The table below looks at the statistics for CISA in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISA over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 120 104 102
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing CISA 7 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.40% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.25% 2.67% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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£419 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.58% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £283 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £415 £398
% change year-on-year
+5.48% +4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- -37.98%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
559 375 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.11% 15.18% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 191 156
Average daily rate £347 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

CISA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

CISA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CISA
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CISA Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

CISA
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -4 4 £419 +4.68% 2
Glasgow -13 3 - -
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UK

CISA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (81.82%) CISSP
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Information Security
3 5 (45.45%) CEH
3 5 (45.45%) CISMP
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
4 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (18.18%) COBIT
4 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
4 2 (18.18%) Legal
4 2 (18.18%) CISM
4 2 (18.18%) Data Security
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Degree

CISA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Security Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) IT Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Compliance Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate
5 1 (9.09%) IT Graduate
5 1 (9.09%) Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
2 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Security
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CISSP
2 5 (45.45%) CEH
2 5 (45.45%) CISMP
3 2 (18.18%) CISM
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle