The first table below looks at the demand for CISA in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 194 191 213
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Contract jobs citing CISA 16 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.096% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.36% 0.60% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 10
Average daily rate £451 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £633 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £26.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -4.54%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1176 993 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.22% 15.93% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 641 650
Average daily rate £412 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 37
Average hourly rate £22.00 £48.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +143.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CISA
London

CISA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CISA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISA across the City of London region.

CISA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CISA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CISA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CISA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISA.

1 22 (91.67%) CISSP
2 18 (75.00%) CISM
2 18 (75.00%) Information Security
3 15 (62.50%) Finance
4 11 (45.83%) Security Management
5 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 9 (37.50%) Information Security Management
6 8 (33.33%) E-Learning
6 8 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (33.33%) Degree
7 7 (29.17%) Economics
7 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
7 7 (29.17%) Intranet
7 7 (29.17%) Financial Institution
8 6 (25.00%) CMS
8 6 (25.00%) Joomla!
9 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (20.83%) Banking
9 5 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
10 3 (12.50%) Legal
10 3 (12.50%) Publishing
10 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (8.33%) Project Management
11 2 (8.33%) Advertising
11 2 (8.33%) Firewall
11 2 (8.33%) GIAC
11 2 (8.33%) SQL
11 2 (8.33%) ITIL
11 2 (8.33%) Windows

CISA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CISA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) CMS
1 6 (25.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Intranet
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) FindBugs
1 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Financial Institution
3 5 (20.83%) Banking
4 3 (12.50%) Legal
4 3 (12.50%) Publishing
5 2 (8.33%) Advertising
5 2 (8.33%) Marketing
6 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 1 (4.17%) Retail
6 1 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (4.17%) German Language
6 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Information Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Security Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Information Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Security Risk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Auditor
5 1 (4.17%) Security Designer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Spring
1 1 (4.17%) jQuery
1 1 (4.17%) Spring Security
1 1 (4.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 8 (33.33%) E-Learning
3 7 (29.17%) Economics
3 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Learning Management System
5 1 (4.17%) PKI
5 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (4.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Information Security
2 11 (45.83%) Security Management
3 9 (37.50%) Information Security Management
4 5 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) OWASP
6 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.17%) QMS
7 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.17%) Creative Marketing
7 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) CISSP
2 18 (75.00%) CISM
3 8 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) GIAC
5 1 (4.17%) CEH
5 1 (4.17%) CRISC
5 1 (4.17%) ISACA
5 1 (4.17%) PCI QSA
5 1 (4.17%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.33%) COBIT
4 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (4.17%) QA
4 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (4.17%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle