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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 233 226 247
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Contract jobs citing CCSA 15 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.069% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £260 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £32.00
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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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2340 2093 2326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.19% 23.93% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1081 1058
Average daily rate £365 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 111 156
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCSA across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -11 6 £375 +44.23%
Berkshire - 5 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - 3 £265 -
Surrey -5 1 - - 1
Kent - - - -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 30 (88.24%) CheckPoint
2 27 (79.41%) Cisco
3 22 (64.71%) CCSE
4 21 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (52.94%) Firewall
5 18 (52.94%) Network Security
6 13 (38.24%) CCNP
6 13 (38.24%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (35.29%) CCSP
8 11 (32.35%) Blue Coat
9 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
10 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
10 8 (23.53%) LAN
10 8 (23.53%) CISSP
11 7 (20.59%) Check Point Certification
11 7 (20.59%) Juniper
12 6 (17.65%) CCNA
12 6 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (14.71%) WAN
13 5 (14.71%) Information Security
14 4 (11.76%) SLA
14 4 (11.76%) Fault Management
14 4 (11.76%) F5
15 3 (8.82%) tcpdump
15 3 (8.82%) Network Management
15 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
15 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
15 3 (8.82%) Crossbeam
15 3 (8.82%) ProxySG
15 3 (8.82%) Network Design

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) Firewall
1 18 (52.94%) Network Security
2 13 (38.24%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (23.53%) LAN
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (14.71%) WAN
6 3 (8.82%) tcpdump
6 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
6 3 (8.82%) BGP
7 2 (5.88%) TACACS
7 2 (5.88%) OSPF
7 2 (5.88%) VPN
7 2 (5.88%) SMS
7 2 (5.88%) BIG-IP
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (5.88%) Nortel Alteon
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.94%) Intranet
General
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 15 (44.12%) Security Engineer
3 14 (41.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Support
5 4 (11.76%) Network Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Trainer
6 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Network Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Information Security
2 4 (11.76%) Fault Management
3 3 (8.82%) Network Management
3 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (8.82%) Network Design
4 2 (5.88%) Change Management
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.94%) Change Control
5 1 (2.94%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Business Development
5 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) CCSE
2 21 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (38.24%) CCNP
4 12 (35.29%) CCSP
5 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 8 (23.53%) CISSP
7 7 (20.59%) Check Point Certification
8 6 (17.65%) CCNA
9 3 (8.82%) CISA
10 2 (5.88%) CISM
10 2 (5.88%) CCDP
10 2 (5.88%) Degree
11 1 (2.94%) MCSE
11 1 (2.94%) CCIP
11 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (2.94%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) OpenView
1 2 (5.88%) Netcool
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) CheckPoint
2 27 (79.41%) Cisco
3 11 (32.35%) Blue Coat
4 7 (20.59%) Juniper
5 4 (11.76%) F5
6 3 (8.82%) Crossbeam
6 3 (8.82%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Radware
7 2 (5.88%) Nortel
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.88%) WatchGuard
7 2 (5.88%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.94%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.94%) Huawei
8 1 (2.94%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.94%) Nokia