The table below looks at the statistics for the Auditor role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Auditor in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Auditor
Rank 571 565 556
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Auditor 46 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.047% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.051% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 24
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£360 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £115 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £470 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £200 £384
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -47.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -39.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £20.00 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £20.00 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Auditor
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Auditor in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Auditor Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Auditor
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Auditor within the UK.

Auditor Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Auditor
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Auditor within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Auditor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Auditor
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Auditor within the UK.

Auditor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Auditor
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Auditor within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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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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
England 0 39 £360 -2.04% 12
London +15 20 £338 -15.62% 2
South East -2 11 £360 +300.00% 4
Hampshire -3 8 £360 +300.00% 1
City of London +35 7 £400 +39.13% 1
Scotland -3 3 £468 +70.00% 1
North West -9 2 £475 +375.00% 2
East of England -22 2 £95 -24.00%
South West -29 2 £290 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
Reading - 2 £338 -
Berkshire - 2 £338 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £338 -
Edinburgh -4 1 £428 +55.45% 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £475 - 1
Bristol - 1 £400 -
Essex - 1 £95 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Crawley - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1

Auditor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Auditor in their job title 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 with Auditor in their job title.

1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 16 (17.98%) CISA
3 15 (16.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (14.61%) Degree
5 12 (13.48%) Risk Management
5 12 (13.48%) Information Security
6 10 (11.24%) SAP
6 10 (11.24%) Windows
6 10 (11.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (11.24%) QA
7 9 (10.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
7 9 (10.11%) Business Continuity
7 9 (10.11%) Management Information System
8 8 (8.99%) UNIX
8 8 (8.99%) CISM
8 8 (8.99%) CISSP
8 8 (8.99%) Data Analysis
9 7 (7.87%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (6.74%) Mainframe
10 6 (6.74%) QiCA
11 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
11 5 (5.62%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
12 4 (4.49%) MS Access
12 4 (4.49%) ITIL
12 4 (4.49%) MS Office
12 4 (4.49%) Banking
12 4 (4.49%) Logistics

Auditor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Auditor in their job title 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 with Auditor in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Office
2 4 (4.49%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Network Security
1 1 (1.12%) VPN
1 1 (1.12%) Broadband
1 1 (1.12%) Internet
1 1 (1.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) MS Access
2 2 (2.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) GCC
1 1 (1.12%) Toad
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Billing
5 1 (1.12%) French Language
5 1 (1.12%) German Language
5 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (10.11%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.74%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.37%) CMDB
4 2 (2.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.12%) FMCG
5 1 (1.12%) Tandem
5 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Windows
2 8 (8.99%) UNIX
3 3 (3.37%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.37%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.48%) Risk Management
1 12 (13.48%) Information Security
2 9 (10.11%) Vulnerability Management
2 9 (10.11%) Business Continuity
3 8 (8.99%) Data Analysis
4 7 (7.87%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (5.62%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (4.49%) ITIL
6 4 (4.49%) Logistics
6 4 (4.49%) Time Management
7 3 (3.37%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.37%) Information Management
7 3 (3.37%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.37%) CMMI
7 3 (3.37%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (3.37%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.25%) IT Governance
8 2 (2.25%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.37%) C
2 1 (1.12%) Python
2 1 (1.12%) C++
2 1 (1.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) CISA
2 13 (14.61%) Degree
3 8 (8.99%) CISM
3 8 (8.99%) CISSP
4 6 (6.74%) QiCA
5 2 (2.25%) CCAB
5 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.12%) CGEIT
6 1 (1.12%) AAT
6 1 (1.12%) CRISC
6 1 (1.12%) ACCA
6 1 (1.12%) CCNA
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.12%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (11.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (11.24%) QA
3 3 (3.37%) COBIT
4 2 (2.25%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.12%) COSO
5 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) SAP
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle
4 1 (1.12%) Ericsson
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