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 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
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 605 633 619
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Contract jobs citing CCSP 19 13 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.023% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.11% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 14
Median daily rate £513 £569 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.94% +48.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £310 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £679 £650 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £369 £369
% change year-on-year
+45.76% -
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
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%

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 4 December 2016.

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 17 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 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 +13 17 £513 -9.94% 6
South East +23 6 £494 +41.07% 2
London +2 6 £425 -26.08% 1
Yorkshire +20 3 £525 - 1
West Yorkshire +15 3 £525 - 1
City of London - 3 £425 -
Berkshire +10 2 - - 2
Scotland - 2 - -
Horsham - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Surrey +17 1 £550 -
North West - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £438 -
Winchester - 1 £438 -
Slough - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (77.08%) Cisco
3 29 (60.42%) CISSP
4 25 (52.08%) CheckPoint
5 23 (47.92%) Network Security
6 22 (45.83%) CCNP
7 21 (43.75%) Firewall
7 21 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 19 (39.58%) Information Security
8 19 (39.58%) CISM
9 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
10 16 (33.33%) PCI DSS
10 16 (33.33%) Palo Alto
11 15 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (29.17%) Degree
12 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
13 13 (27.08%) Juniper
13 13 (27.08%) CCIE
13 13 (27.08%) ITIL
14 12 (25.00%) VPN
14 12 (25.00%) CCSE
14 12 (25.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 11 (22.92%) Security Management
16 10 (20.83%) Risk Management
16 10 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
16 10 (20.83%) ISMS
16 10 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
17 9 (18.75%) Information Assurance
17 9 (18.75%) Information Security Management
17 9 (18.75%) CCDP

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 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (47.92%) Network Security
2 21 (43.75%) Firewall
3 15 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (25.00%) VPN
5 10 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (16.67%) LAN
6 8 (16.67%) WAN
6 8 (16.67%) Wireless
7 6 (12.50%) MPLS
8 5 (10.42%) 3G
8 5 (10.42%) BGP
8 5 (10.42%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (10.42%) OSPF
8 5 (10.42%) VLAN
9 4 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (8.33%) DMZ
10 3 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (6.25%) SSL
10 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
10 3 (6.25%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) AppScan
1 1 (2.08%) Burp Suite
1 1 (2.08%) GDB
1 1 (2.08%) WinDbg
General
1 7 (14.58%) Banking
1 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 5 (10.42%) Legal
4 4 (8.33%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Consultant
2 12 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 9 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Security Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) CISSP Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Designer
5 4 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Security Designer
5 4 (8.33%) Security Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Cloud Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) 802.1X
1 2 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.08%) CGI
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.33%) CESG
3 4 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.17%) CMDB
5 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (4.17%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
1 2 (4.17%) Unix
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Kali Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Information Security
2 13 (27.08%) ITIL
3 11 (22.92%) Security Management
4 10 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (20.83%) ISMS
4 10 (20.83%) Risk Management
5 9 (18.75%) Information Assurance
5 9 (18.75%) Information Security Management
6 8 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 6 (12.50%) Change Management
7 6 (12.50%) Network Management
7 6 (12.50%) Project Management
8 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (10.42%) Migration
8 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.33%) eTOM
9 4 (8.33%) Service Management
9 4 (8.33%) Time Management
10 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
10 3 (6.25%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) C#
2 1 (2.08%) C++
2 1 (2.08%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.08%) Perl
2 1 (2.08%) PHP
2 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (60.42%) CISSP
3 22 (45.83%) CCNP
4 19 (39.58%) CISM
5 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
6 14 (29.17%) Degree
6 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
7 13 (27.08%) CCIE
8 12 (25.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 12 (25.00%) CCSE
9 9 (18.75%) CCDP
10 5 (10.42%) JNCIE
10 5 (10.42%) JNCIP
11 3 (6.25%) CCSA
12 2 (4.17%) CCNA
12 2 (4.17%) CEH
13 1 (2.08%) CCVP
13 1 (2.08%) CISA
13 1 (2.08%) GXPN
13 1 (2.08%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 8 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (16.67%) JSP 440
4 4 (8.33%) COBIT
5 3 (6.25%) ISO22301
6 2 (4.17%) SLA
7 1 (2.08%) HIPAA
7 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.08%) Core Impact
2 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.08%) HP Fortify
2 1 (2.08%) Nessus
2 1 (2.08%) Nexpose
2 1 (2.08%) Nmap
2 1 (2.08%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 37 (77.08%) Cisco
2 25 (52.08%) CheckPoint
3 16 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 13 (27.08%) Juniper
5 4 (8.33%) Aruba
5 4 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (8.33%) Samsung
6 3 (6.25%) F5
6 3 (6.25%) Nortel
7 2 (4.17%) Brocade
7 2 (4.17%) Meraki
7 2 (4.17%) Remedy
8 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.08%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (2.08%) FireEye
8 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.08%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.08%) TippingPoint