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 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank - - 384
Contract jobs citing SSCP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
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
3577 3836 3326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.01% 16.45% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2296 2581 2011
Average daily rate £413 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 114 111
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.79 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 26 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) COBIT
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) GPEN
3 1 (25.00%) GSEC
3 1 (25.00%) MCP

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) GSEC
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) GPEN
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT