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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
Rank 588 579 558
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Contract jobs citing CRISC 34 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.038% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £548 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £506 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +11.11%
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
10795 10379 9094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.96% 18.99% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6459 5831 4877
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 514 452 499
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £12.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 4 August 2015.

CRISC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CRISC
Top 15 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 4 August 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 -16 24 £525 +7.69% 7
London +11 17 £550 +15.78% 3
Belfast - 6 £525 -
County Antrim - 6 £525 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £525 -
West Midlands - 5 £500 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £500 -
Glasgow - 4 £120 - 1
Scotland - 4 £120 - 1
City of London -11 3 £525 -6.66% 1
South East -26 2 - - 3
Reading - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 1

CRISC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 61 (85.92%) CISA
2 55 (77.46%) CISM
2 55 (77.46%) CISSP
3 39 (54.93%) Information Security
4 37 (52.11%) ITIL
5 36 (50.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 35 (49.30%) Risk Management
7 34 (47.89%) Finance
8 26 (36.62%) COBIT
9 18 (25.35%) Risk Assessment
10 17 (23.94%) MS Excel
11 16 (22.54%) PCI DSS
11 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (21.13%) PRINCE2
12 15 (21.13%) Data Analysis
12 15 (21.13%) Management Information System
13 14 (19.72%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (19.72%) Banking
14 12 (16.90%) Security Architecture
15 11 (15.49%) CGEIT
15 11 (15.49%) Project Management
16 10 (14.08%) MS Office
16 10 (14.08%) Investment Banking
16 10 (14.08%) Legal
16 10 (14.08%) QlikView
16 10 (14.08%) Incident Management
16 10 (14.08%) MS PowerPoint
17 9 (12.68%) MS Visio
18 8 (11.27%) Information Security Management
18 8 (11.27%) Security Management

CRISC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 17 (23.94%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.08%) MS Office
2 10 (14.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (12.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) IaaS
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
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 10 (14.08%) QlikView
2 4 (5.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.41%) Big Data
General
1 34 (47.89%) Finance
2 14 (19.72%) Banking
3 10 (14.08%) Investment Banking
3 10 (14.08%) Legal
4 3 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.82%) Retail
6 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Consultant
2 18 (25.35%) Security Consultant
3 11 (15.49%) Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Architect
4 9 (12.68%) Security Architect
5 8 (11.27%) Security Specialist
6 7 (9.86%) Information Architect
6 7 (9.86%) Information Security Architect
7 6 (8.45%) Information Specialist
7 6 (8.45%) Information Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Security Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Information Security Specialist
8 5 (7.04%) Information Security Consultant
8 5 (7.04%) Risk Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Information Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) MI Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (21.13%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.04%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (5.63%) Cryptography
4 4 (5.63%) PKI
4 4 (5.63%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.82%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.82%) Equities
6 1 (1.41%) CESG
6 1 (1.41%) Statistics
6 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.41%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.41%) BYOD
6 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.93%) Information Security
2 37 (52.11%) ITIL
3 35 (49.30%) Risk Management
4 18 (25.35%) Risk Assessment
5 15 (21.13%) Data Analysis
5 15 (21.13%) PRINCE2
6 14 (19.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (16.90%) Security Architecture
8 11 (15.49%) Project Management
9 10 (14.08%) Incident Management
10 8 (11.27%) Information Security Management
10 8 (11.27%) Security Management
10 8 (11.27%) Data Protection
10 8 (11.27%) OWASP
11 7 (9.86%) Change Control
11 7 (9.86%) SABSA
11 7 (9.86%) Scrum
11 7 (9.86%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (9.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (85.92%) CISA
2 55 (77.46%) CISM
2 55 (77.46%) CISSP
3 11 (15.49%) CGEIT
4 8 (11.27%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) CCIE
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.41%) GIAC
5 1 (1.41%) GSEC
5 1 (1.41%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (50.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (36.62%) COBIT
3 16 (22.54%) PCI DSS
4 7 (9.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (8.45%) QA
6 1 (1.41%) SLA
6 1 (1.41%) COSO
6 1 (1.41%) EMIR
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