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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISC2 ISSAP)
Rank 619 641 609
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -32
Contract jobs citing ISSAP 32 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.009% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.046% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 6
Median daily rate £550 £550 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £550 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £550 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £568 £550 £540
% change year-on-year
+3.18% +1.85%
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
11529 10945 10643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.35% 19.17% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7205 6556 6021
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 545 469
Median hourly rate £28.63 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.22% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.69 £51.17 £43.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

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 July 2016.

ISSAP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ISSAP
Top 15 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 July 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 30 £550 -
London +24 20 £550 -
South West - 6 £550 -
Bristol - 6 £550 -
Feltham -1 3 £550 -
South East +10 2 £530 -3.63%
Nottinghamshire 0 2 £633 -
East Midlands -3 2 £633 -
City of London - 2 £575 -
West Wales - 2 £665 -
Wales - 2 £665 -
Swansea - 2 £665 -
Nottingham -4 1 £680 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £530 -

ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 50 (98.04%) CISSP
2 30 (58.82%) Security Architecture
3 23 (45.10%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (39.22%) Information Security
5 18 (35.29%) Finance
6 17 (33.33%) ITIL
7 16 (31.37%) SABSA
8 15 (29.41%) Project Management
8 15 (29.41%) Firewall
9 14 (27.45%) Risk Management
9 14 (27.45%) Network Security
10 13 (25.49%) SIEM
10 13 (25.49%) Wireless
10 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
10 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
11 12 (23.53%) SSL
11 12 (23.53%) Management Information System
11 12 (23.53%) Service Delivery
11 12 (23.53%) PKI
11 12 (23.53%) Degree
11 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (23.53%) OWASP
11 12 (23.53%) CESG Certified Professional
11 12 (23.53%) Mobile Device Management
12 11 (21.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (21.57%) TOGAF
12 11 (21.57%) GIAC
13 10 (19.61%) CISMP
13 10 (19.61%) Risk Analysis
14 9 (17.65%) RMADS

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 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.80%) IaaS
3 4 (7.84%) PaaS
3 4 (7.84%) SaaS
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) Firewall
2 14 (27.45%) Network Security
3 13 (25.49%) Wireless
4 12 (23.53%) SSL
5 4 (7.84%) Internet
5 4 (7.84%) LAN
5 4 (7.84%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Big Data
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Telecoms
3 7 (13.73%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Architect
2 28 (54.90%) Security Architect
3 9 (17.65%) CISSP Architect
4 7 (13.73%) Security Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) AWS Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Network Security Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Security Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Firewall Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) TOGAF Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Management Information System
1 12 (23.53%) PKI
2 9 (17.65%) CESG
3 7 (13.73%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (7.84%) SCADA
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Unix
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Security Architecture
2 23 (45.10%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (39.22%) Information Security
4 17 (33.33%) ITIL
5 16 (31.37%) SABSA
6 15 (29.41%) Project Management
7 14 (27.45%) Risk Management
8 13 (25.49%) SIEM
9 12 (23.53%) Mobile Device Management
9 12 (23.53%) OWASP
9 12 (23.53%) Service Delivery
10 11 (21.57%) TOGAF
11 10 (19.61%) Risk Analysis
12 9 (17.65%) CMMI
12 9 (17.65%) ITIL V3
12 9 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
13 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
13 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
14 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (11.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (98.04%) CISSP
2 12 (23.53%) CESG Certified Professional
2 12 (23.53%) Degree
3 11 (21.57%) GIAC
4 10 (19.61%) CISMP
5 9 (17.65%) CISM
5 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 7 (13.73%) CLAS
7 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 5 (9.80%) CEH
9 4 (7.84%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (7.84%) GCIA
9 4 (7.84%) GCIH
9 4 (7.84%) GSEC
10 2 (3.92%) IISP
11 1 (1.96%) CCIE
11 1 (1.96%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.96%) CITP
11 1 (1.96%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (17.65%) RMADS
3 6 (11.76%) COBIT
3 6 (11.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (11.76%) JSP 440
3 6 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 6 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco
3 1 (1.96%) SAP
3 1 (1.96%) Splunk