The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 103 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CCSA 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% - 0.088%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.19% - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £400 £308
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +30.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - £180.00
CCSA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
252 191 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.72% 13.66% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 104 89
Average daily rate £390 £389 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 10
Average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £12.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% +2.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £15.66 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCSA across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

CCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCSA across the Manchester region.

CCSA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

CCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCSA across the Manchester region.

CCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

CCSA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing CCSA 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 CCSA.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (75.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) CCSE
4 1 (25.00%) TACACS
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing CCSA 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 CCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) TACACS
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) IP Network Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia