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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 123 115 112
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing CISA 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.16% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 0.89% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £500 £458
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+81.33% -11.76%
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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
527 449 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.13% 18.41% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 210 165
Average daily rate £350 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £207 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 11 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.88 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.38% -60.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £21.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 3 £325 +85.71% 1
Edinburgh -9 2 £500 - 5
Aberdeen - - - -
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CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 7 (58.33%) COBIT
2 6 (50.00%) CISSP
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) CISM
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security
4 4 (33.33%) CRISC
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 2 (16.67%) BCP
6 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (8.33%) Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
7 1 (8.33%) Network Security
7 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
7 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
7 1 (8.33%) VCP4
7 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture

CISA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) QlikView
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Compliance Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Manager
4 2 (16.67%) IT Risk Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Programme Manager
4 2 (16.67%) IT Programme Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Senior IT Programme Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) IT Graduate
5 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate
5 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Risk Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) BCP
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
5 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (33.33%) CISM
2 4 (33.33%) CRISC
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) VCP4
4 1 (8.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) COBIT
2 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle