Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CCSA 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.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 222 246
Rank change year-on-year +21 +24 -47
Contract jobs citing CCSA 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.018% 0.015% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.080% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
North West median daily rate £300 £293 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -16.43% -17.65%
England median daily rate £400 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £48.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -13.33%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 988 1256 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.36% 18.51% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 741 964
North West median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +7.38%
10th Percentile £200 £231 £251
90th Percentile £550 £595 £572
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 57 108
North West median hourly rate £38.88 £27.50 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.36% -9.90% +48.88%
10th Percentile £14.62 £12.13 £15.31
90th Percentile £53.60 £53.20 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.38% +8.33% +26.32%

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing CCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for CCSA in the North West

CCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSA in the North West

CCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCSA in the North West

CCSA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the North West 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
Manchester - 1 £300 -
CCSA
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 North West region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) CCSM

CCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCSM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper