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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 545 541 472
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -69
Contract jobs citing CCSP 38 16 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.033% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.19% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 22
Average daily rate
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£351 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £281 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £394 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CCSP
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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
9453 8554 9332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.55% 17.58% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5410 4742 4877
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 442 580
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.26 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.97 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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
South East +20 28 £400 +10.34% 3
London +15 7 £338 -13.94% 2
South West - 3 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
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UK

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 63 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (85.71%) Cisco
2 54 (85.71%) Firewall
3 46 (73.02%) CheckPoint
4 34 (53.97%) Cisco ASA
5 33 (52.38%) CCNP
6 32 (50.79%) VPN
6 32 (50.79%) Juniper
6 32 (50.79%) CISSP
7 31 (49.21%) CCIE
8 24 (38.10%) BGP
8 24 (38.10%) Network Security
9 23 (36.51%) OSPF
10 21 (33.33%) MPLS
11 20 (31.75%) Cisco PIX
11 20 (31.75%) FWSM
12 19 (30.16%) PCI DSS
13 18 (28.57%) IPsec
14 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
14 16 (25.40%) Network Management
14 16 (25.40%) CCSE
14 16 (25.40%) Check Point Certification
14 16 (25.40%) SNMP
15 15 (23.81%) CCDP
15 15 (23.81%) Telecoms
15 15 (23.81%) CCSA
15 15 (23.81%) SC Cleared
16 14 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (20.63%) F5
17 13 (20.63%) VoIP

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 54 (85.71%) Firewall
2 34 (53.97%) Cisco ASA
3 32 (50.79%) VPN
4 24 (38.10%) BGP
4 24 (38.10%) Network Security
5 23 (36.51%) OSPF
6 21 (33.33%) MPLS
7 20 (31.75%) Cisco PIX
7 20 (31.75%) FWSM
8 18 (28.57%) IPsec
9 16 (25.40%) SNMP
10 14 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (20.63%) VoIP
11 13 (20.63%) Internet
12 10 (15.87%) BIG-IP
13 9 (14.29%) DNS
14 8 (12.70%) LAN
15 5 (7.94%) Wireshark
15 5 (7.94%) TACACS
15 5 (7.94%) tcpdump
General
1 15 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) International Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Front Office
5 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Network Engineer
2 19 (30.16%) Security Engineer
3 17 (26.98%) IP Engineer
4 15 (23.81%) Design Engineer
5 12 (19.05%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Network Support
7 4 (6.35%) Designer
7 4 (6.35%) Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Security Designer
8 3 (4.76%) Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Security Specialist
8 3 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Network Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior IP Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Design Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) WAP
2 1 (1.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.35%) SecurID
3 3 (4.76%) Open Source
4 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.17%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.17%) CMDB
4 2 (3.17%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) UNIX
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Network Management
2 12 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (17.46%) Load Balancing
4 10 (15.87%) ITIL
5 7 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (9.52%) Demand Forecasting
7 4 (6.35%) Change Control
7 4 (6.35%) Cyber Security
7 4 (6.35%) Fault Management
7 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.76%) eTOM
8 3 (4.76%) Network Design
8 3 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.17%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (3.17%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (3.17%) Information Security
9 2 (3.17%) Change Management
9 2 (3.17%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.17%) Validation
Qualifications
1 63 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (52.38%) CCNP
3 32 (50.79%) CISSP
4 31 (49.21%) CCIE
5 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
5 16 (25.40%) CCSE
5 16 (25.40%) Check Point Certification
6 15 (23.81%) CCDP
6 15 (23.81%) CCSA
6 15 (23.81%) SC Cleared
7 9 (14.29%) Degree
8 8 (12.70%) CCNA
9 4 (6.35%) JNCIS
10 3 (4.76%) CISM
11 2 (3.17%) CCIP
12 1 (1.59%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (30.16%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.35%) COBIT
3 3 (4.76%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.17%) SLA
4 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Snort
1 3 (4.76%) Nmap
1 3 (4.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.76%) Nessus
3 2 (3.17%) Netcool
3 2 (3.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 54 (85.71%) Cisco
2 46 (73.02%) CheckPoint
3 32 (50.79%) Juniper
4 13 (20.63%) F5
5 9 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 8 (12.70%) Radware
7 7 (11.11%) Nokia
8 6 (9.52%) Redback
9 5 (7.94%) Fortinet
9 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.76%) Crossbeam
10 3 (4.76%) HP
10 3 (4.76%) Tufin
10 3 (4.76%) AlgoSec
11 2 (3.17%) Nortel
11 2 (3.17%) Ericsson
12 1 (1.59%) Qualys
12 1 (1.59%) Proofpoint