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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 276 266
Rank change year-on-year +48 -10  
Contract jobs citing CCSP 10 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.011% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.040% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - £40.00

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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1844 2496 2359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 24.14% 28.33% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 1464 1325
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 96 122
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.06 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.18% +11.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £44.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

CCSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Hampshire - 8 £438 - 1
Surrey +3 1 £525 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -
CCSP
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) CISSP
2 12 (66.67%) CISM
2 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (61.11%) Cisco
3 11 (61.11%) CCNP
4 10 (55.56%) CheckPoint
5 8 (44.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 7 (38.89%) ISMS
6 7 (38.89%) Information Security
7 6 (33.33%) Firewall
7 6 (33.33%) Degree
7 6 (33.33%) CCDP
7 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
8 5 (27.78%) COBIT
8 5 (27.78%) Time Management
8 5 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (27.78%) Service Design
8 5 (27.78%) Public Cloud
8 5 (27.78%) ISO 22301
8 5 (27.78%) Star Schema
8 5 (27.78%) ITIL
8 5 (27.78%) eTOM
8 5 (27.78%) CESG
8 5 (27.78%) ITSM
8 5 (27.78%) Service Management
8 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (22.22%) Information Security Management
9 4 (22.22%) Security Management

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 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (22.22%) SNMP
3 3 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) BGP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.56%) HTTP
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) OSPF
4 1 (5.56%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Star Schema
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Cloud Specialist
1 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Security Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Designer
2 4 (22.22%) Security Designer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) CISSP Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) CESG
1 5 (27.78%) Public Cloud
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) BYOD
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.56%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Information Security
1 7 (38.89%) ISMS
2 5 (27.78%) eTOM
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) ITSM
2 5 (27.78%) Service Design
2 5 (27.78%) Service Management
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (27.78%) Time Management
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security Management
3 4 (22.22%) Network Management
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 4 (22.22%) Security Management
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) OWASP
6 1 (5.56%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) CISM
2 12 (66.67%) CISSP
3 11 (61.11%) CCNP
4 8 (44.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (33.33%) CCDP
5 6 (33.33%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) CCIE
6 4 (22.22%) CCIE Service Provider
7 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 1 (5.56%) CCDA
8 1 (5.56%) CCIP
8 1 (5.56%) CCNA
8 1 (5.56%) CEH
8 1 (5.56%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (27.78%) COBIT
2 5 (27.78%) ISO 22301
2 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
3 3 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (11.11%) JSP 440
4 2 (11.11%) RMADS
5 1 (5.56%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (5.56%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 4 (22.22%) Foundry
3 4 (22.22%) Palo Alto
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
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