The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 408 370 411
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +41
Contract jobs citing CCSP 4 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.037% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.099% 0.24% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 16
Average daily rate £475 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £340 £363
% change year-on-year
-9.55% -6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 - -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4026 3332 3939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.62% 15.41% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2690 2001 2314
Average daily rate £410 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 111 115
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.79 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
CCSP
England

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hounslow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (94.44%) Firewall
3 15 (83.33%) CCNP
3 15 (83.33%) Network Security
4 14 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (66.67%) BGP
5 12 (66.67%) EIGRP
6 11 (61.11%) MPLS
6 11 (61.11%) OSPF
6 11 (61.11%) CCNA
6 11 (61.11%) WAN
6 11 (61.11%) Finance
6 11 (61.11%) FWSM
7 10 (55.56%) F5
7 10 (55.56%) ArcSight
7 10 (55.56%) VPN
7 10 (55.56%) Juniper
8 9 (50.00%) HP
9 8 (44.44%) Radware
10 7 (38.89%) DNS
10 7 (38.89%) ITIL
10 7 (38.89%) Wireless
10 7 (38.89%) VLAN
11 6 (33.33%) SIEM
11 6 (33.33%) HSRP
11 6 (33.33%) Content Management
11 6 (33.33%) BIG-IP
11 6 (33.33%) DHCP

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 15 (83.33%) Network Security
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (66.67%) BGP
4 12 (66.67%) EIGRP
4 12 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (61.11%) FWSM
5 11 (61.11%) WAN
5 11 (61.11%) MPLS
5 11 (61.11%) OSPF
6 10 (55.56%) VPN
7 7 (38.89%) DNS
7 7 (38.89%) VLAN
7 7 (38.89%) Wireless
8 6 (33.33%) DHCP
8 6 (33.33%) Internet
8 6 (33.33%) HSRP
8 6 (33.33%) BIG-IP
9 2 (11.11%) LAN
9 2 (11.11%) SSL
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Front Office
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Support
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Hedge funds
2 2 (11.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Content Management
2 6 (33.33%) SIEM
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.56%) Network Management
5 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (83.33%) CCNP
3 11 (61.11%) CCNA
4 5 (27.78%) CCSE
5 4 (22.22%) CCIE
6 1 (5.56%) CCDA
6 1 (5.56%) CCDP
6 1 (5.56%) CISSP
6 1 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (5.56%) CCSA
6 1 (5.56%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
1 1 (5.56%) Nessus
1 1 (5.56%) Cacti
1 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Juniper
2 10 (55.56%) F5
2 10 (55.56%) ArcSight
3 9 (50.00%) HP
4 8 (44.44%) Radware
5 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 2 (11.11%) AlgoSec
7 2 (11.11%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (11.11%) Riverbed
8 1 (5.56%) Q1 Labs
8 1 (5.56%) Aruba
8 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL
8 1 (5.56%) Websense
8 1 (5.56%) VMware
8 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle
8 1 (5.56%) Microsoft