The table below looks at the statistics for CISA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISA over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 493 495 488
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing CISA 100 104 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.93% 0.94% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 69 34
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£475 £475 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £344 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £68.00 £37.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.33% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £37.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+81.33% +42.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10798 11013 8885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.32% 19.54% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6104 6209 4710
Average daily rate £390 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 547 500
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

CISA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CISA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CISA
Daily Rate Trend

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

CISA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CISA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISA within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

CISA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CISA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CISA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CISA
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 CISA within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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 90 £475 - 59
London +17 67 £475 - 29
City of London +38 32 £475 +5.43% 8
South East -30 12 £435 +16.00% 15
Scotland +8 9 £350 +3.70% 4
Glasgow +3 8 £338 +92.85% 3
Norfolk - 4 £375 -
Norwich - 4 £375 -
East of England - 4 £375 -
Surrey +4 3 - - 1
East Midlands +4 2 - -
West Yorkshire -12 2 £450 -14.28% 3
West Midlands -15 2 £330 -37.14%
Yorkshire -19 2 £450 -14.28% 5
South West +4 1 - - 4
Berkshire -1 1 £400 +6.66% 7
Edinburgh -5 1 £500 - 2
Hampshire -13 1 - - 2
Leeds - 1 £450 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Northamptonshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 3
Cheshire - - - - 2
Denbighshire - - - -

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 138 (80.70%) CISSP
2 107 (62.57%) CISM
3 98 (57.31%) Information Security
4 62 (36.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 60 (35.09%) Finance
6 42 (24.56%) Risk Management
7 31 (18.13%) CRISC
8 30 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (17.54%) Management Information System
9 29 (16.96%) ITIL
10 28 (16.37%) Security Management
11 26 (15.20%) Risk Assessment
11 26 (15.20%) Banking
12 24 (14.04%) PCI DSS
13 22 (12.87%) COBIT
14 21 (12.28%) Degree
14 21 (12.28%) Windows
15 19 (11.11%) MS Excel
15 19 (11.11%) Data Protection
16 18 (10.53%) Microsoft
17 16 (9.36%) Network Security
17 16 (9.36%) ISMS
17 16 (9.36%) Active Directory
17 16 (9.36%) Cyber Security
18 15 (8.77%) Security Architecture
18 15 (8.77%) Penetration Testing
19 13 (7.60%) Business Continuity
20 12 (7.02%) Investment Banking
20 12 (7.02%) SAP
20 12 (7.02%) GIAC

CISA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (1.75%) IIS
1 3 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.58%) Lync
3 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.34%) MS Office
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.34%) SaaS
2 2 (1.17%) PaaS
2 2 (1.17%) IaaS
2 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.36%) Network Security
2 11 (6.43%) Firewall
3 8 (4.68%) Internet
4 5 (2.92%) VPN
5 3 (1.75%) DNS
5 3 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.17%) Wireless
6 2 (1.17%) DHCP
7 1 (0.58%) HTTP
7 1 (0.58%) LAN
7 1 (0.58%) VoIP
7 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.58%) SSL
7 1 (0.58%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.34%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.75%) QlikView
3 2 (1.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) AppScan
1 1 (0.58%) Metasploit
General
1 60 (35.09%) Finance
2 26 (15.20%) Banking
3 12 (7.02%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.85%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.68%) Financial Institution
5 8 (4.68%) Retail
6 7 (4.09%) Legal
7 6 (3.51%) Publishing
8 3 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.17%) Law
10 1 (0.58%) Electronics
10 1 (0.58%) Advertising
10 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (29.24%) Analyst
2 36 (21.05%) Security Analyst
3 24 (14.04%) Information Analyst
3 24 (14.04%) Information Security Analyst
4 23 (13.45%) Consultant
5 19 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 17 (9.94%) Security Manager
7 15 (8.77%) Auditor
8 11 (6.43%) Risk Analyst
8 11 (6.43%) Project Manager
9 10 (5.85%) Information Manager
10 9 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
10 9 (5.26%) Security Specialist
10 9 (5.26%) IT Risk Analyst
11 8 (4.68%) Architect
11 8 (4.68%) Risk Manager
11 8 (4.68%) Security Architect
12 7 (4.09%) Security Project Manager
12 7 (4.09%) IT Auditor
12 7 (4.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.17%) JSP
1 2 (1.17%) .NET
1 2 (1.17%) J2EE
2 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.58%) HTML
2 1 (0.58%) Servlets
2 1 (0.58%) Middleware
2 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.58%) WebSockets
2 1 (0.58%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.54%) Management Information System
1 30 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.09%) Cryptography
2 7 (4.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.51%) RMADS
3 6 (3.51%) PKI
4 5 (2.92%) Smart Meter
4 5 (2.92%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.34%) Economics
5 4 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.75%) Statistics
6 3 (1.75%) PMI
7 2 (1.17%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.17%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.58%) FMCG
8 1 (0.58%) iSeries
8 1 (0.58%) EMV
8 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.58%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.28%) Windows
2 11 (6.43%) UNIX
3 6 (3.51%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (57.31%) Information Security
2 42 (24.56%) Risk Management
3 29 (16.96%) ITIL
4 28 (16.37%) Security Management
5 26 (15.20%) Risk Assessment
6 19 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 16 (9.36%) ISMS
7 16 (9.36%) Cyber Security
8 15 (8.77%) Security Architecture
8 15 (8.77%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (7.60%) Business Continuity
10 12 (7.02%) Information Security Management
10 12 (7.02%) Information Assurance
11 11 (6.43%) Data Security
11 11 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (6.43%) PRINCE2
11 11 (6.43%) Project Management
11 11 (6.43%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (5.85%) Information Management
12 10 (5.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.09%) Java
2 6 (3.51%) C
2 6 (3.51%) SQL
3 4 (2.34%) VBA
4 3 (1.75%) C#
5 1 (0.58%) C++
5 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 138 (80.70%) CISSP
2 107 (62.57%) CISM
3 31 (18.13%) CRISC
4 21 (12.28%) Degree
5 12 (7.02%) GIAC
6 11 (6.43%) QiCA
7 10 (5.85%) CEH
7 10 (5.85%) ISSAP
8 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (4.09%) MCSE
10 6 (3.51%) MCTS
10 6 (3.51%) Security Cleared
11 5 (2.92%) GPEN
11 5 (2.92%) CISMP
11 5 (2.92%) GSEC
11 5 (2.92%) MCP
12 4 (2.34%) SSCP
12 4 (2.34%) PMP
12 4 (2.34%) PMI Certification
12 4 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (36.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (14.04%) PCI DSS
3 22 (12.87%) COBIT
4 11 (6.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (4.68%) SLA
6 7 (4.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (2.92%) QA
8 2 (1.17%) ISO 9001
8 2 (1.17%) COSO
9 1 (0.58%) BS7799
9 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (9.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.58%) Snort
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (1.75%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.58%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.58%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.02%) SAP
3 11 (6.43%) Oracle
4 8 (4.68%) McAfee
5 6 (3.51%) Cisco
6 5 (2.92%) ScanSafe
7 4 (2.34%) Dell
8 3 (1.75%) Sophos
8 3 (1.75%) Websense
8 3 (1.75%) VMware
8 3 (1.75%) Sourcefire
8 3 (1.75%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (1.75%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.17%) CA
9 2 (1.17%) Symantec
9 2 (1.17%) Citrix
10 1 (0.58%) Juniper
10 1 (0.58%) Sun
10 1 (0.58%) IBM
10 1 (0.58%) Sybase
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