The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 526 535 459
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -76
Contract jobs citing CCSP 36 19 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.041% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.23% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 27
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9239 8251 9063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.73% 17.70% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5262 4484 4773
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 453 559
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCSP
UK

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(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
South East +12 26 £340 -6.20%
London -8 7 £425 +8.28% 1
West Midlands - 2 £525 -
South West -35 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 3
CCSP
UK

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 53 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (84.91%) Cisco
3 44 (83.02%) Firewall
4 39 (73.58%) CheckPoint
5 29 (54.72%) CISSP
5 29 (54.72%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (52.83%) Juniper
7 27 (50.94%) VPN
8 25 (47.17%) CCNP
9 24 (45.28%) CCIE
10 21 (39.62%) Cisco PIX
11 20 (37.74%) Network Security
11 20 (37.74%) OSPF
11 20 (37.74%) BGP
11 20 (37.74%) FWSM
12 19 (35.85%) MPLS
12 19 (35.85%) PCI DSS
13 18 (33.96%) IPsec
14 15 (28.30%) Check Point Certification
14 15 (28.30%) CCDP
15 14 (26.42%) Network Management
16 13 (24.53%) CCSE
16 13 (24.53%) CCSA
16 13 (24.53%) VoIP
16 13 (24.53%) SNMP
16 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
17 12 (22.64%) F5
17 12 (22.64%) FortiGate
17 12 (22.64%) Risk Assessment
17 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (13.21%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 44 (83.02%) Firewall
2 29 (54.72%) Cisco ASA
3 27 (50.94%) VPN
4 21 (39.62%) Cisco PIX
5 20 (37.74%) Network Security
5 20 (37.74%) FWSM
5 20 (37.74%) OSPF
5 20 (37.74%) BGP
6 19 (35.85%) MPLS
7 18 (33.96%) IPsec
8 13 (24.53%) SNMP
8 13 (24.53%) VoIP
9 11 (20.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (18.87%) Internet
11 9 (16.98%) DNS
11 9 (16.98%) BIG-IP
12 6 (11.32%) LAN
13 3 (5.66%) WAN
13 3 (5.66%) SSL
13 3 (5.66%) RIP
General
1 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.32%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) International Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Front Office
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) IP Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Security Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Network Engineer
3 11 (20.75%) Design Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Network Support
5 6 (11.32%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Designer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Security Specialist
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior IP Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Security Designer
8 2 (3.77%) Network Security Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) CSS
1 1 (1.89%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.66%) SecurID
3 2 (3.77%) Derivative
3 2 (3.77%) CMDB
3 2 (3.77%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) UNIX
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Network Management
2 12 (22.64%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (20.75%) ITIL
4 9 (16.98%) Load Balancing
5 6 (11.32%) Demand Forecasting
6 5 (9.43%) Change Control
7 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.55%) Cyber Security
7 4 (7.55%) Migration
8 3 (5.66%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (5.66%) Fault Management
8 3 (5.66%) Network Design
8 3 (5.66%) eTOM
9 2 (3.77%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (3.77%) Information Security
9 2 (3.77%) Content Management
9 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.77%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.89%) Validation
Qualifications
1 53 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (54.72%) CISSP
3 25 (47.17%) CCNP
4 24 (45.28%) CCIE
5 15 (28.30%) CCDP
5 15 (28.30%) Check Point Certification
6 13 (24.53%) CCSA
6 13 (24.53%) CCSE
6 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
7 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
8 7 (13.21%) CCNA
9 5 (9.43%) Degree
10 4 (7.55%) JNCIS
11 3 (5.66%) CISM
12 2 (3.77%) CCIP
13 1 (1.89%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (35.85%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.55%) COBIT
3 3 (5.66%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.89%) SLA
5 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.89%) vSphere
2 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.89%) OpenView
2 1 (1.89%) Netcool
2 1 (1.89%) Nagios
2 1 (1.89%) Cacti
Vendors
1 45 (84.91%) Cisco
2 39 (73.58%) CheckPoint
3 28 (52.83%) Juniper
4 12 (22.64%) F5
5 8 (15.09%) Blue Coat
6 7 (13.21%) Nokia
6 7 (13.21%) Radware
7 6 (11.32%) Redback
7 6 (11.32%) Fortinet
8 3 (5.66%) AlgoSec
8 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.66%) Tufin
9 2 (3.77%) Ericsson
9 2 (3.77%) Crossbeam
10 1 (1.89%) Qualys
10 1 (1.89%) VMware
10 1 (1.89%) HP
10 1 (1.89%) Nortel
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