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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISC2 ISSAP)
Rank 620 654 623
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -31
Contract jobs citing ISSAP 30 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.002% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.009% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 0 8
Median daily rate £563 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 - £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 - £475
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
11139 11257 10772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.53% 19.26% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6963 6793 6111
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 535 464
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 25 August 2016.

ISSAP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ISSAP
Top 16 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 25 August 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 +22 29 £563 - 2
London - 23 £575 - 1
South West - 3 £550 -
City of London - 3 £575 -
Bristol - 3 £550 -
South East +9 2 £530 -
Feltham - 2 £550 -
Docklands, London - 1 £575 -
Wales - 1 £650 -
Swansea - 1 £650 -
West Wales - 1 £650 -
Warwickshire - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
Warwick - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £530 -

ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 (100.00%) CISSP
2 29 (58.00%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (48.00%) Security Architecture
4 23 (46.00%) Information Security
5 21 (42.00%) ITIL
6 19 (38.00%) Finance
7 17 (34.00%) Service Delivery
8 16 (32.00%) Degree
9 15 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (30.00%) Network Security
9 15 (30.00%) Risk Management
10 14 (28.00%) Firewall
10 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
10 14 (28.00%) Project Management
10 14 (28.00%) SIEM
11 13 (26.00%) Wireless
11 13 (26.00%) ITIL V3
12 12 (24.00%) OWASP
12 12 (24.00%) PKI
12 12 (24.00%) CMMI
12 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
12 12 (24.00%) SSL
12 12 (24.00%) Mobile Device Management
13 11 (22.00%) SABSA
13 11 (22.00%) CISM
14 10 (20.00%) Management Information System
14 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
14 10 (20.00%) GIAC
14 10 (20.00%) CISMP
14 10 (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 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.00%) SaaS
3 5 (10.00%) IaaS
4 4 (8.00%) PaaS
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) Network Security
2 14 (28.00%) Firewall
3 13 (26.00%) Wireless
4 12 (24.00%) SSL
5 4 (8.00%) LAN
5 4 (8.00%) WAN
6 2 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Big Data
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (18.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Architect
2 21 (42.00%) Security Architect
3 9 (18.00%) Project Manager
4 8 (16.00%) Security Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) CISSP Architect
6 6 (12.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) AWS Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Network Security Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Security Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Security Project Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Security Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Security Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Service Design Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) PKI
2 10 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.00%) CESG
4 5 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (8.00%) SCADA
6 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.00%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (2.00%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (2.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (48.00%) Security Architecture
3 23 (46.00%) Information Security
4 21 (42.00%) ITIL
5 17 (34.00%) Service Delivery
6 15 (30.00%) Risk Management
7 14 (28.00%) Project Management
7 14 (28.00%) SIEM
8 13 (26.00%) ITIL V3
9 12 (24.00%) CMMI
9 12 (24.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 12 (24.00%) OWASP
10 11 (22.00%) SABSA
11 10 (20.00%) TOGAF
12 9 (18.00%) Systems Analysis
13 8 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
14 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
15 6 (12.00%) Time Management
16 5 (10.00%) Change Management
16 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) CISSP
2 16 (32.00%) Degree
3 11 (22.00%) CISM
4 10 (20.00%) CISMP
4 10 (20.00%) GIAC
5 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (10.00%) CLAS
6 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (8.00%) GCIA
7 4 (8.00%) GCIH
7 4 (8.00%) GSEC
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.00%) IISP
9 1 (2.00%) CCIE
9 1 (2.00%) CCNA
9 1 (2.00%) CCNP
9 1 (2.00%) CRISC
9 1 (2.00%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.00%) COBIT
2 4 (8.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (8.00%) JSP 440
2 4 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.00%) RMADS
2 4 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) ArcSight
3 3 (6.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) Palantir
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) Splunk