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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP)
Rank 594 575 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing ISSEP 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.009% 0.032% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £480 -
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
10583 9372 10095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.78% 17.58% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5994 5137 5169
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 485 631
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.11 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% -8.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.91 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Software AG
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 1 (100.00%) ISSMP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

ISSEP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 1 (100.00%) ISSMP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Software AG
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods