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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 595 577 574
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing SSCP 1 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.034% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.010% 0.17% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 0
Average daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £398 -
% change year-on-year
+20.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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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
10012 9534 8820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.22% 20.25% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6240 5589 4833
Average daily rate £403 £400 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 443 405
Average hourly rate £36.75 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London +4 1 - - 1
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SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) WebInspect
1 1 (100.00%) AppScan
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) WCF

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) AppScan
1 1 (100.00%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (100.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Fortify
1 1 (100.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP