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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 374 390 361
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -29
Contract jobs citing CCSA 20 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.032% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.19% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+24.39% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
3573 3592 2986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.02% 16.43% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2431 2275 1864
Average daily rate £425 £415 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 78 124
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -2.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £35.80 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +16 10 £425 +41.66% 1
Greenwich - - - -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 48 (81.36%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (57.63%) CheckPoint
3 32 (54.24%) Cisco
4 29 (49.15%) Firewall
5 28 (47.46%) UNIX
6 26 (44.07%) CCNA
6 26 (44.07%) JNCIA
7 25 (42.37%) CISSP
8 24 (40.68%) Linux
9 21 (35.59%) F5
10 20 (33.90%) CCSE
11 19 (32.20%) VPN
12 17 (28.81%) CCNP
12 17 (28.81%) Information Security
12 17 (28.81%) CISM
12 17 (28.81%) Network Security
13 16 (27.12%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (27.12%) Puppet
13 16 (27.12%) Opscode Chef
13 16 (27.12%) VMware
14 15 (25.42%) Windows
14 15 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (22.03%) Load Balancing
16 12 (20.34%) Cisco PIX
16 12 (20.34%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (20.34%) Web Services
16 12 (20.34%) Juniper
16 12 (20.34%) BMC
16 12 (20.34%) CCSP
16 12 (20.34%) Migration

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (5.08%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (49.15%) Firewall
2 19 (32.20%) VPN
3 17 (28.81%) Network Security
4 16 (27.12%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (20.34%) Cisco PIX
6 11 (18.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (16.95%) BGP
7 10 (16.95%) LAN
7 10 (16.95%) WAN
8 8 (13.56%) DNS
8 8 (13.56%) EIGRP
8 8 (13.56%) OSPF
9 7 (11.86%) SSL
9 7 (11.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (10.17%) Multicast
10 6 (10.17%) WAAS
10 6 (10.17%) tcpdump
10 6 (10.17%) Ethernet
11 4 (6.78%) BIG-IP
11 4 (6.78%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) MySQL
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
1 4 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
1 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (8.47%) Publishing
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Network Engineer
2 23 (38.98%) Security Engineer
3 15 (25.42%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Security Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Security Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Operational Security Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Cloud Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Security Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Security Specialist
9 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Network Analyst
10 1 (1.69%) Operations Analyst
10 1 (1.69%) Cisco Engineer
10 1 (1.69%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) Web Services
2 3 (5.08%) Middleware
3 2 (3.39%) CSLA
3 2 (3.39%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Spread Betting
2 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (47.46%) UNIX
2 24 (40.68%) Linux
3 15 (25.42%) Windows
4 6 (10.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Information Security
2 13 (22.03%) Load Balancing
3 12 (20.34%) Migration
4 8 (13.56%) DevOps
5 7 (11.86%) Network Architecture
6 4 (6.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (6.78%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) Network Design
7 3 (5.08%) ITIL
7 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.39%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.39%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.69%) Resource Management
9 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.69%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (81.36%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (44.07%) JNCIA
2 26 (44.07%) CCNA
3 25 (42.37%) CISSP
4 20 (33.90%) CCSE
5 17 (28.81%) CCNP
5 17 (28.81%) CISM
6 12 (20.34%) CCSP
7 6 (10.17%) CCIE
8 4 (6.78%) CCDP
9 3 (5.08%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (3.39%) CCVP
10 2 (3.39%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.69%) MCP
11 1 (1.69%) MCSA
11 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.78%) vSphere
3 3 (5.08%) vCloud
3 3 (5.08%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (27.12%) Puppet
1 16 (27.12%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.39%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.39%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 34 (57.63%) CheckPoint
2 32 (54.24%) Cisco
3 21 (35.59%) F5
4 16 (27.12%) VMware
5 12 (20.34%) Juniper
5 12 (20.34%) BMC
6 7 (11.86%) Nokia
7 6 (10.17%) Fortinet
8 5 (8.47%) SolarWinds
9 4 (6.78%) Qualys
9 4 (6.78%) Blue Coat
9 4 (6.78%) Oracle
10 3 (5.08%) Vyatta
10 3 (5.08%) Sourcefire
10 3 (5.08%) Brocade
10 3 (5.08%) Infoblox
10 3 (5.08%) Mercator
11 2 (3.39%) Pega
11 2 (3.39%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
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