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 27 August 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 487 539 520
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -19
Contract jobs citing CISA 147 125 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.35% 1.11% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 80 83
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £334 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 - -

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
10912 11255 10786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.47% 19.29% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6805 6762 6131
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 536 457
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

CISA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CISA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +54 141 £481 +1.31% 59
London +8 71 £513 +7.89% 24
City of London +48 24 £475 -3.79% 7
South East +19 16 £425 +88.88% 12
East of England +34 15 £375 -6.25% 8
Yorkshire - 12 £488 - 2
West Yorkshire - 10 £461 - 1
South West +14 9 £513 - 5
North West +19 8 £600 +50.00% 5
Berkshire +12 6 £350 - 6
Hertfordshire - 6 - - 2
Leeds - 6 £461 - 1
Essex +7 5 £375 -1.63%
Wiltshire +6 5 £513 -
Manchester -1 5 £600 - 3
Kent - 5 £550 - 1
West Midlands -39 4 £519 +59.61% 2
Swindon - 4 £525 -
Bristol - 4 - - 3
Cheshire +12 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Crawley - 3 £425 -
West Sussex - 3 £425 -
Canary Wharf +4 2 £530 +32.50%
Brentford +3 2 - -
East Midlands -1 2 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -4 2 - - 1
Nottingham -8 2 - - 1
Warwickshire -9 2 £475 +52.00%

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CISA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CISA.

1 270 (86.26%) CISSP
2 236 (75.40%) CISM
3 217 (69.33%) Information Security
4 116 (37.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 106 (33.87%) Finance
6 73 (23.32%) Risk Management
7 70 (22.36%) Cybersecurity
8 61 (19.49%) PCI DSS
9 55 (17.57%) Project Management
10 52 (16.61%) IT Audit
11 49 (15.65%) COBIT
11 49 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 48 (15.34%) Management Information System
13 47 (15.02%) Degree
14 46 (14.70%) Data Protection
15 44 (14.06%) Security Operations
15 44 (14.06%) Security Management
16 42 (13.42%) Firewall
17 39 (12.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 39 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
17 39 (12.46%) Security Architecture
18 38 (12.14%) CRISC
18 38 (12.14%) Vulnerability Management
19 36 (11.50%) CESG
19 36 (11.50%) Penetration Testing
20 33 (10.54%) PRINCE2
21 32 (10.22%) ITIL
21 32 (10.22%) Information Security Management
22 29 (9.27%) TOGAF
22 29 (9.27%) Time Management

CISA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.24%) IIS
1 7 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (0.96%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.32%) Apache
3 1 (0.32%) CICS
Applications
1 23 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.92%) MS Office
4 5 (1.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.96%) Office 365
3 3 (0.96%) Yammer
4 2 (0.64%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (13.42%) Firewall
2 25 (7.99%) Network Security
3 15 (4.79%) LDAP
4 11 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (3.51%) Kerberos
4 11 (3.51%) LAN
5 10 (3.19%) DNS
5 10 (3.19%) HTTP
5 10 (3.19%) SSL
5 10 (3.19%) WAN
6 7 (2.24%) Internet
7 6 (1.92%) FTP
7 6 (1.92%) Intranet
7 6 (1.92%) SAN
8 5 (1.60%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (1.60%) Wireless
9 4 (1.28%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.28%) Wireless Security
10 3 (0.96%) SSH
11 2 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.19%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.32%) Big Data
3 1 (0.32%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.32%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.32%) QlikView
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.96%) AppScan
3 2 (0.64%) TestNG
General
1 106 (33.87%) Finance
2 19 (6.07%) Banking
3 17 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.11%) Legal
5 15 (4.79%) Retail
6 6 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.60%) French Language
7 5 (1.60%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.96%) Automotive
9 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.64%) Law
9 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.32%) German Language
10 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.32%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (24.28%) Consultant
2 67 (21.41%) Security Consultant
3 60 (19.17%) Analyst
4 47 (15.02%) Architect
5 46 (14.70%) Security Architect
6 44 (14.06%) Security Analyst
7 33 (10.54%) Security Manager
8 32 (10.22%) Security Specialist
9 22 (7.03%) IT Manager
10 21 (6.71%) Information Security Consultant
10 21 (6.71%) IT Consultant
11 20 (6.39%) Compliance Specialist
12 19 (6.07%) IT Security Consultant
12 19 (6.07%) Project Manager
13 18 (5.75%) Cybersecurity Specialist
13 18 (5.75%) Security Project Manager
14 17 (5.43%) Security Compliance Specialist
15 16 (5.11%) Risk Consultant
16 15 (4.79%) Risk Manager
17 14 (4.47%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.51%) SAML
2 8 (2.56%) Middleware
3 3 (0.96%) COM
3 3 (0.96%) J2EE
4 2 (0.64%) .NET
4 2 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.34%) Management Information System
2 39 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (11.50%) CESG
4 22 (7.03%) Security Operations Centre
5 16 (5.11%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.47%) PKI
6 14 (4.47%) PMI
7 11 (3.51%) Mathematics
8 9 (2.88%) Cryptography
9 7 (2.24%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.92%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.60%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.60%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.60%) Smartcard
12 4 (1.28%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.28%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.28%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.96%) Cyber Attack
13 3 (0.96%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.96%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.07%) Windows
2 17 (5.43%) Linux
3 10 (3.19%) Unix
4 3 (0.96%) Solaris
5 1 (0.32%) Android
5 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (69.33%) Information Security
2 73 (23.32%) Risk Management
3 70 (22.36%) Cybersecurity
4 55 (17.57%) Project Management
5 52 (16.61%) IT Audit
6 49 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 46 (14.70%) Data Protection
8 44 (14.06%) Security Management
8 44 (14.06%) Security Operations
9 39 (12.46%) Security Architecture
10 38 (12.14%) Vulnerability Management
11 36 (11.50%) Penetration Testing
12 33 (10.54%) PRINCE2
13 32 (10.22%) Information Security Management
13 32 (10.22%) ITIL
14 29 (9.27%) Time Management
14 29 (9.27%) TOGAF
15 27 (8.63%) Identity Access Management
15 27 (8.63%) Risk Assessment
16 25 (7.99%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.39%) Java
2 18 (5.75%) Python
3 17 (5.43%) Perl
3 17 (5.43%) SQL
4 10 (3.19%) C++
4 10 (3.19%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.19%) VB
5 9 (2.88%) C
6 5 (1.60%) C#
7 4 (1.28%) PHP
7 4 (1.28%) Ruby
8 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 270 (86.26%) CISSP
2 236 (75.40%) CISM
3 47 (15.02%) Degree
4 38 (12.14%) CRISC
5 19 (6.07%) PMI Certification
6 18 (5.75%) Security Cleared
7 15 (4.79%) CompTIA Security+
7 15 (4.79%) Security+ Certification
8 14 (4.47%) CEH
9 11 (3.51%) CESG Certified Professional
9 11 (3.51%) SANS
10 10 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (3.19%) GSEC
10 10 (3.19%) SC Cleared
11 8 (2.56%) CCNP
11 8 (2.56%) GIAC
12 7 (2.24%) IISP
12 7 (2.24%) ISACA
13 6 (1.92%) PMP
14 5 (1.60%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (37.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (19.49%) PCI DSS
3 49 (15.65%) COBIT
4 39 (12.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.92%) ISAE 3402
6 5 (1.60%) Basel III
6 5 (1.60%) GxP
6 5 (1.60%) ISO27005
7 4 (1.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (1.28%) ISO 9001
7 4 (1.28%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.96%) QA
9 2 (0.64%) COSO
9 2 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.64%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.32%) FISMA
10 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.32%) RMADS
System Software
1 18 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) IAG
2 1 (0.32%) RACF
2 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.28%) AirWatch
1 4 (1.28%) Nessus
2 1 (0.32%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.32%) EnCase
2 1 (0.32%) FTK
2 1 (0.32%) Nmap
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.32%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 27 (8.63%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.35%) Cisco
3 19 (6.07%) Oracle
4 15 (4.79%) Cyber-Ark
5 10 (3.19%) CheckPoint
6 8 (2.56%) ArcSight
6 8 (2.56%) Intel Security
6 8 (2.56%) SAP
7 7 (2.24%) IBM
7 7 (2.24%) Qualys
8 5 (1.60%) FireEye
8 5 (1.60%) Fortinet
9 4 (1.28%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (1.28%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.28%) Tripwire
10 3 (0.96%) Citrix
10 3 (0.96%) Cognos
10 3 (0.96%) Infor
10 3 (0.96%) Sun
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