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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 249 233 233
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing CCSA 21 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 0.73% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 9
Median daily rate £378 £406 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.07% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £391 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £39.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
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
2550 2339 2492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.97% 25.42% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1524 1299 1229
Median daily rate £403 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 117 103
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.90 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 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 13 £320 -
Hampshire +2 4 £450 +16.12% 1
Surrey -13 4 £378 -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 (88.00%) Firewall
2 21 (84.00%) CheckPoint
3 20 (80.00%) Cisco
3 20 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (80.00%) CCSE
4 17 (68.00%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (60.00%) CCNP
6 11 (44.00%) CISSP
6 11 (44.00%) Blue Coat
6 11 (44.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (44.00%) DDoS Mitigation
7 10 (40.00%) FWSM
7 10 (40.00%) Network Security
8 9 (36.00%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (36.00%) ProxySG
8 9 (36.00%) OSPF
8 9 (36.00%) BGP
8 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
8 9 (36.00%) F5
8 9 (36.00%) FortiGate
8 9 (36.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 7 (28.00%) LAN
9 7 (28.00%) CCNA
9 7 (28.00%) DNS
10 6 (24.00%) VRRP
10 6 (24.00%) Juniper
10 6 (24.00%) HTTPS
10 6 (24.00%) VPN
10 6 (24.00%) SMTP
10 6 (24.00%) HTTP

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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) IaaS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) PaaS
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 17 (68.00%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (40.00%) FWSM
3 10 (40.00%) Network Security
4 9 (36.00%) BGP
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco PIX
4 9 (36.00%) OSPF
4 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (28.00%) DNS
5 7 (28.00%) LAN
6 6 (24.00%) BIG-IP
6 6 (24.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (24.00%) HTTP
6 6 (24.00%) HTTPS
6 6 (24.00%) RIP
6 6 (24.00%) SMTP
6 6 (24.00%) SNMP
6 6 (24.00%) VPN
6 6 (24.00%) VRRP
6 6 (24.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.00%) Billing
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Security Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) IP Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) IP Security Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Network Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Check Point Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Firewall Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (8.00%) Cloud Native
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 9 (36.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 6 (24.00%) High Availability
3 6 (24.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (24.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (12.00%) Network Design
5 3 (12.00%) SIEM
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
6 2 (8.00%) Security Patching
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) CCSE
1 20 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (60.00%) CCNP
3 11 (44.00%) CISSP
4 7 (28.00%) CCNA
5 4 (16.00%) CISM
5 4 (16.00%) JNCIA
6 3 (12.00%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (12.00%) Degree
7 2 (8.00%) CCDP
7 2 (8.00%) CCIE
7 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.00%) MCSE
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) ProxySG
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) CheckPoint
2 20 (80.00%) Cisco
3 11 (44.00%) Blue Coat
4 9 (36.00%) F5
5 6 (24.00%) Juniper
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.00%) VMware
8 2 (8.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (8.00%) BMC
8 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
8 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
8 2 (8.00%) Rackspace
8 2 (8.00%) Remedy
8 2 (8.00%) Splunk
9 1 (4.00%) Aruba
9 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
9 1 (4.00%) HP
9 1 (4.00%) NetApp
9 1 (4.00%) Nokia
9 1 (4.00%) Symantec
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