The table below looks at the statistics for CCSP in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSP over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 404 396 394
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing CCSP 7 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.043% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.25% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 10
Average daily rate £572 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.60% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £415
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00
CCSP
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 3554 3709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.25% 17.06% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2617 2383 2330
Average daily rate £450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 77 79
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 £14.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

CCSP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCSP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSP Jobs Demand Trend in London

CCSP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCSP across the London region.

CCSP Daily Rate Trend in London

CCSP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCSP across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

CCSP Daily Rate Histogram in London

CCSP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCSP across the London region.

CCSP Hourly Rate Trend in London

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CCSP 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 CCSP.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) CISSP
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 8 (66.67%) Security Architecture
4 8 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
4 8 (66.67%) Information Security
4 8 (66.67%) CISM
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
5 7 (58.33%) CA
5 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
6 6 (50.00%) Vitria
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (50.00%) zOS
6 6 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (50.00%) BEA
6 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (50.00%) IBM
6 6 (50.00%) MSMQ
6 6 (50.00%) MQSeries
6 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (50.00%) AIX
6 6 (50.00%) Solaris
6 6 (50.00%) SAP
6 6 (50.00%) Oracle
6 6 (50.00%) DB2
6 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
6 6 (50.00%) IIS

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CCSP 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 CCSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (50.00%) IIS
1 6 (50.00%) iPlanet
1 6 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) BusinessWare
1 6 (50.00%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (8.33%) HSRP
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) IPsec
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) OSPF
3 1 (8.33%) SNMP
3 1 (8.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) DB2
1 6 (50.00%) DB2 UDB
General
1 5 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
1 8 (66.67%) Security Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Information Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Information Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (50.00%) AS400
2 6 (50.00%) FMCG
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) AIX
2 6 (50.00%) Solaris
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (50.00%) zOS
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
1 8 (66.67%) Security Architecture
1 8 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (50.00%) DoDAF
2 6 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 6 (50.00%) MODAF
2 6 (50.00%) SABSA
2 6 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (41.67%) Information Assurance
3 5 (41.67%) Information Management
4 4 (33.33%) Change Management
4 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Security Operations
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security Governance
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) CISSP
3 9 (75.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 8 (66.67%) CISM
5 5 (41.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) CCIE
6 2 (16.67%) CSSLP
6 2 (16.67%) GCED
6 2 (16.67%) GIAC
6 2 (16.67%) ISSAP
7 1 (8.33%) CCNP
7 1 (8.33%) JNCIP
7 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (50.00%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) CA
1 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
2 6 (50.00%) BEA
2 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) SAP
2 6 (50.00%) Vitria
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) FireEye
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee
4 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec