Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ISSEP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 12 November 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.

(ISC)² Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISC2 ISSEP)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 820 863 -
Rank change year-on-year +43 - +899
Contract jobs citing ISSEP 20 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.002% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.011% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
England median daily rate £525 £563 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
UK median daily rate £525 £563 -
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

ISSEP 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 17,526 17,622 20,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.64% 18.92% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,375 10,808 12,729
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £256 £231 £247
90th Percentile £625 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 846 829 757
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00
10th Percentile £12.88 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.13 £49.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +0.96% +4.00%

ISSEP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for ISSEP in England

ISSEP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISSEP in England

ISSEP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISSEP in England over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISSEP in England

ISSEP
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 ISSEP within the England region over the 6 months to 12 November 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 West - 12 £525 - 1
East Midlands - 8 £413 -
Midlands - 8 £413 -
ISSEP
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISSEP 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 ISSEP.

1 20 (100.00%) CISSP
1 20 (100.00%) CISA
1 20 (100.00%) CISM
1 20 (100.00%) ISSAP
2 17 (85.00%) Information Security
3 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (80.00%) Security Architecture
4 15 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (60.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 12 (60.00%) DV Cleared
6 11 (55.00%) HMG Infosec
6 11 (55.00%) JSP 440
6 11 (55.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 11 (55.00%) IT Strategy
6 11 (55.00%) Identity Access Management
7 9 (45.00%) Information Assurance
7 9 (45.00%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (30.00%) Critical Thinking
10 4 (20.00%) DBS Check
10 4 (20.00%) ISMS
11 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
11 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
11 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
11 3 (15.00%) Firewall
11 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
11 3 (15.00%) Degree
11 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27005

ISSEP
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Architect
1 16 (80.00%) Security Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Security Solutions Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Information Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Information Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Database Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Information Risk Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Architect
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Information Security
2 16 (80.00%) Security Architecture
3 15 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (55.00%) Identity Access Management
4 11 (55.00%) IT Strategy
5 9 (45.00%) Information Assurance
5 9 (45.00%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (30.00%) Critical Thinking
7 4 (20.00%) ISMS
8 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
8 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
8 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
9 2 (10.00%) Password Management
9 2 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
10 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
10 1 (5.00%) Internal Audit
10 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (5.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) CISA
1 20 (100.00%) CISM
1 20 (100.00%) CISSP
1 20 (100.00%) ISSAP
2 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (60.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 12 (60.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) DBS Check
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) Master's Degree
6 3 (15.00%) SANS
7 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) HMG Infosec
1 11 (55.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 11 (55.00%) JSP 440
2 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory