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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 547 542 512
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -30
Contract jobs citing SSCP 17 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.045% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
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UK excluding London average daily rate £398 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
SSCP
UK

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
10269 8982 7524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.56% 19.63% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6018 4901 4040
Average daily rate £400 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 425 458
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -29.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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
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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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
South West - 7 £245 - 1
East of England +9 6 - - 3
London - 2 £550 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £463 -
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 5
West Midlands - - - -
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SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (86.96%) Information Security
2 13 (56.52%) CEH
3 12 (52.17%) GIAC
3 12 (52.17%) CISSP
4 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (39.13%) CISM
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 7 (30.43%) Finance
7 7 (30.43%) Degree
7 7 (30.43%) PCI DSS
7 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
8 6 (26.09%) WSUS
8 6 (26.09%) SIEM
8 6 (26.09%) CISMP
8 6 (26.09%) CISA
9 5 (21.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 5 (21.74%) MCP
9 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (21.74%) GSEC
9 5 (21.74%) GPEN
9 5 (21.74%) COBIT
10 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
10 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
11 3 (13.04%) Security+ Certification
11 3 (13.04%) Information Security Management
11 3 (13.04%) Security Management
11 3 (13.04%) Retail
11 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DMZ
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) Network Security
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Security Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) IT Auditor
5 1 (4.35%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Auditor
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Security Auditor
5 1 (4.35%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Information Security
2 6 (26.09%) SIEM
3 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security Management
5 3 (13.04%) Security Management
5 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.70%) Change Control
6 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) ETL
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) CEH
2 12 (52.17%) CISSP
2 12 (52.17%) GIAC
3 9 (39.13%) CISM
4 7 (30.43%) Degree
4 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
5 6 (26.09%) CISA
5 6 (26.09%) CISMP
6 5 (21.74%) GSEC
6 5 (21.74%) MCP
6 5 (21.74%) GPEN
7 3 (13.04%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) ISACA
8 2 (8.70%) PCI QSA
9 1 (4.35%) MCITP
9 1 (4.35%) ISEB
9 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (30.43%) PCI DSS
3 5 (21.74%) COBIT
3 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 5 (21.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (8.70%) ISO 14001
4 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Qualys
3 1 (4.35%) Tufin
3 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.35%) AlgoSec
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee
3 1 (4.35%) Websense
3 1 (4.35%) Tripwire
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
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