The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 121 116 119
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing CCSA 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.045% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 0.40% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£455 - £278
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 - £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
CCSA
England

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

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
375 247 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.19% 11.02% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 142 180
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 23
Average hourly rate £31.75 £22.69 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.92% +17.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £22.69 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

CCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

CCSA Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

CCSA
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCSA across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

CCSA Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

CCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

CCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

CCSA
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
West Yorkshire - 3 £455 - 4
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing CCSA 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 CCSA.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) VCAP
3 1 (33.33%) VCP5
3 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing CCSA 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 CCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VCAP
3 1 (33.33%) VCP5
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) VMware