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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 578 555 550
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Contract jobs citing CCSP 33 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.082% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.43% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 6
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£375 £423 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +16.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
10818 10449 9073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.95% 19.11% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6471 5893 4878
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 462 504
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £21.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £44.14 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -17 29 £375 -11.76% 10
South East -34 12 £340 - 4
Oxfordshire - 6 £323 - 3
Scotland -8 4 £450 +6.50%
Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 4
Oxford - 4 £315 - 1
Leeds - 3 £375 - 4
West Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 4
Edinburgh - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £275 -
London +1 2 - - 2
North West - 2 - -
West Malling - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 £275 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Kent - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
Birmingham +6 1 £325 -38.09%
West Midlands +2 1 £325 -38.09%
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £475 +5.55% 1
Milton Keynes -6 1 £475 +5.55% 1
Reading -10 1 £495 +94.11%
Berkshire -13 1 £495 +51.14%
East of England - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Epsom - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 55 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (78.18%) Cisco
3 36 (65.45%) CCNP
4 34 (61.82%) Firewall
5 27 (49.09%) CheckPoint
6 26 (47.27%) Network Security
7 23 (41.82%) Juniper
8 22 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (38.18%) Data Centre
9 21 (38.18%) CISSP
10 20 (36.36%) F5
11 18 (32.73%) CCNA
12 17 (30.91%) CCSE
13 16 (29.09%) CCSA
14 15 (27.27%) CCIE
14 15 (27.27%) VPN
14 15 (27.27%) WAN
14 15 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (25.45%) CCDP
16 13 (23.64%) ITIL
16 13 (23.64%) Load Balancing
17 11 (20.00%) CISM
18 10 (18.18%) Finance
18 10 (18.18%) Blue Coat
18 10 (18.18%) SSL
18 10 (18.18%) LAN
18 10 (18.18%) Fortinet
18 10 (18.18%) Degree
19 9 (16.36%) Cisco PIX
19 9 (16.36%) Linux

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (61.82%) Firewall
2 26 (47.27%) Network Security
3 22 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (27.27%) WAN
4 15 (27.27%) VPN
5 10 (18.18%) SSL
5 10 (18.18%) LAN
6 9 (16.36%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (12.73%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (12.73%) Wireless
7 7 (12.73%) OSPF
8 6 (10.91%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (10.91%) DNS
8 6 (10.91%) NX-OS
9 5 (9.09%) NetScaler
10 4 (7.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
10 4 (7.27%) SAN
10 4 (7.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.82%) Big Data
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Security Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) Network Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) Security Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Network Security Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) Security Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Head of Security
7 4 (7.27%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Security Project Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Security Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) SecurID
4 2 (3.64%) PKI
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) CMDB
5 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Solaris
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) ITIL
1 13 (23.64%) Load Balancing
2 9 (16.36%) Project Management
3 8 (14.55%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (12.73%) Information Security
5 6 (10.91%) Migration
6 4 (7.27%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.27%) Security Management
7 3 (5.45%) Cyber Security
7 3 (5.45%) Matrix Management
7 3 (5.45%) Security Architecture
7 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.45%) SIEM
7 3 (5.45%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (3.64%) Database Security
8 2 (3.64%) Network Management
8 2 (3.64%) ISMS
8 2 (3.64%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) Perl
1 1 (1.82%) Python
1 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (65.45%) CCNP
3 21 (38.18%) CISSP
4 18 (32.73%) CCNA
5 17 (30.91%) CCSE
6 16 (29.09%) CCSA
7 15 (27.27%) CCIE
8 14 (25.45%) CCDP
9 11 (20.00%) CISM
10 10 (18.18%) Degree
11 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
11 6 (10.91%) HP ASE
11 6 (10.91%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (9.09%) HP MASE
12 5 (9.09%) JNCIP
12 5 (9.09%) JNCIE
13 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
14 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (5.45%) JNCIA
15 2 (3.64%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (7.27%) HIPAA
3 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) ProxySG
2 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.64%) Snort
4 2 (3.64%) NFS
4 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.64%) vSphere
5 1 (1.82%) UAG
5 1 (1.82%) Firmware
5 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Nessus
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) SCOM
2 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.82%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 43 (78.18%) Cisco
2 27 (49.09%) CheckPoint
3 23 (41.82%) Juniper
4 20 (36.36%) F5
5 10 (18.18%) Fortinet
5 10 (18.18%) Blue Coat
6 8 (14.55%) Nokia
6 8 (14.55%) Citrix
7 7 (12.73%) VMware
7 7 (12.73%) McAfee
8 6 (10.91%) HP
9 5 (9.09%) Tufin
9 5 (9.09%) TippingPoint
9 5 (9.09%) Riverbed
10 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
10 3 (5.45%) Sun
11 2 (3.64%) IBM
11 2 (3.64%) Radware
11 2 (3.64%) Symantec
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