) EIGRP
7 3 (11.11%) Internet
7 3 (11.11%) SAN
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (7.41%) FWSM
8 2 (7.41%) HSRP
8 2 (7.41%) MPLS
8 2 (7.41%) OSPF
8 2 (7.41%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) DB2
1 4 (14.81%) DB2 UDB
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) Informix
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Redis
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Hudson
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (11.11%) Legal
4 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Games
5 1 (3.70%) Advertising
5 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Architect
1 6 (22.22%) Security Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Designer
2 5 (18.52%) Security Designer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) LAN Security Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) LAN/WAN Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Network Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Network Security Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Security Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Network Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) MSMQ
2 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Management Information System
2 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (18.52%) VCE vBlock
4 4 (14.81%) AS400
4 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
4 4 (14.81%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (11.11%) FMCG
6 2 (7.41%) Clustering
6 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
7 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
7 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
7 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (3.70%) Fintech
7 1 (3.70%) Health Informatics
7 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (3.70%) IBM XIV
7 1 (3.70%) Informatics
7 1 (3.70%) PKI
7 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 8 (29.63%) Solaris
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.81%) AIX
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.81%) zOS
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Unix
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Information Security
1 12 (44.44%) Project Management
2 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
3 6 (22.22%) Change Management
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (18.52%) ISMS
4 5 (18.52%) ITSM
4 5 (18.52%) Service Management
4 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
4 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (14.81%) DoDAF
5 4 (14.81%) Information Assurance
5 4 (14.81%) MODAF
5 4 (14.81%) Network Management
5 4 (14.81%) SABSA
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Information Management
6 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.41%) Perl
2 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) Korn
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (55.56%) CCNP
2 15 (55.56%) CISSP
3 12 (44.44%) CISM
4 11 (40.74%) Degree
5 5 (18.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 5 (18.52%) CCDP
5 5 (18.52%) CCIE
6 4 (14.81%) CCNA
7 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 2 (7.41%) CCSE
8 2 (7.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (3.70%) CCDE
9 1 (3.70%) CISA
9 1 (3.70%) CRISC
9 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) ClearTrust
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.70%) Docker
5 1 (3.70%) Snort
5 1 (3.70%) vCloud
5 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (11.11%) Cacti
2 3 (11.11%) Nagios
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (7.41%) Graphite
3 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.41%) Opsview
3 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.70%) Ansible
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.70%) OpenNMS
4 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (3.70%) Salt
4 1 (3.70%) SmoothWall
4 1 (3.70%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Cisco
2 17 (62.96%) CheckPoint
3 8 (29.63%) Juniper
4 7 (25.93%) Palo Alto
5 6 (22.22%) IBM
6 4 (14.81%) BEA
6 4 (14.81%) Blue Coat
6 4 (14.81%) CA
6 4 (14.81%) F5
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle
6 4 (14.81%) SAP
6 4 (14.81%) Sun
6 4 (14.81%) Vitria
6 4 (14.81%) VMware
7 3 (11.11%) HP
7 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 2 (7.41%) Citrix
8 2 (7.41%) EMC
8 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.41%) Veritas