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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 376 412 415
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +3
Contract jobs citing CCSA 49 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.047% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.34% 0.29% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 8 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £300 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £257 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £448 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
3668 3730 3564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.63% 15.86% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2392 2395 2164
Average daily rate £425 £423 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 107 121
Average hourly rate £22.25 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.10% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.00 £46.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +9 22 £475 +25.00% 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £425 -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (78.95%) Firewall
2 43 (75.44%) CheckPoint
3 41 (71.93%) Cisco
4 39 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (43.86%) OSPF
5 25 (43.86%) BGP
6 23 (40.35%) DNS
7 22 (38.60%) CCNA
8 20 (35.09%) CCSE
9 19 (33.33%) LAN
9 19 (33.33%) WAN
10 17 (29.82%) DHCP
10 17 (29.82%) CCNP
11 16 (28.07%) VPN
11 16 (28.07%) EIGRP
12 15 (26.32%) Network Security
12 15 (26.32%) F5
13 14 (24.56%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (24.56%) BIG-IP
13 14 (24.56%) JNCIA
13 14 (24.56%) CISM
13 14 (24.56%) Wireless
13 14 (24.56%) CISSP
13 14 (24.56%) CCIE
14 13 (22.81%) Linux
14 13 (22.81%) IPsec
15 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
16 11 (19.30%) Windows
16 11 (19.30%) Information Security
16 11 (19.30%) SIEM

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) SaaS
2 4 (7.02%) PaaS
2 4 (7.02%) IaaS
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 45 (78.95%) Firewall
2 25 (43.86%) OSPF
2 25 (43.86%) BGP
3 23 (40.35%) DNS
4 19 (33.33%) LAN
4 19 (33.33%) WAN
5 17 (29.82%) DHCP
6 16 (28.07%) VPN
6 16 (28.07%) EIGRP
7 15 (26.32%) Network Security
8 14 (24.56%) Cisco IOS
8 14 (24.56%) Wireless
8 14 (24.56%) BIG-IP
9 13 (22.81%) IPsec
10 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
11 11 (19.30%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (15.79%) Cisco ISE
13 8 (14.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 8 (14.04%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) GCC
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Financial Institution
3 5 (8.77%) Publishing
4 3 (5.26%) Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 15 (26.32%) Security Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Architect
4 7 (12.28%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Security Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Security Manager
5 6 (10.53%) Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) IT Security Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Network Support
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Network Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Network Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Network Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Support
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) 802.1X
2 5 (8.77%) XMPP
3 4 (7.02%) .NET
4 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.04%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (12.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (8.77%) PKI
5 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Linux
2 11 (19.30%) Windows
3 8 (14.04%) UNIX
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Solaris
5 1 (1.75%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Information Security
1 11 (19.30%) SIEM
2 8 (14.04%) Load Balancing
3 7 (12.28%) ITIL
3 7 (12.28%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (10.53%) Cyber Security
4 6 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
4 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 6 (10.53%) Investment Management
4 6 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (8.77%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (8.77%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.77%) Business Continuity
5 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.77%) BCP
5 5 (8.77%) Data Security
5 5 (8.77%) Security Management
5 5 (8.77%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) Python
2 4 (7.02%) Perl
2 4 (7.02%) Ruby
3 2 (3.51%) Tcl
3 2 (3.51%) VBScript
3 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (38.60%) CCNA
3 20 (35.09%) CCSE
4 17 (29.82%) CCNP
5 14 (24.56%) CCIE
5 14 (24.56%) JNCIA
5 14 (24.56%) CISSP
5 14 (24.56%) CISM
6 9 (15.79%) CCDA
7 8 (14.04%) Check Point Certification
7 8 (14.04%) CCIP
8 1 (1.75%) CCSP
8 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.75%) CCDP
8 1 (1.75%) Degree
8 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Snort
1 6 (10.53%) Squid
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 43 (75.44%) CheckPoint
2 41 (71.93%) Cisco
3 15 (26.32%) F5
4 7 (12.28%) Nokia
4 7 (12.28%) Radware
5 6 (10.53%) Juniper
5 6 (10.53%) Akamai
6 5 (8.77%) Nortel
7 4 (7.02%) Oracle
7 4 (7.02%) VMware
7 4 (7.02%) Blue Coat
7 4 (7.02%) Rackspace
7 4 (7.02%) Verint
7 4 (7.02%) CyberTech
8 3 (5.26%) 3Com
8 3 (5.26%) Websense
8 3 (5.26%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.51%) Citrix
10 1 (1.75%) HP
10 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com