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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 404 404 398
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing CCSP 7 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.041% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.28% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3745 3537 3724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.86% 14.59% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2411 2157 2220
Average daily rate £425 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 126 138
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.65 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £48.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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
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 25 July 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 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +16 4 £425 - 2
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) CCNP
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) ITIL
4 7 (63.64%) Juniper
4 7 (63.64%) Network Security
4 7 (63.64%) FWSM
5 6 (54.55%) Internet
5 6 (54.55%) Finance
6 5 (45.45%) CCSE
6 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
6 5 (45.45%) CCNA
6 5 (45.45%) CISSP
6 5 (45.45%) Change Control
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (36.36%) Cyber Security
7 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
7 4 (36.36%) JNCIS
7 4 (36.36%) COBIT
7 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
8 3 (27.27%) International Banking
8 3 (27.27%) Banking
8 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
8 3 (27.27%) MPLS
8 3 (27.27%) BGP
8 3 (27.27%) VPN
8 3 (27.27%) Windows
8 3 (27.27%) WAN
8 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Network Security
2 7 (63.64%) FWSM
3 6 (54.55%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
5 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) HTTP
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) OSPF
6 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
7 1 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) IPsec
7 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) International Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Front Office
4 1 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Support
3 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Derivative
2 2 (18.18%) Hedge funds
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Change Control
3 4 (36.36%) Cyber Security
3 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
5 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (18.18%) Content Management
5 2 (18.18%) Network Design
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) CCNP
3 5 (45.45%) CCNA
3 5 (45.45%) CISSP
3 5 (45.45%) CCSE
4 4 (36.36%) JNCIS
5 2 (18.18%) CCSA
5 2 (18.18%) CCIP
6 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) COBIT
2 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Cacti
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Juniper
3 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Qualys
4 1 (9.09%) F5