Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CCSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 348 358 380
Rank change year-on-year +10 +22 -31
Contract jobs citing CCSP 28 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 0.53% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 16
South East median daily rate £538 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +18.75% +8.11%
10th Percentile £500 £414 £308
90th Percentile £653 £496 £469
England median daily rate £500 £469 £406
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +12.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £35.00 -
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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3730 4311 5190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.15% 25.85% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2118 2636 3090
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £212 £252 £258
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 223 250
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £27.80 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.64% -10.03% +81.76%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.88 £11.98
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.80 £51.79
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +26.32%

CCSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CCSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CCSP in the South East

CCSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSP in the South East

CCSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCSP in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCSP in the South East

CCSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCSP in the South East

CCSP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSP within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley +14 17 £625 -
Berkshire +8 15 £625 -
Hampshire +7 7 - -
Surrey -9 4 £500 -9.09%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £575 -
CCSP
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for CCSP.

1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (67.86%) ITIL
3 14 (50.00%) CISM
3 14 (50.00%) CISSP
3 14 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 13 (46.43%) Public Cloud
4 13 (46.43%) COBIT
5 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (42.86%) Time Management
5 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 12 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (42.86%) Service Design
5 12 (42.86%) Star Schema
5 12 (42.86%) Cisco
5 12 (42.86%) CCIE
5 12 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (42.86%) Service Management
5 12 (42.86%) ITSM
5 12 (42.86%) CESG
5 12 (42.86%) eTOM
6 11 (39.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (39.29%) Network Security
6 11 (39.29%) Degree
7 10 (35.71%) ISO 22301
8 9 (32.14%) Firewall
9 8 (28.57%) CCIE Service Provider
9 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (25.00%) Foundry
10 7 (25.00%) Network Management
10 7 (25.00%) Palo Alto

CCSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Network Security
2 9 (32.14%) Firewall
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (25.00%) SNMP
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.57%) FWSM
5 1 (3.57%) MPLS
5 1 (3.57%) NAS
5 1 (3.57%) SCCP
5 1 (3.57%) VPLS
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) Star Schema
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Security Specialist
2 10 (35.71%) Cloud Specialist
3 7 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) CISSP Specialist
5 5 (17.86%) Architect
6 4 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (14.29%) Network Specialist
6 4 (14.29%) Security Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Security Architect
8 2 (7.14%) CISSP Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
9 1 (3.57%) AWS Architect
9 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 1 (3.57%) Information Security Architect
9 1 (3.57%) IP Architect
9 1 (3.57%) Network Security Architect
9 1 (3.57%) Security Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Public Cloud
2 12 (42.86%) CESG
3 4 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Android
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Solaris
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) ITIL
2 12 (42.86%) eTOM
2 12 (42.86%) ITSM
2 12 (42.86%) Service Design
2 12 (42.86%) Service Management
2 12 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (42.86%) Time Management
3 11 (39.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (25.00%) Network Management
5 4 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Information Security
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (7.14%) DevOps
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 14 (50.00%) CISM
2 14 (50.00%) CISSP
3 12 (42.86%) CCIE
3 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 11 (39.29%) Degree
5 8 (28.57%) CCIE Service Provider
6 7 (25.00%) CCNP
7 6 (21.43%) CCNA
8 4 (14.29%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
9 1 (3.57%) GSEC
9 1 (3.57%) MCITP
9 1 (3.57%) MCSE
9 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (46.43%) COBIT
2 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (35.71%) ISO 22301
4 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
1 2 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco
2 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (25.00%) Foundry
2 7 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (7.14%) Apple
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Sun
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) F5
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) StorageTek