The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CRISC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 626 593
Rank change year-on-year +42 -33  
Contract jobs citing CRISC 21 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.041% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.20% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 10
Median daily rate £475 £490 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.06% -10.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £450 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £630 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £513 £609
% change year-on-year -7.31% -15.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £68.00

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9390 11207 10727
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.76% 20.82% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5997 7009 6081
Median daily rate £420 £405 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 453 409 493
Median hourly rate £30.00 £36.51 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.83% +62.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CRISC
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CRISC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CRISC in the UK

CRISC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CRISC in the UK

CRISC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CRISC over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CRISC in the UK

CRISC
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CRISC within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 16 £475 -3.06% 17
London +23 7 £300 -38.77% 9
York - 4 £475 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £475 -
Yorkshire - 4 £475 -
Cardiff - 3 £350 -
South Wales - 3 £350 -
Wales - 3 £350 -
South East +15 2 £500 +5.26% 4
Glasgow - 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £500 - 2
Northampton - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £500 -
Ipswich - 1 £500 -
Suffolk - 1 £500 -
East of England - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CRISC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CRISC.

1 44 (63.77%) CISSP
2 40 (57.97%) Information Security
3 36 (52.17%) CISM
4 32 (46.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (44.93%) CISA
6 29 (42.03%) Finance
7 23 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 20 (28.99%) Management Information System
9 18 (26.09%) Information Security Management
10 17 (24.64%) PCI DSS
11 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (23.19%) Security Management
12 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
12 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
12 14 (20.29%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (18.84%) IT Governance
14 12 (17.39%) ITIL
15 11 (15.94%) Banking
16 9 (13.04%) Retail
16 9 (13.04%) CISMP
16 9 (13.04%) Data Protection
16 9 (13.04%) CGEIT
16 9 (13.04%) ERP
16 9 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (13.04%) GDPR
17 7 (10.14%) Palo Alto
17 7 (10.14%) NetScaler
17 7 (10.14%) Oracle Identity Manager

CRISC
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.90%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.45%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (10.14%) NetScaler
2 4 (5.80%) Internet
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 29 (42.03%) Finance
2 11 (15.94%) Banking
3 9 (13.04%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Architect
1 22 (31.88%) Security Architect
2 19 (27.54%) Analyst
3 10 (14.49%) Risk Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Security Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) IT Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Information Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) IT Risk Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Security Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Risk Manager
8 4 (5.80%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.35%) Business Information Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Information Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) IT Risk Manager
9 3 (4.35%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) Management Information System
2 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.14%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.35%) FMCG
4 3 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.90%) CESG
5 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.45%) Blog
6 1 (1.45%) BYOD
6 1 (1.45%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.45%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.45%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) Information Security
2 23 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 18 (26.09%) Information Security Management
4 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (23.19%) Security Management
5 14 (20.29%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (18.84%) IT Governance
7 12 (17.39%) ITIL
8 9 (13.04%) Data Protection
8 9 (13.04%) ERP
9 7 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (10.14%) Information Assurance
9 7 (10.14%) ISMS
9 7 (10.14%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (10.14%) Security Architecture
10 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2
10 6 (8.70%) Project Management
11 5 (7.25%) Business Continuity
11 5 (7.25%) Information Security Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (63.77%) CISSP
2 36 (52.17%) CISM
3 31 (44.93%) CISA
4 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
4 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
5 9 (13.04%) CGEIT
5 9 (13.04%) CISMP
6 7 (10.14%) Degree
7 3 (4.35%) CEH
7 3 (4.35%) ISEB
8 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.45%) CCNP
9 1 (1.45%) CCSP
9 1 (1.45%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.45%) CLAS
9 1 (1.45%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (46.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (24.64%) PCI DSS
3 9 (13.04%) GDPR
3 9 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (7.25%) COBIT
4 5 (7.25%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (4.35%) PMO
6 2 (2.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (2.90%) GPG13
6 2 (2.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (2.90%) RMADS
7 1 (1.45%) ISO22301
7 1 (1.45%) ISO27002
7 1 (1.45%) ISO27005
7 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) CheckPoint
1 7 (10.14%) Cisco
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle
1 7 (10.14%) Palo Alto
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) SAP
3 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.45%) Google
4 1 (1.45%) JD Edwards