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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 120 114 110
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing CCSA 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.079% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.52% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£285 £230 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £356
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -15.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.18%
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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 Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
473 383 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.15% 15.15% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 185 176
Average daily rate £338 £329 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +9.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 27 35
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCSA across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCSP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCSP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint