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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISC2 ISSAP)
UK / England
Rank 553 595 564
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -31
Contract jobs citing ISSAP 20 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.020% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.093% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 11
Median daily rate £600 £588 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £513 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £608 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £588 £600 £538
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8418 9631 9391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.26% 21.04% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5341 5911 5560
Median daily rate £420 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 450 434
Median hourly rate £29.00 £36.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.54% +95.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +25 16 £600 +4.88% 1
South West +5 3 £600 -
South East +19 1 £438 -27.08%
ISSAP
UK

ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 29 (100.00%) CISSP
2 23 (79.31%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (55.17%) Degree
4 15 (51.72%) Finance
5 13 (44.83%) Systems Analysis
5 13 (44.83%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (41.38%) Telecoms
7 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
8 10 (34.48%) ITIL V3
8 10 (34.48%) ITIL
9 9 (31.03%) CMMI
10 8 (27.59%) Middleware
10 8 (27.59%) Banking
11 7 (24.14%) Trend Micro
11 7 (24.14%) Splunk
11 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (24.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 7 (24.14%) QRadar
11 7 (24.14%) Cyber Defence
12 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
12 6 (20.69%) Information Security
12 6 (20.69%) User Stories
13 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
13 5 (17.24%) Network Security
13 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
14 4 (13.79%) Information Security Management
14 4 (13.79%) Security Management
14 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
14 4 (13.79%) CISMP
14 4 (13.79%) OWASP

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Network Security
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) SSL
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Telecoms
3 8 (27.59%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Architect
2 14 (48.28%) Security Architect
3 8 (27.59%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (24.14%) Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Security Solutions Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Security Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Service Design Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Service Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 2 (6.90%) IT Architect
7 2 (6.90%) IT Security Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (3.45%) ITIL Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) CGI
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
2 7 (24.14%) Cyber Defence
2 7 (24.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) PKI
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (44.83%) Risk Assessment
2 13 (44.83%) Systems Analysis
3 10 (34.48%) ITIL
3 10 (34.48%) ITIL V3
4 9 (31.03%) CMMI
5 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
5 6 (20.69%) Information Security
5 6 (20.69%) User Stories
6 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
6 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
7 4 (13.79%) Information Security Management
7 4 (13.79%) OWASP
7 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
7 4 (13.79%) Security Management
7 4 (13.79%) SIEM
8 3 (10.34%) Migration
8 3 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (10.34%) SABSA
8 3 (10.34%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) CISSP
2 16 (55.17%) Degree
3 4 (13.79%) CISMP
4 3 (10.34%) CISM
5 2 (6.90%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) CCNP
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.45%) CCSA
6 1 (3.45%) CCSE
6 1 (3.45%) CCSP
6 1 (3.45%) CEH
6 1 (3.45%) CSSLP
6 1 (3.45%) SANS
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Splunk
1 7 (24.14%) Trend Micro
2 2 (6.90%) ArcSight
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Palantir
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.45%) Juniper
3 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto