The table below looks at the statistics for CRISC in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CRISC over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
Rank 572 583 561
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing CRISC 41 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.025% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 10
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£513 £425 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +47.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £400 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £469 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £425 £250
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +70.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10308 10188 9000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.80% 19.25% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6073 5764 4823
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 461 510
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £44.02 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

CRISC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CRISC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CRISC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CRISC
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CRISC within the UK.

CRISC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CRISC
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CRISC within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

CRISC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CRISC
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CRISC within the UK over the 3 months to 7 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
England -5 29 £513 +20.58% 10
London +11 19 £550 +15.78% 9
County Antrim - 6 £525 -
Belfast - 6 £525 -
Scotland - 6 £235 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £525 -
Glasgow - 6 £235 -
South East -14 5 £513 +24.24%
West Midlands - 5 £500 -
Birmingham - 5 £500 -
Staines +6 4 £513 -
Surrey +1 4 £513 -
City of London +1 4 £600 +26.31% 4
Brentford - 3 £425 -
Berkshire +13 1 - -
Reading +3 1 - -

CRISC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CRISC 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 CRISC.

1 56 (78.87%) CISM
2 54 (76.06%) CISSP
3 53 (74.65%) CISA
4 41 (57.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (54.93%) Risk Management
6 37 (52.11%) Information Security
6 37 (52.11%) ITIL
7 23 (32.39%) Finance
7 23 (32.39%) PCI DSS
8 20 (28.17%) COBIT
9 18 (25.35%) PRINCE2
10 17 (23.94%) Risk Assessment
11 15 (21.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (19.72%) Management Information System
13 12 (16.90%) Security Management
13 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
13 12 (16.90%) OWASP
14 11 (15.49%) Security Architecture
14 11 (15.49%) Information Security Management
15 10 (14.08%) Project Management
15 10 (14.08%) Change Control
15 10 (14.08%) CGEIT
15 10 (14.08%) Banking
15 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (12.68%) Penetration Testing
16 9 (12.68%) Data Analysis
16 9 (12.68%) ISMS
17 8 (11.27%) Legal
17 8 (11.27%) Data Protection
17 8 (11.27%) Degree

CRISC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CRISC 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 CRISC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.63%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) MS Office
2 6 (8.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
1 1 (1.41%) PaaS
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
1 1 (1.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Firewall
1 2 (2.82%) Network Security
2 1 (1.41%) LAN
2 1 (1.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) QlikView
2 4 (5.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.41%) Big Data
General
1 23 (32.39%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Banking
3 8 (11.27%) Legal
4 7 (9.86%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.23%) Retail
5 3 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Consultant
2 20 (28.17%) Security Consultant
3 9 (12.68%) Architect
3 9 (12.68%) Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Security Architect
4 7 (9.86%) Information Architect
4 7 (9.86%) Information Security Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Security Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Security Specialist
6 5 (7.04%) Information Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Information Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Security Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Information Security Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Information Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Management Information System
2 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.04%) Cryptography
3 5 (7.04%) PKI
3 5 (7.04%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (5.63%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.41%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.41%) BYOD
5 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.41%) EPoS
5 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.93%) Risk Management
2 37 (52.11%) ITIL
2 37 (52.11%) Information Security
3 18 (25.35%) PRINCE2
4 17 (23.94%) Risk Assessment
5 15 (21.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (16.90%) Security Management
6 12 (16.90%) OWASP
7 11 (15.49%) Security Architecture
7 11 (15.49%) Information Security Management
8 10 (14.08%) Project Management
8 10 (14.08%) Change Control
9 9 (12.68%) ISMS
9 9 (12.68%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (12.68%) Data Analysis
10 8 (11.27%) Data Protection
11 6 (8.45%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (8.45%) SABSA
11 6 (8.45%) TOGAF
11 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (78.87%) CISM
2 54 (76.06%) CISSP
3 53 (74.65%) CISA
4 10 (14.08%) CGEIT
5 8 (11.27%) Degree
6 3 (4.23%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.41%) CCIE
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.41%) GIAC
7 1 (1.41%) GSEC
7 1 (1.41%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (57.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (32.39%) PCI DSS
3 20 (28.17%) COBIT
4 6 (8.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (5.63%) QA
6 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (1.41%) COSO
6 1 (1.41%) EMIR
6 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.41%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (8.45%) SAP
2 4 (5.63%) McAfee
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.41%) Symantec
4 1 (1.41%) Websense
4 1 (1.41%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.41%) Imperva
4 1 (1.41%) Tufin
4 1 (1.41%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.41%) Cyber-Ark
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