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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 252 230 204
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -26
Contract jobs citing CCSP 5 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% 0.082% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.34% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
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£383 £413 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £391 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £460 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £415 £351
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +18.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £115.00
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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
2904 2053 1799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.29% 24.08% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1435 1027 780
Average daily rate £375 £374 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 93 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 4 £375 -4.76% 1
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (96.67%) CheckPoint
3 28 (93.33%) Cisco
4 27 (90.00%) Firewall
5 19 (63.33%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (56.67%) Cisco PIX
6 17 (56.67%) CCIE
7 16 (53.33%) CCNP
7 16 (53.33%) VPN
8 15 (50.00%) Network Management
9 14 (46.67%) Radware
10 13 (43.33%) Juniper
11 12 (40.00%) CISSP
11 12 (40.00%) IPsec
11 12 (40.00%) Telecoms
11 12 (40.00%) Network Security
11 12 (40.00%) PCI DSS
12 11 (36.67%) F5
12 11 (36.67%) OSPF
13 10 (33.33%) CCSE
13 10 (33.33%) BGP
13 10 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
14 9 (30.00%) CCNA
14 9 (30.00%) CCDP
14 9 (30.00%) MPLS
14 9 (30.00%) CCSA
14 9 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
15 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
15 8 (26.67%) Fault Management
15 8 (26.67%) FWSM

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (90.00%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (56.67%) Cisco PIX
4 16 (53.33%) VPN
5 12 (40.00%) IPsec
5 12 (40.00%) Network Security
6 11 (36.67%) OSPF
7 10 (33.33%) BGP
8 9 (30.00%) MPLS
9 8 (26.67%) FWSM
9 8 (26.67%) BIG-IP
9 8 (26.67%) SNMP
10 7 (23.33%) SMS
10 7 (23.33%) VoIP
10 7 (23.33%) Wireshark
10 7 (23.33%) TACACS
10 7 (23.33%) Nortel Alteon
10 7 (23.33%) tcpdump
11 2 (6.67%) SSL
11 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
General
1 12 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 11 (36.67%) Network Engineer
1 11 (36.67%) Security Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) IP Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Design Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Designer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Support
5 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Network Designer
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Network Management
2 9 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (26.67%) Fault Management
4 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
5 5 (16.67%) Change Management
5 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 5 (16.67%) Release Management
5 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.00%) Demand Forecasting
7 2 (6.67%) eTOM
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Change Control
8 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (56.67%) CCIE
3 16 (53.33%) CCNP
4 12 (40.00%) CISSP
5 10 (33.33%) CCSE
5 10 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
6 9 (30.00%) CCNA
6 9 (30.00%) CCDP
6 9 (30.00%) CCSA
7 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 8 (26.67%) Degree
8 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.33%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) OpenView
1 7 (23.33%) Netcool
2 3 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) CheckPoint
2 28 (93.33%) Cisco
3 14 (46.67%) Radware
4 13 (43.33%) Juniper
5 11 (36.67%) F5
6 8 (26.67%) HP
7 7 (23.33%) Nortel
7 7 (23.33%) Nokia
7 7 (23.33%) Crossbeam
7 7 (23.33%) Redback
8 5 (16.67%) Fortinet
9 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.67%) AlgoSec
9 2 (6.67%) Tufin
10 1 (3.33%) Huawei
10 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
10 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat