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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 246 230 206
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -24
Contract jobs citing CCSP 8 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.012% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.048% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £425 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £420 £369
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £101.25
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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
2571 2073 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.84% 24.60% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1243 990 719
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 113 123
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 - 6 £375 -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 19 (95.00%) Firewall
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco PIX
4 11 (55.00%) CCNP
5 10 (50.00%) CCIE
5 10 (50.00%) Radware
5 10 (50.00%) CCSE
5 10 (50.00%) Network Management
6 9 (45.00%) CCSA
6 9 (45.00%) CCNA
6 9 (45.00%) VPN
7 8 (40.00%) Juniper
7 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (40.00%) F5
7 8 (40.00%) Network Security
8 7 (35.00%) Fault Management
8 7 (35.00%) HP
9 6 (30.00%) Nortel
9 6 (30.00%) OpenView
9 6 (30.00%) Netcool
9 6 (30.00%) SMS
9 6 (30.00%) WAP
9 6 (30.00%) IPsec
9 6 (30.00%) TACACS
9 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
9 6 (30.00%) Nortel Alteon
9 6 (30.00%) Wireshark

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (55.00%) Cisco PIX
4 9 (45.00%) VPN
5 8 (40.00%) Network Security
6 6 (30.00%) SMS
6 6 (30.00%) IPsec
6 6 (30.00%) TACACS
6 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
6 6 (30.00%) Nortel Alteon
6 6 (30.00%) Wireshark
6 6 (30.00%) tcpdump
7 4 (20.00%) MPLS
7 4 (20.00%) OSPF
7 4 (20.00%) BGP
7 4 (20.00%) SNMP
7 4 (20.00%) FWSM
8 3 (15.00%) VoIP
9 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
9 2 (10.00%) LAN
General
1 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Security Engineer
1 9 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) IP Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Design Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Network Management
2 7 (35.00%) Fault Management
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (20.00%) Release Management
3 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (5.00%) Database Security
6 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Network Design
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (55.00%) CCNP
3 10 (50.00%) CCIE
3 10 (50.00%) CCSE
4 9 (45.00%) CCSA
4 9 (45.00%) CCNA
5 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (20.00%) CISSP
6 4 (20.00%) CCDP
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
1 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) OpenView
1 6 (30.00%) Netcool
2 2 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) Radware
4 8 (40.00%) Juniper
4 8 (40.00%) F5
5 7 (35.00%) HP
6 6 (30.00%) Nortel
6 6 (30.00%) Crossbeam
7 4 (20.00%) Nokia
7 4 (20.00%) Redback
8 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
9 1 (5.00%) Huawei
9 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
9 1 (5.00%) Ericsson