Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 - 154
Rank change year-on-year - +154 +20
Contract jobs citing CCSA 3 0 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.078% - 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% - 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 16
Berkshire median daily rate £385 - £338
10th Percentile £364 - £308
90th Percentile £416 - £431
South East median daily rate £431 £448 £350
% change year-on-year -3.63% +27.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
South East median hourly rate - - £52.50

CCSA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 765 877 1,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.93% 22.09% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 398 582
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £208 £224 £250
90th Percentile £540 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 53 62
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.59% +8.00% -48.18%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £46.45 £39.75 £37.40
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £21.50 £24.28
% change year-on-year +86.05% -11.45% +0.66%

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing CCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for CCSA in Berkshire

CCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCSA in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSA in Berkshire

CCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCSA in Berkshire

CCSA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 2 £394 -
Reading - 1 £385 - 2
CCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) CCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) IOS XR
3 1 (33.33%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) VMware NSX
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (33.33%) Server Management
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Tcl
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

CCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) IOS XR
2 1 (33.33%) TACACS
2 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
1 1 (33.33%) Server Management
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCSE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Radware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware