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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 235 207 242
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +35
Contract jobs citing CISA 13 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.37% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 1.57% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 4
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£513 £490 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.59% +117.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £381
% change year-on-year
- +18.03%
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%
CISA
England

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
2355 2105 2329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.33% 23.76% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1089 1060
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 112 156
Average hourly rate £19.46 £18.28 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -33.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.93 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISA across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

CISA Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 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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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
Berkshire -7 5 £544 +8.75% 1
Hampshire -11 3 £575 +130.00% 1
Kent -9 2 £500 +233.33%
Surrey -1 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
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England

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 32 (94.12%) CISSP
2 26 (76.47%) CISM
3 25 (73.53%) Information Security
4 14 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (35.29%) Degree
5 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
5 12 (35.29%) Windows
6 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
7 9 (26.47%) Security Management
7 9 (26.47%) Business Continuity
7 9 (26.47%) UNIX
7 9 (26.47%) ITIL
7 9 (26.47%) Data Protection
8 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
9 7 (20.59%) SIEM
9 7 (20.59%) Cisco
9 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.59%) MBA
9 7 (20.59%) CRISC
10 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
10 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
10 6 (17.65%) Network Security
11 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
11 5 (14.71%) SQL
11 5 (14.71%) IIS
11 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
11 5 (14.71%) Regular Expression
11 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity Management
12 4 (11.76%) Juniper

CISA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 5 (14.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Network Security
2 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.82%) Internet
4 2 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Military
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.88%) Advertising
4 2 (5.88%) Games
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Security Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Security Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Implementation Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Security Officer
4 3 (8.82%) CLAS Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Implementation Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Principal Security Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Auditor
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Business Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Risk Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Information Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.94%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) CESG
2 4 (11.76%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (8.82%) EMV
3 3 (8.82%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (8.82%) RMADS
3 3 (8.82%) Smart Meter
4 2 (5.88%) PKI
5 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.94%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (2.94%) SCADA
5 1 (2.94%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.94%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) UNIX
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Information Security
2 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
3 9 (26.47%) Business Continuity
3 9 (26.47%) Security Management
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL
3 9 (26.47%) Data Protection
4 7 (20.59%) SIEM
5 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity Management
7 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
8 3 (8.82%) Information Security Management
8 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.82%) Service Management
8 3 (8.82%) Network Design
8 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (8.82%) Resource Management
8 3 (8.82%) Security Architecture
9 2 (5.88%) Change Control
9 2 (5.88%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (94.12%) CISSP
2 26 (76.47%) CISM
3 12 (35.29%) Degree
4 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 7 (20.59%) CRISC
5 7 (20.59%) MBA
6 3 (8.82%) CCSA
6 3 (8.82%) CCSE
6 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.88%) CCNA
8 1 (2.94%) QiCA
8 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.82%) ISO 9001
3 3 (8.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (5.88%) COBIT
5 1 (2.94%) QA
5 1 (2.94%) JSP 440
5 1 (2.94%) BS25999
5 1 (2.94%) COSO
5 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Cisco
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
3 4 (11.76%) Juniper
4 3 (8.82%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (2.94%) Tripwire
6 1 (2.94%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.94%) Qualys
6 1 (2.94%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.94%) F5
6 1 (2.94%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.94%) Aveksa
6 1 (2.94%) Varonis
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec
6 1 (2.94%) McAfee
6 1 (2.94%) Sun
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle