The table below looks at the statistics for ISSAP in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISSAP over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISC2 ISSAP)
Rank 587 602 590
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing ISSAP 33 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.032% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.17% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 4
Median daily rate £550 £500 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £495
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £550 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £568 £475 £556
% change year-on-year
+19.47% -14.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10661 9399 9311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.58% 18.77% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6734 5581 5446
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 470 435
Median hourly rate £27.90 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

ISSAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ISSAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

ISSAP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ISSAP Daily Rate Trend in England

ISSAP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISSAP across the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

ISSAP Daily Rate Histogram in England

ISSAP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISSAP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
London +16 24 £538 +4.36% 1
South West - 6 £550 -
East Midlands -1 2 £633 -
South East -18 1 £530 +11.57%
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ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISSAP 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 England region with a requirement for ISSAP.

1 50 (98.04%) CISSP
2 31 (60.78%) Security Architecture
3 23 (45.10%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (43.14%) Information Security
5 17 (33.33%) Finance
5 17 (33.33%) Project Management
5 17 (33.33%) SABSA
6 16 (31.37%) Risk Management
7 15 (29.41%) Management Information System
7 15 (29.41%) ITIL
8 14 (27.45%) Firewall
8 14 (27.45%) GIAC
8 14 (27.45%) SIEM
8 14 (27.45%) Degree
9 13 (25.49%) Network Security
10 11 (21.57%) TOGAF
10 11 (21.57%) Service Delivery
10 11 (21.57%) Wireless
10 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
10 11 (21.57%) CESG Certified Professional
11 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
11 10 (19.61%) SSL
11 10 (19.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (19.61%) PKI
11 10 (19.61%) Mobile Device Management
11 10 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (19.61%) OWASP
12 9 (17.65%) RMADS
12 9 (17.65%) ITIL V3
12 9 (17.65%) Risk Analysis

ISSAP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) IaaS
2 3 (5.88%) PaaS
2 3 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) Firewall
2 13 (25.49%) Network Security
3 11 (21.57%) Wireless
4 10 (19.61%) SSL
5 4 (7.84%) Internet
6 3 (5.88%) LAN
6 3 (5.88%) WAN
7 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Big Data
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Banking
2 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Architect
2 28 (54.90%) Security Architect
3 8 (15.69%) CISSP Architect
4 7 (13.73%) Security Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 5 (9.80%) Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Security Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Security Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Security Project Manager
8 3 (5.88%) AWS Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Security Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Cloud Architect
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 10 (19.61%) PKI
3 8 (15.69%) CESG
4 6 (11.76%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (7.84%) SCADA
6 2 (3.92%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.96%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Unix
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Security Architecture
2 23 (45.10%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (43.14%) Information Security
4 17 (33.33%) Project Management
4 17 (33.33%) SABSA
5 16 (31.37%) Risk Management
6 15 (29.41%) ITIL
7 14 (27.45%) SIEM
8 11 (21.57%) Service Delivery
8 11 (21.57%) TOGAF
9 10 (19.61%) Mobile Device Management
9 10 (19.61%) OWASP
10 9 (17.65%) CMMI
10 9 (17.65%) ITIL V3
10 9 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
10 9 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
12 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
12 6 (11.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (98.04%) CISSP
2 14 (27.45%) Degree
2 14 (27.45%) GIAC
3 11 (21.57%) CESG Certified Professional
4 9 (17.65%) CISM
5 8 (15.69%) CISMP
5 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
6 6 (11.76%) CLAS
6 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
7 5 (9.80%) CEH
8 4 (7.84%) GCIA
8 4 (7.84%) GCIH
8 4 (7.84%) GSEC
9 3 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (3.92%) IISP
11 1 (1.96%) CCIE
11 1 (1.96%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.96%) ISSMP
11 1 (1.96%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (17.65%) RMADS
3 7 (13.73%) PCI DSS
4 5 (9.80%) COBIT
4 5 (9.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (9.80%) JSP 440
4 5 (9.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) ArcSight
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco
2 1 (1.96%) SAP
2 1 (1.96%) Splunk