Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 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)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 359 375 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 - +385
Contract jobs citing SSCP 16 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.095% 0.024% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.093% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
South East median daily rate £481 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.94% - -
England median daily rate £425 £450 £469
% change year-on-year -5.56% -4.00% +18.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3738 4303 5247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.21% 25.85% 26.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2126 2636 3121
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £210 £251 £258
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 221 253
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £27.80 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.64% -10.03% +81.76%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £52.09
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year -0.99% +5.21% +26.32%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SSCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SSCP in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSCP in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSCP in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSCP in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSCP in the South East

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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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
West Sussex - 10 £475 -
Sussex - 3 £488 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 1 £320 -
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) CISSP
2 15 (93.75%) CISM
3 14 (87.50%) Degree
4 13 (81.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (81.25%) Information Security
4 13 (81.25%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (81.25%) SANS
5 12 (75.00%) PCI DSS
6 11 (68.75%) COBIT
6 11 (68.75%) Qualys
6 11 (68.75%) GDPR
6 11 (68.75%) Tufin
6 11 (68.75%) Splunk
6 11 (68.75%) Mimecast
7 10 (62.50%) Data Privacy
8 7 (43.75%) Line Management
8 7 (43.75%) Coaching
8 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (31.25%) Firewall
9 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
10 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
10 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (18.75%) SLA
12 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
12 2 (12.50%) CRISC
12 2 (12.50%) SIEM
12 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 2 (12.50%) Threat Detection
13 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials

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Co-occurring 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 11 (68.75%) Mimecast
2 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Analyst
1 15 (93.75%) Security Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) Information Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Cybersecurity
1 13 (81.25%) Information Security
2 10 (62.50%) Data Privacy
3 7 (43.75%) Coaching
3 7 (43.75%) Line Management
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) SIEM
5 2 (12.50%) Threat Detection
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Network Design
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Security Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) CISSP
2 15 (93.75%) CISM
3 14 (87.50%) Degree
4 13 (81.25%) SANS
5 2 (12.50%) CRISC
6 1 (6.25%) CASP
6 1 (6.25%) CEH
6 1 (6.25%) MCSE
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (81.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (75.00%) PCI DSS
3 11 (68.75%) COBIT
3 11 (68.75%) GDPR
4 3 (18.75%) SLA
5 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Qualys
1 11 (68.75%) Splunk
1 11 (68.75%) Tufin
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle