Period
to 28 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for SSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing SSCP 3 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.26% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £438 - -
East of England median daily rate £438 £275 -
% change year-on-year +59.09% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

SSCP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 285 255 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.89% 18.60% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 110 160
Median daily rate £400 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +13.01% -8.75%
10th Percentile £186 £183 £200
90th Percentile £663 £550 £546
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 43
Median hourly rate £23.66 £42.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.67% +140.00% -
10th Percentile £12.30 £13.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £71.98 £66.81 £47.25
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% +14.29% -50.00%

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing SSCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SSCP in Hertfordshire

SSCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SSCP in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SSCP in Hertfordshire

SSCP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 28 March 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rickmansworth - 1 £325 -
SSCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SSCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) SANS
2 2 (66.67%) GDPR
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) PMI
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (33.33%) SAFe Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

SSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Security Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) PMI
2 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) SAFe Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) SANS
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) GDPR