The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 258 - 252
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSCP 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.024% - 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.096% - 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £395
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2073 2678 2423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.90% 27.08% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1286 1611 1228
Median daily rate £400 £398 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +8.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 116 121
Median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SSCP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SSCP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SSCP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSCP across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

SSCP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SSCP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSCP across the South East region.

SSCP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SSCP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £550 -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (85.71%) Splunk
2 6 (85.71%) SANS
3 5 (71.43%) Qualys
3 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (71.43%) Information Security
4 4 (57.14%) Change Control
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) ISMS
4 4 (57.14%) SIEM
4 4 (57.14%) BitLocker
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) Security Auditing
5 3 (42.86%) Email Filtering
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (42.86%) Mimecast
5 3 (42.86%) WSUS
6 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (28.57%) Cyberthreat

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (42.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 1 (14.29%) Redis
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Security Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) IT Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Operational Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ELK Stack
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) Change Control
3 4 (57.14%) ISMS
3 4 (57.14%) Security Auditing
3 4 (57.14%) SIEM
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) Email Filtering
4 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Security
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) SANS
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) WSUS
3 1 (14.29%) Kibana
3 1 (14.29%) logstash
3 1 (14.29%) QRadar
3 1 (14.29%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Splunk
2 5 (71.43%) Qualys
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm