The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
London / City of London
Rank - - 188
Contract jobs citing CCSA 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.080%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £358 £400
% change year-on-year +0.69% -10.62%  
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 the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 415 482 837
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 13.97% 14.74% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 345 621
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 17
Median hourly rate £15.87 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.66% -9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £17.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.56 £37.96 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

CCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSA in the City of London

CCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCSA in the City of London

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) ICMP
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) CCSE
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Meraki
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) ICMP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Network Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Voice Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Meraki
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow