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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 68 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing SSCP 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.11% 0.34% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 1.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £440 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £395 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +43.63%
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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
135 181 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.75% 20.73% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 62 41
Average daily rate £300 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.03% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £11.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.75 £35.00 £12.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Risk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft