Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 159 182
Contract jobs citing CCSA 0 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.00% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Scotland median daily rate - £315 -
UK median daily rate £475 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +26.67% -11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 666 799 982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.16% 21.35% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 487 517
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% -2.86% +0.72%
10th Percentile £206 £225 £213
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 24
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £35.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% +72.84% -31.36%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.74 £13.30
90th Percentile £45.50 £52.00 £47.35
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% -5.45% +44.74%

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing CCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for CCSA in Scotland

CCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSA in Scotland