The table below looks at the statistics for ISSAP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISSAP over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
Rank 602 - 601
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISSAP 12 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% - 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% - 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
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£450 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
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
11229 9068 10300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.43% 17.20% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6204 5084 5339
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 418 624
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -15.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

ISSAP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ISSAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISSAP
Daily Rate Trend

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

ISSAP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ISSAP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISSAP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

ISSAP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ISSAP
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISSAP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 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 - 12 £450 - 7
North West - 2 £423 - 3
South West - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 3
London - - - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 3

ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 14 (70.00%) TOGAF
2 13 (65.00%) Security Architecture
3 12 (60.00%) CISSP
4 10 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (40.00%) CA
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) CISM
6 7 (35.00%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (30.00%) Degree
7 6 (30.00%) Cyber Security
7 6 (30.00%) SABSA
7 6 (30.00%) Information Security
7 6 (30.00%) LAN
7 6 (30.00%) WAN
8 5 (25.00%) Firewall
8 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
9 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (20.00%) COBIT
9 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (20.00%) UNIX
9 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (20.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) IIS
10 3 (15.00%) VoIP
10 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification

ISSAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) CICS
2 2 (10.00%) TPMS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
1 6 (30.00%) WAN
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) VoIP
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) ATM
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) DB2
1 2 (10.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Law
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Chief Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Chief Technical Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) EJB
1 2 (10.00%) JavaBeans
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) TOGAF
2 13 (65.00%) Security Architecture
3 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (35.00%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (30.00%) Cyber Security
5 6 (30.00%) SABSA
5 6 (30.00%) Information Security
6 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
7 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (15.00%) Data Privacy
8 3 (15.00%) Security Management
8 3 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 2 (10.00%) Scrum
9 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.00%) TDD
9 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) CISSP
2 7 (35.00%) CISM
3 6 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.00%) CISA
4 3 (15.00%) MCTS
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) GIAC
5 1 (5.00%) ISSEP
5 1 (5.00%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (20.00%) COBIT
2 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) CA
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Sybase
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) webMethods
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Software AG
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
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