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 27 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 584 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSCP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.021% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £423 -
% change year-on-year
-11.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
9492 9267 7633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.94% 19.30% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5509 5486 4114
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 473 427
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSCP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 2 £325 -
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 16 (84.21%) Information Security
2 9 (47.37%) CEH
2 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (47.37%) PCI DSS
2 9 (47.37%) GIAC
3 8 (42.11%) CISSP
4 7 (36.84%) Degree
5 6 (31.58%) WSUS
5 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) CISMP
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) CISM
5 6 (31.58%) SIEM
5 6 (31.58%) Security Patching
6 5 (26.32%) COBIT
7 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (15.79%) CISA
8 3 (15.79%) Retail
8 3 (15.79%) GSEC
8 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (15.79%) ISACA
8 3 (15.79%) GPEN
8 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (15.79%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (15.79%) MCP
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) Wireless
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Security Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) IT Auditor
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Auditor
4 1 (5.26%) IT Security Auditor
4 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Applications Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) SIEM
2 6 (31.58%) Security Patching
3 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
5 2 (10.53%) Security Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) GIAC
1 9 (47.37%) CEH
2 8 (42.11%) CISSP
3 7 (36.84%) Degree
4 6 (31.58%) CISMP
4 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) CISM
5 3 (15.79%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (15.79%) GSEC
5 3 (15.79%) MCP
5 3 (15.79%) CISA
5 3 (15.79%) ISACA
5 3 (15.79%) GPEN
6 2 (10.53%) PCI QSA
6 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.26%) MCITP
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (47.37%) PCI DSS
2 5 (26.32%) COBIT
3 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.26%) ISO 14001
4 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) WSUS
2 2 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) McAfee