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 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 439 433 447
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing SSCP 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.009% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.049% 0.055% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £334 £469 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.85% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £464 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £474 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £395
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SSCP
England

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
4064 3638 3808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.75% 15.77% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2574 2423 2523
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 65 76
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.66 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 London region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Splunk
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SANS
3 2 (50.00%) Case Management
3 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (50.00%) ELK Stack
3 2 (50.00%) QRadar
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Qualys
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) LogRhythm

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 1 (25.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP
4 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Redis
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) ELK Stack
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
1 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Case Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
3 1 (25.00%) ISMS
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Security Auditing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) SANS
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) GCIA
3 1 (25.00%) GCIH
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (25.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) QRadar
2 1 (25.00%) Kibana
2 1 (25.00%) logstash
2 1 (25.00%) Nessus
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 2 (50.00%) Qualys
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow