The table below looks at the statistics for CCSP 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 CCSP over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 118 99 112
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs citing CCSP 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.078% 0.095% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.71% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £248 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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England

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
463 280 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.08% 13.27% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 162 185
Average daily rate £342 £343 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.07% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 13 26
Average hourly rate £20.75 £22.69 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.55% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.34 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

CCSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

CCSP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CCSP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CCSP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CCSP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CCSP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CCSP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
Birmingham - 2 £350 - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Extranet
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Extranet
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
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