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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 406 384 376
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Contract jobs citing CCSA 8 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.077% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.47% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £338 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.96% -7.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £180.00 -
% change year-on-year
-78.33% -
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
3577 3836 3326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.01% 16.45% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2296 2581 2011
Average daily rate £413 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 114 111
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.79 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +5 4 £550 +46.66% 2
Hounslow - 1 - -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 26 (92.86%) Cisco
1 26 (92.86%) CheckPoint
2 21 (75.00%) Firewall
3 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (57.14%) F5
5 14 (50.00%) Network Security
6 12 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (39.29%) CCSE
7 11 (39.29%) CCNP
8 10 (35.71%) Juniper
8 10 (35.71%) VPN
8 10 (35.71%) Load Balancing
9 9 (32.14%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (32.14%) DNS
10 8 (28.57%) LAN
10 8 (28.57%) WAN
10 8 (28.57%) CCSP
10 8 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (25.00%) OSPF
11 7 (25.00%) BGP
12 6 (21.43%) EIGRP
12 6 (21.43%) Finance
12 6 (21.43%) UNIX
13 5 (17.86%) Windows
13 5 (17.86%) Windows 2000
13 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
13 5 (17.86%) Multicast
13 5 (17.86%) Fortinet
13 5 (17.86%) Network Architecture

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (10.71%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) Firewall
2 14 (50.00%) Network Security
3 12 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (35.71%) VPN
5 9 (32.14%) DNS
5 9 (32.14%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (28.57%) LAN
6 8 (28.57%) WAN
6 8 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (25.00%) OSPF
7 7 (25.00%) BGP
8 6 (21.43%) EIGRP
9 5 (17.86%) Multicast
9 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
9 5 (17.86%) tcpdump
10 4 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (10.71%) Software-Defined Networking
11 3 (10.71%) WAAS
11 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) CSLA
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Spread Betting
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) UNIX
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows 2000
3 4 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 5 (17.86%) Network Architecture
3 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Network Design
4 2 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (39.29%) CCNP
2 11 (39.29%) CCSE
3 8 (28.57%) CCSP
4 4 (14.29%) CCIE
5 3 (10.71%) CCNA
5 3 (10.71%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (10.71%) JNCIA
6 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) CCVP
6 2 (7.14%) CISSP
6 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) JNCIP
7 1 (3.57%) Degree
7 1 (3.57%) CCDP
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.57%) MCP
7 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) vSphere
2 3 (10.71%) vCloud
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
1 3 (10.71%) FortiGate
1 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Cisco
1 26 (92.86%) CheckPoint
2 16 (57.14%) F5
3 10 (35.71%) Juniper
4 5 (17.86%) Fortinet
5 4 (14.29%) Nokia
5 4 (14.29%) VMware
5 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 3 (10.71%) Infoblox
6 3 (10.71%) Vyatta
6 3 (10.71%) Brocade
7 2 (7.14%) Pega
7 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 2 (7.14%) Sourcefire
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.57%) HP
8 1 (3.57%) Nortel
8 1 (3.57%) Citrix
8 1 (3.57%) Tufin
8 1 (3.57%) IronPort