The first table below looks at the demand for CCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Reading 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 76 66 73
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing CCSA 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 0.13% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.55% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £240 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £395
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -24.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 - £32.50
Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
328 183 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.37% 23.70% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 78 149
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
CCSA
Berkshire

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

CCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

CCSA Daily Rate Trend in Reading

CCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

CCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

CCSA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCSP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCSP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) F5