Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for IISP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 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.

Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP)
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 853 826 841
Rank change year-on-year -27 +15 +1
Contract jobs citing IISP 19 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.020% 0.038% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 9
England median daily rate £544 £500 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -25.93% +50.00%
10th Percentile £519 £438 £450
90th Percentile £689 £715 £738
UK median daily rate £544 £500 £675
% change year-on-year +8.75% -25.93% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 -

IISP 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 18,455 17,997 19,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.14% 18.94% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,982 11,079 12,236
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £260 £230 £245
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 865 817 775
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.96% +5.24%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £26.10 £25.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% -1.92% +4.00%

IISP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing IISP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IISP in England

IISP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IISP in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for IISP in England

IISP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IISP in England over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IISP in England

IISP
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 IISP within the England region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. 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
South East +2 13 £538 -
London +5 4 £645 +27.41% 1
North of England -15 1 £750 +46.34%
North West -22 1 £750 +53.85%
South West -50 1 £325 -35.00% 2
IISP
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IISP 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 IISP.

1 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 17 (89.47%) IIS
2 17 (89.47%) CISSP
3 15 (78.95%) Management Information System
4 14 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (73.68%) Security Architecture
5 13 (68.42%) Degree
5 13 (68.42%) Security Management
6 12 (63.16%) CISM
7 11 (57.89%) ITIL
7 11 (57.89%) TOGAF
7 11 (57.89%) Data Protection
7 11 (57.89%) PCI DSS
7 11 (57.89%) DevOps
7 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
7 11 (57.89%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 10 (52.63%) Driving Licence
8 10 (52.63%) ISO 22301
8 10 (52.63%) SonarQube
8 10 (52.63%) Waterfall
8 10 (52.63%) ITIL V3
8 10 (52.63%) Splunk
8 10 (52.63%) ArcSight
8 10 (52.63%) Imperva
8 10 (52.63%) Trend Micro
8 10 (52.63%) Barracuda Networks
8 10 (52.63%) Mathematics
8 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
8 10 (52.63%) Qualys
8 10 (52.63%) Security Testing

IISP
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 17 (89.47%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (42.11%) Google Cloud Platform
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) NFC
2 4 (21.05%) Network Security
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) SMS
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) SonarQube
2 8 (42.11%) JIRA
2 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (42.11%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Architect
2 11 (57.89%) Security Architect
3 9 (47.37%) Payments Architect
4 8 (42.11%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) IT Security Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Security Assurance Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Management Information System
2 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
3 10 (52.63%) Driving Licence
4 8 (42.11%) Public Cloud
5 5 (26.32%) CESG
6 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (10.53%) PKI
6 2 (10.53%) Smartcard
6 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
7 1 (5.26%) Contactless
7 1 (5.26%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (5.26%) FMCG
7 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Solaris
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (73.68%) Security Architecture
3 13 (68.42%) Security Management
4 11 (57.89%) Data Protection
4 11 (57.89%) DevOps
4 11 (57.89%) ITIL
4 11 (57.89%) TOGAF
5 10 (52.63%) Business Development
5 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
5 10 (52.63%) ITIL V3
5 10 (52.63%) Mathematics
5 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
5 10 (52.63%) Quality Management
5 10 (52.63%) Security Testing
5 10 (52.63%) Waterfall
6 8 (42.11%) Data Privacy
6 8 (42.11%) Dynamic Code Analysis
6 8 (42.11%) Fuzz Testing
6 8 (42.11%) Static Code Analysis
7 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C#
1 8 (42.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) CISSP
2 13 (68.42%) Degree
3 12 (63.16%) CISM
4 10 (52.63%) CISA
4 10 (52.63%) CREST Certified
5 8 (42.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 8 (42.11%) CCSP
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (42.11%) CLAS
6 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) CEH
7 2 (10.53%) CHECK Team Member
7 2 (10.53%) CHFI
7 2 (10.53%) ECSA
7 2 (10.53%) Tigerscheme
8 1 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (5.26%) CITP
8 1 (5.26%) MBCS
8 1 (5.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (57.89%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 11 (57.89%) PCI DSS
3 10 (52.63%) GDPR
3 10 (52.63%) ISAE 3402
3 10 (52.63%) ISO 22301
3 10 (52.63%) ISO 31000
3 10 (52.63%) ISO 9001
3 10 (52.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.26%) COBIT
4 1 (5.26%) COSO
4 1 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Nessus
1 10 (52.63%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) ArcSight
1 10 (52.63%) Barracuda Networks
1 10 (52.63%) Centrify
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
1 10 (52.63%) IBM
1 10 (52.63%) Imperva
1 10 (52.63%) McAfee
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
1 10 (52.63%) Qualys
1 10 (52.63%) Splunk
1 10 (52.63%) Trend Micro
1 10 (52.63%) Tripwire
2 8 (42.11%) Google
2 8 (42.11%) Okta
3 2 (10.53%) Sun