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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 406 393 404
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing CCSA 21 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.82% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 19
Median daily rate £463 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £385 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £688 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.83% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- +0.64%
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
3529 3799 3936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.41% 16.84% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2291 2515 2734
Median daily rate £453 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 65 65
Median hourly rate £31.50 £21.98 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.34% +37.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.17 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £24.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -7 3 £285 -38.37%
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 32 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 31 (96.88%) Cisco
3 30 (93.75%) Firewall
4 24 (75.00%) Wireless
5 22 (68.75%) VPN
6 21 (65.63%) Network Security
7 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (56.25%) CCNP
9 17 (53.13%) WAN
9 17 (53.13%) OSPF
9 17 (53.13%) CCSE
10 12 (37.50%) CCNA
10 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
10 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (34.38%) LAN
12 10 (31.25%) IPsec
13 9 (28.13%) Cisco Wireless
14 8 (25.00%) HSRP
14 8 (25.00%) VRRP
14 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 7 (21.88%) DHCP
15 7 (21.88%) BGP
15 7 (21.88%) Nagios
15 7 (21.88%) Change Management
15 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (21.88%) Infoblox
15 7 (21.88%) Riverbed
15 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
16 6 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
16 6 (18.75%) Wireshark

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:

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (93.75%) Firewall
2 24 (75.00%) Wireless
3 22 (68.75%) VPN
4 21 (65.63%) Network Security
5 17 (53.13%) OSPF
5 17 (53.13%) WAN
6 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 11 (34.38%) LAN
8 10 (31.25%) IPsec
9 9 (28.13%) Cisco Wireless
10 8 (25.00%) HSRP
10 8 (25.00%) VRRP
11 7 (21.88%) BGP
11 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (21.88%) DHCP
12 6 (18.75%) BIG-IP
12 6 (18.75%) DMZ
12 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
12 6 (18.75%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (15.63%) Legal
2 4 (12.50%) Advertising
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Network Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Security Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Voice Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Voice Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Information Security Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Network Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Network Security Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Network Support
4 4 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Security Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (12.50%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
4 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Change Management
2 6 (18.75%) Information Security
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) Asset Management
3 5 (15.63%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (15.63%) E-Discovery
3 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
3 5 (15.63%) Network Design
3 5 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.25%) Network Management
6 2 (6.25%) Network Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security Management
6 2 (6.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C
1 2 (6.25%) Java
1 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (56.25%) CCNP
3 17 (53.13%) CCSE
4 12 (37.50%) CCNA
5 5 (15.63%) CISSP
5 5 (15.63%) GIAC
6 4 (12.50%) CCDA
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (9.38%) CCIE
8 2 (6.25%) CCSP
9 1 (3.13%) CCDP
9 1 (3.13%) CCVP
9 1 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (3.13%) JNCIA
9 1 (3.13%) JNCIS
9 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Firmware
2 2 (6.25%) XenServer
3 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Nagios
2 5 (15.63%) EnCase
3 2 (6.25%) Cacti
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.25%) Puppet
3 2 (6.25%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 31 (96.88%) Cisco
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.88%) Infoblox
4 7 (21.88%) Riverbed
5 6 (18.75%) Citrix
5 6 (18.75%) Juniper
6 5 (15.63%) Palo Alto
7 4 (12.50%) Avaya
7 4 (12.50%) F5
7 4 (12.50%) Meraki
7 4 (12.50%) Nortel
7 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 3 (9.38%) Blue Coat
8 3 (9.38%) Intel Security
8 3 (9.38%) VMware
9 2 (6.25%) Aruba
9 2 (6.25%) Brocade
9 2 (6.25%) HP
9 2 (6.25%) Imperva