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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 239 246 257
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs citing CCSA 7 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.090% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.66% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Median daily rate £356 £344 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £288 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £373 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.83% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- +0.64%
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
1979 2586 2899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.57% 27.44% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1223 1528 1436
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 143 137
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +91.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.85 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.89 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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
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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire -1 3 £338 +12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 1 £363 -14.70%
Hampshire +19 1 £438 -
Surrey - 1 £375 - 2
East Sussex - 1 - -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 19 (86.36%) Firewall
2 19 (86.36%) Network Security
3 17 (77.27%) CCSE
4 16 (72.73%) Cisco
5 10 (45.45%) LAN
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (27.27%) CCNA
7 6 (27.27%) Juniper
7 6 (27.27%) VPN
7 6 (27.27%) Network Design
8 5 (22.73%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (18.18%) SSL
9 4 (18.18%) CCNP
9 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
9 4 (18.18%) WAN
9 4 (18.18%) Degree
10 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
10 3 (13.64%) CISSP
10 3 (13.64%) FortiGate
11 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
11 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
11 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
11 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
11 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
11 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
11 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
12 1 (4.55%) Wireless
12 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing

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 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) Firewall
1 19 (86.36%) Network Security
2 10 (45.45%) LAN
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (27.27%) VPN
5 4 (18.18%) SSL
5 4 (18.18%) WAN
6 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
8 1 (4.55%) BGP
8 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (4.55%) DNS
8 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
8 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (4.55%) OSPF
8 1 (4.55%) tcpdump
8 1 (4.55%) VRRP
8 1 (4.55%) Wireless
General
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
1 10 (45.45%) Network Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Security Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Check Point Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Firewall Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Network Design
2 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (4.55%) Database Security
2 1 (4.55%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (4.55%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.55%) Email Filtering
2 1 (4.55%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (4.55%) High Availability
2 1 (4.55%) Information Security
2 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (4.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (4.55%) Network Management
2 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (4.55%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) CCSE
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (27.27%) CCNA
4 5 (22.73%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (18.18%) CCNP
5 4 (18.18%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) CISSP
7 1 (4.55%) CCDP
7 1 (4.55%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (4.55%) CCSP
7 1 (4.55%) CEH
7 1 (4.55%) CISM
7 1 (4.55%) ISSAP
7 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
7 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 16 (72.73%) Cisco
3 6 (27.27%) Juniper
4 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
4 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.55%) Aruba
5 1 (4.55%) F5
5 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire