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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 120 137
Rank change year-on-year +26 +17  
Contract jobs citing CCSA 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% 0.041% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.16% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £390 £400
% change year-on-year -7.69% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 434 635 773
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.89% 25.79% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 317 342
Median daily rate £384 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.06% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £285 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.90% +22.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing CCSA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) CCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security

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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Check Point Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Network Analyst
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCSE
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint