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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISC2 ISSAP)
Rank 608 639 621
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -18
Contract jobs citing ISSAP 13 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.009% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.044% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 9
Median daily rate £600 £600 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £571 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £600 £513
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +17.07%
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
10173 11414 11714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.44% 20.67% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6465 6892 6680
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 560 556
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £17.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +58.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.75 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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 8 December 2016.

ISSAP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ISSAP
Top 10 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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +31 13 £600 - 4
London +3 8 £600 +4.88% 2
South West +17 3 £600 -
Bristol - 3 £600 -
South East +36 2 £425 -29.16%
Surrey +12 1 £413 -31.25%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £438 -
Winchester - 1 £438 -
Guildford - 1 £413 -

ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 37 (100.00%) CISSP
2 28 (75.68%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (48.65%) Finance
4 15 (40.54%) Degree
5 13 (35.14%) Telecoms
5 13 (35.14%) CMMI
6 11 (29.73%) Information Security
6 11 (29.73%) ITIL
6 11 (29.73%) Systems Analysis
6 11 (29.73%) ITIL V3
7 10 (27.03%) Security Architecture
7 10 (27.03%) Banking
7 10 (27.03%) Risk Management
8 9 (24.32%) Project Management
9 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
9 8 (21.62%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
11 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
11 6 (16.22%) CISM
11 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
11 6 (16.22%) SABSA
11 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
11 6 (16.22%) Network Security
11 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
12 5 (13.51%) CISMP
12 5 (13.51%) OWASP
12 5 (13.51%) SIEM
13 4 (10.81%) Security Management
13 4 (10.81%) Firewall

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 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Network Security
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) SSL
3 3 (8.11%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Big Data
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) Telecoms
3 10 (27.03%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Architect
1 15 (40.54%) Security Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Project Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Security Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Security Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Service Design Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) CGI
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
1 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (10.81%) PKI
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) CESG
4 1 (2.70%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (35.14%) CMMI
3 11 (29.73%) Information Security
3 11 (29.73%) ITIL
3 11 (29.73%) ITIL V3
3 11 (29.73%) Systems Analysis
4 10 (27.03%) Risk Management
4 10 (27.03%) Security Architecture
5 9 (24.32%) Project Management
6 8 (21.62%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
7 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
8 6 (16.22%) SABSA
8 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
9 5 (13.51%) OWASP
9 5 (13.51%) SIEM
10 4 (10.81%) Information Security Management
10 4 (10.81%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (10.81%) Security Management
10 4 (10.81%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) CISSP
2 15 (40.54%) Degree
3 6 (16.22%) CISM
4 5 (13.51%) CISMP
5 3 (8.11%) GIAC
6 2 (5.41%) CCNA
6 2 (5.41%) CCNP
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.70%) CCSA
7 1 (2.70%) CCSE
7 1 (2.70%) CCSP
7 1 (2.70%) CEH
7 1 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.70%) CLAS
7 1 (2.70%) CSSLP
7 1 (2.70%) SANS
7 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) COBIT
2 1 (2.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Splunk
2 4 (10.81%) Trend Micro
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
4 2 (5.41%) ArcSight
4 2 (5.41%) Palantir
5 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.70%) Juniper
5 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto