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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 411 - 418
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSCP 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% - 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.055% - 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£469 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £410 £203
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +102.46%
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 London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3667 3724 3572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.64% 15.87% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 2383 2169
Average daily rate £425 £420 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 101 123
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSCP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SABSA

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Information Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SABSA
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS