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 6 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
Rank 567 557 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing ISSAP 8 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.013% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.086% 0.066% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £540 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £556 -
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
9303 9090 8039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.69% 18.98% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5542 5224 4336
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 409 459
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.13 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%

ISSAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISSAP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISSAP within the England region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -6 6 £550 +1.85%
London 0 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
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ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ISSAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISSAP.

1 27 (93.10%) CISSP
2 20 (68.97%) Security Architecture
3 17 (58.62%) Information Security
4 16 (55.17%) CISM
5 15 (51.72%) SABSA
6 14 (48.28%) Cyber Security
6 14 (48.28%) TOGAF
7 10 (34.48%) Security Management
8 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
8 9 (31.03%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (27.59%) Degree
9 8 (27.59%) IIS
10 7 (24.14%) LAN
10 7 (24.14%) WAN
10 7 (24.14%) VPN
10 7 (24.14%) Firewall
11 6 (20.69%) COBIT
11 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (17.24%) Mobile Computing
13 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
13 4 (13.79%) Time Management
13 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (13.79%) PKI
13 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
13 4 (13.79%) CISA
13 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (13.79%) Middleware
13 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
14 3 (10.34%) Java

ISSAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ISSAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISSAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (27.59%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) LAN
1 7 (24.14%) WAN
1 7 (24.14%) VPN
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Architect
1 22 (75.86%) Security Architect
2 3 (10.34%) Information Architect
2 3 (10.34%) Information Security Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Security Designer
3 2 (6.90%) Designer
4 1 (3.45%) Head of Security
4 1 (3.45%) Head of Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) Head of Information Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
2 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (17.24%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (13.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Security Architecture
2 17 (58.62%) Information Security
3 15 (51.72%) SABSA
4 14 (48.28%) Cyber Security
4 14 (48.28%) TOGAF
5 10 (34.48%) Security Management
6 9 (31.03%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (13.79%) Time Management
7 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
7 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (10.34%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (6.90%) ITIL
9 2 (6.90%) ERP
9 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
9 2 (6.90%) Malware Detection\Protection
9 2 (6.90%) SIEM
10 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (93.10%) CISSP
2 16 (55.17%) CISM
3 8 (27.59%) Degree
4 4 (13.79%) CISA
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.34%) MCSE
5 3 (10.34%) MCTS
6 2 (6.90%) ISSMP
6 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) CCSP
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.45%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (20.69%) COBIT
3 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
3 3 (10.34%) SLA
4 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) McAfee
3 2 (6.90%) ArcSight