The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 57 62
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Contract jobs citing CCSA 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.33% 0.29% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.34% 1.29% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £500 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +3.12%  
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 Hertfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 149 155 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 24.92% 22.63% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 65 53
Median daily rate £340 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% -10.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.41% +30.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.63 £40.00 £36.85
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

CCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSA in Hertfordshire

CCSA
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architect
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto