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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 519 501 475
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -26
Contract jobs citing CISA 111 115 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 1.08% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 83 76
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£475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £620 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00

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
11048 10665 9272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.92% 18.86% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6665 6052 5099
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 453 477
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.50 £43.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -20 99 £475 - 82
London -7 70 £475 - 24
City of London +4 11 £494 +3.94% 6
Scotland -2 11 £120 -71.34% 3
West Midlands - 8 £325 - 8
Edinburgh -11 6 - - 1
Glasgow +16 5 £120 - 2
South East -19 5 £225 -56.09% 21
North West -38 5 £538 +4.87% 6
Surrey 0 4 £225 - 2
Manchester -17 4 £675 +14.89% 3
Birmingham - 4 £575 - 3
East of England +6 3 £400 +26.98% 8
South West - 3 - - 5
Warwickshire - 3 £313 -
Essex -3 2 £381 +21.03% 3
East Midlands -16 2 - - 3
North East - 2 £550 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £550 - 1
Warwick - 2 £313 -
Malmesbury - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 2
Tyne and Wear - 2 £550 - 1
Nottingham - 2 - - 2
Berkshire -6 1 - - 8
Docklands, London -7 1 £505 -12.17%
Knutsford -7 1 £400 -5.88%
Canary Wharf -9 1 £400 -17.94%
Cheshire -22 1 £400 -21.95% 1

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 186 (76.23%) CISSP
2 157 (64.34%) CISM
3 124 (50.82%) Information Security
4 111 (45.49%) Finance
5 106 (43.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 72 (29.51%) Risk Management
7 70 (28.69%) CRISC
8 65 (26.64%) ITIL
9 61 (25.00%) Banking
10 56 (22.95%) Management Information System
11 51 (20.90%) Risk Assessment
12 48 (19.67%) COBIT
13 34 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (13.52%) Investment Banking
15 30 (12.30%) Degree
16 28 (11.48%) Security Management
16 28 (11.48%) Data Protection
17 25 (10.25%) Project Management
18 24 (9.84%) MS Excel
18 24 (9.84%) PCI DSS
19 23 (9.43%) Cyber Security
19 23 (9.43%) Windows
19 23 (9.43%) Information Security Management
19 23 (9.43%) Firewall
19 23 (9.43%) Data Analysis
20 21 (8.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 21 (8.61%) Network Security
21 20 (8.20%) Information Assurance
21 20 (8.20%) SIEM
21 20 (8.20%) Security Architecture

CISA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (3.28%) IIS
2 4 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 24 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.15%) MS Office
3 13 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (4.92%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.82%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.10%) SaaS
2 9 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.05%) PaaS
4 3 (1.23%) Office 365
4 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.43%) Firewall
2 21 (8.61%) Network Security
3 11 (4.51%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.10%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (3.28%) VPN
6 6 (2.46%) Internet
7 5 (2.05%) DNS
8 3 (1.23%) LAN
8 3 (1.23%) SSL
9 2 (0.82%) Wireless
9 2 (0.82%) IPsec
9 2 (0.82%) WAN
9 2 (0.82%) DHCP
9 2 (0.82%) TACACS
9 2 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.41%) SCTP
10 1 (0.41%) 4G
10 1 (0.41%) Diameter Protocol
10 1 (0.41%) Wireless Security
10 1 (0.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.92%) QlikView
2 5 (2.05%) Big Data
3 4 (1.64%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.23%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
General
1 111 (45.49%) Finance
2 61 (25.00%) Banking
3 33 (13.52%) Investment Banking
4 20 (8.20%) Legal
5 10 (4.10%) Retail
6 9 (3.69%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.28%) Publishing
8 6 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.23%) Law
10 2 (0.82%) Front Office
10 2 (0.82%) Advertising
11 1 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (25.41%) Analyst
2 44 (18.03%) Consultant
3 36 (14.75%) Security Consultant
4 31 (12.70%) Security Analyst
5 21 (8.61%) Risk Analyst
6 20 (8.20%) Security Architect
6 20 (8.20%) Architect
7 17 (6.97%) Auditor
8 16 (6.56%) Information Security Consultant
9 15 (6.15%) Security Specialist
9 15 (6.15%) Security Officer
10 14 (5.74%) Security Manager
11 13 (5.33%) Business Analyst
12 12 (4.92%) Information Architect
12 12 (4.92%) Information Analyst
12 12 (4.92%) Information Security Architect
13 11 (4.51%) Information Specialist
13 11 (4.51%) Risk Manager
13 11 (4.51%) Information Security Analyst
14 10 (4.10%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.64%) Middleware
2 2 (0.82%) JSP
3 1 (0.41%) Servlets
3 1 (0.41%) Web Services
3 1 (0.41%) HTML
3 1 (0.41%) J2EE
3 1 (0.41%) HTML5
3 1 (0.41%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 56 (22.95%) Management Information System
2 34 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.33%) CESG
3 13 (5.33%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (4.92%) PKI
5 8 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.28%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.46%) Cryptography
7 5 (2.05%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.64%) RMADS
8 4 (1.64%) SCADA
8 4 (1.64%) iSeries
8 4 (1.64%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.23%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.23%) PMI
10 2 (0.82%) NHS
10 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.43%) Windows
2 10 (4.10%) Linux
3 9 (3.69%) UNIX
4 2 (0.82%) Solaris
5 1 (0.41%) AIX
5 1 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (50.82%) Information Security
2 72 (29.51%) Risk Management
3 65 (26.64%) ITIL
4 51 (20.90%) Risk Assessment
5 28 (11.48%) Data Protection
5 28 (11.48%) Security Management
6 25 (10.25%) Project Management
7 23 (9.43%) Information Security Management
7 23 (9.43%) Data Analysis
7 23 (9.43%) Cyber Security
8 20 (8.20%) SIEM
8 20 (8.20%) Information Assurance
8 20 (8.20%) Security Architecture
8 20 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (7.79%) PRINCE2
9 19 (7.79%) Penetration Testing
9 19 (7.79%) Incident Management
10 15 (6.15%) Vulnerability Management
11 14 (5.74%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.51%) C
2 7 (2.87%) SQL
2 7 (2.87%) VBA
3 3 (1.23%) Java
4 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.41%) C#
4 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 186 (76.23%) CISSP
2 157 (64.34%) CISM
3 70 (28.69%) CRISC
4 30 (12.30%) Degree
5 16 (6.56%) CGEIT
6 12 (4.92%) Security Cleared
7 11 (4.51%) CEH
8 8 (3.28%) QiCA
9 6 (2.46%) GIAC
9 6 (2.46%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.64%) CCNP
11 4 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.23%) PMP
12 3 (1.23%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.23%) ACCA
12 3 (1.23%) CISMP
13 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.82%) ISSEP
13 2 (0.82%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (43.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (19.67%) COBIT
3 24 (9.84%) PCI DSS
4 21 (8.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (6.15%) QA
6 7 (2.87%) COSO
7 5 (2.05%) SLA
8 2 (0.82%) EMIR
9 1 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.41%) MiFID
9 1 (0.41%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
System Software
1 7 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.87%) Nessus
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (5.33%) SAP
1 13 (5.33%) Cisco
2 12 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.51%) Cyber-Ark
4 10 (4.10%) McAfee
5 8 (3.28%) Oracle
5 8 (3.28%) CheckPoint
5 8 (3.28%) Symantec
6 4 (1.64%) Sybase
6 4 (1.64%) Qualys
7 3 (1.23%) Websense
8 2 (0.82%) CA
9 1 (0.41%) Informatica
9 1 (0.41%) Apple
9 1 (0.41%) Dell
9 1 (0.41%) Citrix
9 1 (0.41%) IBM
9 1 (0.41%) AppSense
9 1 (0.41%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.41%) Fortinet
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