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 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 430 377 420
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +43
Contract jobs citing CCSA 11 58 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 1.59% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 48 24
Median daily rate £381 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £443 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £653 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4064 3638 3808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.75% 15.77% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2574 2423 2523
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 65 76
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.66 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 1 £382 -19.57% 1
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 24 (96.00%) Firewall
2 23 (92.00%) CheckPoint
3 22 (88.00%) Cisco
3 22 (88.00%) CCSE
4 20 (80.00%) Network Security
5 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (56.00%) CCNP
7 12 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (48.00%) LAN
7 12 (48.00%) WAN
8 11 (44.00%) Wireless
9 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
9 9 (36.00%) VPN
10 8 (32.00%) CCNA
10 8 (32.00%) OSPF
10 8 (32.00%) Riverbed
11 7 (28.00%) Palo Alto
12 6 (24.00%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (24.00%) Wireshark
12 6 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (24.00%) BIG-IP
12 6 (24.00%) Change Management
12 6 (24.00%) Nagios
12 6 (24.00%) Juniper
13 5 (20.00%) CISSP
13 5 (20.00%) Linux
13 5 (20.00%) Legal
13 5 (20.00%) Information Security
13 5 (20.00%) F5
14 4 (16.00%) MRTG

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) Firewall
2 20 (80.00%) Network Security
3 12 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (48.00%) LAN
3 12 (48.00%) WAN
4 11 (44.00%) Wireless
5 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (36.00%) VPN
6 8 (32.00%) OSPF
7 6 (24.00%) BIG-IP
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (24.00%) Wireshark
8 4 (16.00%) BGP
8 4 (16.00%) DHCP
8 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
8 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (16.00%) IPv4
8 4 (16.00%) IPv6
8 4 (16.00%) MPLS
8 4 (16.00%) SSL
General
1 5 (20.00%) Legal
2 3 (12.00%) Advertising
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (56.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 14 (56.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Network Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Network Security Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Security Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Security Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.00%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (4.00%) IVR
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Change Management
1 6 (24.00%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security
3 4 (16.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 4 (16.00%) E-Discovery
3 4 (16.00%) Network Design
3 4 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Security Management
4 3 (12.00%) Change Control
4 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Low Latency
4 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) Escalation Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.00%) Network Management
5 2 (8.00%) Network Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security Management
5 2 (8.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) CCSE
2 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (56.00%) CCNP
4 8 (32.00%) CCNA
5 5 (20.00%) CISSP
6 4 (16.00%) CCIE
6 4 (16.00%) GIAC
6 4 (16.00%) JNCIA
7 3 (12.00%) JNCIS
8 2 (8.00%) CCSP
9 1 (4.00%) CCDP
9 1 (4.00%) CCVP
9 1 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (4.00%) CISM
9 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Firmware
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Nagios
2 4 (16.00%) EnCase
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (12.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (8.00%) Cacti
4 2 (8.00%) SmokePing
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (4.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) CheckPoint
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco
3 8 (32.00%) Riverbed
4 7 (28.00%) Palo Alto
5 6 (24.00%) Juniper
6 5 (20.00%) F5
7 4 (16.00%) Brocade
7 4 (16.00%) Infoblox
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.00%) NICE Systems
8 3 (12.00%) Sun
9 2 (8.00%) Aruba
9 2 (8.00%) Citrix
9 2 (8.00%) Intel Security
9 2 (8.00%) Meraki
9 2 (8.00%) Nokia
9 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (8.00%) VMware
10 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
10 1 (4.00%) NetScout