The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 228 221 234
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing CCSA 14 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.096% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.38% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £31.50
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2418 2091 2099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.99% 25.06% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 1057 898
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £224 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 127 139
Average hourly rate £17.07 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
CCSA
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Berkshire 0 6 £375 - 4
Hampshire -8 5 £333 - 3
Surrey +2 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Kent - - - -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 27 (90.00%) CheckPoint
2 23 (76.67%) Cisco
3 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (63.33%) CCSE
4 16 (53.33%) Firewall
4 16 (53.33%) Network Security
5 14 (46.67%) Blue Coat
6 11 (36.67%) CCSP
7 10 (33.33%) CCNP
7 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (30.00%) CISSP
8 9 (30.00%) LAN
9 8 (26.67%) Juniper
10 7 (23.33%) Check Point Certification
11 6 (20.00%) CCNA
11 6 (20.00%) WAN
11 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 6 (20.00%) Information Security
12 5 (16.67%) Network Design
12 5 (16.67%) BGP
13 4 (13.33%) OSPF
13 4 (13.33%) CISA
13 4 (13.33%) ProxySG
13 4 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
13 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (13.33%) F5
14 3 (10.00%) Network Management
14 3 (10.00%) Fault Management

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Firewall
1 16 (53.33%) Network Security
2 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (30.00%) LAN
4 6 (20.00%) WAN
5 5 (16.67%) BGP
6 4 (13.33%) OSPF
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (10.00%) VPN
8 2 (6.67%) DNS
8 2 (6.67%) SAN
8 2 (6.67%) Internet
8 2 (6.67%) SMTP
8 2 (6.67%) DHCP
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (6.67%) BIG-IP
8 2 (6.67%) TACACS
9 1 (3.33%) IPsec
9 1 (3.33%) Nortel Alteon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Network Support
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Network Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Trainer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.33%) CESG
1 1 (3.33%) CMDB
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) CentOS
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Information Security
2 5 (16.67%) Network Design
3 3 (10.00%) Fault Management
3 3 (10.00%) Network Management
4 2 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.33%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) Release Management
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.33%) Validation
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) CCSE
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (36.67%) CCSP
3 10 (33.33%) CCNP
4 9 (30.00%) CISSP
4 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (23.33%) Check Point Certification
6 6 (20.00%) CCNA
6 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (13.33%) CISA
8 3 (10.00%) CCDP
9 2 (6.67%) CISM
10 1 (3.33%) GSEC
10 1 (3.33%) CEH
10 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (3.33%) Degree
10 1 (3.33%) CCDA
10 1 (3.33%) CCIP
10 1 (3.33%) MCSE
10 1 (3.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) ProxySG
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) OpenView
1 1 (3.33%) Netcool
1 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.33%) WSUS
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) CheckPoint
2 23 (76.67%) Cisco
3 14 (46.67%) Blue Coat
4 8 (26.67%) Juniper
5 4 (13.33%) F5
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.67%) HP
7 2 (6.67%) Nokia
7 2 (6.67%) Brocade
7 2 (6.67%) Crossbeam
7 2 (6.67%) WatchGuard
7 2 (6.67%) McAfee
7 2 (6.67%) Kaspersky
7 2 (6.67%) VMware
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.33%) Splunk
8 1 (3.33%) MobileIron
8 1 (3.33%) Sophos
8 1 (3.33%) Radware
8 1 (3.33%) Symantec
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