The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
England / East Midlands
Rank 98 96 95
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Contract jobs citing CCSA 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.068% 0.062% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.34% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 277 298 269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 18.72% 18.47% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 190 155
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.89 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

CCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSA in the East Midlands

CCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCSA in the East Midlands

CCSA
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +2 1 £400 -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) TACACS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Computacenter
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) NGN
1 2 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) vCloud
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) NGN
1 2 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TACACS
1 2 (100.00%) VXLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) vCloud
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Computacenter
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (100.00%) VMware