Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 154 163
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9 +13
Contract jobs citing CCSA 2 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.049% 0.40% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 1.59% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 3
Berkshire median daily rate - £338 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.39% -22.30%
South East median daily rate £400 £344 £350
% change year-on-year +16.36% -1.79% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Berkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -
South East median hourly rate - £48.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -

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 877 1071 1276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.31% 25.09% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 523 624
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £226 £250 £241
90th Percentile £598 £575 £536
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 55 98
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -59.55% +62.63%
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £38.60 £45.81 £47.88
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.95
% change year-on-year -24.44% +13.52% +76.18%

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 21 November 2017. 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
Reading +6 1 - -
CCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) ICMP
2 1 (50.00%) Radware
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) ICMP
2 1 (50.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IP Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Compliance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Radware