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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
Rank 593 585 560
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Contract jobs citing CRISC 38 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.049% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 10
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.48% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £413 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £765
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £513 £450
% change year-on-year
-21.95% +13.88%
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
11268 10499 9250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.97% 18.86% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6778 5971 5077
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 534 434 479
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 31 August 2015.

CRISC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CRISC
Top 19 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 31 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 -24 33 £520 +1.46% 11
London +18 27 £550 +2.32% 6
City of London -1 4 £550 -2.22%
Glasgow - 4 £120 -
Scotland - 4 £120 -
Birmingham - 3 £500 -
West Midlands - 3 £500 - 1
South East -31 2 - - 3
Berkshire -2 1 - - 1
Reading -11 1 - -
North West -36 1 £400 -23.80%
Northern Ireland - 1 £525 -
County Antrim - 1 £525 -
Knutsford - 1 £400 -
Staines - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £400 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Belfast - 1 £525 -
Brentford - 1 £425 -

CRISC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 69 (90.79%) CISA
2 57 (75.00%) CISSP
3 55 (72.37%) CISM
4 42 (55.26%) Information Security
5 41 (53.95%) Finance
6 40 (52.63%) Risk Management
7 39 (51.32%) ITIL
8 35 (46.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 32 (42.11%) COBIT
10 21 (27.63%) Banking
11 19 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
11 19 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (23.68%) MS Excel
13 17 (22.37%) Data Analysis
14 16 (21.05%) Management Information System
15 14 (18.42%) Legal
16 13 (17.11%) Investment Banking
17 12 (15.79%) Incident Management
17 12 (15.79%) QlikView
17 12 (15.79%) PCI DSS
17 12 (15.79%) Security Architecture
17 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (15.79%) PRINCE2
17 12 (15.79%) Project Management
17 12 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 11 (14.47%) MS Office
18 11 (14.47%) MS Visio
18 11 (14.47%) CGEIT
18 11 (14.47%) QA
18 11 (14.47%) MS PowerPoint

CRISC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.47%) MS Visio
2 11 (14.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (14.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.32%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) PaaS
2 2 (2.63%) SaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
3 1 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (2.63%) Network Security
2 2 (2.63%) LAN
2 2 (2.63%) VPN
3 1 (1.32%) DNS
3 1 (1.32%) DMZ
3 1 (1.32%) Extranet
3 1 (1.32%) WAN
3 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) QlikView
2 4 (5.26%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.32%) Big Data
General
1 41 (53.95%) Finance
2 21 (27.63%) Banking
3 14 (18.42%) Legal
4 13 (17.11%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.63%) Retail
7 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Consultant
2 16 (21.05%) Security Consultant
3 11 (14.47%) Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Architect
4 9 (11.84%) Security Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Security Specialist
5 7 (9.21%) Information Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Information Security Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Information Specialist
6 6 (7.89%) Information Security Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) Information Security Specialist
7 5 (6.58%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Information Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Security Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Risk Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Information Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (5.26%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.26%) CESG
3 4 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.95%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.95%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.95%) PKI
5 2 (2.63%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.63%) Equities
6 1 (1.32%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.32%) FMCG
6 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.32%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (55.26%) Information Security
2 40 (52.63%) Risk Management
3 39 (51.32%) ITIL
4 19 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 17 (22.37%) Data Analysis
6 12 (15.79%) Incident Management
6 12 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 12 (15.79%) Project Management
6 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (15.79%) Security Architecture
7 7 (9.21%) SABSA
7 7 (9.21%) Scrum
7 7 (9.21%) Information Security Management
7 7 (9.21%) Security Management
7 7 (9.21%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (9.21%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.21%) TOGAF
8 6 (7.89%) Business Continuity
8 6 (7.89%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) VBA
2 1 (1.32%) Java
2 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (90.79%) CISA
2 57 (75.00%) CISSP
3 55 (72.37%) CISM
4 11 (14.47%) CGEIT
5 9 (11.84%) Degree
6 2 (2.63%) GIAC
7 1 (1.32%) GSEC
7 1 (1.32%) CEH
7 1 (1.32%) CCIE
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.32%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (46.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (42.11%) COBIT
3 12 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (15.79%) PCI DSS
4 11 (14.47%) QA
5 4 (5.26%) COSO
6 1 (1.32%) EMIR
6 1 (1.32%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.32%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) SAP
2 4 (5.26%) McAfee
3 1 (1.32%) Websense
3 1 (1.32%) Sourcefire
3 1 (1.32%) Imperva
3 1 (1.32%) Tufin
3 1 (1.32%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.32%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.32%) Citrix
3 1 (1.32%) Symantec
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