The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank - - 62
Contract jobs citing SSCP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
144 85 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.90% 13.08% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 47 64
Average daily rate £362 £320 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.12% +19.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £9.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £11.90 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSCP across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SSCP
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SSCP Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SSCP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (100.00%) CCSP
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) GIAC
1 8 (100.00%) CEH
2 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL V3
4 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
5 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
5 4 (50.00%) Information Management
5 4 (50.00%) SIEM
5 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (37.50%) CESG
7 2 (25.00%) Information Security
7 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (25.00%) Security Management
7 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (25.00%) RMADS
7 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Security Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) IT Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) CESG
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
3 4 (50.00%) SIEM
3 4 (50.00%) Information Management
3 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCSP
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) GIAC
1 8 (100.00%) CEH
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001