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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
Rank 557 - 570
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISSAP 12 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% - 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% - 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
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£475 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ISSAP
UK

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
9426 8436 9335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.53% 17.61% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5398 4671 4875
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 438 580
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.18 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.36 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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
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 21 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISSAP within the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
London - 3 £475 - 1
North West - 1 £475 - 1
South West - - - -
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UK

ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 16 (76.19%) Security Architecture
2 14 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 13 (61.90%) CISSP
4 12 (57.14%) Management Information System
5 10 (47.62%) Information Security
5 10 (47.62%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (42.86%) CISM
6 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (42.86%) SABSA
7 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (38.10%) Degree
8 7 (33.33%) Windows
8 7 (33.33%) CA
8 7 (33.33%) COBIT
9 6 (28.57%) IIS
9 6 (28.57%) LAN
9 6 (28.57%) WAN
9 6 (28.57%) Cyber Security
10 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
11 4 (19.05%) UNIX
11 4 (19.05%) Linux
11 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
11 4 (19.05%) Firewall
11 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
11 4 (19.05%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 3 (14.29%) VoIP
12 3 (14.29%) SLA
12 3 (14.29%) Microsoft

ISSAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 6 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) CICS
2 2 (9.52%) TPMS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) LAN
1 6 (28.57%) WAN
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) ATM
4 2 (9.52%) Internet
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) DB2
1 2 (9.52%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Architect
2 10 (47.62%) Security Architect
3 7 (33.33%) Technical Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Chief Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Chief Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Risk Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Information Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) EJB
1 2 (9.52%) JavaBeans
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) HPUX
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Security Architecture
2 14 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 10 (47.62%) Information Security
3 10 (47.62%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (42.86%) SABSA
4 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (28.57%) Cyber Security
6 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
7 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
8 3 (14.29%) Data Privacy
8 3 (14.29%) Security Management
8 3 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 2 (9.52%) Scrum
9 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
9 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 2 (9.52%) TDD
9 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) CISSP
2 9 (42.86%) CISM
3 8 (38.10%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) MCTS
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (14.29%) CISA
5 1 (4.76%) GIAC
5 1 (4.76%) ISSEP
5 1 (4.76%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (33.33%) COBIT
3 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) CA
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Sybase
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) webMethods
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Software AG