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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 406 424 395
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -29
Contract jobs citing CCSP 8 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.028% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.19% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate
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£351 £393 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.70% +12.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
3802 3730 3695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.63% 14.91% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2449 2348 2200
Average daily rate £425 £415 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 102 136
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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
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
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 CCSP within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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 +18 3 £388 -
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (92.86%) CCNP
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) CISSP
3 9 (64.29%) Internet
4 7 (50.00%) Juniper
4 7 (50.00%) Network Security
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 6 (42.86%) FWSM
5 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) CCSE
6 5 (35.71%) OSPF
6 5 (35.71%) BGP
6 5 (35.71%) NetScaler
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
6 5 (35.71%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) COBIT
7 4 (28.57%) tcpdump
7 4 (28.57%) snoop
7 4 (28.57%) Open Source
7 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
7 4 (28.57%) Change Control
7 4 (28.57%) HSRP
7 4 (28.57%) Cyber Security
7 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) Internet
3 7 (50.00%) Network Security
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (42.86%) FWSM
5 5 (35.71%) NetScaler
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (35.71%) OSPF
5 5 (35.71%) BGP
6 4 (28.57%) IPv6
6 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
6 4 (28.57%) SNMP
6 4 (28.57%) HSRP
6 4 (28.57%) tcpdump
6 4 (28.57%) snoop
6 4 (28.57%) TACACS
6 4 (28.57%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
7 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) International Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Open Source
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) SecurID
3 1 (7.14%) Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 4 (28.57%) Change Control
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Cyber Security
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (92.86%) CCNP
3 9 (64.29%) CISSP
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) CCSE
5 4 (28.57%) CCIE
5 4 (28.57%) JNCIS
6 3 (21.43%) CCNA
7 2 (14.29%) CCIP
7 2 (14.29%) CCSA
8 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) COBIT
2 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
3 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Snort
1 4 (28.57%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Juniper
3 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.14%) Qualys
4 1 (7.14%) Proofpoint
4 1 (7.14%) F5