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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 390 392 369
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs citing CCSP 5 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.050% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £538 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +43.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.81% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +1340.00%
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
4038 3752 3205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.98% 17.09% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2690 2348 1987
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 89 105
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £39.70 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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 3 March 2015. 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 - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (89.47%) CheckPoint
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
3 15 (78.95%) F5
4 14 (73.68%) CCSE
4 14 (73.68%) VPN
5 12 (63.16%) CCNP
5 12 (63.16%) CCSA
5 12 (63.16%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (52.63%) Network Security
6 10 (52.63%) DNS
7 8 (42.11%) BIG-IP
7 8 (42.11%) Load Balancing
8 6 (31.58%) Network Architecture
8 6 (31.58%) tcpdump
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (31.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (31.58%) Multicast
8 6 (31.58%) UNIX
8 6 (31.58%) Windows
8 6 (31.58%) Windows 2000
8 6 (31.58%) CCIE
8 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
8 6 (31.58%) Juniper
8 6 (31.58%) OSPF
9 5 (26.32%) Blue Coat
10 4 (21.05%) XenServer
10 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
3 14 (73.68%) VPN
4 12 (63.16%) Cisco PIX
5 10 (52.63%) Network Security
5 10 (52.63%) DNS
6 8 (42.11%) BIG-IP
7 6 (31.58%) OSPF
7 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
7 6 (31.58%) tcpdump
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (31.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (31.58%) Multicast
8 4 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (21.05%) Junos
8 4 (21.05%) DHCP
8 4 (21.05%) BGP
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (21.05%) FirePass
9 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Network Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) UNIX
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
1 6 (31.58%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Load Balancing
2 6 (31.58%) Network Architecture
3 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (73.68%) CCSE
3 12 (63.16%) CCSA
3 12 (63.16%) CCNP
4 6 (31.58%) CCIE
5 4 (21.05%) CCDP
6 2 (10.53%) CISSP
6 2 (10.53%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (10.53%) CCVP
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (21.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) CheckPoint
3 15 (78.95%) F5
4 6 (31.58%) Juniper
5 5 (26.32%) Blue Coat
6 4 (21.05%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) Infoblox
6 4 (21.05%) Nokia
7 3 (15.79%) Mercator
8 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
8 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds