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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 125 126 104
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs citing CISA 11 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.18% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.37% 0.90% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
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£120 £419 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.34% +39.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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
465 555 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.18% 20.26% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 269 186
Average daily rate £350 £345 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 19
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.77 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.16% -21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 2015. 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 -12 6 - - 6
Glasgow +7 5 £120 -
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UK

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 13 (61.90%) Finance
1 13 (61.90%) Banking
2 11 (52.38%) CRISC
3 10 (47.62%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (47.62%) CISSP
4 8 (38.10%) Data Analysis
5 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (28.57%) VBA
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) Information Security
7 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
7 5 (23.81%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (19.05%) Analytics
8 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
8 4 (19.05%) COBIT
8 4 (19.05%) CEH
8 4 (19.05%) Data Mining
8 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
8 4 (19.05%) CISM
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle
9 3 (14.29%) Project Management
9 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
9 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (14.29%) QlikView
9 3 (14.29%) Time Management
9 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 3 (14.29%) CGEIT

CISA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Mining
2 3 (14.29%) QlikView
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
1 13 (61.90%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) MI Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Database Architect
4 2 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (9.52%) IT Audit Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Audit Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) IT Auditor
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Auditor
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
4 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
5 2 (9.52%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (38.10%) Data Analysis
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) Information Security
5 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
5 4 (19.05%) Analytics
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Time Management
6 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (9.52%) ERP
7 2 (9.52%) Change Management
7 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Database Security
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
8 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
8 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
8 1 (4.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) VBA
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) CRISC
2 10 (47.62%) CISSP
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 4 (19.05%) CISM
4 4 (19.05%) CEH
5 3 (14.29%) CGEIT
6 2 (9.52%) QiCA
6 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (19.05%) COBIT
3 2 (9.52%) QA
4 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Sybase