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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISC2 ISSAP)
UK
Rank 574 615 595
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -20
Contract jobs citing ISSAP 20 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.027% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 12
Median daily rate £600 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £485 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £630 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate - £550 £538
% change year-on-year
- +2.32%
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
9431 11056 10383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.79% 21.26% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6086 6855 5939
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 450 488
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +74.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

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 22 February 2017.

ISSAP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ISSAP
Top 3 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 22 February 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 +50 20 £600 +9.09% 1
London +32 20 £600 +6.66%
Docklands, London - 2 - -

ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 21 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (62.96%) Finance
3 17 (62.96%) Risk Assessment
4 16 (59.26%) Systems Analysis
5 15 (55.56%) Telecoms
6 14 (51.85%) Degree
7 13 (48.15%) Computer Science
8 10 (37.04%) User Stories
8 10 (37.04%) Cyber Defence
9 9 (33.33%) ITIL V3
9 9 (33.33%) CMMI
9 9 (33.33%) ITIL
9 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
10 8 (29.63%) Middleware
10 8 (29.63%) Banking
11 7 (25.93%) Splunk
11 7 (25.93%) Trend Micro
11 7 (25.93%) QRadar
11 7 (25.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (14.81%) OWASP
13 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
13 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (14.81%) CISMP
13 4 (14.81%) Network Security
14 3 (11.11%) PKI
14 3 (11.11%) Migration
14 3 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
14 3 (11.11%) SIEM

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 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) 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
General
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 15 (55.56%) Telecoms
3 8 (29.63%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Architect
2 12 (44.44%) Security Architect
3 11 (40.74%) Analyst
4 8 (29.63%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (25.93%) Security Solutions Architect
5 7 (25.93%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
6 6 (22.22%) Security Analyst
7 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 3 (11.11%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 3 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
9 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 2 (7.41%) IT Architect
9 2 (7.41%) IT Security Architect
10 1 (3.70%) CISSP Architect
10 1 (3.70%) IT Analyst
10 1 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
10 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Specialist
10 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
10 1 (3.70%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Computer Science
2 10 (37.04%) Cyber Defence
3 7 (25.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (11.11%) PKI
6 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
7 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (62.96%) Risk Assessment
3 16 (59.26%) Systems Analysis
4 10 (37.04%) User Stories
5 9 (33.33%) CMMI
5 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 9 (33.33%) ITIL
5 9 (33.33%) ITIL V3
6 4 (14.81%) OWASP
6 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (11.11%) SIEM
8 2 (7.41%) Information Security
9 1 (3.70%) BCP
9 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
9 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.70%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) CISSP
2 14 (51.85%) Degree
3 4 (14.81%) CISMP
4 2 (7.41%) CCNA
4 2 (7.41%) CCNP
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CCSA
5 1 (3.70%) CCSE
5 1 (3.70%) CCSP
5 1 (3.70%) CEH
5 1 (3.70%) CISM
5 1 (3.70%) CSSLP
5 1 (3.70%) SANS
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Splunk
1 7 (25.93%) Trend Micro
2 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
2 1 (3.70%) Juniper
2 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
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