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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 253 229 220
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -9
Contract jobs citing CCSP 12 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.066% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 0.26% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £308 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £308 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £308 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £308 £339
% change year-on-year
+30.08% -9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +1340.00%
CCSP
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
2638 2305 1851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.80% 25.48% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 1114 870
Average daily rate £370 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 122 110
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £26.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.35 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.44 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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
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 27 March 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
Berkshire -9 5 - -
Surrey - 3 £425 - 3
Middlesex - - - -
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (88.24%) CheckPoint
3 14 (82.35%) Firewall
4 13 (76.47%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (58.82%) CCNP
6 8 (47.06%) CCNA
6 8 (47.06%) CCIE
6 8 (47.06%) Radware
6 8 (47.06%) CCSA
6 8 (47.06%) CCSE
6 8 (47.06%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (47.06%) Network Management
7 7 (41.18%) F5
7 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
7 7 (41.18%) Juniper
8 6 (35.29%) VPN
8 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
9 5 (29.41%) IPsec
9 5 (29.41%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (29.41%) Redback
9 5 (29.41%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (29.41%) OSPF
9 5 (29.41%) SNMP
9 5 (29.41%) Linux
9 5 (29.41%) VoIP
9 5 (29.41%) Nokia
9 5 (29.41%) CISSP
9 5 (29.41%) CCDP
9 5 (29.41%) Degree

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (35.29%) VPN
5 5 (29.41%) OSPF
5 5 (29.41%) VoIP
5 5 (29.41%) SNMP
5 5 (29.41%) Network Security
5 5 (29.41%) IPsec
5 5 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (29.41%) FWSM
6 4 (23.53%) VLAN
6 4 (23.53%) LAN
6 4 (23.53%) RIP
7 3 (17.65%) TACACS
7 3 (17.65%) SMS
7 3 (17.65%) WAN
7 3 (17.65%) Wireshark
7 3 (17.65%) BIG-IP
7 3 (17.65%) Nortel Alteon
General
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Security Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Design Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) IP Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Support
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) PKI
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Network Management
2 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
3 5 (29.41%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (23.53%) Fault Management
4 4 (23.53%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) Database Security
5 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) ITSM
7 1 (5.88%) Network Design
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (58.82%) CCNP
3 8 (47.06%) CCNA
3 8 (47.06%) CCIE
3 8 (47.06%) CCSA
3 8 (47.06%) CCSE
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) Check Point Certification
4 5 (29.41%) CCDP
4 5 (29.41%) CISSP
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) CCIP
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) OpenView
1 3 (17.65%) Netcool
2 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) CheckPoint
3 8 (47.06%) Radware
4 7 (41.18%) F5
4 7 (41.18%) Juniper
5 5 (29.41%) Nokia
5 5 (29.41%) Redback
6 3 (17.65%) Crossbeam
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) Nortel
7 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
8 1 (5.88%) Sun
8 1 (5.88%) McAfee
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