Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for CCSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 182 200
Rank change year-on-year +8 +18 -20
Contract jobs citing CCSP 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.046% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 0.20% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Scotland median daily rate £361 - £450
UK median daily rate £500 £469 £434
% change year-on-year +6.67% +8.07% +19.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £44.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year +25.71% +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 Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 713 978 1003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.15% 22.67% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 604 532
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.02%
10th Percentile £208 £250 £213
90th Percentile £513 £466 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 35 26
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £36.00 £28.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +27.19% +48.97%
10th Percentile £12.80 £12.10 £13.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £48.70 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £25.69 £25.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.23% +3.00% +31.58%

CCSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for CCSP in Scotland

CCSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSP in Scotland

CCSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCSP in Scotland

CCSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCSP in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CCSP in Scotland

CCSP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSP within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 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
Aberdeen 0 7 £361 -
CCSP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CCSP.

1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) Fault Management
3 3 (42.86%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (28.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) QMS
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) CMDB
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity

CCSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Fault Management
2 3 (42.86%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) QMS
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper