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 19 January 2017 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISC2 ISSAP)
UK
Rank 574 611 569
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -42
Contract jobs citing ISSAP 17 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.014% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.065% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 16
Median daily rate £600 £600 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £561 £506
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £588 £600 £550
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
9104 10691 10452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.35% 21.02% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5791 6490 6119
Median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 506 500
Median hourly rate £28.15 £37.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.93% +102.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

ISSAP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ISSAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

ISSAP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ISSAP
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISSAP within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 17 £600 - 7
London +28 13 £600 +4.88% 5
South West +19 3 £600 -
Bristol - 3 £600 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
South East +22 1 £438 -27.08%
Winchester - 1 £438 -
Hampshire - 1 £438 -

ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISSAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ISSAP.

1 27 (100.00%) CISSP
2 20 (74.07%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (55.56%) Degree
4 14 (51.85%) Finance
5 12 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
6 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
6 11 (40.74%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (37.04%) ITIL
7 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
7 10 (37.04%) ITIL V3
8 9 (33.33%) CMMI
9 7 (25.93%) Information Security
9 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (22.22%) User Stories
10 6 (22.22%) Banking
10 6 (22.22%) Cyber Defence
11 5 (18.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (18.52%) QRadar
11 5 (18.52%) Network Security
11 5 (18.52%) Trend Micro
11 5 (18.52%) Splunk
11 5 (18.52%) Security Architecture
11 5 (18.52%) Middleware
11 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
11 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
12 4 (14.81%) Information Security Management
12 4 (14.81%) Security Management
12 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
12 4 (14.81%) CISMP
12 4 (14.81%) TOGAF

ISSAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
3 6 (22.22%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Architect
1 13 (48.15%) Security Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Security Solutions Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Service Design Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Service Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) CGI
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
2 6 (22.22%) Cyber Defence
3 5 (18.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (11.11%) PKI
5 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.70%) CESG
6 1 (3.70%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
3 11 (40.74%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (37.04%) ITIL
4 10 (37.04%) ITIL V3
5 9 (33.33%) CMMI
6 7 (25.93%) Information Security
7 6 (22.22%) User Stories
8 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
8 5 (18.52%) Security Architecture
8 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
9 4 (14.81%) Information Security Management
9 4 (14.81%) OWASP
9 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
9 4 (14.81%) SABSA
9 4 (14.81%) Security Management
9 4 (14.81%) SIEM
9 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
10 3 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (11.11%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) CISSP
2 15 (55.56%) Degree
3 4 (14.81%) CISMP
4 3 (11.11%) CISM
5 2 (7.41%) CCNA
5 2 (7.41%) CCNP
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CCSA
6 1 (3.70%) CCSE
6 1 (3.70%) CCSP
6 1 (3.70%) CEH
6 1 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (3.70%) CLAS
6 1 (3.70%) CSSLP
6 1 (3.70%) SANS
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
2 1 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.70%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Splunk
1 5 (18.52%) Trend Micro
2 2 (7.41%) ArcSight
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Palantir
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.70%) Juniper
3 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago