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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 248 230 225
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing CCSA 17 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.15% 0.094%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.58% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
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£340 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -
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
2476 2409 2098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.92% 26.26% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 1181 1080
Average daily rate £375 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 83 115
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.32 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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
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 29 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Oxfordshire - 6 £323 - 3
Berkshire +6 4 - - 1
Kent - 3 £425 -
Hampshire -4 2 £388 +13.97%
West Sussex - 2 - -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 30 (90.91%) CheckPoint
2 29 (87.88%) CCSE
3 26 (78.79%) Firewall
3 26 (78.79%) Cisco
4 22 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (57.58%) CCNP
6 18 (54.55%) Juniper
6 18 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (42.42%) SSL
7 14 (42.42%) CCSP
8 13 (39.39%) VPN
8 13 (39.39%) CCNA
9 12 (36.36%) Blue Coat
10 10 (30.30%) CISSP
10 10 (30.30%) LAN
10 10 (30.30%) F5
11 9 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (27.27%) Network Security
12 8 (24.24%) WAN
12 8 (24.24%) Check Point Certification
12 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
12 8 (24.24%) ProxySG
13 7 (21.21%) CCDP
13 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
14 6 (18.18%) NX-OS
14 6 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (18.18%) Fortinet
14 6 (18.18%) McAfee
14 6 (18.18%) ITIL

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (78.79%) Firewall
2 18 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (42.42%) SSL
4 13 (39.39%) VPN
5 10 (30.30%) LAN
6 9 (27.27%) Network Security
7 8 (24.24%) WAN
8 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 6 (18.18%) NX-OS
8 6 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (12.12%) TACACS
9 4 (12.12%) BIG-IP
9 4 (12.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (12.12%) FWSM
9 4 (12.12%) DNS
10 2 (6.06%) HTTPS
10 2 (6.06%) Broadband
10 2 (6.06%) SMTP
10 2 (6.06%) HTTP
General
1 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Billing
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Security Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Network Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Project Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Head of Security
5 2 (6.06%) Head of Operations
5 2 (6.06%) Designer
5 2 (6.06%) IP Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Security Designer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Network Designer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) PKI
2 2 (6.06%) CMDB
2 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Network Design
3 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.12%) Information Security
5 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) CRM
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) Security Management
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.06%) SIEM
6 2 (6.06%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 2 (6.06%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (6.06%) Security Patching
6 2 (6.06%) Database Security
7 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 29 (87.88%) CCSE
2 22 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (57.58%) CCNP
4 14 (42.42%) CCSP
5 13 (39.39%) CCNA
6 10 (30.30%) CISSP
7 8 (24.24%) Check Point Certification
8 7 (21.21%) CCDP
9 5 (15.15%) Degree
10 4 (12.12%) JNCIS
11 3 (9.09%) CISM
12 2 (6.06%) CCDA
12 2 (6.06%) CCIE
12 2 (6.06%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (12.12%) HIPAA
3 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
4 2 (6.06%) GPG13
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) ProxySG
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) Squid
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Nessus
1 3 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) CheckPoint
2 26 (78.79%) Cisco
3 18 (54.55%) Juniper
4 12 (36.36%) Blue Coat
5 10 (30.30%) F5
6 6 (18.18%) Fortinet
6 6 (18.18%) McAfee
7 5 (15.15%) Nokia
7 5 (15.15%) TippingPoint
7 5 (15.15%) Tufin
8 2 (6.06%) Qualys
8 2 (6.06%) Websense
9 1 (3.03%) VMware
9 1 (3.03%) Citrix
9 1 (3.03%) Splunk
9 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
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