The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 406 408 390
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs citing CCSA 11 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.021% 0.068%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.14% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £431 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +41.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £31.50
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3719 3534 3735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.83% 14.56% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 2151 2223
Average daily rate £420 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 122 140
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £12.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £48.00 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCSA
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 - 4 £380 -
Docklands, London - - - -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 28 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (70.00%) Cisco
3 20 (66.67%) CCNA
3 20 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 18 (60.00%) Firewall
4 18 (60.00%) CCSE
5 15 (50.00%) CISSP
5 15 (50.00%) Juniper
5 15 (50.00%) CCNP
5 15 (50.00%) Network Security
6 12 (40.00%) Windows
7 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (30.00%) MCSE
9 8 (26.67%) ITIL
9 8 (26.67%) JNCIP
9 8 (26.67%) JNCIA
10 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
10 7 (23.33%) VMware
10 7 (23.33%) MCSA
10 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 6 (20.00%) CCIE
11 6 (20.00%) CISM
11 6 (20.00%) JNCIE
11 6 (20.00%) ISACA
12 5 (16.67%) Service Management
12 5 (16.67%) Finance
12 5 (16.67%) LAN
12 5 (16.67%) WAN
12 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
12 5 (16.67%) Active Directory

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) Firewall
2 15 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (16.67%) LAN
3 5 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.33%) Junos
5 1 (3.33%) FWSM
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) NetScreen
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.67%) Publishing
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Security Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Architect
5 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Network Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Network Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
1 3 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) UNIX
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (16.67%) Service Management
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.67%) Security Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Network Design
5 1 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (66.67%) CCNA
3 18 (60.00%) CCSE
4 15 (50.00%) CISSP
4 15 (50.00%) CCNP
5 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (30.00%) MCSE
7 8 (26.67%) JNCIP
7 8 (26.67%) JNCIA
8 7 (23.33%) MCSA
9 6 (20.00%) CCIE
9 6 (20.00%) JNCIE
9 6 (20.00%) CISM
9 6 (20.00%) ISACA
10 4 (13.33%) JNCIS
10 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (10.00%) MCITP
12 2 (6.67%) CCSP
12 2 (6.67%) MCP
13 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco
2 20 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 15 (50.00%) Juniper
4 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (23.33%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) F5
6 2 (6.67%) Qualys
7 1 (3.33%) Splunk
7 1 (3.33%) Trustwave
7 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.33%) Axway
7 1 (3.33%) McAfee
7 1 (3.33%) Nokia
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