The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 106 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSCP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.050% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 - £398
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
527 605 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.46% 24.46% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 316 309
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 28
Median hourly rate £14.25 £55.55 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.34% +77.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.04 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SSCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SSCP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSCP across the Berkshire region.

SSCP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SSCP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Reading - 1 £425 -
SSCP
South East

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SSCP 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) SANS
2 3 (75.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) Apple
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Splunk
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (50.00%) Case Management
3 2 (50.00%) QRadar

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Redis
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Payments Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (50.00%) Case Management
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) SANS
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) QRadar
2 1 (25.00%) Kibana
2 1 (25.00%) logstash
2 1 (25.00%) Nessus
2 1 (25.00%) Nexpose
2 1 (25.00%) Nmap
2 1 (25.00%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Intel
3 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (25.00%) NetWitness
3 1 (25.00%) Qualys
3 1 (25.00%) Snow