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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 612 569 586
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +17
Contract jobs citing CCSA 49 80 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.14% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.73% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 50 28
Median daily rate £382 £465 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.84% +43.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £315 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £52.50 £39.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.91% -12.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+32.91% -12.22%

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
11467 10977 10650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.29% 19.22% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7165 6577 6018
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 545 472
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £51.17 £44.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +26.31%

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 29 July 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 30 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 29 July 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 -33 43 £375 -20.21% 17
South East +11 19 £338 -0.73% 4
London -33 15 £494 +3.94% 2
Berkshire +12 12 £325 -
Bracknell -5 7 £325 -
City of London +29 4 £441 -7.15%
Scotland +3 4 - - 1
West Midlands -25 4 £425 +29.77% 6
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Hampshire +1 3 - -
Surrey - 3 £430 - 3
Birmingham -14 2 - - 2
Warwickshire - 2 £425 - 2
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Staines - 2 - -
East Midlands +2 1 - -
North West -2 1 £293 -2.50%
Midlands -5 1 £375 +36.36%
North East - 1 £375 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 £325 -
Swindon - 1 £360 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £375 -
Merseyside - 1 £293 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 -
Fareham - 1 - -
South West - 1 £360 -

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 79 (92.94%) CheckPoint
2 76 (89.41%) Firewall
3 74 (87.06%) Cisco
4 69 (81.18%) CCSE
5 55 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
7 50 (58.82%) Network Security
8 48 (56.47%) CCNP
9 35 (41.18%) LAN
10 30 (35.29%) F5
11 26 (30.59%) WAN
12 25 (29.41%) CCNA
13 23 (27.06%) Blue Coat
14 20 (23.53%) OSPF
14 20 (23.53%) TCP/IP
15 19 (22.35%) FortiGate
16 18 (21.18%) VPN
16 18 (21.18%) BGP
17 17 (20.00%) Juniper
18 15 (17.65%) CISSP
19 14 (16.47%) Check Point Certification
19 14 (16.47%) Wireless
19 14 (16.47%) BIG-IP
20 13 (15.29%) Network Design
20 13 (15.29%) ProxySG
20 13 (15.29%) Wireshark
20 13 (15.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
20 13 (15.29%) DDoS Mitigation
20 13 (15.29%) Palo Alto
21 12 (14.12%) Cisco PIX

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 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.18%) Apache
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.18%) nginx
3 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
1 6 (7.06%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.71%) MS Office
3 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) IaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.18%) PaaS
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 76 (89.41%) Firewall
2 51 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 50 (58.82%) Network Security
4 35 (41.18%) LAN
5 26 (30.59%) WAN
6 20 (23.53%) OSPF
6 20 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 18 (21.18%) BGP
7 18 (21.18%) VPN
8 14 (16.47%) BIG-IP
8 14 (16.47%) Wireless
9 13 (15.29%) Wireshark
10 12 (14.12%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (12.94%) SSL
12 10 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (11.76%) FWSM
12 10 (11.76%) VRRP
13 9 (10.59%) DNS
14 7 (8.24%) HTTP
14 7 (8.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Retail
3 5 (5.88%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Billing
3 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.53%) Legal
6 2 (2.35%) Back Office
6 2 (2.35%) Electronics
6 2 (2.35%) Marketing
7 1 (1.18%) Advertising
7 1 (1.18%) Games
7 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (42.35%) Network Engineer
1 36 (42.35%) Security Engineer
2 21 (24.71%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) Analyst
4 11 (12.94%) Network Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) Consultant
5 10 (11.76%) IP Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) IP Security Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Network Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Security Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Firewall Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Security Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) 802.1X
1 3 (3.53%) Web Services
2 1 (1.18%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (10.59%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.53%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (2.35%) e-Health
4 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.18%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.18%) Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.18%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.18%) IVR
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.18%) Replication
5 1 (1.18%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Linux
2 6 (7.06%) Unix
2 6 (7.06%) Windows
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.18%) CentOS
4 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.29%) DDoS Mitigation
1 13 (15.29%) Network Design
2 10 (11.76%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 9 (10.59%) Information Security
4 8 (9.41%) High Availability
4 8 (9.41%) ITIL
4 8 (9.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 7 (8.24%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (8.24%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 5 (5.88%) CRM
7 4 (4.71%) Change Control
7 4 (4.71%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.71%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.71%) Low Latency
7 4 (4.71%) SIEM
7 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.53%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.53%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (3.53%) Security Architecture
8 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.18%) Python
2 1 (1.18%) SQL
2 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (81.18%) CCSE
2 55 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (56.47%) CCNP
4 25 (29.41%) CCNA
5 15 (17.65%) CISSP
6 14 (16.47%) Check Point Certification
7 9 (10.59%) Degree
7 9 (10.59%) JNCIA
8 8 (9.41%) CCDP
8 8 (9.41%) CCIE
9 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
10 5 (5.88%) JNCIS
11 4 (4.71%) CCDA
11 4 (4.71%) CISM
12 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
13 2 (2.35%) GIAC
14 1 (1.18%) HND
14 1 (1.18%) MCSE
14 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) ProxySG
2 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.18%) Firmware
3 1 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.18%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.18%) vCloud
3 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.18%) vSphere
3 1 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (22.35%) FortiGate
2 5 (5.88%) Nagios
3 4 (4.71%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.35%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.35%) Cacti
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco LMS
4 2 (2.35%) EnCase
4 2 (2.35%) SmokePing
5 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.18%) OpenView
5 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 79 (92.94%) CheckPoint
2 74 (87.06%) Cisco
3 30 (35.29%) F5
4 23 (27.06%) Blue Coat
5 17 (20.00%) Juniper
6 13 (15.29%) Palo Alto
7 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
8 7 (8.24%) Nokia
9 6 (7.06%) Aruba
9 6 (7.06%) Riverbed
10 5 (5.88%) Citrix
10 5 (5.88%) Fortinet
10 5 (5.88%) Intel Security
10 5 (5.88%) VMware
11 4 (4.71%) Cramer
11 4 (4.71%) IronPort
11 4 (4.71%) NICE Systems
11 4 (4.71%) Sun
12 3 (3.53%) Infoblox
12 3 (3.53%) Remedy
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