Period
to 23 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CRISC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

ISACA Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 603 450 710
Rank change year-on-year -153 +260 +76
Contract jobs citing CRISC 136 44 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 0.65% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 30 57
10th Percentile £463 £263 £413
25th Percentile £525 £423 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £556 £550
Median % change year-on-year +7.87% +1.14% -
75th Percentile £690 £666 £638
90th Percentile £775 £753 £735
UK median daily rate £600 £563 £550
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% -

CRISC is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 12,594 6,814 15,578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.73% 24.79% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,097 4,620 9,985
10th Percentile £310 £300 £263
25th Percentile £413 £388 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £481 £470
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.29% +4.44%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £568
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 254 667
10th Percentile £12.30 £15.00 £14.00
25th Percentile £16.13 £20.03 £17.50
Median hourly rate £30.00 £33.63 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year -10.78% -15.94% +74.44%
75th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £50.00
90th Percentile £65.51 £64.50 £60.53
UK median hourly rate £32.25 £31.81 £39.34
% change year-on-year +1.40% -19.15% +71.55%

CRISC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CRISC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CRISC in England

CRISC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CRISC in England.

Daily rate trend for CRISC in England

CRISC
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CRISC in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for CRISC in England

CRISC
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CRISC within the England region over the 6 months to 23 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -121 102 £600 - 9
South East -87 18 £663 +32.50% 6
South West -45 5 £500 - 2
Midlands -71 3 £588 +6.82% 1
West Midlands - 3 £588 - 1
North West -57 1 £675 +22.73% 2
East of England -59 1 £500 +53.85%
North of England -74 1 £675 +22.73% 5
CRISC
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing CRISC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for CRISC.

1 111 (81.62%) CISSP
2 103 (75.74%) CISM
3 81 (59.56%) Information Security
4 69 (50.74%) Finance
5 64 (47.06%) CISA
6 57 (41.91%) Risk Management
7 54 (39.71%) Cybersecurity
8 48 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 35 (25.74%) NIST
10 31 (22.79%) Social Skills
11 28 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (19.85%) GDPR
13 25 (18.38%) COBIT
14 24 (17.65%) Degree
14 24 (17.65%) Security Architecture
14 24 (17.65%) CEH
15 22 (16.18%) Firewall
15 22 (16.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 22 (16.18%) AWS
16 21 (15.44%) Azure
16 21 (15.44%) Security Management
16 21 (15.44%) Management Information System
16 21 (15.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 20 (14.71%) Remediation Plan
17 20 (14.71%) GIAC
17 20 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
17 20 (14.71%) Vulnerability Management
17 20 (14.71%) SABSA
18 18 (13.24%) ITIL
18 18 (13.24%) Risk Assessment

CRISC
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (1.47%) Drupal
2 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.18%) AWS
2 21 (15.44%) Azure
3 15 (11.03%) SaaS
4 14 (10.29%) GCP
5 10 (7.35%) IaaS
6 5 (3.68%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.21%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.21%) GitHub
7 3 (2.21%) Serverless
7 3 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.47%) AWS KMS
8 2 (1.47%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.47%) PaaS
8 2 (1.47%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.18%) Firewall
2 10 (7.35%) Network Security
3 6 (4.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.94%) HTTP
4 4 (2.94%) Intranet
4 4 (2.94%) VoIP
5 2 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.47%) IPsec
5 2 (1.47%) SSL
5 2 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 69 (50.74%) Finance
2 31 (22.79%) Social Skills
3 12 (8.82%) Banking
4 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (7.35%) Influencing Skills
6 9 (6.62%) Presentation Skills
7 8 (5.88%) Legal
8 4 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (2.21%) Automotive
9 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 1 (0.74%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.74%) Law
11 1 (0.74%) Police
11 1 (0.74%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.74%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.74%) Retail
11 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (28.68%) Consultant
2 38 (27.94%) Architect
3 35 (25.74%) Security Architect
3 35 (25.74%) Security Consultant
4 28 (20.59%) Information Security Consultant
5 14 (10.29%) Security Manager
6 11 (8.09%) Senior Architect
6 11 (8.09%) Senior Security Architect
7 9 (6.62%) Information Security Manager
7 9 (6.62%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.88%) Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) Information Manager
9 7 (5.15%) Security Project Manager
10 6 (4.41%) Risk Consultant
10 6 (4.41%) Risk Manager
10 6 (4.41%) Security Specialist
10 6 (4.41%) Security Technical Consultant
10 6 (4.41%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (4.41%) Technical Security Consultant
11 5 (3.68%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.21%) REST
1 3 (2.21%) SOAP
2 1 (0.74%) .NET
2 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.44%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.35%) Public Cloud
3 7 (5.15%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.41%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (2.94%) FMCG
5 4 (2.94%) PKI
6 3 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.21%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.47%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.47%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.74%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.74%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.74%) NHS
8 1 (0.74%) PMI
8 1 (0.74%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.21%) Linux
1 3 (2.21%) Unix
1 3 (2.21%) Windows
2 1 (0.74%) Android
2 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (59.56%) Information Security
2 57 (41.91%) Risk Management
3 54 (39.71%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (17.65%) Security Architecture
6 21 (15.44%) Security Management
7 20 (14.71%) Remediation Plan
7 20 (14.71%) SABSA
7 20 (14.71%) Vulnerability Management
8 18 (13.24%) ITIL
8 18 (13.24%) Risk Assessment
9 17 (12.50%) IT Audit
10 16 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
11 15 (11.03%) Information Security Management
11 15 (11.03%) Internal Audit
12 14 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (9.56%) Enterprise Architecture
13 13 (9.56%) SDLC
14 12 (8.82%) ISMS
14 12 (8.82%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.21%) Python
Qualifications
1 111 (81.62%) CISSP
2 103 (75.74%) CISM
3 64 (47.06%) CISA
4 24 (17.65%) CEH
4 24 (17.65%) Degree
5 20 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (14.71%) GIAC
6 12 (8.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 12 (8.82%) CGEIT
6 12 (8.82%) SANS
7 9 (6.62%) FFIEC
7 9 (6.62%) GSEC
7 9 (6.62%) Security Cleared
8 8 (5.88%) ISACA
9 7 (5.15%) CCIE
9 7 (5.15%) CCNP
9 7 (5.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 7 (5.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 7 (5.15%) PMI Certification
9 7 (5.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (25.74%) NIST
3 27 (19.85%) GDPR
4 25 (18.38%) COBIT
5 22 (16.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (15.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 13 (9.56%) GRC
7 13 (9.56%) ITGC
8 12 (8.82%) NIST 800
8 12 (8.82%) PCI DSS
9 7 (5.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (4.41%) SOC 2
11 3 (2.21%) QA
12 2 (1.47%) HIPAA
12 2 (1.47%) NCSC
13 1 (0.74%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.74%) COSO
13 1 (0.74%) ISO 31000
13 1 (0.74%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) RSA Archer
2 3 (2.21%) Ansible
2 3 (2.21%) CSIRT
2 3 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.47%) QRadar
4 1 (0.74%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.74%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (7.35%) SAP
2 6 (4.41%) Google
2 6 (4.41%) Splunk
3 5 (3.68%) Cisco
3 5 (3.68%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.68%) Qualys
4 3 (2.21%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.21%) Concur
4 3 (2.21%) Palo Alto
4 3 (2.21%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.47%) CyberArk
5 2 (1.47%) Juniper
5 2 (1.47%) LogLogic
5 2 (1.47%) McAfee
5 2 (1.47%) VMware
6 1 (0.74%) IBM
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle
6 1 (0.74%) Remedy
6 1 (0.74%) Symantec
6 1 (0.74%) Tripwire