The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
England / London
Rank 393 423 418
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -5
Contract jobs citing SSCP 13 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.067% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.051% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 2
Median daily rate £425 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 - £398
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3297 3934 3610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.96% 18.60% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2285 2739 2372
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 57 82
Median hourly rate £26.50 £17.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.92% -0.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.68 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SSCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in London

SSCP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SSCP Daily Rate Trend in London

SSCP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
City of London - 2 £425 - 1
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 13 (86.67%) Information Security
2 12 (80.00%) CISSP
2 12 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (66.67%) CISM
4 9 (60.00%) Firewall
4 9 (60.00%) Splunk
4 9 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (60.00%) SANS
5 7 (46.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (46.67%) Tufin
5 7 (46.67%) Degree
5 7 (46.67%) COBIT
5 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
5 7 (46.67%) Qualys
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) GDPR
5 7 (46.67%) Line Management
5 7 (46.67%) Coaching
5 7 (46.67%) Mimecast
5 7 (46.67%) Data Privacy
6 4 (26.67%) SIEM
7 3 (20.00%) Trustwave
7 3 (20.00%) CEH
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) Sophos
7 3 (20.00%) Forcepoint
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) GCWN

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (46.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Redis
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Analyst
1 14 (93.33%) Security Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 6 (40.00%) IT Analyst
3 6 (40.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Information Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Information Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Information Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (13.33%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Information Security
2 9 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (46.67%) Coaching
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (46.67%) Data Privacy
3 7 (46.67%) Line Management
4 4 (26.67%) SIEM
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Case Management
6 2 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
6 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
6 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.67%) Computer Security
7 1 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (6.67%) OWASP
7 1 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) CISSP
2 10 (66.67%) CISM
3 9 (60.00%) SANS
4 7 (46.67%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) CEH
5 3 (20.00%) GCWN
5 3 (20.00%) GISF
6 2 (13.33%) CCFP
6 2 (13.33%) EnCE
6 2 (13.33%) GCFA
6 2 (13.33%) GCIA
6 2 (13.33%) GPEN
6 2 (13.33%) GREM
7 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (46.67%) COBIT
2 7 (46.67%) GDPR
2 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (13.33%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) QRadar
2 1 (6.67%) Kibana
2 1 (6.67%) logstash
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Splunk
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Qualys
2 7 (46.67%) Tufin
3 3 (20.00%) Forcepoint
3 3 (20.00%) Sophos
3 3 (20.00%) Trustwave
4 2 (13.33%) Apple
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) LogRhythm
5 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.67%) Snow