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 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 247 232 212
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -20
Contract jobs citing CCSA 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.012% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.048% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
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£375 - £301
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 - £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 - £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+24.39% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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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
2567 2078 1623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.80% 24.72% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1235 988 739
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 113 127
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

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
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 26 January 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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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
Berkshire +3 4 £315 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £383 -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 21 (91.30%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (86.96%) CheckPoint
3 20 (86.96%) Firewall
3 20 (86.96%) CCSE
3 20 (86.96%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (82.61%) CCNP
5 16 (69.57%) F5
6 14 (60.87%) TACACS
7 13 (56.52%) Fault Management
8 11 (47.83%) CCNA
8 11 (47.83%) Blue Coat
9 10 (43.48%) SLA
9 10 (43.48%) Change Management
9 10 (43.48%) LAN
9 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
10 9 (39.13%) WAN
10 9 (39.13%) CCSP
10 9 (39.13%) Juniper
11 8 (34.78%) Nokia
11 8 (34.78%) Citrix
11 8 (34.78%) ITIL
11 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
12 7 (30.43%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
12 7 (30.43%) BIG-IP
12 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
12 7 (30.43%) Wireshark
12 7 (30.43%) HP
13 6 (26.09%) Nortel

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) Firewall
1 20 (86.96%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (60.87%) TACACS
3 10 (43.48%) LAN
4 9 (39.13%) WAN
5 7 (30.43%) BIG-IP
5 7 (30.43%) Wireshark
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (26.09%) Network Security
6 6 (26.09%) Nortel Alteon
6 6 (26.09%) tcpdump
6 6 (26.09%) SMS
7 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (4.35%) RIP
7 1 (4.35%) OSPF
7 1 (4.35%) BGP
7 1 (4.35%) FWSM
7 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Security Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Network Analyst
3 8 (34.78%) Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IP Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support
6 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Fault Management
2 10 (43.48%) Change Management
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL
4 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
4 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
5 6 (26.09%) Network Management
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
6 4 (17.39%) Release Management
7 2 (8.70%) Change Control
8 1 (4.35%) Database Security
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
8 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (4.35%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 1 (4.35%) Coaching
8 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
8 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Business Development
8 1 (4.35%) Migration
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (86.96%) CCSE
3 19 (82.61%) CCNP
4 11 (47.83%) CCNA
5 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
6 9 (39.13%) CCSP
7 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Degree
9 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
9 3 (13.04%) CISSP
10 1 (4.35%) MCSE
10 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
10 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (4.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) OpenView
1 6 (26.09%) Netcool
2 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 20 (86.96%) CheckPoint
3 16 (69.57%) F5
4 11 (47.83%) Blue Coat
5 9 (39.13%) Juniper
6 8 (34.78%) Nokia
6 8 (34.78%) Citrix
7 7 (30.43%) HP
8 6 (26.09%) Nortel
8 6 (26.09%) Crossbeam
8 6 (26.09%) Radware
9 5 (21.74%) Computacenter
10 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
10 1 (4.35%) Huawei
10 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
10 1 (4.35%) ArcSight