The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 391 389 362
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Contract jobs citing CCSA 9 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.071% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.42% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 8
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£550 £356 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.38% -2.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £416 £298
% change year-on-year
-3.90% +39.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 -
CCSA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3566 3777 3203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.53% 16.67% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2325 2448 1961
Average daily rate £413 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 106 100
Average hourly rate £20.31 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.68% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCSA across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in London

CCSA
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCSA across the London region.

CCSA Daily Rate Trend in London

CCSA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCSA across the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

CCSA Daily Rate Histogram in London

CCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCSA across the London region.

CCSA Hourly Rate Trend in London

CCSA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 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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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
City of London +18 5 £550 +46.66% 3
Greenwich - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Ilford - - - -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CCSA 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 CCSA.

1 30 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 28 (77.78%) Cisco
3 26 (72.22%) Firewall
4 25 (69.44%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (50.00%) F5
6 16 (44.44%) CCSE
7 14 (38.89%) Network Security
7 14 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (36.11%) VPN
9 12 (33.33%) CCNP
10 11 (30.56%) Juniper
10 11 (30.56%) Load Balancing
11 10 (27.78%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (27.78%) CCSP
11 10 (27.78%) UNIX
12 9 (25.00%) DNS
12 9 (25.00%) LAN
12 9 (25.00%) WAN
12 9 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 8 (22.22%) JNCIA
13 8 (22.22%) BGP
14 7 (19.44%) Finance
14 7 (19.44%) Migration
14 7 (19.44%) VMware
14 7 (19.44%) Windows
14 7 (19.44%) Linux
14 7 (19.44%) CCNA
15 6 (16.67%) CISSP
15 6 (16.67%) Windows 2000

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CCSA 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 CCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (72.22%) Firewall
2 14 (38.89%) Network Security
2 14 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (36.11%) VPN
4 10 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (27.78%) Cisco PIX
5 9 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (25.00%) DNS
5 9 (25.00%) LAN
5 9 (25.00%) WAN
6 8 (22.22%) BGP
7 6 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 6 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 6 (16.67%) OSPF
7 6 (16.67%) tcpdump
7 6 (16.67%) Multicast
8 4 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (11.11%) WAAS
9 3 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Security Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Network Team Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) CSLA
2 2 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Spread Betting
1 3 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) UNIX
2 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Load Balancing
2 7 (19.44%) Migration
3 6 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 4 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) Network Design
5 3 (8.33%) Information Security
5 3 (8.33%) DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (69.44%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (44.44%) CCSE
3 12 (33.33%) CCNP
4 10 (27.78%) CCSP
5 8 (22.22%) JNCIA
6 7 (19.44%) CCNA
7 6 (16.67%) CISSP
8 5 (13.89%) CCIE
9 3 (8.33%) CISM
10 2 (5.56%) CCVP
10 2 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (5.56%) CCDP
11 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (2.78%) MCP
11 1 (2.78%) MCSA
11 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
11 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
11 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
11 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.11%) vSphere
3 3 (8.33%) vCloud
4 2 (5.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Puppet
1 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 30 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 28 (77.78%) Cisco
3 18 (50.00%) F5
4 11 (30.56%) Juniper
5 7 (19.44%) VMware
6 5 (13.89%) Nokia
6 5 (13.89%) Fortinet
7 3 (8.33%) Brocade
7 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 3 (8.33%) Infoblox
7 3 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 3 (8.33%) BMC
7 3 (8.33%) Vyatta
8 2 (5.56%) Sourcefire
8 2 (5.56%) Mercator
8 2 (5.56%) Pega
8 2 (5.56%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.78%) Qualys
9 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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