The table below looks at the statistics for CISA in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISA over the 3 months to 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 270 238 209
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -29
Contract jobs citing CISA 5 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% 0.14% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.57% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 20
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£225 £513 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.09% +4.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2591 2288 2057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.16% 24.84% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1556 1181 1063
Average daily rate £380 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 104 105
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.91 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.56% +10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

CISA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CISA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CISA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CISA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CISA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

CISA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CISA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Surrey +2 4 £225 - 2
Berkshire -6 1 - - 7
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England

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 10 (83.33%) CISSP
3 9 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (66.67%) CISM
5 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (50.00%) PKI
6 6 (50.00%) Data Protection
7 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
7 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
7 5 (41.67%) ISMS
7 5 (41.67%) Degree
7 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (41.67%) Information Management
7 5 (41.67%) Security Management
7 5 (41.67%) Information Security Management
7 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
8 4 (33.33%) Firewall
8 4 (33.33%) CRISC
9 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
9 3 (25.00%) Nessus
9 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
9 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (25.00%) ITIL
9 3 (25.00%) Linux
9 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (25.00%) Cisco
10 2 (16.67%) VPN
10 2 (16.67%) SSL

CISA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (16.67%) TACACS
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) SCTP
4 1 (8.33%) 4G
4 1 (8.33%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (8.33%) 3G
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) IPsec
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Security Officer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Audit Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Audit Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Auditor
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Auditor
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (50.00%) PKI
2 6 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) NHS
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (8.33%) RMADS
5 1 (8.33%) CESG
5 1 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
3 5 (41.67%) ISMS
3 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (41.67%) Information Management
3 5 (41.67%) Security Management
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 5 (41.67%) Information Security Management
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) BCP
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Information Governance
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Server Hardening
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CISSP
2 8 (66.67%) CISM
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) CRISC
5 1 (8.33%) CCIE
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (8.33%) MBA
5 1 (8.33%) GSEC
5 1 (8.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (8.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Nessus
2 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec
2 1 (8.33%) Websense
2 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
2 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (8.33%) Qualys
2 1 (8.33%) Imperva
2 1 (8.33%) Tufin
2 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (8.33%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (8.33%) SAP