The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 April 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 123 130
Contract jobs citing CCSA 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.076% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.41% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £370
% change year-on-year +3.03% +11.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.00

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 448 485 490
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 20.99% 18.47% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 257 237
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 28 64
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +88.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.61% +44.44%  

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

CCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSA in the East of England

CCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCSA in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 of England region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Security
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Interwoven

CCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Security
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Interwoven
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) SAP