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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 477 509 548
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +39
Contract jobs citing CISA 163 134 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.39% 1.26% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 95 58
Median daily rate £500 £475 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £454 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.95 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.95 - -

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
11717 10619 10598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.91% 18.92% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7295 6201 6095
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £548 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 552 495
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +41 153 £500 +5.26% 59
London -29 58 £550 +15.78% 25
South East +34 36 £450 +22.03% 12
Berkshire +18 20 £563 - 4
East of England +22 19 £438 +14.88% 2
City of London +28 16 £525 +10.52% 6
Yorkshire +10 10 £435 - 10
West Yorkshire +11 9 £418 - 7
Maidenhead - 9 - -
Leeds - 8 £418 - 4
North West 0 7 £518 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 7 £438 -
Cambridge - 7 £438 -
Hertfordshire +23 6 £400 - 2
Manchester +4 6 £518 - 1
West Midlands -27 6 £413 -11.52%
Kent - 6 £488 - 1
South West +6 5 £463 - 5
Midlands - 5 £550 -
West Sussex - 5 £425 -
Crawley - 5 £425 -
Bromley - 5 £350 - 1
Surrey -3 4 £450 +22.03% 4
Scotland -27 4 £550 +57.14% 1
Wales - 4 £600 -
Bristol - 4 £425 - 2
South Wales - 4 £600 -
Essex +8 3 £375 +3.44%
Edinburgh -1 3 £500 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £475 -

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 267 (86.97%) CISSP
2 230 (74.92%) CISM
3 211 (68.73%) Information Security
4 141 (45.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 104 (33.88%) Finance
6 73 (23.78%) PCI DSS
6 73 (23.78%) Cybersecurity
7 57 (18.57%) Risk Management
8 54 (17.59%) Project Management
9 52 (16.94%) Security Operations
10 51 (16.61%) Degree
10 51 (16.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 48 (15.64%) Data Protection
12 47 (15.31%) Firewall
13 45 (14.66%) COBIT
14 43 (14.01%) Security Management
15 42 (13.68%) IT Audit
16 40 (13.03%) PRINCE2
17 37 (12.05%) Security Architecture
18 36 (11.73%) Management Information System
19 35 (11.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 34 (11.07%) Penetration Testing
21 33 (10.75%) CESG
22 32 (10.42%) CRISC
23 31 (10.10%) ITIL
24 29 (9.45%) Risk Assessment
25 28 (9.12%) Microsoft
26 27 (8.79%) TOGAF
26 27 (8.79%) Vulnerability Management
27 26 (8.47%) Analytical Skills

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 10 (3.26%) IIS
2 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.65%) CICS
2 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.63%) MS Office
4 3 (0.98%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.65%) IaaS
3 2 (0.65%) Office 365
3 2 (0.65%) Yammer
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) PaaS
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (15.31%) Firewall
2 23 (7.49%) Network Security
3 14 (4.56%) LAN
4 13 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (3.91%) LDAP
6 11 (3.58%) DNS
6 11 (3.58%) HTTP
7 10 (3.26%) Kerberos
7 10 (3.26%) SSL
7 10 (3.26%) WAN
8 8 (2.61%) Internet
8 8 (2.61%) SAN
9 6 (1.95%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.95%) Wireless
10 5 (1.63%) FTP
10 5 (1.63%) Intranet
11 4 (1.30%) VPN
11 4 (1.30%) Wireless Security
12 2 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.33%) Big Data
3 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.98%) AppScan
3 2 (0.65%) TestNG
General
1 104 (33.88%) Finance
2 17 (5.54%) Banking
3 16 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.56%) Legal
4 14 (4.56%) Retail
5 8 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.28%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.30%) Automotive
8 3 (0.98%) Advertising
8 3 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.65%) Back Office
9 2 (0.65%) Law
10 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 80 (26.06%) Consultant
2 74 (24.10%) Security Consultant
3 61 (19.87%) Analyst
4 47 (15.31%) Security Analyst
5 40 (13.03%) Architect
5 40 (13.03%) Security Architect
6 38 (12.38%) Security Specialist
7 35 (11.40%) Security Manager
8 28 (9.12%) Information Security Consultant
9 22 (7.17%) IT Manager
10 21 (6.84%) IT Consultant
11 20 (6.51%) IT Analyst
11 20 (6.51%) IT Security Consultant
12 19 (6.19%) Project Manager
13 18 (5.86%) Security Project Manager
14 17 (5.54%) Cybersecurity Specialist
15 16 (5.21%) Compliance Specialist
15 16 (5.21%) Security Compliance Specialist
16 15 (4.89%) CISSP Architect
16 15 (4.89%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.26%) SAML
2 7 (2.28%) Middleware
3 2 (0.65%) COM
3 2 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.73%) Management Information System
2 33 (10.75%) CESG
3 26 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.82%) Security Operations Centre
5 18 (5.86%) PMI
6 15 (4.89%) Computer Science
7 14 (4.56%) PKI
8 13 (4.23%) Cryptography
8 13 (4.23%) Mathematics
9 9 (2.93%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (2.93%) Smartcard
10 6 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (1.63%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.30%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.30%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.30%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.30%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.98%) CESG CLAS
13 3 (0.98%) Cyber Attack
13 3 (0.98%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.86%) Windows
2 13 (4.23%) Linux
3 10 (3.26%) Unix
4 1 (0.33%) Android
4 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.33%) Solaris
4 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (68.73%) Information Security
2 73 (23.78%) Cybersecurity
3 57 (18.57%) Risk Management
4 54 (17.59%) Project Management
5 52 (16.94%) Security Operations
6 51 (16.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 48 (15.64%) Data Protection
8 43 (14.01%) Security Management
9 42 (13.68%) IT Audit
10 40 (13.03%) PRINCE2
11 37 (12.05%) Security Architecture
12 34 (11.07%) Penetration Testing
13 31 (10.10%) ITIL
14 29 (9.45%) Risk Assessment
15 27 (8.79%) TOGAF
15 27 (8.79%) Vulnerability Management
16 25 (8.14%) Information Security Management
17 23 (7.49%) Time Management
18 21 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (6.84%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.54%) Java
1 17 (5.54%) Perl
1 17 (5.54%) Python
2 11 (3.58%) SQL
3 10 (3.26%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.26%) VB
4 8 (2.61%) C++
5 7 (2.28%) C
6 4 (1.30%) PHP
6 4 (1.30%) Ruby
7 3 (0.98%) C#
8 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 267 (86.97%) CISSP
2 230 (74.92%) CISM
3 51 (16.61%) Degree
4 32 (10.42%) CRISC
5 23 (7.49%) PMI Certification
6 19 (6.19%) CEH
7 17 (5.54%) Security Cleared
8 14 (4.56%) CompTIA Security+
8 14 (4.56%) ISACA
8 14 (4.56%) Security+ Certification
9 13 (4.23%) GIAC
9 13 (4.23%) IISP
9 13 (4.23%) SANS
10 12 (3.91%) CESG Certified Professional
11 11 (3.58%) CLAS
12 9 (2.93%) SC Cleared
13 8 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (1.95%) PMP
15 5 (1.63%) CGEIT
16 4 (1.30%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (45.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (23.78%) PCI DSS
3 45 (14.66%) COBIT
4 35 (11.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (3.26%) ISO 9001
6 9 (2.93%) ISAE 3402
6 9 (2.93%) ISO27005
7 8 (2.61%) COSO
8 5 (1.63%) GxP
9 4 (1.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 3 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.65%) QA
11 2 (0.65%) RMADS
12 1 (0.33%) BS7799
12 1 (0.33%) FISMA
12 1 (0.33%) GPG13
12 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (5.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.65%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (1.63%) Nessus
2 4 (1.30%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.98%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.65%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.33%) EnCase
5 1 (0.33%) FTK
5 1 (0.33%) Nmap
5 1 (0.33%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 28 (9.12%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.47%) Cisco
3 16 (5.21%) Oracle
4 12 (3.91%) CheckPoint
4 12 (3.91%) Cyber-Ark
5 11 (3.58%) Intel Security
6 10 (3.26%) IBM
7 8 (2.61%) ArcSight
7 8 (2.61%) Qualys
8 7 (2.28%) Barracuda Networks
8 7 (2.28%) SAP
8 7 (2.28%) Tripwire
9 4 (1.30%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.30%) LogRhythm
9 4 (1.30%) Sun
10 3 (0.98%) Cognos
10 3 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.98%) Veracode
11 2 (0.65%) BMC
11 2 (0.65%) Symantec
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