The table below looks at the statistics for QiCA in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QiCA over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IIA Qualification in Computer Auditing (QiCA)
Rank 404 409 404
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing QiCA 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.028% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.17% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate £475 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.79% +3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
QiCA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3859 3615 3777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.22% 17.05% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2624 2418 2362
Average daily rate £450 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 78
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.57 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

QiCA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

QiCA Jobs Demand Trend in London

QiCA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

QiCA Daily Rate Trend in London

QiCA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QiCA across the London region.

QiCA Hourly Rate Trend in London

QiCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing QiCA 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 QiCA.

1 6 (100.00%) CISA
1 6 (100.00%) IT Audit
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) IISP
3 3 (50.00%) CISM
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) PMI
3 3 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE
3 3 (50.00%) SmartSuite
3 3 (50.00%) ACCA
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) CIMA
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

QiCA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing QiCA 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 QiCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) SmartSuite
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Auditor
1 2 (33.33%) Information Management Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Information Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) IT Auditor
2 1 (16.67%) Audit Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Audit Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PMI
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) IT Audit
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISA
2 3 (50.00%) ACCA
2 3 (50.00%) CISM
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) IISP
2 3 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (33.33%) CIMA
4 1 (16.67%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley