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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 246 248 241
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing CCSA 15 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 0.77% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 5
Median daily rate £344 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £48.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 - £45.00
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
2218 2608 2355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.81% 26.54% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1369 1546 1203
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 117 105
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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 28 August 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 +23 11 £338 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £363 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
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England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (94.44%) CheckPoint
2 33 (91.67%) Firewall
3 31 (86.11%) CCSE
4 30 (83.33%) Cisco
5 23 (63.89%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (52.78%) Network Security
8 17 (47.22%) CCNP
9 16 (44.44%) LAN
10 12 (33.33%) Blue Coat
11 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
12 10 (27.78%) VPN
12 10 (27.78%) CISSP
12 10 (27.78%) OSPF
12 10 (27.78%) BGP
12 10 (27.78%) ProxySG
12 10 (27.78%) Cisco PIX
12 10 (27.78%) F5
12 10 (27.78%) FWSM
12 10 (27.78%) FortiGate
12 10 (27.78%) Deep Packet Inspection
12 10 (27.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 10 (27.78%) DDoS Mitigation
13 9 (25.00%) Network Design
14 8 (22.22%) Check Point Certification
14 8 (22.22%) Juniper
14 8 (22.22%) DNS
14 8 (22.22%) WAN
14 8 (22.22%) SSL
14 8 (22.22%) Wireshark

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 33 (91.67%) Firewall
2 23 (63.89%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (52.78%) Network Security
4 16 (44.44%) LAN
5 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
6 10 (27.78%) BGP
6 10 (27.78%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (27.78%) FWSM
6 10 (27.78%) OSPF
6 10 (27.78%) VPN
7 8 (22.22%) DNS
7 8 (22.22%) SSL
7 8 (22.22%) WAN
7 8 (22.22%) Wireshark
8 7 (19.44%) HTTP
8 7 (19.44%) HTTPS
8 7 (19.44%) RIP
8 7 (19.44%) SMTP
8 7 (19.44%) SNMP
8 7 (19.44%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Billing
1 5 (13.89%) Retail
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.33%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Back Office
4 2 (5.56%) Electronics
4 2 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Security Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) IP Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) IP Security Engineer
4 9 (25.00%) Analyst
4 9 (25.00%) Network Analyst
4 9 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Check Point Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Firewall Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Security Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Network Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.78%) CLARiiON
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.78%) Replication
2 1 (2.78%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
1 2 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) DDoS Mitigation
1 10 (27.78%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 9 (25.00%) Network Design
3 7 (19.44%) High Availability
3 7 (19.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 7 (19.44%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (13.89%) CRM
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL
5 4 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.56%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.78%) Budget Control
8 1 (2.78%) Network Management
8 1 (2.78%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
1 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (86.11%) CCSE
2 22 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (47.22%) CCNP
4 10 (27.78%) CISSP
5 8 (22.22%) Check Point Certification
5 8 (22.22%) Degree
6 6 (16.67%) CCNA
7 4 (11.11%) CCDP
8 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.56%) CCIE
9 2 (5.56%) CISM
9 2 (5.56%) JNCIA
9 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.78%) MCSE
10 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) FortiGate
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (94.44%) CheckPoint
2 30 (83.33%) Cisco
3 12 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 10 (27.78%) F5
5 8 (22.22%) Juniper
6 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.33%) BMC
7 3 (8.33%) Palo Alto
7 3 (8.33%) Remedy
8 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.56%) SAP
9 1 (2.78%) Aruba
9 1 (2.78%) EMC
9 1 (2.78%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.78%) HP
9 1 (2.78%) IronPort
9 1 (2.78%) NetApp
9 1 (2.78%) Nokia
9 1 (2.78%) Symantec
9 1 (2.78%) VMware
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