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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
UK
Rank 550 611 590
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -21
Contract jobs citing CCSP 47 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.035% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 11
Median daily rate £525 £493 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.59% +15.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
9337 11050 10583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.85% 21.27% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6009 6880 6053
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 437 497
Median hourly rate £30.00 £39.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +80.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.47 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

CCSP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CCSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSP within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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 +56 46 £525 +6.59% 5
London +31 21 £463 -19.03% 3
North West - 13 - - 1
Manchester - 13 - - 1
South East +23 9 £550 +10.00%
City of London - 7 £525 - 1
Surrey +6 4 £550 -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire +19 2 £675 +68.75% 1
West Yorkshire +15 2 £675 +68.75%
Hampshire - 2 £525 -
East of England -4 1 £375 -
Winchester - 1 £550 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 -

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCSP 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 CCSP.

1 68 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (79.41%) Firewall
3 42 (61.76%) Network Security
4 33 (48.53%) Cisco
5 30 (44.12%) Juniper
5 30 (44.12%) CheckPoint
6 29 (42.65%) ITIL
7 28 (41.18%) CCNP
8 25 (36.76%) Palo Alto
9 23 (33.82%) CISSP
10 22 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (29.41%) PCI DSS
11 20 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 19 (27.94%) Finance
13 18 (26.47%) Fortinet
14 17 (25.00%) CCSE
15 16 (23.53%) Wireless
15 16 (23.53%) MPLS
16 15 (22.06%) CCIE
16 15 (22.06%) FortiGate
17 14 (20.59%) CISM
18 13 (19.12%) Information Security
18 13 (19.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
19 12 (17.65%) Degree
19 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
19 12 (17.65%) F5
19 12 (17.65%) Change Management
20 11 (16.18%) Service Management
21 10 (14.71%) Project Management
21 10 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus

CCSP
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:

Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.94%) PaaS
3 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (79.41%) Firewall
2 42 (61.76%) Network Security
3 22 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (23.53%) MPLS
4 16 (23.53%) Wireless
5 10 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (13.24%) VPN
7 7 (10.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (10.29%) LAN
8 5 (7.35%) DNS
8 5 (7.35%) WAN
9 4 (5.88%) Internet
10 3 (4.41%) BGP
10 3 (4.41%) DHCP
10 3 (4.41%) EIGRP
10 3 (4.41%) NetScreen
10 3 (4.41%) OSPF
10 3 (4.41%) SNMP
10 3 (4.41%) TACACS
10 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) Star Schema
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) AppScan
1 1 (1.47%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.47%) GDB
1 1 (1.47%) WinDbg
General
1 19 (27.94%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (55.88%) Network Engineer
2 32 (47.06%) Network Security Engineer
2 32 (47.06%) Security Engineer
3 19 (27.94%) Firewall Engineer
4 13 (19.12%) Design Engineer
4 13 (19.12%) Implementation Engineer
4 13 (19.12%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) Security Specialist
6 8 (11.76%) Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Security Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Senior Firewall Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Senior Security Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) Cloud Specialist
10 4 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Network Security Specialist
10 4 (5.88%) Network Specialist
11 3 (4.41%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.47%) CGI
2 1 (1.47%) HTML
2 1 (1.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.35%) CESG
2 5 (7.35%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.41%) CMDB
4 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.94%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.47%) BYOD
6 1 (1.47%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.47%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Linux
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Mac OS X
3 4 (5.88%) Unix
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) ITIL
2 13 (19.12%) Information Security
3 12 (17.65%) Change Management
4 11 (16.18%) Service Management
5 10 (14.71%) Project Management
6 8 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (10.29%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (10.29%) Network Architecture
7 7 (10.29%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (8.82%) Service Design
9 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.35%) Email Filtering
9 5 (7.35%) eTOM
9 5 (7.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (7.35%) SIEM
9 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.35%) Time Management
9 5 (7.35%) Web Filtering
10 4 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (5.88%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.41%) Python
3 2 (2.94%) SQL
4 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.47%) C
4 1 (1.47%) C#
4 1 (1.47%) C++
4 1 (1.47%) Java
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (41.18%) CCNP
3 23 (33.82%) CISSP
4 17 (25.00%) CCSE
5 15 (22.06%) CCIE
6 14 (20.59%) CISM
7 13 (19.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 12 (17.65%) Degree
8 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
9 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
10 7 (10.29%) JNCIP
11 6 (8.82%) CCMSE
12 5 (7.35%) CCNA
12 5 (7.35%) SANS
13 4 (5.88%) CCSA
14 3 (4.41%) CCDP
15 2 (2.94%) CCIP
15 2 (2.94%) MCSA
15 2 (2.94%) MCSE
15 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 20 (29.41%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.35%) COBIT
2 5 (7.35%) ISO22301
3 2 (2.94%) SLA
4 1 (1.47%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.47%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.47%) ISO27005
4 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) vCloud
1 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (22.06%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.41%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.47%) Core Impact
3 1 (1.47%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.47%) Nessus
3 1 (1.47%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.47%) Nmap
3 1 (1.47%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 33 (48.53%) Cisco
2 30 (44.12%) CheckPoint
2 30 (44.12%) Juniper
3 25 (36.76%) Palo Alto
4 18 (26.47%) Fortinet
5 12 (17.65%) F5
6 8 (11.76%) Blue Coat
7 7 (10.29%) FireEye
7 7 (10.29%) TippingPoint
8 6 (8.82%) Aruba
8 6 (8.82%) Extreme Networks
8 6 (8.82%) Samsung
9 4 (5.88%) LogRhythm
9 4 (5.88%) Rapid7
10 3 (4.41%) Arista
10 3 (4.41%) Citrix
10 3 (4.41%) Dell
10 3 (4.41%) Nortel
10 3 (4.41%) VMware
11 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
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