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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
England / London
Rank 379 382 386
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing CCSA 25 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.078% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 0.43% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 10
Median daily rate £475 £550 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +34.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £510 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £688 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%

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
3198 3689 3660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.51% 17.97% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2165 2442 2542
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 67 61
Median hourly rate £31.50 £22.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.18% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.16 £12.50 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -4 3 £285 -36.66% 2
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 36 (97.30%) Cisco
2 35 (94.59%) CheckPoint
2 35 (94.59%) Firewall
3 26 (70.27%) Wireless
4 25 (67.57%) VPN
5 23 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (56.76%) CCNP
7 20 (54.05%) WAN
7 20 (54.05%) Network Security
8 19 (51.35%) OSPF
9 15 (40.54%) IPsec
10 14 (37.84%) CCSE
11 13 (35.14%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (35.14%) Cisco Wireless
12 12 (32.43%) CCNA
12 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
13 10 (27.03%) LAN
13 10 (27.03%) VRRP
13 10 (27.03%) HSRP
14 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
14 9 (24.32%) Asset Management
15 8 (21.62%) DMZ
15 8 (21.62%) Spanning Tree
16 7 (18.92%) Infoblox
16 7 (18.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 7 (18.92%) DDoS Mitigation
16 7 (18.92%) Juniper
16 7 (18.92%) Citrix
16 7 (18.92%) DHCP
16 7 (18.92%) Change Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (94.59%) Firewall
2 26 (70.27%) Wireless
3 25 (67.57%) VPN
4 20 (54.05%) Network Security
4 20 (54.05%) WAN
5 19 (51.35%) OSPF
6 15 (40.54%) IPsec
7 13 (35.14%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (35.14%) Cisco Wireless
8 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
9 10 (27.03%) HSRP
9 10 (27.03%) LAN
9 10 (27.03%) VRRP
10 8 (21.62%) DMZ
10 8 (21.62%) Spanning Tree
11 7 (18.92%) DHCP
12 6 (16.22%) BGP
12 6 (16.22%) Ethernet
12 6 (16.22%) IPv6
12 6 (16.22%) VoIP
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
1 5 (13.51%) Legal
2 4 (10.81%) Advertising
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Network Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Security Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Network Support
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Voice Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Voice Network Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Network Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Network Support
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Voice Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Administrator
6 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.41%) XMPP
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (16.22%) RSA SecurID
3 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Asset Management
2 7 (18.92%) Change Management
2 7 (18.92%) DDoS Mitigation
3 6 (16.22%) Information Security
3 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) E-Discovery
4 5 (13.51%) Network Design
4 5 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
5 4 (10.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (10.81%) Project Management
6 3 (8.11%) Investment Management
6 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (8.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Network Management
7 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C
1 2 (5.41%) Java
1 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (56.76%) CCNP
3 14 (37.84%) CCSE
4 12 (32.43%) CCNA
5 5 (13.51%) CISSP
5 5 (13.51%) GIAC
6 4 (10.81%) CCDA
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (8.11%) CCIE
7 3 (8.11%) CCSP
8 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.70%) CCDP
9 1 (2.70%) CCVP
9 1 (2.70%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.70%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Firmware
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.41%) XenServer
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) EnCase
1 5 (13.51%) Nagios
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.41%) Pingdom
2 2 (5.41%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 36 (97.30%) Cisco
2 35 (94.59%) CheckPoint
3 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.92%) Citrix
4 7 (18.92%) Infoblox
4 7 (18.92%) Juniper
5 5 (13.51%) Avaya
5 5 (13.51%) Nortel
5 5 (13.51%) Riverbed
6 4 (10.81%) F5
6 4 (10.81%) Meraki
7 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
7 3 (8.11%) Brocade
7 3 (8.11%) HP
7 3 (8.11%) Palo Alto
7 3 (8.11%) VMware
8 2 (5.41%) Imperva
8 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.41%) Splunk
9 1 (2.70%) 3PAR