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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 244 233 219
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs citing CCSA 13 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.047% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 0.19% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £335 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £295 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £335 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.75 -
% change year-on-year
+18.32% -
CCSA
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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
2904 2053 1799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.29% 24.08% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1435 1027 780
Average daily rate £375 £374 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 93 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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
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 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Buckinghamshire -6 7 £325 -2.98%
Berkshire +3 4 £315 -5.97% 1
Hampshire -18 1 £390 +36.84% 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 24 (88.89%) CheckPoint
3 23 (85.19%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (77.78%) Firewall
4 21 (77.78%) CCSE
5 19 (70.37%) CCNP
6 16 (59.26%) F5
7 14 (51.85%) TACACS
8 13 (48.15%) Fault Management
9 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
10 11 (40.74%) Network Security
10 11 (40.74%) CCNA
11 10 (37.04%) LAN
11 10 (37.04%) Blue Coat
11 10 (37.04%) Change Management
11 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
11 10 (37.04%) SLA
12 9 (33.33%) Wireshark
12 9 (33.33%) CCSP
12 9 (33.33%) WAN
13 8 (29.63%) HP
13 8 (29.63%) Juniper
13 8 (29.63%) BIG-IP
13 8 (29.63%) tcpdump
13 8 (29.63%) Cisco PIX
14 7 (25.93%) Network Management
14 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
14 7 (25.93%) Crossbeam
14 7 (25.93%) Nortel Alteon

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) Cisco ASA
2 21 (77.78%) Firewall
3 14 (51.85%) TACACS
4 11 (40.74%) Network Security
5 10 (37.04%) LAN
6 9 (33.33%) Wireshark
6 9 (33.33%) WAN
7 8 (29.63%) BIG-IP
7 8 (29.63%) tcpdump
7 8 (29.63%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (25.93%) Nortel Alteon
8 7 (25.93%) SMS
9 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (7.41%) OSPF
10 2 (7.41%) BGP
11 1 (3.70%) FWSM
11 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (3.70%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (3.70%) RIP
11 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Security Engineer
2 15 (55.56%) Network Engineer
3 14 (51.85%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Network Analyst
5 6 (22.22%) Data Network Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Firewall Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) IP Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Firewall Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Network Support
8 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Fault Management
2 10 (37.04%) Change Management
3 7 (25.93%) Network Management
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL
4 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
5 5 (18.52%) Release Management
6 2 (7.41%) Change Control
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 1 (3.70%) Coaching
7 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Business Development
7 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (77.78%) CCSE
2 19 (70.37%) CCNP
3 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 11 (40.74%) CCNA
5 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
6 9 (33.33%) CCSP
7 6 (22.22%) Degree
8 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) CISSP
9 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
9 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (3.70%) CISM
9 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) OpenView
1 7 (25.93%) Netcool
2 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 24 (88.89%) CheckPoint
3 16 (59.26%) F5
4 10 (37.04%) Blue Coat
5 8 (29.63%) HP
5 8 (29.63%) Juniper
6 7 (25.93%) Crossbeam
6 7 (25.93%) Nokia
6 7 (25.93%) Radware
6 7 (25.93%) Nortel
6 7 (25.93%) Citrix
7 4 (14.81%) Computacenter
8 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
8 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.70%) Huawei
8 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire