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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 245 222 205
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -17
Contract jobs citing CCSP 8 15 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.083% 0.18% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.78% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
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£373 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £391 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £453 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £394 £351
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £115.00
% change year-on-year
- -80.43%
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
2791 1920 1877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.85% 22.71% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 979 815
Average daily rate £375 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 86 170
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -40.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.53
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.08%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -2 6 £373 -6.87%
Surrey -11 1 £368 -
Kent - - - -
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 21 (58.33%) CCIE
6 20 (55.56%) VPN
6 20 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
8 16 (44.44%) CCNP
8 16 (44.44%) Telecoms
9 15 (41.67%) Juniper
9 15 (41.67%) CISSP
9 15 (41.67%) Network Management
10 14 (38.89%) Network Security
10 14 (38.89%) Radware
11 13 (36.11%) IPsec
11 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
12 12 (33.33%) F5
12 12 (33.33%) OSPF
13 11 (30.56%) BGP
13 11 (30.56%) MPLS
13 11 (30.56%) CCSE
13 11 (30.56%) CCSA
13 11 (30.56%) Check Point Certification
14 10 (27.78%) CCDP
14 10 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
15 9 (25.00%) CCNA
15 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
15 9 (25.00%) Degree
16 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 20 (55.56%) VPN
2 20 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
4 14 (38.89%) Network Security
5 13 (36.11%) IPsec
6 12 (33.33%) OSPF
7 11 (30.56%) BGP
7 11 (30.56%) MPLS
8 8 (22.22%) FWSM
8 8 (22.22%) SNMP
8 8 (22.22%) BIG-IP
9 7 (19.44%) TACACS
9 7 (19.44%) SMS
9 7 (19.44%) VoIP
9 7 (19.44%) tcpdump
9 7 (19.44%) Wireshark
9 7 (19.44%) Nortel Alteon
10 3 (8.33%) RIP
10 3 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 16 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) IP Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (2.78%) Security Designer
5 1 (2.78%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Security Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) Network Support
5 1 (2.78%) Network Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Network Designer
5 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) SecurID
3 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Network Management
2 10 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (22.22%) Fault Management
4 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
5 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (13.89%) Change Management
5 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
5 5 (13.89%) Release Management
6 4 (11.11%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (8.33%) eTOM
7 3 (8.33%) ITIL
8 2 (5.56%) Change Control
9 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
9 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.78%) Information Security
9 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.78%) Validation
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (58.33%) CCIE
3 16 (44.44%) CCNP
4 15 (41.67%) CISSP
5 11 (30.56%) CCSE
5 11 (30.56%) CCSA
5 11 (30.56%) Check Point Certification
6 10 (27.78%) CCDP
7 9 (25.00%) CCNA
7 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (25.00%) Degree
8 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.78%) CCIP
9 1 (2.78%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
2 5 (13.89%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Netcool
1 7 (19.44%) OpenView
2 3 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (94.44%) CheckPoint
2 33 (91.67%) Cisco
3 15 (41.67%) Juniper
4 14 (38.89%) Radware
5 12 (33.33%) F5
6 8 (22.22%) HP
7 7 (19.44%) Redback
7 7 (19.44%) Nortel
7 7 (19.44%) Nokia
7 7 (19.44%) Crossbeam
8 6 (16.67%) Fortinet
9 3 (8.33%) AlgoSec
9 3 (8.33%) Tufin
9 3 (8.33%) Blue Coat
10 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.78%) Huawei
11 1 (2.78%) Ericsson