The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
England / West Midlands
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CCSA 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
486 452 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.13% 18.90% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 236 229
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 57
Median hourly rate £20.88 £14.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.96% -38.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £44.00 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing CCSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CCSA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCSA across the West Midlands region.

CCSA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCSA across the West Midlands region.

CCSA Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CCSA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
Shropshire - 3 £375 - 1
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
2 8 (80.00%) VPN
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) CEH
3 7 (70.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (70.00%) SIEM
3 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) MCP
3 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) GCIH
3 7 (70.00%) GCFA
3 7 (70.00%) Security Monitoring
4 6 (60.00%) Forensic Analysis
4 6 (60.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (60.00%) Malware Analysis
4 6 (60.00%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (60.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (60.00%) Disk Encryption
4 6 (60.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (50.00%) Big Data
5 5 (50.00%) Information Security
6 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) Security Operations

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) VPN
3 7 (70.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Incident Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Nortel Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Nortel Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (10.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (70.00%) Security Monitoring
1 7 (70.00%) SIEM
2 6 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Disk Encryption
2 6 (60.00%) Forensic Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Identity Access Management
2 6 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (60.00%) Malware Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (30.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) CEH
3 7 (70.00%) GCFA
3 7 (70.00%) GCIH
3 7 (70.00%) MCP
3 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 1 (10.00%) CCDA
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (10.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Nortel
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk