The table below looks at the statistics for CCSP 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 CCSP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 218 231 196
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -35
Contract jobs citing CCSP 25 17 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.19% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 0.84% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 8
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£369 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £378 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £398 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-1.03% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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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
2372 2013 2314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.56% 23.05% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1219 1049 1062
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 106 149
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.36 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% -41.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.11 £11.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

CCSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCSP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CCSP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCSP across the South East region.

CCSP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CCSP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCSP across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

CCSP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

CCSP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCSP across the South East region.

CCSP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CCSP
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 CCSP within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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 +20 20 £370 -7.50% 1
Surrey -6 3 £368 - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing CCSP 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 CCSP.

1 44 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (93.18%) CheckPoint
3 40 (90.91%) Cisco
4 39 (88.64%) Firewall
5 28 (63.64%) VPN
6 27 (61.36%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (59.09%) CCIE
8 23 (52.27%) CISSP
9 22 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
10 21 (47.73%) Juniper
11 19 (43.18%) IPsec
11 19 (43.18%) PCI DSS
12 18 (40.91%) Network Management
12 18 (40.91%) OSPF
12 18 (40.91%) CCNP
13 17 (38.64%) Check Point Certification
13 17 (38.64%) BGP
13 17 (38.64%) MPLS
14 16 (36.36%) Telecoms
14 16 (36.36%) CCDP
15 14 (31.82%) SNMP
15 14 (31.82%) F5
15 14 (31.82%) FWSM
16 13 (29.55%) VoIP
16 13 (29.55%) CCSA
17 12 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
17 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
17 12 (27.27%) CCSE
18 11 (25.00%) BIG-IP
18 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing CCSP 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 CCSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.91%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 39 (88.64%) Firewall
2 28 (63.64%) VPN
3 27 (61.36%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
5 19 (43.18%) IPsec
6 18 (40.91%) OSPF
7 17 (38.64%) BGP
7 17 (38.64%) MPLS
8 14 (31.82%) SNMP
8 14 (31.82%) FWSM
9 13 (29.55%) VoIP
10 11 (25.00%) BIG-IP
10 11 (25.00%) Network Security
11 7 (15.91%) DNS
11 7 (15.91%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (11.36%) LAN
13 4 (9.09%) SMS
13 4 (9.09%) TACACS
13 4 (9.09%) Nortel Alteon
13 4 (9.09%) Wireshark
General
1 16 (36.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) IP Engineer
2 16 (36.36%) Design Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Security Engineer
4 10 (22.73%) Network Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Network Support
6 4 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Designer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior IP Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Security Designer
8 2 (4.55%) Network Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Network Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Network Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) IP Network Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) SecurID
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Network Management
2 12 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
3 7 (15.91%) Load Balancing
4 6 (13.64%) Fault Management
4 6 (13.64%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.82%) eTOM
5 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.82%) Release Management
5 3 (6.82%) Change Management
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL
6 2 (4.55%) Information Security
7 1 (2.27%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.27%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (2.27%) Validation
7 1 (2.27%) Migration
7 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (59.09%) CCIE
3 23 (52.27%) CISSP
4 18 (40.91%) CCNP
5 17 (38.64%) Check Point Certification
6 16 (36.36%) CCDP
7 13 (29.55%) CCSA
8 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 12 (27.27%) CCSE
9 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 7 (15.91%) Degree
11 5 (11.36%) CCNA
12 2 (4.55%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (43.18%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.82%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) FortiGate
2 4 (9.09%) OpenView
2 4 (9.09%) Netcool
Vendors
1 41 (93.18%) CheckPoint
2 40 (90.91%) Cisco
3 21 (47.73%) Juniper
4 14 (31.82%) F5
5 11 (25.00%) Radware
6 7 (15.91%) Redback
6 7 (15.91%) Blue Coat
6 7 (15.91%) Nokia
7 5 (11.36%) Fortinet
7 5 (11.36%) HP
8 4 (9.09%) Nortel
8 4 (9.09%) Crossbeam
9 3 (6.82%) AlgoSec
9 3 (6.82%) Tufin
9 3 (6.82%) Ericsson
10 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.27%) Huawei
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