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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 395 411 379
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -32
Contract jobs citing CCSP 14 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.060% 0.029% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.19% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
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£463 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.81% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £430 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £415 £351
% change year-on-year
-15.66% +18.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £115.00
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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
3907 3760 3279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.86% 15.44% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2728 2433 2064
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 85 128
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% +1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £42.40 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 - 5 £463 - 1
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (95.45%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (90.91%) Firewall
4 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
4 15 (68.18%) CCNP
4 15 (68.18%) VPN
5 13 (59.09%) CCSA
5 13 (59.09%) Load Balancing
5 13 (59.09%) Cisco PIX
6 12 (54.55%) F5
7 11 (50.00%) Network Security
7 11 (50.00%) CCSE
8 10 (45.45%) Ethernet
8 10 (45.45%) CCIE
8 10 (45.45%) tcpdump
8 10 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (36.36%) BGP
10 7 (31.82%) Windows
10 7 (31.82%) DNS
11 6 (27.27%) Windows 2000
11 6 (27.27%) UNIX
11 6 (27.27%) CISSP
11 6 (27.27%) OSPF
11 6 (27.27%) Multicast
11 6 (27.27%) Network Architecture
12 5 (22.73%) NetScaler
12 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
13 4 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (18.18%) Degree

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (4.55%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco ASA
2 20 (90.91%) Firewall
3 15 (68.18%) VPN
4 13 (59.09%) Cisco PIX
5 11 (50.00%) Network Security
6 10 (45.45%) Ethernet
6 10 (45.45%) tcpdump
6 10 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (36.36%) BGP
8 7 (31.82%) DNS
9 6 (27.27%) OSPF
9 6 (27.27%) Multicast
10 5 (22.73%) NetScaler
10 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
11 4 (18.18%) Wireshark
11 4 (18.18%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 4 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (18.18%) TACACS
11 4 (18.18%) IPv6
11 4 (18.18%) Internet
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 4 (18.18%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows 2000
2 6 (27.27%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Load Balancing
2 6 (27.27%) Network Architecture
3 4 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Computer Security
6 1 (4.55%) Network Management
6 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security
6 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (68.18%) CCNP
3 13 (59.09%) CCSA
4 11 (50.00%) CCSE
5 10 (45.45%) CCIE
6 6 (27.27%) CISSP
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) CCDP
8 2 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (9.09%) CCVP
9 1 (4.55%) CCIP
9 1 (4.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Snort
1 4 (18.18%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Nessus
2 2 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
3 12 (54.55%) F5
4 4 (18.18%) Juniper
4 4 (18.18%) Nokia
5 3 (13.64%) Mercator
6 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
6 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.55%) Proofpoint