The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank - 132 121
Contract jobs citing SSCP 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.034% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.20% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £375 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £423
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SSCP
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
750 496 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.55% 16.95% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 242 239
Median daily rate £335 £340 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 32
Median hourly rate £38.00 £29.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +61.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SSCP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SSCP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland