The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
UK / Scotland
Rank 94 123 116
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -7
Contract jobs citing CCSA 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.88% 0.85% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £319 - £308
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 - £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
278 473 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.67% 18.56% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 251 244
Median daily rate £338 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £26.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £15.25 £15.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.75 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing CCSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CCSA Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

CCSA
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire - 8 £319 -
CCSA
UK

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCIE
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
1 8 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 8 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (75.00%) FortiGate
2 6 (75.00%) Aruba
2 6 (75.00%) JNCIE
2 6 (75.00%) Fortinet
2 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) ITSM
2 6 (75.00%) CCSE
2 6 (75.00%) Network Design
2 6 (75.00%) BIG-IP
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) CCDP
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) CCIP
3 4 (50.00%) HP ASE
3 4 (50.00%) HP MASE

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
2 6 (75.00%) BIG-IP
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) ITSM
1 6 (75.00%) Network Design
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCIE
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) CCDP
2 6 (75.00%) CCIP
2 6 (75.00%) CCSE
2 6 (75.00%) JNCIE
3 4 (50.00%) HP ASE
3 4 (50.00%) HP MASE
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) F5
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) Riverbed
2 6 (75.00%) Aruba
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) Fortinet
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper