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 3 months to 27 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.

Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
England / London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 375 427 411
Rank change year-on-year +52 -16  
Contract jobs citing CCSP 23 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.018% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 4
Median daily rate £450 £571 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.22% +34.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +25.71% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3325 3863 3617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.17% 17.45% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2254 2725 2372
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 49 88
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

CCSP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing CCSP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 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
City of London - 4 £525 - 3
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (84.38%) Firewall
3 18 (56.25%) Network Security
4 17 (53.13%) Palo Alto
5 16 (50.00%) CISSP
5 16 (50.00%) Information Security
5 16 (50.00%) Cisco
6 14 (43.75%) CCNP
6 14 (43.75%) PCI DSS
6 14 (43.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 13 (40.63%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (40.63%) Degree
7 13 (40.63%) Juniper
8 12 (37.50%) ITIL
8 12 (37.50%) CISM
8 12 (37.50%) CheckPoint
8 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
9 11 (34.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (34.38%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (34.38%) Wireless
9 11 (34.38%) Windows
9 11 (34.38%) Linux
10 10 (31.25%) Mac OS X
10 10 (31.25%) Finance
10 10 (31.25%) Internet
10 10 (31.25%) SIEM
10 10 (31.25%) SANS
10 10 (31.25%) Web Filtering
10 10 (31.25%) LogRhythm
10 10 (31.25%) Kalman Filter

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (84.38%) Firewall
2 18 (56.25%) Network Security
3 13 (40.63%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (34.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (34.38%) Wireless
5 10 (31.25%) Internet
6 4 (12.50%) DNS
7 3 (9.38%) BGP
7 3 (9.38%) BIG-IP
7 3 (9.38%) DHCP
7 3 (9.38%) EIGRP
7 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
7 3 (9.38%) Fast Ethernet
7 3 (9.38%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 3 (9.38%) IPsec
7 3 (9.38%) MPLS
7 3 (9.38%) OSPF
7 3 (9.38%) SNMP
7 3 (9.38%) TACACS
7 3 (9.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
1 12 (37.50%) Security Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Network Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Security Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Firewall Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Firewall Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (12.50%) Network Specialist
6 4 (12.50%) Security Specialist
6 4 (12.50%) SIEM Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Incident Handler
8 2 (6.25%) Information Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) BYOD
4 1 (3.13%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.13%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Linux
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Mac OS X
3 3 (9.38%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Information Security
2 12 (37.50%) ITIL
3 11 (34.38%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (31.25%) SIEM
4 10 (31.25%) Web Filtering
5 9 (28.13%) Email Filtering
5 9 (28.13%) Identity Access Management
5 9 (28.13%) Security Monitoring
6 7 (21.88%) Malware Analysis
6 7 (21.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (12.50%) Change Management
8 3 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (9.38%) Data Security
8 3 (9.38%) Digital Forensics
8 3 (9.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (9.38%) Security Operations
8 3 (9.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 2 (6.25%) Actionable Insight
9 2 (6.25%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (50.00%) CISSP
3 14 (43.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 14 (43.75%) CCNP
4 13 (40.63%) Degree
5 12 (37.50%) CISM
6 10 (31.25%) SANS
7 7 (21.88%) CCSE
8 6 (18.75%) CCMSE
9 3 (9.38%) GCIH
9 3 (9.38%) GIAC
10 2 (6.25%) CCIE
10 2 (6.25%) CCNA
11 1 (3.13%) CCDP
11 1 (3.13%) CCIP
11 1 (3.13%) CCSA
11 1 (3.13%) MCP
11 1 (3.13%) MCSA
11 1 (3.13%) MCSE
11 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) PCI DSS
2 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.13%) ISO22301
3 1 (3.13%) ISO27002
3 1 (3.13%) ISO27005
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) vCloud
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Palo Alto
2 16 (50.00%) Cisco
3 13 (40.63%) Juniper
4 12 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 10 (31.25%) LogRhythm
6 9 (28.13%) Rapid7
7 8 (25.00%) Dell
8 5 (15.63%) F5
8 5 (15.63%) Fortinet
9 3 (9.38%) Arista
9 3 (9.38%) Citrix
9 3 (9.38%) VMware
10 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
10 2 (6.25%) FireEye
10 2 (6.25%) TippingPoint
11 1 (3.13%) Microsoft