The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 4 December 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 584 557 586
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +29
Contract jobs citing CCSA 40 89 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.78% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 48 40
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £338 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £688 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.83% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- +0.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10143 11425 11976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.50% 20.64% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6395 6899 6771
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 559 560
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year
- +50.56%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CCSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCSA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCSA within the UK.

CCSA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CCSA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCSA within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

CCSA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CCSA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCSA within the UK.

CCSA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CCSA
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -35 39 £375 -9.09% 12
London -16 20 £463 -15.90% 6
South East +10 7 £356 +1.78% 1
West Midlands - 7 £375 -
Shropshire - 5 £375 -
Bedfordshire +2 3 £330 -22.35% 2
Berkshire 0 3 £338 +12.50% 1
City of London -7 3 £285 -38.37% 1
East of England -8 3 £330 -22.35% 3
Telford - 3 £375 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £280 -
North East - 2 £280 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £280 -
Hampshire +25 1 £438 -
Milton Keynes +17 1 £363 -14.70%
Buckinghamshire +15 1 £363 -14.70%
Scotland +9 1 - -
Bedford +1 1 £330 -21.19% 2
Surrey - 1 £375 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £438 -
Guildford - 1 £375 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £388 -

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CCSA.

1 85 (92.39%) Firewall
2 84 (91.30%) CheckPoint
3 72 (78.26%) Cisco
4 64 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (65.22%) Network Security
6 47 (51.09%) CCNA
7 44 (47.83%) CCSE
8 41 (44.57%) CCNP
9 39 (42.39%) LAN
10 38 (41.30%) WAN
11 36 (39.13%) VPN
12 29 (31.52%) Wireless
13 27 (29.35%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (20.65%) TCP/IP
14 19 (20.65%) OSPF
15 18 (19.57%) Juniper
15 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
16 16 (17.39%) Network Design
17 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
17 14 (15.22%) Data Centre
18 12 (13.04%) Palo Alto
18 12 (13.04%) Cisco Wireless
18 12 (13.04%) Wireshark
18 12 (13.04%) BIG-IP
18 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
19 11 (11.96%) Information Security
19 11 (11.96%) ITIL
19 11 (11.96%) Riverbed
19 11 (11.96%) FortiGate
20 10 (10.87%) F5

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 85 (92.39%) Firewall
2 60 (65.22%) Network Security
3 39 (42.39%) LAN
4 38 (41.30%) WAN
5 36 (39.13%) VPN
6 29 (31.52%) Wireless
7 27 (29.35%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (20.65%) OSPF
8 19 (20.65%) TCP/IP
9 12 (13.04%) BIG-IP
9 12 (13.04%) Cisco Wireless
9 12 (13.04%) Wireshark
10 10 (10.87%) IPsec
11 9 (9.78%) BGP
11 9 (9.78%) VRRP
12 8 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (8.70%) HSRP
12 8 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (7.61%) DHCP
13 7 (7.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) Big Data
General
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.35%) Legal
4 3 (3.26%) Advertising
5 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Electronics
6 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.09%) Games
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (59.78%) Network Engineer
2 34 (36.96%) Security Engineer
3 33 (35.87%) Network Security Engineer
4 18 (19.57%) Analyst
5 12 (13.04%) Network Analyst
6 11 (11.96%) Consultant
7 8 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Network Consultant
8 7 (7.61%) Security Analyst
9 6 (6.52%) Check Point Analyst
9 6 (6.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 6 (6.52%) Firewall Analyst
9 6 (6.52%) Network Support
9 6 (6.52%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Voice Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Voice Network Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.09%) CGI
2 1 (1.09%) Web Services
2 1 (1.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.35%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (3.26%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.17%) e-Health
6 2 (2.17%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.17%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.09%) PKI
7 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.87%) Linux
2 7 (7.61%) Unix
3 3 (3.26%) Windows
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.39%) Network Design
2 11 (11.96%) Information Security
2 11 (11.96%) ITIL
3 8 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 7 (7.61%) Change Management
4 7 (7.61%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (7.61%) Problem Management
4 7 (7.61%) SIEM
5 6 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (6.52%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.52%) Network Management
6 5 (5.43%) Asset Management
6 5 (5.43%) Data Analysis
6 5 (5.43%) DDoS Mitigation
6 5 (5.43%) Disk Encryption
6 5 (5.43%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (5.43%) Malware Analysis
6 5 (5.43%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (4.35%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.17%) C
1 2 (2.17%) Java
1 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (51.09%) CCNA
3 44 (47.83%) CCSE
4 41 (44.57%) CCNP
5 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
6 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
7 10 (10.87%) CCIE
8 9 (9.78%) Check Point Certification
9 8 (8.70%) CISSP
10 7 (7.61%) CEH
10 7 (7.61%) JNCIA
11 6 (6.52%) Degree
11 6 (6.52%) GCFA
11 6 (6.52%) GCIH
11 6 (6.52%) MCP
12 5 (5.43%) CCDA
12 5 (5.43%) CCDP
12 5 (5.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (4.35%) GIAC
14 3 (3.26%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.17%) Firmware
2 2 (2.17%) XenServer
3 1 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.09%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) FortiGate
2 7 (7.61%) Nagios
3 5 (5.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (4.35%) EnCase
5 3 (3.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (3.26%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (2.17%) Cacti
6 2 (2.17%) Cisco LMS
6 2 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.17%) Puppet
6 2 (2.17%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 84 (91.30%) CheckPoint
2 72 (78.26%) Cisco
3 18 (19.57%) Juniper
3 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.04%) Palo Alto
5 11 (11.96%) Riverbed
6 10 (10.87%) F5
7 9 (9.78%) Blue Coat
8 7 (7.61%) Citrix
8 7 (7.61%) Infoblox
9 6 (6.52%) Aruba
9 6 (6.52%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.43%) Avaya
10 5 (5.43%) HP
10 5 (5.43%) Nortel
11 4 (4.35%) Fortinet
11 4 (4.35%) Intel Security
11 4 (4.35%) Meraki
12 3 (3.26%) VMware
13 2 (2.17%) CA
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