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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 361 414 424
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +10
Contract jobs citing CCSA 54 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.079% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.48% 0.51% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 15 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £375 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £375 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
3649 3754 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.39% 15.68% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2404 2404 2357
Average daily rate £430 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 87 102
Average hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +22 20 £475 +35.71% 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £425 -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (76.12%) Firewall
2 49 (73.13%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (67.16%) CheckPoint
4 43 (64.18%) Cisco
5 31 (46.27%) CCNA
6 27 (40.30%) OSPF
6 27 (40.30%) BGP
7 25 (37.31%) DNS
8 22 (32.84%) CISSP
8 22 (32.84%) CISM
8 22 (32.84%) JNCIA
9 20 (29.85%) CCSE
10 19 (28.36%) LAN
10 19 (28.36%) WAN
10 19 (28.36%) DHCP
10 19 (28.36%) CCNP
11 18 (26.87%) EIGRP
12 17 (25.37%) Network Security
12 17 (25.37%) SIEM
13 16 (23.88%) F5
13 16 (23.88%) CCIE
13 16 (23.88%) VPN
14 15 (22.39%) Linux
14 15 (22.39%) BIG-IP
14 15 (22.39%) Information Security
14 15 (22.39%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (20.90%) Wireless
15 14 (20.90%) Windows
15 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
16 13 (19.40%) IPsec

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) SaaS
2 4 (5.97%) PaaS
2 4 (5.97%) IaaS
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 51 (76.12%) Firewall
2 27 (40.30%) OSPF
2 27 (40.30%) BGP
3 25 (37.31%) DNS
4 19 (28.36%) LAN
4 19 (28.36%) WAN
4 19 (28.36%) DHCP
5 18 (26.87%) EIGRP
6 17 (25.37%) Network Security
7 16 (23.88%) VPN
8 15 (22.39%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (22.39%) BIG-IP
9 14 (20.90%) Wireless
9 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
10 13 (19.40%) IPsec
11 11 (16.42%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (13.43%) SNA
12 9 (13.43%) SNMP
12 9 (13.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (13.43%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) GCC
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Publishing
3 6 (8.96%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.48%) Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Network Engineer
2 20 (29.85%) Security Engineer
3 12 (17.91%) Architect
4 11 (16.42%) Security Architect
5 8 (11.94%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Security Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) IT Security Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Network Support
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Network Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Network Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Network Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Network Support Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Support Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) 802.1X
2 5 (7.46%) XMPP
3 4 (5.97%) .NET
4 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (11.94%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (7.46%) PKI
5 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Linux
2 14 (20.90%) Windows
3 8 (11.94%) UNIX
4 3 (4.48%) Android
4 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.48%) Mac OS
4 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) SIEM
2 15 (22.39%) Information Security
3 11 (16.42%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (14.93%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (14.93%) ITIL
4 10 (14.93%) Zachman Framework
4 10 (14.93%) TOGAF
5 8 (11.94%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (11.94%) Load Balancing
5 8 (11.94%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (10.45%) Data Privacy
7 6 (8.96%) Cyber Security
7 6 (8.96%) Investment Management
7 6 (8.96%) Security Architecture
8 5 (7.46%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (7.46%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.46%) ERP
8 5 (7.46%) BCP
8 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) Python
2 5 (7.46%) Perl
2 5 (7.46%) Ruby
3 3 (4.48%) Tcl
3 3 (4.48%) VBScript
3 3 (4.48%) C
3 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 49 (73.13%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (46.27%) CCNA
3 22 (32.84%) JNCIA
3 22 (32.84%) CISM
3 22 (32.84%) CISSP
4 20 (29.85%) CCSE
5 19 (28.36%) CCNP
6 16 (23.88%) CCIE
7 11 (16.42%) CCDA
8 10 (14.93%) CCIP
9 8 (11.94%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (5.97%) Degree
11 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.49%) CCDP
11 1 (1.49%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.48%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Snort
1 6 (8.96%) Squid
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.48%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 45 (67.16%) CheckPoint
2 43 (64.18%) Cisco
3 16 (23.88%) F5
4 9 (13.43%) Radware
5 8 (11.94%) Akamai
6 7 (10.45%) Nokia
7 6 (8.96%) Nortel
7 6 (8.96%) Juniper
8 5 (7.46%) Oracle
9 4 (5.97%) 3Com
9 4 (5.97%) VMware
9 4 (5.97%) Blue Coat
9 4 (5.97%) Google
9 4 (5.97%) Fortinet
9 4 (5.97%) Rackspace
9 4 (5.97%) Verint
9 4 (5.97%) CyberTech
10 3 (4.48%) Websense
11 2 (2.99%) Citrix
12 1 (1.49%) HP
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