Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 814 847 -
Rank change year-on-year +33 - +849
Contract jobs citing ISSEP 16 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.018% 0.003% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.093% 0.017% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
England median daily rate £525 £525 -
UK median daily rate £525 £525 -
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 17,272 17,441 18,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.23% 19.05% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,325 10,707 11,503
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +3.66%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £250
90th Percentile £626 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 770 761 798
England median hourly rate £28.46 £23.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.11% -10.48% -0.94%
10th Percentile £12.98 £12.00 £12.11
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £24.56 £26.00
% change year-on-year +11.97% -5.54% -5.45%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -
Midlands +9 4 £500 +14.29%
East Midlands - 4 £500 -
ISSEP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 16 (100.00%) CISSP
1 16 (100.00%) CISA
1 16 (100.00%) CISM
1 16 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) Information Security
3 12 (75.00%) DV Cleared
3 12 (75.00%) Security Architecture
3 12 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (75.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 11 (68.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 11 (68.75%) Identity Access Management
4 11 (68.75%) HMG Infosec
4 11 (68.75%) JSP 440
5 9 (56.25%) Information Assurance
5 9 (56.25%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (56.25%) IT Strategy
6 6 (37.50%) Critical Thinking
6 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
8 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
8 3 (18.75%) ISMS
8 3 (18.75%) DBS Check
8 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
9 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 2 (12.50%) Firewall

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 2 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Architect
1 13 (81.25%) Security Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Security Solutions Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Database Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Information Risk Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Architect
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Information Security
2 12 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (75.00%) Security Architecture
3 11 (68.75%) Identity Access Management
4 9 (56.25%) Information Assurance
4 9 (56.25%) IT Strategy
4 9 (56.25%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (37.50%) Critical Thinking
6 3 (18.75%) ISMS
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
8 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
8 1 (6.25%) Internal Audit
8 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
8 1 (6.25%) Password Management
8 1 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (6.25%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) CISA
1 16 (100.00%) CISM
1 16 (100.00%) CISSP
1 16 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 12 (75.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) DBS Check
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
5 1 (6.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) HMG Infosec
1 11 (68.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 11 (68.75%) JSP 440
2 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory