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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 244 - 263
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSCP 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.039% - 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% - 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £480 £250
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +92.00%
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
1941 2598 2914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.42% 27.26% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1202 1530 1447
Median daily rate £400 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 140 140
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +91.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.84 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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
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 3 December 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 - 3 £400 -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) Apple
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (75.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (75.00%) SANS
3 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (50.00%) Case Management
3 2 (50.00%) QRadar
3 2 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (50.00%) ELK Stack
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Splunk
4 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Redis
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) ELK Stack
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (50.00%) Case Management
3 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) SANS
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) QRadar
2 1 (25.00%) Kibana
2 1 (25.00%) logstash
2 1 (25.00%) Nessus
2 1 (25.00%) Nexpose
2 1 (25.00%) Nmap
2 1 (25.00%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Intel
3 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (25.00%) NetWitness
3 1 (25.00%) Qualys