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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 237 220 237
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Contract jobs citing CCSA 17 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.22% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.83% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
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£406 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
CCSA
England

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
2387 2417 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.58% 26.99% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1308 1207 1114
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 103 125
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 2015. 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 -4 10 - - 1
Hampshire -4 3 £388 +16.54%
Surrey +2 2 - - 1
Middlesex +7 1 - -
Kent - 1 £425 -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 22 (88.00%) CheckPoint
1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
1 22 (88.00%) CCSE
2 21 (84.00%) Cisco
2 21 (84.00%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (56.00%) CCNP
5 10 (40.00%) Juniper
6 9 (36.00%) LAN
7 8 (32.00%) SSL
7 8 (32.00%) VPN
8 7 (28.00%) CCSP
9 6 (24.00%) CCNA
9 6 (24.00%) Check Point Certification
9 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (24.00%) Blue Coat
9 6 (24.00%) TACACS
9 6 (24.00%) Network Design
9 6 (24.00%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 5 (20.00%) CISSP
11 4 (16.00%) DNS
11 4 (16.00%) Information Security
11 4 (16.00%) F5
11 4 (16.00%) FWSM
11 4 (16.00%) Degree
11 4 (16.00%) Network Security
12 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
12 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (12.00%) PKI

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 21 (84.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (36.00%) LAN
4 8 (32.00%) SSL
4 8 (32.00%) VPN
5 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (24.00%) TACACS
6 4 (16.00%) DNS
6 4 (16.00%) FWSM
6 4 (16.00%) Network Security
7 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (12.00%) WAN
8 2 (8.00%) 3G
8 2 (8.00%) OSPF
8 2 (8.00%) SMTP
8 2 (8.00%) HTTP
8 2 (8.00%) RIP
8 2 (8.00%) SNMP
8 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
8 2 (8.00%) Broadband
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Network Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Head of Security
3 3 (12.00%) Project Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Head of Operations
4 2 (8.00%) Designer
4 2 (8.00%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) PKI
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (8.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Network Design
1 6 (24.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (16.00%) Information Security
3 3 (12.00%) Database Security
3 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Security Management
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) SIEM
4 2 (8.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.00%) Fault Management
5 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) CCSE
2 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (56.00%) CCNP
4 7 (28.00%) CCSP
5 6 (24.00%) CCNA
5 6 (24.00%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (20.00%) CISSP
7 4 (16.00%) Degree
8 3 (12.00%) CISM
9 2 (8.00%) CCDA
9 2 (8.00%) CCDP
9 2 (8.00%) CCIE
9 2 (8.00%) JNCIS
9 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (8.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (8.00%) Squid
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Nessus
2 2 (8.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) CheckPoint
2 21 (84.00%) Cisco
3 10 (40.00%) Juniper
4 6 (24.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (16.00%) F5
6 3 (12.00%) Citrix
7 2 (8.00%) Nokia
7 2 (8.00%) Websense
7 2 (8.00%) Computacenter
7 2 (8.00%) Qualys
8 1 (4.00%) Splunk
8 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm
8 1 (4.00%) VMware
8 1 (4.00%) McAfee