The table below looks at the statistics for CCSP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 583 569 563
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing CCSP 42 47 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.085% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.45% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 5
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£446 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.31% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £279 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £446 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.75 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 - £22.50

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
11120 10486 9247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.98% 18.86% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6676 5963 5076
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 434 478
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

CCSP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCSP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCSP
Daily Rate Trend

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

CCSP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CCSP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCSP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

CCSP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CCSP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CCSP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CCSP
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCSP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

CCSP Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

CCSP
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England -12 38 £443 +26.24% 14
South East -29 18 £400 - 2
Oxfordshire - 13 £350 -
Oxford - 5 £315 -
London +15 4 £475 +40.63% 3
Scotland -6 4 £450 +7.14%
Yorkshire - 4 £400 - 4
North East - 3 - - 1
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £400 - 3
West Yorkshire - 3 £400 - 3
Darlington - 3 - - 1
Durham - 3 - - 1
Surrey -3 2 - - 1
Kent - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
West Malling - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 £275 -
East Midlands - 2 £275 - 1
North West - 2 - -
City of London +2 1 £500 +28.94% 1
Reading -11 1 £495 +94.11% 1
Berkshire -26 1 £495 +51.14% 1
Birmingham - 1 £325 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 2
East of England - 1 - -
Epsom - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 61 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (77.05%) Cisco
3 42 (68.85%) Firewall
4 41 (67.21%) CCNP
5 33 (54.10%) Network Security
6 31 (50.82%) CISSP
7 29 (47.54%) CheckPoint
8 26 (42.62%) Juniper
8 26 (42.62%) CCNA
9 25 (40.98%) Cisco Nexus
9 25 (40.98%) Data Centre
10 24 (39.34%) F5
10 24 (39.34%) VPN
11 23 (37.70%) WAN
12 20 (32.79%) CCSA
13 19 (31.15%) ITIL
13 19 (31.15%) SSL
13 19 (31.15%) Load Balancing
14 18 (29.51%) CCSE
14 18 (29.51%) CCDP
15 15 (24.59%) Blue Coat
15 15 (24.59%) Fortinet
15 15 (24.59%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (22.95%) Nokia
16 14 (22.95%) McAfee
17 13 (21.31%) CISM
17 13 (21.31%) NX-OS
17 13 (21.31%) Kalman Filter
17 13 (21.31%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (21.31%) ProxySG

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.28%) iPlanet
2 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.28%) IIS
2 2 (3.28%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.64%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) BusinessWare
1 2 (3.28%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (68.85%) Firewall
2 33 (54.10%) Network Security
3 25 (40.98%) Cisco Nexus
4 24 (39.34%) VPN
5 23 (37.70%) WAN
6 19 (31.15%) SSL
7 15 (24.59%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (21.31%) NX-OS
8 13 (21.31%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (18.03%) LAN
10 10 (16.39%) OSPF
11 9 (14.75%) EIGRP
11 9 (14.75%) Wireless
12 8 (13.11%) Cisco PIX
13 7 (11.48%) IPsec
13 7 (11.48%) DNS
14 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
14 6 (9.84%) Internet
14 6 (9.84%) MPLS
14 6 (9.84%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) DB2
1 2 (3.28%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (1.64%) Big Data
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (19.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.39%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Network Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Consultant
3 8 (13.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Network Support
4 6 (9.84%) Security Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Data Centre Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Security Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Security Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Network Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Cisco Support
6 4 (6.56%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Head of Security
6 4 (6.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) CSS
1 2 (3.28%) MSMQ
1 2 (3.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.98%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) FMCG
4 2 (3.28%) AS400
4 2 (3.28%) SecurID
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) CMDB
5 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
1 10 (16.39%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (6.56%) Solaris
3 2 (3.28%) UNIX
3 2 (3.28%) AIX
3 2 (3.28%) zOS
3 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) ITIL
1 19 (31.15%) Load Balancing
2 13 (21.31%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (18.03%) Strategic Planning
4 9 (14.75%) Project Management
4 9 (14.75%) Information Security
5 7 (11.48%) Incident Management
6 6 (9.84%) Migration
7 5 (8.20%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (6.56%) Cyber Security
8 4 (6.56%) Security Architecture
8 4 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (6.56%) Security Management
9 3 (4.92%) Change Management
9 3 (4.92%) SIEM
9 3 (4.92%) Matrix Management
10 2 (3.28%) ISMS
10 2 (3.28%) Information Assurance
10 2 (3.28%) DoDAF
10 2 (3.28%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) Perl
1 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (67.21%) CCNP
3 31 (50.82%) CISSP
4 26 (42.62%) CCNA
5 20 (32.79%) CCSA
6 18 (29.51%) CCSE
6 18 (29.51%) CCDP
7 13 (21.31%) CISM
8 12 (19.67%) CCIE
9 10 (16.39%) Degree
10 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
11 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
11 5 (8.20%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (8.20%) CCVP
12 4 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (6.56%) HP ASE
12 4 (6.56%) JNCIP
13 3 (4.92%) JNCIE
13 3 (4.92%) HP MASE
13 3 (4.92%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (18.03%) HIPAA
3 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) ProxySG
2 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.28%) NFS
5 2 (3.28%) Snort
5 2 (3.28%) ClearTrust
5 2 (3.28%) vSphere
6 1 (1.64%) UAG
6 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (3.28%) Nessus
2 1 (1.64%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) SCOM
2 1 (1.64%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.64%) Cacti
2 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.64%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.64%) Opsview
2 1 (1.64%) Graphite
2 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 47 (77.05%) Cisco
2 29 (47.54%) CheckPoint
3 26 (42.62%) Juniper
4 24 (39.34%) F5
5 15 (24.59%) Blue Coat
5 15 (24.59%) Fortinet
6 14 (22.95%) McAfee
6 14 (22.95%) Nokia
7 12 (19.67%) TippingPoint
7 12 (19.67%) Tufin
8 7 (11.48%) VMware
9 6 (9.84%) Citrix
10 4 (6.56%) HP
10 4 (6.56%) IBM
10 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.92%) CA
11 3 (4.92%) Symantec
11 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
11 3 (4.92%) Sourcefire
11 3 (4.92%) Riverbed
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: £180 - £250 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Darlington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £11.00 - £16.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago