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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
England / South East
Rank 211 246 254
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +8
Contract jobs citing CCSA 25 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.070% 0.084%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 4
Median daily rate £353 £338 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -14.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £338 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £338 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
2185 2373 2582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.69% 27.65% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1415 1244
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 126 102
Median hourly rate £23.19 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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
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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +28 18 £415 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £342 -
Berkshire +18 1 £350 +3.70%
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 37 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 34 (91.89%) Firewall
2 34 (91.89%) CCSE
3 32 (86.49%) Cisco
4 28 (75.68%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (72.97%) Juniper
6 26 (70.27%) CCNP
6 26 (70.27%) LAN
7 24 (64.86%) WAN
7 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
7 24 (64.86%) F5
8 23 (62.16%) SC Cleared
9 20 (54.05%) Network Design
9 20 (54.05%) Fortinet
9 20 (54.05%) Riverbed
9 20 (54.05%) FortiGate
10 19 (51.35%) JNCIA
10 19 (51.35%) Wireless
10 19 (51.35%) ITIL
11 18 (48.65%) CCIE
11 18 (48.65%) CCDP
11 18 (48.65%) HP
11 18 (48.65%) CCIP
11 18 (48.65%) JNCIE
12 17 (45.95%) ITSM
12 17 (45.95%) Service Management
12 17 (45.95%) Aruba
13 16 (43.24%) HP ASE
13 16 (43.24%) HP MASE
13 16 (43.24%) BIG-IP

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 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 34 (91.89%) Firewall
2 26 (70.27%) LAN
3 24 (64.86%) WAN
4 19 (51.35%) Wireless
5 16 (43.24%) BIG-IP
6 12 (32.43%) Network Security
7 9 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (16.22%) TACACS
9 2 (5.41%) SSL
9 2 (5.41%) VPN
10 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.70%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
10 1 (2.70%) VoIP
General
1 13 (35.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Network Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Check Point Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Firewall Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Network Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Security Operations Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Computer Science
2 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Network Design
2 19 (51.35%) ITIL
3 17 (45.95%) ITSM
3 17 (45.95%) Service Management
4 2 (5.41%) Change Management
5 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.70%) Database Security
5 1 (2.70%) Email Filtering
5 1 (2.70%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (2.70%) Fault Management
5 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.70%) Information Security
5 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.70%) Service Design
5 1 (2.70%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (2.70%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 34 (91.89%) CCSE
2 28 (75.68%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (70.27%) CCNP
4 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
5 23 (62.16%) SC Cleared
6 19 (51.35%) JNCIA
7 18 (48.65%) CCDP
7 18 (48.65%) CCIE
7 18 (48.65%) CCIP
7 18 (48.65%) JNCIE
8 16 (43.24%) HP ASE
8 16 (43.24%) HP MASE
9 14 (37.84%) Degree
10 4 (10.81%) CCNA
11 2 (5.41%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (5.41%) CISSP
12 1 (2.70%) CCSP
12 1 (2.70%) CEH
12 1 (2.70%) CISM
12 1 (2.70%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 20 (54.05%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 32 (86.49%) Cisco
3 27 (72.97%) Juniper
4 24 (64.86%) F5
5 20 (54.05%) Fortinet
5 20 (54.05%) Riverbed
6 18 (48.65%) HP
7 17 (45.95%) Aruba
8 7 (18.92%) Blue Coat
9 6 (16.22%) Citrix
9 6 (16.22%) Nokia
10 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
10 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
11 1 (2.70%) Sourcefire