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 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 437 381 421
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +40
Contract jobs citing CCSA 11 53 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.23% 0.079%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 1.46% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 41 15
Median daily rate £400 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 - £45.00
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
4092 3619 3811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.73% 15.55% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2694 2380 2450
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 67 89
Median hourly rate £19.23 £21.25 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.17 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.83 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing CCSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the London region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
City of London +8 1 £382 -19.57%
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCSA 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 London region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 21 (95.45%) Firewall
2 20 (90.91%) CheckPoint
3 19 (86.36%) Cisco
3 19 (86.36%) CCSE
4 18 (81.82%) Network Security
5 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (54.55%) LAN
5 12 (54.55%) WAN
6 11 (50.00%) CCNP
7 10 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (36.36%) Wireless
8 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
9 7 (31.82%) VPN
9 7 (31.82%) CCNA
9 7 (31.82%) OSPF
9 7 (31.82%) Riverbed
10 6 (27.27%) Palo Alto
11 5 (22.73%) F5
11 5 (22.73%) Wireshark
11 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
11 5 (22.73%) Nagios
11 5 (22.73%) Juniper
11 5 (22.73%) MPLS
11 5 (22.73%) Linux
12 4 (18.18%) Unix
12 4 (18.18%) Windows
12 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
12 4 (18.18%) SSL
12 4 (18.18%) Sun

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) Firewall
2 18 (81.82%) Network Security
3 12 (54.55%) LAN
3 12 (54.55%) WAN
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 8 (36.36%) Wireless
6 7 (31.82%) OSPF
6 7 (31.82%) VPN
7 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (22.73%) MPLS
7 5 (22.73%) Wireshark
8 4 (18.18%) BGP
8 4 (18.18%) SSL
9 3 (13.64%) DHCP
9 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
9 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
9 3 (13.64%) IPv4
9 3 (13.64%) IPv6
General
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
1 4 (18.18%) Legal
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Network Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Network Security Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Network Support
4 3 (13.64%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Security Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.55%) IVR
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Change Management
1 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
1 4 (18.18%) Information Security
1 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (18.18%) Low Latency
2 3 (13.64%) Change Control
2 3 (13.64%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (13.64%) E-Discovery
2 3 (13.64%) Network Design
2 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (13.64%) Security Management
3 2 (9.09%) Escalation Management
3 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Network Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Web Filtering
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) CCSE
2 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (50.00%) CCNP
4 7 (31.82%) CCNA
5 4 (18.18%) CISSP
5 4 (18.18%) JNCIA
6 3 (13.64%) GIAC
6 3 (13.64%) JNCIS
7 2 (9.09%) CCIE
8 1 (4.55%) CCSP
8 1 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (4.55%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Nagios
2 3 (13.64%) EnCase
3 2 (9.09%) Cacti
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (9.09%) FortiGate
3 2 (9.09%) SmokePing
4 1 (4.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) CheckPoint
2 19 (86.36%) Cisco
3 7 (31.82%) Riverbed
4 6 (27.27%) Palo Alto
5 5 (22.73%) F5
5 5 (22.73%) Juniper
6 4 (18.18%) NICE Systems
6 4 (18.18%) Sun
7 3 (13.64%) Brocade
7 3 (13.64%) Infoblox
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.09%) Aruba
8 2 (9.09%) Citrix
8 2 (9.09%) Intel Security
8 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 2 (9.09%) VMware
9 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
9 1 (4.55%) Dell
9 1 (4.55%) Meraki
9 1 (4.55%) ScanSafe