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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Auditor
Rank 602 587 560
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Auditor 24 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.048% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.051% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 13
Average daily rate £393 £350 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £335 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £507 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £240
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £15.80 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.84% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.80 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +18.75%

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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 23 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -3 24 £393 +12.14% 10
London +4 9 £350 +1.44% 3
South East +18 4 £300 -25.92% 1
South West +6 4 £463 +23.74% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £393 - 3
Leeds - 4 £393 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £393 - 1
Swindon - 3 £525 -
Wiltshire - 3 £525 -
Berkshire +9 2 £300 -
West Midlands -15 2 - -
City of London +28 1 £348 +3.73% 1
Exeter +1 1 £400 +7.02%
Warwickshire 0 1 - -
Devon -1 1 £400 +7.02%
Middlesex -4 1 - -
Coventry -8 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
Atherstone - 1 - -
Chichester - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

Auditor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 33 (61.11%) IT Audit
2 23 (42.59%) CISA
3 18 (33.33%) Finance
4 16 (29.63%) Internal Audit
5 12 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (22.22%) Information Security
6 10 (18.52%) Risk Management
6 10 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (16.67%) CISSP
7 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (14.81%) Banking
9 7 (12.96%) SQL
9 7 (12.96%) PCI DSS
10 5 (9.26%) Degree
10 5 (9.26%) COBIT
10 5 (9.26%) ITIL
10 5 (9.26%) Investment Banking
10 5 (9.26%) ACCA
10 5 (9.26%) Quality Management
10 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
11 4 (7.41%) Oracle
11 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
11 4 (7.41%) QA
11 4 (7.41%) ISAE 3402
11 4 (7.41%) SSAE 16
12 3 (5.56%) Apache Flex
12 3 (5.56%) QMS
12 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
12 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
12 3 (5.56%) Process Improvement

Auditor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) MS Access
2 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Toad
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Legal
4 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.70%) Back Office
5 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.85%) Automotive
6 1 (1.85%) French Language
6 1 (1.85%) German Language
6 1 (1.85%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
1 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 3 (5.56%) Apache Flex
1 3 (5.56%) HTML
1 3 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
1 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) IT Audit
2 16 (29.63%) Internal Audit
3 12 (22.22%) Information Security
4 10 (18.52%) Risk Management
5 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.26%) ITIL
6 5 (9.26%) Quality Management
7 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.56%) CMMI
7 3 (5.56%) Process Improvement
7 3 (5.56%) QMS
7 3 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.70%) Analytics
8 2 (3.70%) Coaching
8 2 (3.70%) Data Analytics
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.70%) SDLC
8 2 (3.70%) Software Audit
8 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) C#
2 3 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) CISA
2 9 (16.67%) CISSP
3 5 (9.26%) ACCA
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) CISM
4 3 (5.56%) HND
5 2 (3.70%) CIMA
5 2 (3.70%) HNC
5 2 (3.70%) QiCA
6 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.85%) CCNA
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.85%) CRISC
6 1 (1.85%) IRCA
6 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.85%) PMP
6 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (12.96%) PCI DSS
4 5 (9.26%) COBIT
5 4 (7.41%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (7.41%) QA
5 4 (7.41%) SSAE 16
6 3 (5.56%) ISO 9001
7 2 (3.70%) Val IT
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) SAP
2 3 (5.56%) Sybase
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.85%) Splunk
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