The table below looks at the statistics for CCSP in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSP over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 126 116 107
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing CCSP 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.040% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.26% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£285 £375 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +127.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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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 Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
533 388 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.30% 15.43% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 195 155
Average daily rate £347 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £224 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 24 41
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.13 £18.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% -1.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

CCSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

CCSP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CCSP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CCSP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

CCSP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CCSP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing CCSP 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 CCSP.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 10 (83.33%) WAN
3 9 (75.00%) CISSP
3 9 (75.00%) CEH
4 8 (66.67%) UNIX
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) SSCP
4 8 (66.67%) GIAC
5 7 (58.33%) Finance
5 7 (58.33%) ITIL
6 6 (50.00%) ITIL V3
7 5 (41.67%) SIEM
7 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
8 4 (33.33%) Cryptography
8 4 (33.33%) Information Management
8 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 3 (25.00%) CESG
9 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 3 (25.00%) Cisco
9 3 (25.00%) CCNP
10 2 (16.67%) Information Security
10 2 (16.67%) Security Management
10 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 2 (16.67%) CCNA

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing CCSP 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 CCSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 10 (83.33%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Security Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) IT Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) CESG
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 5 (41.67%) SIEM
3 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Information Management
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (75.00%) CEH
2 9 (75.00%) CISSP
3 8 (66.67%) SSCP
3 8 (66.67%) GIAC
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) CCNP
6 2 (16.67%) CCNA
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (8.33%) CCSA
7 1 (8.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) ProCurve