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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 404 414 414
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing CCSP 10 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.036% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
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£351 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.37% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
3805 3785 3765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.70% 15.01% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2521 2408 2277
Average daily rate £425 £419 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.43% +2.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 82 127
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 1 October 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 +29 2 £351 -26.21% 3
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (94.12%) CCNP
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
3 14 (82.35%) Firewall
4 11 (64.71%) CISSP
5 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (52.94%) Network Security
7 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (47.06%) CCIE
7 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
7 8 (47.06%) Internet
8 7 (41.18%) CCSE
8 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
9 6 (35.29%) NetScaler
9 6 (35.29%) Juniper
10 5 (29.41%) VPN
10 5 (29.41%) ITIL
10 5 (29.41%) FWSM
10 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
10 5 (29.41%) Degree
11 4 (23.53%) COBIT
11 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
11 4 (23.53%) Open Source
11 4 (23.53%) tcpdump
11 4 (23.53%) snoop
11 4 (23.53%) HSRP
11 4 (23.53%) Cyber Security
11 4 (23.53%) Change Control
11 4 (23.53%) IPv6
11 4 (23.53%) Ethernet

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (52.94%) Network Security
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (47.06%) Internet
5 6 (35.29%) NetScaler
6 5 (29.41%) VPN
6 5 (29.41%) FWSM
7 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
7 4 (23.53%) tcpdump
7 4 (23.53%) snoop
7 4 (23.53%) HSRP
7 4 (23.53%) IPv6
7 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
7 4 (23.53%) SNMP
7 4 (23.53%) OSPF
7 4 (23.53%) BGP
7 4 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (23.53%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 4 (23.53%) TACACS
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) International Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Network Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Network Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Open Source
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Cyber Security
3 4 (23.53%) Change Control
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Security Management
5 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (94.12%) CCNP
3 11 (64.71%) CISSP
4 8 (47.06%) CCIE
5 7 (41.18%) CCSE
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 4 (23.53%) CCSA
7 4 (23.53%) JNCIS
8 2 (11.76%) CCIP
8 2 (11.76%) CCNA
8 2 (11.76%) CCDP
9 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) COBIT
2 3 (17.65%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Snort
1 4 (23.53%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
3 6 (35.29%) Juniper
4 3 (17.65%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) Nokia
6 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.88%) Mercator
6 1 (5.88%) Proofpoint
6 1 (5.88%) Qualys