Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 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.

Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 608 600 612
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 -13
Contract jobs citing CCSP 24 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.051% 0.036% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.21% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 4
London median daily rate £525 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -12.82% +34.48%
10th Percentile £448 £330 £434
90th Percentile £596 £531 £555
England median daily rate £500 £463 £406
% change year-on-year +8.11% +13.85% +11.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year - +30.84% -

CCSP 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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7756 7657 7532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.62% 17.18% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5164 4938 4968
London median daily rate £475 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 111 143
London median hourly rate £21.02 £19.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.77% -4.88% +17.14%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.50 £12.06
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £48.57
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.38% +8.33% +26.32%

CCSP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CCSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CCSP in London

CCSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSP in London

CCSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCSP in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCSP in London

CCSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCSP in London

CCSP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSP within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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
Central London -9 10 £525 +23.53%
North London -7 3 £500 +44.93%
CCSP
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCSP 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 London region with a requirement for CCSP.

1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (79.17%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (62.50%) Firewall
4 14 (58.33%) Linux
4 14 (58.33%) Python
5 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (54.17%) DevOps
6 12 (50.00%) Security Operations
6 12 (50.00%) SIEM
6 12 (50.00%) Nessus
6 12 (50.00%) Qualys
7 10 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 10 (41.67%) Windows
7 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
9 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
9 8 (33.33%) CISM
9 8 (33.33%) CISSP
9 8 (33.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (29.17%) CREST Certified
10 7 (29.17%) Secure Coding
10 7 (29.17%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (29.17%) Terraform
10 7 (29.17%) AlienVault
10 7 (29.17%) logstash
10 7 (29.17%) Malware Analysis
10 7 (29.17%) BYOD
10 7 (29.17%) Patch Management
10 7 (29.17%) Packer
10 7 (29.17%) Burp Suite

CCSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 19 (79.17%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.83%) Network Security
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 3 (12.50%) IPv4
5 3 (12.50%) Multicast
5 3 (12.50%) NAS
5 3 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (4.17%) BGP
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.17%) IPsec
6 1 (4.17%) MPLS
6 1 (4.17%) SSL
6 1 (4.17%) VLAN
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) WAN
6 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Big Data
1 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Burp Suite
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Electronics
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Security Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) AWS Architect
5 3 (12.50%) AWS Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Azure Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Firewall Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Firewall Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Security Architect
5 3 (12.50%) SIEM Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) AWS Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Azure Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) BYOD
2 5 (20.83%) Public Cloud
3 3 (12.50%) Clustering
4 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Unix
4 3 (12.50%) Solaris
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) DevOps
2 12 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 12 (50.00%) SIEM
3 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (29.17%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (29.17%) ITIL
4 7 (29.17%) Malware Analysis
4 7 (29.17%) OWASP
4 7 (29.17%) Patch Management
4 7 (29.17%) Secure Coding
4 7 (29.17%) Security Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 6 (25.00%) Information Security
5 6 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (16.67%) High Availability
7 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
8 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Python
2 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
2 7 (29.17%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 7 (29.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 8 (33.33%) CISM
3 8 (33.33%) CISSP
3 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 7 (29.17%) CREST Certified
5 6 (25.00%) CCIE
5 6 (25.00%) CCNP
5 6 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.83%) CCIE Service Provider
6 5 (20.83%) CCNA
6 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (12.50%) CCMSE
8 3 (12.50%) CCSE
8 3 (12.50%) MCITP
8 3 (12.50%) MCSE
9 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
3 3 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) VMware NSX
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Nessus
2 7 (29.17%) Ansible
2 7 (29.17%) logstash
2 7 (29.17%) Packer
2 7 (29.17%) Terraform
3 5 (20.83%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (20.83%) OSSEC
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (12.50%) SCCM
4 3 (12.50%) SCOM
5 2 (8.33%) FortiGate
6 1 (4.17%) Cacti
6 1 (4.17%) Nagios
6 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Qualys
2 7 (29.17%) AlienVault
2 7 (29.17%) Splunk
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
4 5 (20.83%) Intel
4 5 (20.83%) Juniper
4 5 (20.83%) McAfee
4 5 (20.83%) Palo Alto
4 5 (20.83%) Sourcefire
4 5 (20.83%) Symantec
4 5 (20.83%) Trend Micro
4 5 (20.83%) Tripwire
4 5 (20.83%) VMware
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) SAP
6 3 (12.50%) StorageTek
6 3 (12.50%) Sun
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix