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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISC2 ISSAP)
Rank 638 - 623
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISSAP 10 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% - 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.091% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 10
Median daily rate £575 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 - £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £704 - £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £450
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
11000 11387 11308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 19.60% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6793 6861 6258
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £254 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 531 481
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £46.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 - 10 £575 -
London - 8 £575 -
Feltham - 1 £550 -
City of London - 1 £700 -
Docklands, London - 1 £575 -
Warwick - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £425 -
South East - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £425 -

ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 45 (100.00%) CISSP
2 29 (64.44%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (46.67%) ITIL
4 20 (44.44%) Security Architecture
5 19 (42.22%) Finance
6 18 (40.00%) Information Security
7 17 (37.78%) Service Delivery
8 16 (35.56%) Degree
9 15 (33.33%) Network Security
9 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (33.33%) Risk Management
10 14 (31.11%) Firewall
10 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
10 14 (31.11%) Project Management
10 14 (31.11%) SIEM
11 13 (28.89%) ITIL V3
11 13 (28.89%) Wireless
12 12 (26.67%) CMMI
12 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
12 12 (26.67%) SSL
12 12 (26.67%) Mobile Device Management
12 12 (26.67%) OWASP
12 12 (26.67%) PKI
13 10 (22.22%) CISMP
13 10 (22.22%) Management Information System
13 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
13 10 (22.22%) SABSA
14 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 9 (20.00%) Banking
14 9 (20.00%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.33%) SaaS
3 5 (11.11%) IaaS
4 4 (8.89%) PaaS
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) Network Security
2 14 (31.11%) Firewall
3 13 (28.89%) Wireless
4 12 (26.67%) SSL
5 4 (8.89%) LAN
5 4 (8.89%) WAN
6 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 9 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Architect
2 20 (44.44%) Security Architect
3 9 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 8 (17.78%) Security Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) CISSP Architect
5 6 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) AWS Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Network Security Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Security Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Firewall Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Service Design Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Service Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Banking Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) PKI
2 10 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.33%) CESG
4 4 (8.89%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.22%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (46.67%) ITIL
3 20 (44.44%) Security Architecture
4 18 (40.00%) Information Security
5 17 (37.78%) Service Delivery
6 15 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 14 (31.11%) Project Management
7 14 (31.11%) SIEM
8 13 (28.89%) ITIL V3
9 12 (26.67%) CMMI
9 12 (26.67%) Mobile Device Management
9 12 (26.67%) OWASP
10 10 (22.22%) SABSA
11 9 (20.00%) TOGAF
12 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
13 6 (13.33%) Time Management
14 5 (11.11%) Change Management
14 5 (11.11%) Service Design
14 5 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
15 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) CISSP
2 16 (35.56%) Degree
3 10 (22.22%) CISMP
4 7 (15.56%) CISM
5 6 (13.33%) GIAC
6 4 (8.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (8.89%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (8.89%) CLAS
6 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.44%) IISP
8 1 (2.22%) CCIE
8 1 (2.22%) CCNA
8 1 (2.22%) CCNP
8 1 (2.22%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) CITP
8 1 (2.22%) CRISC
8 1 (2.22%) ISACA
8 1 (2.22%) ISSMP
8 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.67%) COBIT
2 3 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (6.67%) JSP 440
2 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) ArcSight
3 3 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) Palantir
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Splunk