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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank - 425 -
Contract jobs citing SSCP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.004% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.027% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 - £410
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
3851 3637 3667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.38% 15.41% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2608 2380 2377
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 96 112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £13.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.56 £52.17 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +29.72%

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 23 July 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 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) Qualys
2 2 (66.67%) ISMS
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (33.33%) Mimecast
3 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (33.33%) CLAS
3 1 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (33.33%) SANS
3 1 (33.33%) Email Filtering

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 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) CLAS Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) CLAS Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) ISMS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Email Filtering
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Security Auditing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) CLAS
3 1 (33.33%) GCIA
3 1 (33.33%) GCIH
3 1 (33.33%) SANS
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (33.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (33.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Qualys
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight