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 8 December 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 557 - 606
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSCP 41 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% - 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% - 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 0 6
Median daily rate £450 - £494
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £480 £250
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +92.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
9276 10438 10744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.15% 20.65% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5861 6363 6180
Median daily rate £420 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 506 499
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.67 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +52.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 31 £450 -
London - 4 £375 - 3
South East - 3 £400 -
North East - 1 £363 -
South West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £325 - 1
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 41 (97.62%) CISSP
2 37 (88.10%) SANS
3 35 (83.33%) Apple
3 35 (83.33%) WAN
3 35 (83.33%) Unix
3 35 (83.33%) Windows
3 35 (83.33%) Linux
3 35 (83.33%) LAN
4 34 (80.95%) VoIP
4 34 (80.95%) TCP/IP
4 34 (80.95%) VPN
4 34 (80.95%) Firewall
4 34 (80.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 34 (80.95%) Vulnerability Management
4 34 (80.95%) Patch Management
5 30 (71.43%) Splunk
5 30 (71.43%) ELK Stack
6 29 (69.05%) QRadar
7 27 (64.29%) Network Monitoring
8 26 (61.90%) Cybersecurity
9 21 (50.00%) LogRhythm
9 21 (50.00%) IBM
10 20 (47.62%) Case Management
11 19 (45.24%) Information Security
12 18 (42.86%) Cyber Attack
13 17 (40.48%) Security Operations
13 17 (40.48%) SC Cleared
13 17 (40.48%) Security Cleared
14 14 (33.33%) Management Information System
15 13 (30.95%) Python

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 1 (2.38%) Apache
1 1 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) Jetty
1 1 (2.38%) Mongrel
1 1 (2.38%) nginx
1 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.38%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (83.33%) LAN
1 35 (83.33%) WAN
2 34 (80.95%) Firewall
2 34 (80.95%) TCP/IP
2 34 (80.95%) VoIP
2 34 (80.95%) VPN
3 6 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) FTP
4 1 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (2.38%) IPsec
4 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Analyst
2 14 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 10 (23.81%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (16.67%) Technical Support
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Security Specialist
8 3 (7.14%) Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Security Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Technical Security Specialist
9 2 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) Security Officer
10 1 (2.38%) Head of Security
10 1 (2.38%) Information Security Officer
10 1 (2.38%) Security Operations Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) Security Technical Consultant
10 1 (2.38%) Technical Security Consultant
10 1 (2.38%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (71.43%) ELK Stack
2 12 (28.57%) RESTful
3 10 (23.81%) Web Services
4 2 (4.76%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) J2EE
5 1 (2.38%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Cyber Attack
2 14 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.90%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.38%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 35 (83.33%) Linux
1 35 (83.33%) Unix
1 35 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Patch Management
1 34 (80.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 34 (80.95%) Vulnerability Management
2 27 (64.29%) Network Monitoring
3 26 (61.90%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (47.62%) Case Management
5 19 (45.24%) Information Security
6 17 (40.48%) Security Operations
7 12 (28.57%) Open Source
7 12 (28.57%) SIEM
8 8 (19.05%) Analytics
8 8 (19.05%) Data Analytics
8 8 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (16.67%) Process Improvement
10 3 (7.14%) Computer Security
10 3 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
11 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
11 2 (4.76%) Identity Access Management
11 2 (4.76%) ITIL
11 2 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) Python
2 1 (2.38%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (97.62%) CISSP
2 37 (88.10%) SANS
3 17 (40.48%) SC Cleared
3 17 (40.48%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) CISM
5 1 (2.38%) CCFP
5 1 (2.38%) CISA
5 1 (2.38%) EnCE
5 1 (2.38%) GCFA
5 1 (2.38%) GCIA
5 1 (2.38%) GIAC
5 1 (2.38%) GPEN
5 1 (2.38%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (69.05%) QRadar
2 11 (26.19%) Kibana
2 11 (26.19%) logstash
3 8 (19.05%) Nessus
3 8 (19.05%) Nexpose
3 8 (19.05%) Nmap
4 6 (14.29%) RSA enVision
5 1 (2.38%) Puppet
5 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) Apple
2 30 (71.43%) Splunk
3 21 (50.00%) IBM
3 21 (50.00%) LogRhythm
4 8 (19.05%) ArcSight
4 8 (19.05%) Intel
4 8 (19.05%) Intel Security
4 8 (19.05%) NetWitness
4 8 (19.05%) Qualys
5 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) Mercator
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.38%) VMware
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