The first table below looks at the demand for CCSA in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 30 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 North West 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 125 - 133
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CCSA 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.100% - 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% - 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £31.50
Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
543 502 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.09% 18.54% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 231 313
Average daily rate £325 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 53 47
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.10 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCSA
England

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CCSA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CCSA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

CCSA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CCSA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
Cheshire - 2 - -
Manchester - 1 £425 -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint