The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
UK / England
Rank 542 611 582
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -29
Contract jobs citing SSCP 37 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.002% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.010% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 0 9
Median daily rate £425 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £480 £398
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +20.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8689 10160 9646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.75% 21.30% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5537 6394 5594
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 401 452
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +70.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in England

SSCP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SSCP Daily Rate Trend in England

SSCP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSCP across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

SSCP Daily Rate Histogram in England

SSCP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSCP across the England region.

SSCP Hourly Rate Trend in England

SSCP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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
North West - 18 £525 -
London +35 13 £425 - 4
East of England - 5 £400 -
South East - 1 £425 -
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 71 (94.67%) CISSP
2 62 (82.67%) SANS
3 55 (73.33%) Firewall
4 54 (72.00%) LAN
4 54 (72.00%) WAN
5 53 (70.67%) Splunk
6 49 (65.33%) Unix
6 49 (65.33%) Linux
6 49 (65.33%) Cybersecurity
7 48 (64.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 48 (64.00%) Windows
7 48 (64.00%) VoIP
7 48 (64.00%) Apple
8 47 (62.67%) TCP/IP
8 47 (62.67%) VPN
8 47 (62.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 47 (62.67%) Patch Management
9 44 (58.67%) Elastic Stack
9 44 (58.67%) Information Security
10 43 (57.33%) QRadar
11 41 (54.67%) Network Monitoring
12 36 (48.00%) LogRhythm
12 36 (48.00%) IBM
13 28 (37.33%) Security Operations
13 28 (37.33%) Case Management
14 27 (36.00%) Security Cleared
15 26 (34.67%) SC Cleared
16 24 (32.00%) SIEM
16 24 (32.00%) Management Information System
16 24 (32.00%) Cyber Attack

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 3 (4.00%) Apache
1 3 (4.00%) IIS
1 3 (4.00%) Jetty
1 3 (4.00%) Mongrel
1 3 (4.00%) nginx
1 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.33%) Mimecast
4 3 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.00%) Google App Engine
4 3 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 55 (73.33%) Firewall
2 54 (72.00%) LAN
2 54 (72.00%) WAN
3 48 (64.00%) VoIP
4 47 (62.67%) TCP/IP
4 47 (62.67%) VPN
5 10 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (13.33%) Wireless
6 3 (4.00%) DHCP
6 3 (4.00%) DNS
6 3 (4.00%) FTP
6 3 (4.00%) HTTP
6 3 (4.00%) IPsec
6 3 (4.00%) SSL
7 1 (1.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.00%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
2 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (45.33%) Analyst
2 31 (41.33%) Security Analyst
3 19 (25.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 13 (17.33%) Technical Specialist
5 9 (12.00%) Security Specialist
5 9 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Technical Support
7 6 (8.00%) IT Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Security Officer
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Technical Security Specialist
9 4 (5.33%) IT Security Officer
10 3 (4.00%) Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 3 (4.00%) Security Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Security Specialist
11 2 (2.67%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (58.67%) Elastic Stack
2 17 (22.67%) RESTful
3 15 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (5.33%) .NET
5 3 (4.00%) J2EE
5 3 (4.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.00%) Cyber Attack
1 24 (32.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (14.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 49 (65.33%) Linux
1 49 (65.33%) Unix
2 48 (64.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (65.33%) Cybersecurity
2 48 (64.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 47 (62.67%) Patch Management
3 47 (62.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 44 (58.67%) Information Security
5 41 (54.67%) Network Monitoring
6 28 (37.33%) Case Management
6 28 (37.33%) Security Operations
7 24 (32.00%) SIEM
8 20 (26.67%) Open Source
9 19 (25.33%) Security Monitoring
10 11 (14.67%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (13.33%) Process Improvement
12 9 (12.00%) ITIL
13 8 (10.67%) Analytics
13 8 (10.67%) Data Analytics
13 8 (10.67%) Data Privacy
14 7 (9.33%) Coaching
14 7 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (9.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) Python
2 3 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (94.67%) CISSP
2 62 (82.67%) SANS
3 27 (36.00%) Security Cleared
4 26 (34.67%) SC Cleared
5 17 (22.67%) CISM
6 8 (10.67%) Degree
7 3 (4.00%) CEH
7 3 (4.00%) GCWN
7 3 (4.00%) GISF
8 2 (2.67%) CCFP
8 2 (2.67%) CISA
8 2 (2.67%) EnCE
8 2 (2.67%) GCFA
8 2 (2.67%) GCIA
8 2 (2.67%) GPEN
8 2 (2.67%) GREM
9 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (10.67%) COBIT
2 8 (10.67%) GDPR
2 8 (10.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.67%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (57.33%) QRadar
2 18 (24.00%) Kibana
3 17 (22.67%) logstash
4 10 (13.33%) RSA enVision
5 8 (10.67%) Nessus
5 8 (10.67%) Nexpose
5 8 (10.67%) Nmap
6 3 (4.00%) Puppet
7 1 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (70.67%) Splunk
2 48 (64.00%) Apple
3 36 (48.00%) IBM
3 36 (48.00%) LogRhythm
4 15 (20.00%) Qualys
5 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 9 (12.00%) Snow
7 8 (10.67%) ArcSight
7 8 (10.67%) Intel
7 8 (10.67%) Intel Security
7 8 (10.67%) NetWitness
8 7 (9.33%) Tufin
9 3 (4.00%) Forcepoint
9 3 (4.00%) Google
9 3 (4.00%) Sophos
9 3 (4.00%) Trustwave
9 3 (4.00%) VMware
10 2 (2.67%) HP
10 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.33%) Mercator
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