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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 577 571 557
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing CCSP 19 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.047% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 11
Average daily rate £500 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00
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
10012 9534 8820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.22% 20.25% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6240 5589 4833
Average daily rate £403 £400 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 443 405
Average hourly rate £36.75 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSP within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 9 £572 +34.60% 6
South East +12 5 £500 +29.03% 3
Yorkshire -19 3 £400 +23.07% 1
East of England - 2 - - 3
CCSP
UK

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (88.89%) Firewall
3 23 (63.89%) Cisco
4 22 (61.11%) CISSP
5 20 (55.56%) CheckPoint
6 19 (52.78%) Windows
7 17 (47.22%) Linux
8 14 (38.89%) WAN
8 14 (38.89%) Juniper
8 14 (38.89%) Management Information System
8 14 (38.89%) Network Security
9 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (36.11%) Project Management
9 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
9 13 (36.11%) Solaris
9 13 (36.11%) VPN
9 13 (36.11%) CCNP
9 13 (36.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 12 (33.33%) CCNA
10 12 (33.33%) CISM
10 12 (33.33%) Information Security
10 12 (33.33%) Degree
11 11 (30.56%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (27.78%) Palo Alto
12 10 (27.78%) Identity Access Management
12 10 (27.78%) TOGAF
12 10 (27.78%) Blue Coat
12 10 (27.78%) DoDAF
12 10 (27.78%) MODAF

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 9 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (25.00%) IIS
2 9 (25.00%) iPlanet
2 9 (25.00%) MQSeries
2 9 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (25.00%) BusinessWare
1 9 (25.00%) SAP R/3
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (88.89%) Firewall
2 14 (38.89%) Network Security
2 14 (38.89%) WAN
3 13 (36.11%) VPN
4 10 (27.78%) LAN
4 10 (27.78%) SSL
5 8 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (11.11%) EIGRP
8 4 (11.11%) NX-OS
8 4 (11.11%) OSPF
8 4 (11.11%) Wireless
9 3 (8.33%) BGP
9 3 (8.33%) Internet
9 3 (8.33%) MPLS
10 2 (5.56%) NetScreen
10 2 (5.56%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) DB2
1 9 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (2.78%) Informix
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.78%) Redis
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) Hudson
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
1 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.56%) Advertising
4 2 (5.56%) Games
5 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Architect
2 11 (30.56%) Security Architect
3 7 (19.44%) Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Information Architect
3 7 (19.44%) Information Security Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Security Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) LAN Security Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Network Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Data Centre Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Data Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) MSMQ
2 3 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.78%) JMS
3 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Management Information System
2 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (25.00%) AS400
4 8 (22.22%) FMCG
5 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (11.11%) SecurID
7 3 (8.33%) Clustering
8 2 (5.56%) Cryptography
8 2 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (2.78%) CESG
9 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (2.78%) NHS
9 1 (2.78%) PKI
9 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
9 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Linux
3 13 (36.11%) Solaris
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (25.00%) AIX
4 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (25.00%) zOS
5 3 (8.33%) Unix
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Project Management
2 12 (33.33%) Information Security
3 11 (30.56%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (27.78%) DoDAF
4 10 (27.78%) Identity Access Management
4 10 (27.78%) MODAF
4 10 (27.78%) TOGAF
5 9 (25.00%) ITIL
5 9 (25.00%) SABSA
6 8 (22.22%) Change Management
6 8 (22.22%) Information Assurance
6 8 (22.22%) Information Management
6 8 (22.22%) Security Architecture
7 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
8 6 (16.67%) Security Operations
9 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
10 4 (11.11%) ITSM
10 4 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Perl
1 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (61.11%) CISSP
3 13 (36.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 13 (36.11%) CCNP
4 12 (33.33%) CCNA
4 12 (33.33%) CISM
4 12 (33.33%) Degree
5 8 (22.22%) CCIE
6 6 (16.67%) CCSA
7 4 (11.11%) CCDP
7 4 (11.11%) CCSE
8 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.56%) CCVP
9 2 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (5.56%) CSSLP
9 2 (5.56%) GCED
9 2 (5.56%) ISSAP
9 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
9 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) HIPAA
1 4 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) ClearTrust
3 4 (11.11%) ProxySG
4 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (5.56%) Cacti
2 2 (5.56%) Graphite
2 2 (5.56%) Nagios
2 2 (5.56%) Opsview
2 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.78%) OpenView
3 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Cisco
2 20 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 14 (38.89%) Juniper
4 10 (27.78%) Blue Coat
4 10 (27.78%) Oracle
4 10 (27.78%) Palo Alto
5 9 (25.00%) BEA
5 9 (25.00%) CA
5 9 (25.00%) IBM
5 9 (25.00%) SAP
5 9 (25.00%) Vitria
6 6 (16.67%) F5
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.89%) Fortinet
7 5 (13.89%) Intel Security
7 5 (13.89%) Sun
8 4 (11.11%) Nokia
8 4 (11.11%) TippingPoint
8 4 (11.11%) Tufin
9 3 (8.33%) HP