The first table below looks at the demand for SSCP in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the County Antrim region.

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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 16 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing SSCP 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.14% 3.81% -
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 21.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £128 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £130 -
% change year-on-year
+215.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 11.36% 18.10% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 19
Average daily rate £340 £130 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+161.53% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
SSCP
Northern Ireland

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSCP across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing SSCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSCP.

1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) OPNET
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Snort
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (100.00%) LogLogic
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing SSCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (100.00%) LogLogic