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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
Rank 543 561 554
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing CRISC 49 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.018% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.098% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 6
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£475 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £245 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £525 £626
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £175 -
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -
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
11109 9220 8729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.48% 18.01% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6529 5132 4572
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 401 602
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 2014.

CRISC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CRISC
Top 30 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 24 December 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
England +9 45 £475 -9.52% 9
South East -2 29 £500 - 1
Surrey - 22 £500 - 1
Staines - 22 £500 - 1
London +17 9 £375 -28.57% 4
City of London +11 6 £375 -28.57%
Berkshire - 6 - -
North West - 3 £500 -
Glasgow -4 2 - - 2
Scotland -7 2 - - 2
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
Slough - 1 - -
Southampton - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Coventry - - - - 2
Edinburgh - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -

CRISC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 76 (95.00%) CISSP
2 70 (87.50%) CISM
3 51 (63.75%) Information Security
4 41 (51.25%) Risk Management
4 41 (51.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (48.75%) CISA
6 37 (46.25%) PRINCE2
6 37 (46.25%) PCI DSS
7 34 (42.50%) ITIL
8 31 (38.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (26.25%) Finance
10 18 (22.50%) Data Protection
10 18 (22.50%) Change Control
11 17 (21.25%) Banking
12 15 (18.75%) GIAC
12 15 (18.75%) Security Management
13 14 (17.50%) OWASP
14 13 (16.25%) IIS
15 12 (15.00%) Business Continuity
15 12 (15.00%) Retail
15 12 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
16 11 (13.75%) Incident Management
16 11 (13.75%) Risk Assessment
16 11 (13.75%) Vulnerability Management
17 10 (12.50%) Management Information System
18 9 (11.25%) Firewall
18 9 (11.25%) Degree
18 9 (11.25%) COBIT
18 9 (11.25%) Risk Analysis
19 8 (10.00%) Legal

CRISC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 13 (16.25%) IIS
2 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) Firewall
2 2 (2.50%) Network Security
3 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.25%) LAN
3 1 (1.25%) WAN
3 1 (1.25%) DHCP
3 1 (1.25%) DNS
3 1 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 17 (21.25%) Banking
3 12 (15.00%) Retail
4 8 (10.00%) Legal
5 6 (7.50%) Advertising
6 5 (6.25%) Publishing
6 5 (6.25%) Games
6 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 5 (6.25%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.50%) Marketing
8 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (33.75%) Analyst
2 26 (32.50%) Consultant
2 26 (32.50%) Security Consultant
3 25 (31.25%) Security Analyst
4 13 (16.25%) Information Analyst
4 13 (16.25%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Security Specialist
5 8 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
5 8 (10.00%) Information Specialist
6 5 (6.25%) Risk Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Senior Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Risk Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Security Officer
8 3 (3.75%) Security Risk Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Security Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Information Security Officer
8 3 (3.75%) IT Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.75%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (8.75%) CMDB
3 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.75%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.75%) PKI
5 1 (1.25%) Derivative
5 1 (1.25%) FMCG
5 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (63.75%) Information Security
2 41 (51.25%) Risk Management
3 37 (46.25%) PRINCE2
4 34 (42.50%) ITIL
5 31 (38.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (22.50%) Data Protection
6 18 (22.50%) Change Control
7 15 (18.75%) Security Management
8 14 (17.50%) OWASP
9 12 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (15.00%) Business Continuity
10 11 (13.75%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (13.75%) Incident Management
10 11 (13.75%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (11.25%) Risk Analysis
12 8 (10.00%) Project Management
12 8 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (7.50%) CRAMM
13 6 (7.50%) Information Assurance
14 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.75%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (95.00%) CISSP
2 70 (87.50%) CISM
3 39 (48.75%) CISA
4 15 (18.75%) GIAC
5 9 (11.25%) Degree
6 6 (7.50%) CCNA
6 6 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.25%) MCSE
7 1 (1.25%) MCSA
7 1 (1.25%) CCNP
7 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.25%) MCITP
7 1 (1.25%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.25%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (51.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (46.25%) PCI DSS
3 9 (11.25%) COBIT
4 3 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.75%) SLA
5 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.25%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (3.75%) VMware
2 2 (2.50%) Cisco
2 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.25%) Dell
3 1 (1.25%) Mitel
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