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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Auditor
Rank 560 560 565
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Auditor 52 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.049% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.053% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 18 21
Average daily rate
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£338 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £118 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £200 £381
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -47.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
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 19 September 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 19 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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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 +13 44 £325 -13.33% 15
London +24 25 £325 -18.75% 6
South East +14 10 £338 +275.00% 4
City of London +32 8 £288 -26.98% 1
Reading - 5 £325 -
Berkshire - 5 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £325 -
Hampshire -8 4 £360 +300.00% 2
Scotland -10 4 £448 +62.72% 2
South West -41 4 £180 - 1
Edinburgh -1 2 £428 +55.45% 2
North West -5 2 £475 +375.00% 2
East of England -19 2 £95 -24.00%
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
West Midlands -18 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 £95 -
Manchester - 1 £475 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Guildford - - - -

Auditor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (28.74%) Finance
2 17 (19.54%) CISA
3 15 (17.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (14.94%) Degree
5 12 (13.79%) Risk Management
5 12 (13.79%) Information Security
6 10 (11.49%) SAP
6 10 (11.49%) Windows
6 10 (11.49%) QA
6 10 (11.49%) Management Information System
7 9 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
8 8 (9.20%) UNIX
8 8 (9.20%) CISSP
8 8 (9.20%) Telecoms
8 8 (9.20%) CISM
8 8 (9.20%) Data Analysis
9 7 (8.05%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (6.90%) QiCA
10 6 (6.90%) Mainframe
11 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
11 5 (5.75%) Business Continuity
11 5 (5.75%) GAP Analysis
12 4 (4.60%) Logistics
12 4 (4.60%) Banking
12 4 (4.60%) Time Management
12 4 (4.60%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (4.60%) Validation

Auditor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.15%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) VPN
2 1 (1.15%) Broadband
2 1 (1.15%) Firewall
2 1 (1.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) MS Access
2 2 (2.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Toad
1 1 (1.15%) GCC
General
1 25 (28.74%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.60%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Publishing
5 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Billing
5 1 (1.15%) French Language
5 1 (1.15%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.90%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.30%) CMDB
4 2 (2.30%) NHS
5 1 (1.15%) FMCG
5 1 (1.15%) Tandem
5 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Windows
2 8 (9.20%) UNIX
3 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.79%) Risk Management
1 12 (13.79%) Information Security
2 9 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (9.20%) Data Analysis
4 7 (8.05%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (5.75%) Business Continuity
5 5 (5.75%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (4.60%) Logistics
6 4 (4.60%) Time Management
6 4 (4.60%) Validation
6 4 (4.60%) ITIL
7 3 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (3.45%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.45%) CMMI
7 3 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.45%) Information Management
7 3 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.30%) Business Development
8 2 (2.30%) IT Governance
8 2 (2.30%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.45%) C
2 1 (1.15%) Python
2 1 (1.15%) C++
2 1 (1.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) CISA
2 13 (14.94%) Degree
3 8 (9.20%) CISSP
3 8 (9.20%) CISM
4 6 (6.90%) QiCA
5 3 (3.45%) CIMA
5 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) CCAB
6 2 (2.30%) ACCA
7 1 (1.15%) CCNA
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.15%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.15%) APMP
7 1 (1.15%) CGEIT
7 1 (1.15%) AAT
7 1 (1.15%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (11.49%) QA
3 9 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.45%) COBIT
5 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
5 2 (2.30%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.15%) TickIT
6 1 (1.15%) COSO
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) SAP
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.15%) Ericsson
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