The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 131 129 123
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing CCSA 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.032% 0.036% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.19% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+24.39% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
596 540 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.01% 19.71% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 243 223
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £578 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 56 34
Average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £39.21 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Local Government
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) CCIE
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) CCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) TACACS
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) F5

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) TACACS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCIE
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCSE
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) F5