The table below looks at the statistics for ISSEP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISSEP over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISC2 ISSEP)
Rank - - 584
Contract jobs citing ISSEP 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
10906 10502 9640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.20% 20.28% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6716 6074 5197
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 489 490 442
Average hourly rate £38.25 £20.00 £18.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.25% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

ISSEP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISSEP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISSEP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISSEP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISSEP within the UK.

ISSEP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ISSEP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISSEP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISSEP.

1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) RMADS
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) CGEIT
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) CLAS
1 2 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project

ISSEP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISSEP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISSEP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Assurance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CGEIT
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CLAS
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) RMADS
1 2 (100.00%) SLA