The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 219 231 198
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -33
Contract jobs citing CCSP 26 5 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.059% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.09% 0.24% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
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£340 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £353 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £373 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2395 2093 2223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.04% 24.61% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1075 987
Average daily rate £351 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 114 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -25.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCSP
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 21 £328 -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (91.89%) CheckPoint
2 34 (91.89%) Cisco
3 32 (86.49%) Firewall
4 24 (64.86%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (62.16%) VPN
5 23 (62.16%) CISSP
6 20 (54.05%) CCIE
6 20 (54.05%) Cisco PIX
7 19 (51.35%) PCI DSS
8 18 (48.65%) Juniper
8 18 (48.65%) OSPF
9 17 (45.95%) IPsec
10 16 (43.24%) BGP
11 15 (40.54%) Check Point Certification
11 15 (40.54%) CCDP
11 15 (40.54%) MPLS
12 14 (37.84%) Network Management
12 14 (37.84%) CCNP
13 13 (35.14%) SNMP
13 13 (35.14%) VoIP
13 13 (35.14%) FWSM
14 12 (32.43%) FortiGate
14 12 (32.43%) Risk Assessment
15 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
15 11 (29.73%) F5
16 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
16 10 (27.03%) CCSA
17 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
17 9 (24.32%) Network Security

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (18.92%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (86.49%) Firewall
2 24 (64.86%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (62.16%) VPN
4 20 (54.05%) Cisco PIX
5 18 (48.65%) OSPF
6 17 (45.95%) IPsec
7 16 (43.24%) BGP
8 15 (40.54%) MPLS
9 13 (35.14%) FWSM
9 13 (35.14%) SNMP
9 13 (35.14%) VoIP
10 9 (24.32%) Network Security
11 8 (21.62%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (21.62%) BIG-IP
12 7 (18.92%) DNS
13 4 (10.81%) LAN
13 4 (10.81%) Internet
14 3 (8.11%) RIP
15 2 (5.41%) SSL
16 1 (2.70%) Intranet
General
1 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) IP Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Security Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) Design Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Network Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Designer
6 4 (10.81%) Network Support
7 3 (8.11%) Security Designer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior IP Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Network Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Network Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Network Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Network Designer
9 1 (2.70%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) SecurID
2 1 (2.70%) CMDB
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Network Management
2 12 (32.43%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
3 6 (16.22%) Demand Forecasting
4 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) eTOM
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Fault Management
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security
7 1 (2.70%) Change Management
7 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.70%) Validation
7 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.70%) Release Management
7 1 (2.70%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (62.16%) CISSP
3 20 (54.05%) CCIE
4 15 (40.54%) CCDP
4 15 (40.54%) Check Point Certification
5 14 (37.84%) CCNP
6 10 (27.03%) CCSA
6 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
7 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
8 8 (21.62%) CCSE
9 4 (10.81%) Degree
10 2 (5.41%) CISM
10 2 (5.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (51.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.70%) OpenView
2 1 (2.70%) Netcool
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Cisco
1 34 (91.89%) CheckPoint
2 18 (48.65%) Juniper
3 11 (29.73%) F5
4 8 (21.62%) Blue Coat
5 7 (18.92%) Nokia
5 7 (18.92%) Radware
6 6 (16.22%) Redback
6 6 (16.22%) Fortinet
7 3 (8.11%) Tufin
7 3 (8.11%) AlgoSec
8 2 (5.41%) Crossbeam
8 2 (5.41%) Ericsson
8 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.70%) HP
9 1 (2.70%) Nortel