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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 391 375 390
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Contract jobs citing CCSA 12 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.088% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.54% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 3
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£550 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -4.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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
3495 3681 3252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.77% 16.27% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2260 2532 1932
Average daily rate £413 £413 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 117 130
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +7 6 £550 +46.66% 4
Hounslow - 1 - -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (83.33%) Cisco
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 15 (62.50%) Firewall
3 13 (54.17%) F5
4 10 (41.67%) Network Security
4 10 (41.67%) CCSE
4 10 (41.67%) CCNP
5 9 (37.50%) DNS
5 9 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 9 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (29.17%) Linux
6 7 (29.17%) Juniper
6 7 (29.17%) Finance
6 7 (29.17%) OSPF
6 7 (29.17%) BGP
7 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 6 (25.00%) LAN
7 6 (25.00%) WAN
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (20.83%) UNIX
8 5 (20.83%) Windows
8 5 (20.83%) CCNA
8 5 (20.83%) CCIE
8 5 (20.83%) EIGRP

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.50%) IaaS
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.33%) SaaS
3 2 (8.33%) PaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) Firewall
2 10 (41.67%) Network Security
3 9 (37.50%) DNS
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (29.17%) OSPF
4 7 (29.17%) BGP
5 6 (25.00%) LAN
5 6 (25.00%) WAN
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (20.83%) EIGRP
7 4 (16.67%) VPN
7 4 (16.67%) DHCP
7 4 (16.67%) WAAS
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (12.50%) tcpdump
8 3 (12.50%) Junos
8 3 (12.50%) Multicast
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Security Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) CSLA
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Spread Betting
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 4 (16.67%) Network Design
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security
4 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) CCSE
2 10 (41.67%) CCNP
3 5 (20.83%) CCNA
3 5 (20.83%) CCIE
4 4 (16.67%) CCSP
5 3 (12.50%) JNCIA
6 2 (8.33%) CISM
6 2 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (8.33%) CISSP
6 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) CCDP
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.17%) MCP
7 1 (4.17%) MCSA
7 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
7 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) vSphere
3 3 (12.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco
1 20 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 13 (54.17%) F5
3 7 (29.17%) Juniper
4 6 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.50%) Brocade
5 3 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 3 (12.50%) Infoblox
5 3 (12.50%) Vyatta
6 2 (8.33%) Nokia
6 2 (8.33%) Nortel
6 2 (8.33%) Rackspace
6 2 (8.33%) Pega
6 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.17%) IronPort
7 1 (4.17%) Google
7 1 (4.17%) Tufin
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com