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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 403 402 400
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing CCSA 5 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.061% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.36% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Average daily rate - £488 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £400 £308
% change year-on-year
-22.18% +30.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - £180.00
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
3859 3615 3777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.22% 17.05% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2624 2418 2362
Average daily rate £450 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 78
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.57 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 38 (88.37%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (74.42%) CCNA
3 27 (62.79%) CISSP
4 23 (53.49%) Information Security
4 23 (53.49%) JNCIA
5 22 (51.16%) CISM
5 22 (51.16%) Firewall
6 21 (48.84%) CheckPoint
6 21 (48.84%) Cisco
7 17 (39.53%) WAN
8 15 (34.88%) VMware
8 15 (34.88%) LAN
8 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (32.56%) Windows
9 14 (32.56%) Linux
10 13 (30.23%) CCNP
11 12 (27.91%) Network Security
12 11 (25.58%) Wireless
12 11 (25.58%) CCSE
13 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
14 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
15 8 (18.60%) OSPF
15 8 (18.60%) VPN
15 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (18.60%) SaaS
15 8 (18.60%) PaaS
15 8 (18.60%) Rackspace
15 8 (18.60%) IaaS
15 8 (18.60%) Analytics

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (4.65%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (18.60%) IaaS
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (18.60%) PaaS
1 8 (18.60%) SaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (51.16%) Firewall
2 17 (39.53%) WAN
3 15 (34.88%) LAN
4 12 (27.91%) Network Security
5 11 (25.58%) Wireless
6 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
7 8 (18.60%) OSPF
7 8 (18.60%) VPN
8 7 (16.28%) BIG-IP
9 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (13.95%) SNMP
10 5 (11.63%) BGP
10 5 (11.63%) Ethernet
11 4 (9.30%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (9.30%) DHCP
11 4 (9.30%) Internet
11 4 (9.30%) SSH
11 4 (9.30%) WLAN
12 3 (6.98%) HSRP
12 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Big Data
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Advertising
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Legal
2 3 (6.98%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Security Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Senior Security Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Architect
3 9 (20.93%) Network Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Security Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Administrator
6 5 (11.63%) Network Administrator
6 5 (11.63%) Network Security Administrator
6 5 (11.63%) Security Administrator
7 4 (9.30%) Cyber-Ark Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Information Security Administrator
7 4 (9.30%) Platform Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Web Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Middleware
2 6 (13.95%) Web Services
3 5 (11.63%) SailPoint
4 2 (4.65%) 802.1X
4 2 (4.65%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (9.30%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Linux
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) CentOS
3 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Information Security
2 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
3 8 (18.60%) Analytics
4 7 (16.28%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (16.28%) SIEM
5 5 (11.63%) Computer Forensics
5 5 (11.63%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (9.30%) Data Privacy
6 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (9.30%) Investment Management
6 4 (9.30%) ITIL
6 4 (9.30%) Security Architecture
6 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (6.98%) Change Management
7 3 (6.98%) E-Discovery
7 3 (6.98%) ITSM
7 3 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Service Management
7 3 (6.98%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.98%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) C
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (88.37%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (74.42%) CCNA
3 27 (62.79%) CISSP
4 23 (53.49%) JNCIA
5 22 (51.16%) CISM
6 13 (30.23%) CCNP
7 11 (25.58%) CCSE
8 3 (6.98%) CCIE
8 3 (6.98%) Degree
8 3 (6.98%) GIAC
9 2 (4.65%) MCSE
9 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (4.65%) RHCE
9 2 (4.65%) RHCSA
10 1 (2.33%) CCDA
10 1 (2.33%) CCIP
10 1 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.65%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) Firmware
5 1 (2.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (6.98%) EnCase
2 3 (6.98%) Nagios
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.65%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.33%) Proventia
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) CheckPoint
1 21 (48.84%) Cisco
2 15 (34.88%) VMware
3 8 (18.60%) Rackspace
4 5 (11.63%) CA
4 5 (11.63%) Cyber-Ark
4 5 (11.63%) ForgeRock
4 5 (11.63%) Google
4 5 (11.63%) IBM
4 5 (11.63%) Juniper
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle
4 5 (11.63%) ServiceNow
4 5 (11.63%) Symantec
5 4 (9.30%) Riverbed
6 3 (6.98%) F5
6 3 (6.98%) Infoblox
7 2 (4.65%) HP
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.65%) Nokia
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat