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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 235 246 245
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing CCSA 15 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.80% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 5
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
2117 2611 2412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.02% 26.77% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 1570 1223
Median daily rate £400 £395 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +7.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 115 119
Median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 26 September 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 - 9 £338 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £363 -
Oxfordshire -19 2 £300 -14.28%
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 36 (94.74%) CheckPoint
2 34 (89.47%) Firewall
3 33 (86.84%) CCSE
4 31 (81.58%) Cisco
5 23 (60.53%) Network Security
6 22 (57.89%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (47.37%) LAN
9 15 (39.47%) CCNP
10 11 (28.95%) FortiGate
11 10 (26.32%) Network Design
11 10 (26.32%) VPN
12 9 (23.68%) Check Point Certification
12 9 (23.68%) OSPF
12 9 (23.68%) Blue Coat
12 9 (23.68%) ProxySG
12 9 (23.68%) BGP
12 9 (23.68%) FWSM
12 9 (23.68%) Deep Packet Inspection
12 9 (23.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 9 (23.68%) DDoS Mitigation
12 9 (23.68%) F5
12 9 (23.68%) Cisco PIX
13 8 (21.05%) Degree
13 8 (21.05%) CISSP
13 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
13 8 (21.05%) WAN
14 7 (18.42%) Wireshark
15 6 (15.79%) High Availability
15 6 (15.79%) Two-Factor Authentication

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 (7.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 34 (89.47%) Firewall
2 23 (60.53%) Network Security
3 22 (57.89%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (47.37%) LAN
5 10 (26.32%) VPN
6 9 (23.68%) BGP
6 9 (23.68%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (23.68%) FWSM
6 9 (23.68%) OSPF
7 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
7 8 (21.05%) WAN
8 7 (18.42%) Wireshark
9 6 (15.79%) DNS
9 6 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (15.79%) HTTP
9 6 (15.79%) HTTPS
9 6 (15.79%) RIP
9 6 (15.79%) SMTP
9 6 (15.79%) SNMP
9 6 (15.79%) SSL
General
1 5 (13.16%) Billing
1 5 (13.16%) Retail
1 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Back Office
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Security Engineer
2 15 (39.47%) Network Engineer
3 12 (31.58%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (26.32%) Analyst
4 10 (26.32%) Network Analyst
5 9 (23.68%) IP Engineer
5 9 (23.68%) IP Security Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Check Point Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Firewall Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Network Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Security Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
1 2 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Network Design
2 9 (23.68%) DDoS Mitigation
2 9 (23.68%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 6 (15.79%) High Availability
3 6 (15.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (15.79%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (13.16%) CRM
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.26%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.63%) Network Management
7 1 (2.63%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 33 (86.84%) CCSE
2 20 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (39.47%) CCNP
4 9 (23.68%) Check Point Certification
5 8 (21.05%) CISSP
5 8 (21.05%) Degree
6 5 (13.16%) CCNA
7 4 (10.53%) CCDP
8 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.26%) CCIE
9 2 (5.26%) CISM
9 2 (5.26%) JNCIA
9 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) FortiGate
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 36 (94.74%) CheckPoint
2 31 (81.58%) Cisco
3 9 (23.68%) Blue Coat
3 9 (23.68%) F5
4 6 (15.79%) Juniper
5 4 (10.53%) Fortinet
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.89%) BMC
6 3 (7.89%) Palo Alto
6 3 (7.89%) Remedy
7 2 (5.26%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.26%) SAP
7 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds