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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 239 213 199
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -14
Contract jobs citing CCSP 11 19 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.22% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.96% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Average daily rate
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£369 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £391 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £453 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -43.75%
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
2670 1985 2164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.47% 23.09% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1389 1041 955
Average daily rate £375 £363 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 99 166
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 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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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 +5 6 £370 -7.50% 1
Surrey -9 3 £368 -
Kent - - - -
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (94.44%) CheckPoint
3 33 (91.67%) Cisco
4 31 (86.11%) Firewall
5 22 (61.11%) VPN
6 20 (55.56%) CCIE
6 20 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (44.44%) CISSP
7 16 (44.44%) Telecoms
8 15 (41.67%) Juniper
8 15 (41.67%) Cisco PIX
9 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
9 13 (36.11%) IPsec
10 12 (33.33%) OSPF
10 12 (33.33%) CCSA
10 12 (33.33%) CCSE
10 12 (33.33%) CCNP
10 12 (33.33%) Network Management
11 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
11 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
11 11 (30.56%) Network Security
11 11 (30.56%) Check Point Certification
11 11 (30.56%) BGP
11 11 (30.56%) MPLS
11 11 (30.56%) Radware
12 10 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (27.78%) CCDP
13 8 (22.22%) SNMP
13 8 (22.22%) F5
13 8 (22.22%) FWSM

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (86.11%) Firewall
2 22 (61.11%) VPN
3 20 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (41.67%) Cisco PIX
5 13 (36.11%) IPsec
6 12 (33.33%) OSPF
7 11 (30.56%) BGP
7 11 (30.56%) Network Security
7 11 (30.56%) MPLS
8 8 (22.22%) SNMP
8 8 (22.22%) FWSM
9 7 (19.44%) VoIP
10 5 (13.89%) LAN
10 5 (13.89%) BIG-IP
11 4 (11.11%) Nortel Alteon
11 4 (11.11%) Wireshark
11 4 (11.11%) SMS
11 4 (11.11%) TACACS
11 4 (11.11%) tcpdump
12 3 (8.33%) RIP
General
1 16 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) IP Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Design Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Network Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Security Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Network Support
5 4 (11.11%) Data Network Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Designer
7 2 (5.56%) Security Designer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Network Administrator
8 1 (2.78%) Security Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Network Designer
8 1 (2.78%) IP Network Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Network Management
2 10 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
4 6 (16.67%) Fault Management
5 4 (11.11%) Demand Forecasting
6 3 (8.33%) eTOM
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.33%) Release Management
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
6 3 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (5.56%) Information Security
7 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.78%) Validation
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (55.56%) CCIE
3 16 (44.44%) CISSP
4 12 (33.33%) CCNP
4 12 (33.33%) CCSA
4 12 (33.33%) CCSE
5 11 (30.56%) Check Point Certification
5 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
5 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
6 10 (27.78%) CCDP
7 7 (19.44%) Degree
8 5 (13.89%) CCNA
9 1 (2.78%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) OpenView
1 4 (11.11%) Netcool
2 3 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (94.44%) CheckPoint
2 33 (91.67%) Cisco
3 15 (41.67%) Juniper
4 11 (30.56%) Radware
5 8 (22.22%) F5
6 7 (19.44%) Nokia
6 7 (19.44%) Redback
6 7 (19.44%) Blue Coat
7 5 (13.89%) HP
7 5 (13.89%) Fortinet
8 4 (11.11%) Crossbeam
8 4 (11.11%) Nortel
9 3 (8.33%) Tufin
9 3 (8.33%) AlgoSec
10 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.78%) Huawei
11 1 (2.78%) Ericsson
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