Period
to 19 September 2019

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 6 months to 19 September 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.

ISACA Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 760 797 789
Rank change year-on-year +37 -8 +30
Contract jobs citing CRISC 82 98 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.095% 0.098%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.51% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 65 61
UK median daily rate £573 £550 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% +11.11% -17.50%
10th Percentile £402 £374 £313
90th Percentile £750 £709 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £625 £500
% change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00% -18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £67.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.84% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £67.00 -

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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,303 19,146 18,771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.48% 18.57% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,543 11,327 11,378
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +4.42%
10th Percentile £263 £244 £242
90th Percentile £644 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 834 980 917
UK median hourly rate £36.84 £24.17 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.44% -16.67% +5.45%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £12.04
90th Percentile £60.00 £51.00 £51.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £31.68
% change year-on-year +50.00% -21.07% +14.97%

CRISC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CRISC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CRISC in the UK

CRISC
Top 13 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 6 months to 19 September 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
England +68 77 £575 +4.55% 24
UK excluding London +58 43 £550 -12.00% 12
London +23 37 £625 +13.64% 12
South East +41 16 £606 +67.24% 5
East of England +31 7 £588 +11.11%
South West -5 7 £506 - 3
Scotland +37 5 £525 +31.25%
Midlands +32 4 £525 - 2
North of England +16 4 £388 -42.59% 2
West Midlands +37 3 £525 - 2
North West +18 3 £525 +18.64% 1
Yorkshire +11 1 £250 -62.96%
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 with a requirement for CRISC.

1 78 (95.12%) CISM
2 77 (93.90%) CISSP
3 67 (81.71%) Information Security
4 48 (58.54%) CISA
5 36 (43.90%) Risk Management
6 31 (37.80%) Finance
7 26 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (31.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 23 (28.05%) NIST
9 20 (24.39%) Management Information System
10 17 (20.73%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (19.51%) Degree
12 15 (18.29%) Security Architecture
13 13 (15.85%) ISMS
13 13 (15.85%) Identity Access Management
13 13 (15.85%) Security Management
14 12 (14.63%) Risk Assessment
14 12 (14.63%) GDPR
14 12 (14.63%) Network Security
15 11 (13.41%) Azure
15 11 (13.41%) IT Audit
16 10 (12.20%) Project Management
16 10 (12.20%) Information Security Management
16 10 (12.20%) AWS
16 10 (12.20%) SIEM
17 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
18 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
18 8 (9.76%) COBIT
18 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
18 8 (9.76%) Banking

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.41%) Azure
2 10 (12.20%) AWS
3 8 (9.76%) SaaS
4 7 (8.54%) IaaS
5 5 (6.10%) Office 365
6 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.22%) GCP
6 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) Network Security
2 6 (7.32%) 3GPP
2 6 (7.32%) DNS
2 6 (7.32%) Internet
2 6 (7.32%) PPP
2 6 (7.32%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (2.44%) SAN
4 1 (1.22%) Firewall
4 1 (1.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) JIRA
General
1 31 (37.80%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Banking
2 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.54%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.10%) Retail
5 4 (4.88%) Legal
6 2 (2.44%) Military
7 1 (1.22%) Czech Language
7 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.22%) Marketing
7 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Consultant
2 19 (23.17%) Security Consultant
3 18 (21.95%) Analyst
4 17 (20.73%) Information Security Consultant
5 13 (15.85%) IT Manager
6 11 (13.41%) Architect
6 11 (13.41%) Risk Manager
6 11 (13.41%) Security Architect
6 11 (13.41%) Security Manager
7 10 (12.20%) Information Manager
7 10 (12.20%) Information Security Manager
8 9 (10.98%) Security Analyst
9 8 (9.76%) IT Risk Manager
10 7 (8.54%) Audit Manager
10 7 (8.54%) Business Analyst
10 7 (8.54%) IT Audit Manager
11 6 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (7.32%) Senior Security Analyst
12 5 (6.10%) Network Architect
12 5 (6.10%) Strategy Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.39%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.32%) N-Tier
2 6 (7.32%) User Experience
3 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (81.71%) Information Security
2 36 (43.90%) Risk Management
3 26 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (20.73%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (18.29%) Security Architecture
6 13 (15.85%) Identity Access Management
6 13 (15.85%) ISMS
6 13 (15.85%) Security Management
7 12 (14.63%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (13.41%) IT Audit
9 10 (12.20%) Information Security Management
9 10 (12.20%) Project Management
9 10 (12.20%) SIEM
10 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (9.76%) ITIL
12 7 (8.54%) Architecture Governance
12 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
13 6 (7.32%) Load Balancing
13 6 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 78 (95.12%) CISM
2 77 (93.90%) CISSP
3 48 (58.54%) CISA
4 16 (19.51%) Degree
5 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
5 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
6 7 (8.54%) CCIE
6 7 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (8.54%) SANS
7 4 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (3.66%) CISMP
8 3 (3.66%) ISACA
9 2 (2.44%) CSSLP
9 2 (2.44%) IIBA
9 2 (2.44%) ISEB
9 2 (2.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 2 (2.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 2 (2.44%) SSCP
10 1 (1.22%) ISSAP
10 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (31.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (28.05%) NIST
3 12 (14.63%) GDPR
4 8 (9.76%) COBIT
4 8 (9.76%) PCI DSS
5 5 (6.10%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (4.88%) QA
7 2 (2.44%) ISO 22301
7 2 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (2.44%) SLA
8 1 (1.22%) BS25999
8 1 (1.22%) COSO
8 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
8 1 (1.22%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
8 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (1.22%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) NDS
3 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 1 (1.22%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.88%) ForgeRock
2 4 (4.88%) NetIQ
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle
2 4 (4.88%) Remedy
3 3 (3.66%) Cisco
4 2 (2.44%) NetApp
4 2 (2.44%) SAP
4 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.44%) Splunk
4 2 (2.44%) Symantec
5 1 (1.22%) CommVault
5 1 (1.22%) Dell
5 1 (1.22%) EMC
5 1 (1.22%) Google
5 1 (1.22%) IBM
5 1 (1.22%) VMware