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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 249 246 235
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing CCSP 4 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.047% 0.097% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.35% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £500 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £415
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00
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
2352 2553 2104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.49% 27.46% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1224 1002
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 104 111
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 2016. 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 -3 1 - - 1
Surrey -4 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Network Security
2 9 (81.82%) Juniper
2 9 (81.82%) CheckPoint
2 9 (81.82%) VPN
2 9 (81.82%) SSL
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 8 (72.73%) ITIL
3 8 (72.73%) Blue Coat
3 8 (72.73%) Palo Alto
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (54.55%) F5
4 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
4 6 (54.55%) CISSP
4 6 (54.55%) CCNP
4 6 (54.55%) CCNA
5 5 (45.45%) CCDP
5 5 (45.45%) Nokia
5 5 (45.45%) McAfee
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (45.45%) Fortinet
5 5 (45.45%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL V3
5 5 (45.45%) Tufin
5 5 (45.45%) TippingPoint
5 5 (45.45%) HIPAA
5 5 (45.45%) ProxySG

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) iPlanet
2 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessWare
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Network Security
2 9 (81.82%) SSL
2 9 (81.82%) VPN
3 8 (72.73%) WAN
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (45.45%) NX-OS
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) BGP
7 1 (9.09%) Broadband
7 1 (9.09%) Internet
7 1 (9.09%) IPv4
7 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
7 1 (9.09%) MPLS
7 1 (9.09%) OSPF
7 1 (9.09%) PPP
7 1 (9.09%) SAN
7 1 (9.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Data Centre Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Data Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) LAN Security Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) LAN/WAN Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Network Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Information Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) JMS
1 1 (9.09%) MSMQ
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) SecurID
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) AS400
4 1 (9.09%) CESG
4 1 (9.09%) Clustering
4 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Solaris
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL V3
3 5 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (45.45%) Strategic Planning
3 5 (45.45%) Web Filtering
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) ITSM
5 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 3 (27.27%) Service Management
6 2 (18.18%) DoDAF
6 2 (18.18%) MODAF
6 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Information Management
7 1 (9.09%) Information Security
7 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
2 6 (54.55%) CCNP
2 6 (54.55%) CISSP
3 5 (45.45%) CCDP
3 5 (45.45%) CCSA
3 5 (45.45%) CCSE
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (9.09%) CCIE
6 1 (9.09%) CCIP
6 1 (9.09%) CISM
6 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
6 1 (9.09%) MCP
6 1 (9.09%) MCSE
6 1 (9.09%) MCTS
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) HIPAA
1 5 (45.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) ProxySG
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) ClearTrust
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (9.09%) OpenView
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) CheckPoint
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) Juniper
2 8 (72.73%) Blue Coat
2 8 (72.73%) Palo Alto
3 6 (54.55%) F5
4 5 (45.45%) Fortinet
4 5 (45.45%) McAfee
4 5 (45.45%) Nokia
4 5 (45.45%) TippingPoint
4 5 (45.45%) Tufin
5 4 (36.36%) Sun
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) BEA
7 1 (9.09%) HP
7 1 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) SAP
7 1 (9.09%) StorageTek
7 1 (9.09%) Vitria