Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 556 753 797
Rank change year-on-year +197 +44 -7
Contract jobs citing CRISC 53 92 90
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.090%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.54% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 47 61
Median daily rate £588 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £344 £409 £356
90th Percentile £725 £675 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £569 £504
% change year-on-year +14.29% +12.90% +6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 10,562 16,972 19,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.63% 18.86% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,217 10,269 11,397
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £240
90th Percentile £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £413
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.67% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 519 792 843
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.43 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +33.70% -16.67%
10th Percentile £15.75 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £57.00 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.79% +28.46% -13.33%

CRISC
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CRISC in the UK

CRISC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CRISC.

Daily rate trend for CRISC in the UK

CRISC
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CRISC over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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 +195 46 £588 +6.82% 3
UK excluding London +188 32 £650 +14.29% 4
London +127 17 £573 +4.09%
North of England +109 16 £650 -
Yorkshire +76 13 £650 +44.44%
Scotland +48 5 £650 - 1
Work from Home +5 4 - - 1
South East +115 3 £470 -2.35% 2
North West +60 3 £613 -5.77%
East of England +57 3 £325 -44.68%
South West +55 3 £650 +20.93% 1
Midlands +67 2 £663 +10.42%
East Midlands - 2 £663 -

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 51 (96.23%) CISSP
2 47 (88.68%) CISM
3 31 (58.49%) Information Security
4 26 (49.06%) Finance
4 26 (49.06%) Risk Management
5 20 (37.74%) CISA
6 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (32.08%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
8 14 (26.42%) Security Architecture
9 13 (24.53%) Degree
10 12 (22.64%) Security Testing
11 11 (20.75%) Management Information System
11 11 (20.75%) CESG Certified Professional
11 11 (20.75%) GDPR
12 10 (18.87%) Legal
12 10 (18.87%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (18.87%) DV Cleared
13 9 (16.98%) Open Source
13 9 (16.98%) Firewall
14 8 (15.09%) AWS
14 8 (15.09%) Data Protection
14 8 (15.09%) Project Planning
14 8 (15.09%) Business Analysis
14 8 (15.09%) Identity Access Management
14 8 (15.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (13.21%) Security Operations
15 7 (13.21%) Due Diligence
15 7 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 7 (13.21%) Big Data

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 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 8 (15.09%) AWS
2 5 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (9.43%) Amazon S3
2 5 (9.43%) GitHub
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) Skype
3 2 (3.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Big Data
2 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Bitbucket
1 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.43%) GitLab
1 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (9.43%) Snyk
2 3 (5.66%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 26 (49.06%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Legal
3 5 (9.43%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.55%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.77%) Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Consultant
2 17 (32.08%) Security Consultant
3 10 (18.87%) Information Security Consultant
4 9 (16.98%) Analyst
5 8 (15.09%) Security Analyst
6 7 (13.21%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Security Risk Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Architect
9 3 (5.66%) Information Security Officer
9 3 (5.66%) Security Architect
9 3 (5.66%) Security Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Security Officer
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Security Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) IT Security Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Security Technical Consultant
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Security Architect
10 2 (3.77%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (3.77%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) J2EE
2 1 (1.89%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.89%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Unix
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) Information Security
2 26 (49.06%) Risk Management
3 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (32.08%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (26.42%) Security Architecture
6 12 (22.64%) Security Testing
7 10 (18.87%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (16.98%) Open Source
9 8 (15.09%) Business Analysis
9 8 (15.09%) Data Protection
9 8 (15.09%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (15.09%) Project Planning
10 7 (13.21%) Due Diligence
10 7 (13.21%) Security Operations
11 6 (11.32%) Change Management
11 6 (11.32%) Data Governance
11 6 (11.32%) Information Assurance
11 6 (11.32%) Threat Modelling
12 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
12 5 (9.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) Java
2 2 (3.77%) Python
2 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (96.23%) CISSP
2 47 (88.68%) CISM
3 20 (37.74%) CISA
4 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
5 13 (24.53%) Degree
6 11 (20.75%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (18.87%) DV Cleared
8 5 (9.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 5 (9.43%) AWS Certification
8 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (9.43%) CSSLP
8 5 (9.43%) GIAC
8 5 (9.43%) GSSP-.NET
8 5 (9.43%) GSSP-JAVA
8 5 (9.43%) GWAPT
8 5 (9.43%) ISACA
8 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
9 3 (5.66%) CEH
9 3 (5.66%) CGEIT
10 2 (3.77%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) GDPR
2 7 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.66%) NIST
4 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (1.89%) COBIT
5 1 (1.89%) COSO
5 1 (1.89%) ITGC
5 1 (1.89%) NCSC
5 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.89%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.77%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Terraform
2 2 (3.77%) RSA Archer
3 1 (1.89%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Netsparker
2 2 (3.77%) Citrix
2 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
2 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.89%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Qualys
3 1 (1.89%) Splunk