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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 120 124 118
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing CISA 10 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.15% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 0.72% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
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£350 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £454 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
473 552 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.73% 20.21% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 274 242
Average daily rate £338 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 18
Average hourly rate £29.17 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.05% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.25 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £22.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

CISA Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 July 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
Glasgow +5 6 £235 - 1
Edinburgh 0 4 £500 +33.33% 2
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CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (76.47%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) CRISC
3 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (41.18%) Banking
4 7 (41.18%) CISSP
5 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 6 (35.29%) Information Security
5 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
5 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
6 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) CISM
6 5 (29.41%) VBA
7 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
7 4 (23.53%) COBIT
7 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (23.53%) Analytics
8 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
8 3 (17.65%) QlikView
8 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (17.65%) CGEIT
9 2 (11.76%) QiCA
9 2 (11.76%) Change Management
9 2 (11.76%) SQL
9 2 (11.76%) Middleware
9 2 (11.76%) Project Management
9 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle
9 2 (11.76%) Sybase
9 2 (11.76%) UNIX

CISA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
2 3 (17.65%) QlikView
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Consultant
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Risk Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Senior IT Programme Manager
2 2 (11.76%) IT Audit Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Programme Manager
2 2 (11.76%) IT Programme Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Audit Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
2 2 (11.76%) IT Risk Manager
2 2 (11.76%) MI Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) IT Risk Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) IT Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
4 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
4 2 (11.76%) Credit Risk
4 2 (11.76%) iSeries
5 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Information Security
1 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
3 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (23.53%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
6 1 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) VBA
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) CRISC
2 7 (41.18%) CISSP
3 5 (29.41%) CISM
3 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) CGEIT
5 2 (11.76%) QiCA
6 1 (5.88%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) COBIT
2 2 (11.76%) QA
3 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) Sybase