The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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)
England / South East
Rank 211 241 244
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +3
Contract jobs citing CCSA 20 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.11% 0.087%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 0.40% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 4
Median daily rate £350 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £346 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £416 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2008 2248 2575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.54% 27.40% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1216 1333 1239
Median daily rate £409 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 128 119
Median hourly rate £23.00 £45.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +143.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £60.62 £45.00
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 the South East

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CCSA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CCSA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CCSA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCSA across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

CCSA Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

CCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

CCSA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CCSA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the South East 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
Hampshire +20 12 £360 -
Buckinghamshire +4 6 £342 -19.64%
Berkshire +18 2 £350 +3.70%
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 33 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 30 (90.91%) Firewall
3 28 (84.85%) CCSE
3 28 (84.85%) Cisco
4 24 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (66.67%) LAN
6 20 (60.61%) Juniper
6 20 (60.61%) WAN
6 20 (60.61%) CCNP
7 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
7 17 (51.52%) F5
8 16 (48.48%) SC Cleared
9 15 (45.45%) Network Security
10 13 (39.39%) Fortinet
10 13 (39.39%) FortiGate
10 13 (39.39%) Riverbed
10 13 (39.39%) Network Design
11 12 (36.36%) JNCIA
11 12 (36.36%) Wireless
11 12 (36.36%) ITIL
11 12 (36.36%) CCDP
11 12 (36.36%) Aruba
12 11 (33.33%) HP ASE
12 11 (33.33%) HP MASE
12 11 (33.33%) HP
12 11 (33.33%) CCIP
12 11 (33.33%) CCIE
12 11 (33.33%) JNCIE
12 11 (33.33%) BIG-IP
13 10 (30.30%) ITSM

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 30 (90.91%) Firewall
2 22 (66.67%) LAN
3 20 (60.61%) WAN
4 15 (45.45%) Network Security
5 12 (36.36%) Wireless
6 11 (33.33%) BIG-IP
7 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (18.18%) TACACS
9 2 (6.06%) SSL
9 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.06%) VPN
10 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (3.03%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (3.03%) tcpdump
10 1 (3.03%) VoIP
10 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
General
1 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Network Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Security Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Check Point Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Firewall Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Network Support
7 1 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
1 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Network Design
2 12 (36.36%) ITIL
3 10 (30.30%) ITSM
3 10 (30.30%) Service Management
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Database Security
5 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.03%) Email Filtering
5 1 (3.03%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.03%) Fault Management
5 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.03%) Information Security
5 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.03%) Network Management
5 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (3.03%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 28 (84.85%) CCSE
2 24 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (60.61%) CCNP
4 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
5 16 (48.48%) SC Cleared
6 12 (36.36%) CCDP
6 12 (36.36%) JNCIA
7 11 (33.33%) CCIE
7 11 (33.33%) CCIP
7 11 (33.33%) HP ASE
7 11 (33.33%) HP MASE
7 11 (33.33%) JNCIE
8 9 (27.27%) Degree
9 6 (18.18%) CCNA
10 2 (6.06%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (6.06%) CISSP
11 1 (3.03%) CCSP
11 1 (3.03%) CEH
11 1 (3.03%) CISM
11 1 (3.03%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 28 (84.85%) Cisco
3 20 (60.61%) Juniper
4 17 (51.52%) F5
5 13 (39.39%) Fortinet
5 13 (39.39%) Riverbed
6 12 (36.36%) Aruba
7 11 (33.33%) HP
8 7 (21.21%) Blue Coat
9 6 (18.18%) Citrix
9 6 (18.18%) Nokia
10 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
10 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
11 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
11 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
11 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire