The table below looks at the statistics for ISSAP in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISSAP over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
Rank 250 234 224
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs citing ISSAP 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.061% 0.044% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
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£475 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £570 £450
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.66%
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2643 2326 1843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.66% 25.42% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1397 1131 865
Average daily rate £375 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 122 110
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £26.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £13.35 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.44 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

ISSAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISSAP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISSAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ISSAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ISSAP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ISSAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISSAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

ISSAP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ISSAP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) CISM
2 6 (85.71%) Cyber Security
2 6 (85.71%) SABSA
3 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (14.29%) COBIT
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) CISA
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) MCTS
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) McAfee

ISSAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
1 6 (85.71%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Cyber Security
1 6 (85.71%) SABSA
2 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) CISM
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) MCTS
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee