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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 405 419 387
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -32
Contract jobs citing CCSP 12 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.028% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.19% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Average daily rate
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£427 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £465 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £394 £351
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £115.00
% change year-on-year
- -80.43%
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
3787 3709 3404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.16% 14.96% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2653 2421 2140
Average daily rate £425 £410 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 86 119
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.09 £41.50 £46.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.53
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.08%

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 26 November 2014.

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
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 26 November 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 +26 2 £463 -2.47%
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 17 (89.47%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (84.21%) CCNP
4 12 (63.16%) CheckPoint
4 12 (63.16%) VPN
5 10 (52.63%) CCIE
5 10 (52.63%) CCSA
5 10 (52.63%) Cisco PIX
5 10 (52.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
6 9 (47.37%) CCSE
7 8 (42.11%) BGP
7 8 (42.11%) Network Security
7 8 (42.11%) F5
8 7 (36.84%) tcpdump
8 7 (36.84%) CISSP
8 7 (36.84%) Ethernet
9 6 (31.58%) OSPF
10 5 (26.32%) BIG-IP
10 5 (26.32%) Internet
10 5 (26.32%) Juniper
10 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
11 4 (21.05%) FWSM
11 4 (21.05%) snoop
11 4 (21.05%) FirePass
11 4 (21.05%) Junos
11 4 (21.05%) HSRP
11 4 (21.05%) Open Source

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (5.26%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (63.16%) VPN
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco PIX
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (42.11%) BGP
4 8 (42.11%) Network Security
5 7 (36.84%) tcpdump
5 7 (36.84%) Ethernet
6 6 (31.58%) OSPF
7 5 (26.32%) BIG-IP
7 5 (26.32%) Internet
7 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
8 4 (21.05%) FWSM
8 4 (21.05%) snoop
8 4 (21.05%) FirePass
8 4 (21.05%) Junos
8 4 (21.05%) HSRP
8 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
8 4 (21.05%) IPv6
General
1 1 (5.26%) International Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Network Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Open Source
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) SecurID
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
2 3 (15.79%) Network Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (84.21%) CCNP
3 10 (52.63%) CCIE
3 10 (52.63%) CCSA
4 9 (47.37%) CCSE
5 7 (36.84%) CISSP
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) CCDP
7 2 (10.53%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (10.53%) CCVP
8 1 (5.26%) JNCIS
8 1 (5.26%) CCIP
8 1 (5.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Snort
1 4 (21.05%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Nessus
2 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (10.53%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) CheckPoint
3 8 (42.11%) F5
4 5 (26.32%) Juniper
5 4 (21.05%) Nokia
6 3 (15.79%) Mercator
7 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
7 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.26%) Proofpoint