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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
England / London
Rank 389 412 395
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Contract jobs citing CCSA 18 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.019% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.10% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 6
Median daily rate £475 - £488
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 - £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
3269 3927 3573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.92% 18.61% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2275 2697 2373
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 60 83
Median hourly rate £26.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 21 February 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (94.44%) CheckPoint
3 33 (91.67%) Firewall
4 25 (69.44%) Wireless
5 23 (63.89%) VPN
6 22 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (55.56%) WAN
7 20 (55.56%) CCNP
8 19 (52.78%) Network Security
9 17 (47.22%) OSPF
10 15 (41.67%) IPsec
10 15 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (36.11%) Cisco Wireless
11 13 (36.11%) CCSE
12 11 (30.56%) CCNA
13 10 (27.78%) LAN
13 10 (27.78%) VRRP
13 10 (27.78%) HSRP
14 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 9 (25.00%) Juniper
14 9 (25.00%) Asset Management
15 8 (22.22%) DMZ
15 8 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
16 7 (19.44%) Citrix
16 7 (19.44%) ITIL
16 7 (19.44%) BIG-IP
17 6 (16.67%) RSA SecurID
17 6 (16.67%) VoIP
17 6 (16.67%) BGP

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 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (91.67%) Firewall
2 25 (69.44%) Wireless
3 23 (63.89%) VPN
4 20 (55.56%) WAN
5 19 (52.78%) Network Security
6 17 (47.22%) OSPF
7 15 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (41.67%) IPsec
8 13 (36.11%) Cisco Wireless
9 10 (27.78%) HSRP
9 10 (27.78%) LAN
9 10 (27.78%) VRRP
10 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 8 (22.22%) DMZ
11 8 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
12 7 (19.44%) BIG-IP
13 6 (16.67%) BGP
13 6 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (16.67%) VoIP
14 5 (13.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Advertising
3 3 (8.33%) Legal
4 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.78%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Network Support
4 7 (19.44%) Voice Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Voice Network Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Network Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Network Support
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Support Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Voice Support Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) RSA SecurID
2 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) Change Management
3 5 (13.89%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
4 4 (11.11%) Information Security
4 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) E-Discovery
5 3 (8.33%) Investment Management
5 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (8.33%) Network Design
5 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.56%) Network Management
6 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C
1 2 (5.56%) Java
1 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (55.56%) CCNP
3 13 (36.11%) CCSE
4 11 (30.56%) CCNA
5 4 (11.11%) CCDA
5 4 (11.11%) CCIE
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (8.33%) CCSP
6 3 (8.33%) CISSP
6 3 (8.33%) GIAC
7 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.78%) CCDP
8 1 (2.78%) CCVP
8 1 (2.78%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.56%) XenServer
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) EnCase
1 3 (8.33%) FortiGate
1 3 (8.33%) Nagios
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.56%) Pingdom
2 2 (5.56%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (94.44%) CheckPoint
3 9 (25.00%) Juniper
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (19.44%) Citrix
5 5 (13.89%) Avaya
5 5 (13.89%) F5
5 5 (13.89%) Infoblox
5 5 (13.89%) Nortel
6 4 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 4 (11.11%) Meraki
7 3 (8.33%) Brocade
7 3 (8.33%) HP
7 3 (8.33%) Palo Alto
7 3 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 3 (8.33%) VMware
8 2 (5.56%) Imperva
8 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.56%) Splunk
9 1 (2.78%) Verint