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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 511 516 518
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing CISA 132 130 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 1.19% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 97 59
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £352 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £660 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £454 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
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
11621 10908 10315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.48% 19.15% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7257 6503 5836
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 542 453
Median hourly rate £29.00 £23.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.10% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £51.24 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 24 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 24 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 -6 125 £500 +5.26% 53
London -33 48 £550 +15.78% 26
South East +10 22 £438 +18.64% 5
East of England +24 15 £400 +4.91% 4
City of London +43 13 £538 +10.25% 11
Yorkshire - 13 £461 - 6
West Yorkshire - 12 £435 - 4
Leeds - 9 £435 - 3
Hertfordshire +19 7 £400 - 2
Berkshire +10 7 £525 - 1
North West - 7 £600 - 3
Manchester - 6 £600 - 2
West Midlands -33 5 £450 -3.48% 5
Crawley - 5 £425 -
Kent - 5 £475 -
West Sussex - 5 £425 -
Bristol - 4 £425 -
South Wales - 4 £600 -
Cambridge - 4 £438 - 1
Midlands - 4 £550 -
South West - 4 £425 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 4 £438 - 1
Wales - 4 £600 -
Essex +9 3 £375 +3.44%
Surrey -7 3 £488 +32.20% 2
Bromley - 3 £500 -
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 £475 - 1
Canary Wharf +5 2 £603 +123.14%
Brentford - 2 - -

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 263 (88.55%) CISSP
2 226 (76.09%) CISM
3 206 (69.36%) Information Security
4 126 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 100 (33.67%) Finance
6 71 (23.91%) Cybersecurity
7 65 (21.89%) PCI DSS
8 63 (21.21%) Risk Management
9 55 (18.52%) Project Management
10 50 (16.84%) Degree
11 47 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 47 (15.82%) Security Operations
12 45 (15.15%) Data Protection
12 45 (15.15%) Firewall
13 42 (14.14%) Security Management
14 41 (13.80%) Management Information System
15 39 (13.13%) COBIT
15 39 (13.13%) IT Audit
16 38 (12.79%) PRINCE2
17 34 (11.45%) Penetration Testing
17 34 (11.45%) CESG
17 34 (11.45%) Vulnerability Management
18 33 (11.11%) Security Architecture
18 33 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 30 (10.10%) CRISC
19 30 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
20 28 (9.43%) ITIL
21 26 (8.75%) Microsoft
21 26 (8.75%) Information Security Management
21 26 (8.75%) Risk Assessment

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 8 (2.69%) IIS
2 2 (0.67%) CICS
2 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (5.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.68%) MS Office
4 3 (1.01%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.67%) IaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 45 (15.15%) Firewall
2 24 (8.08%) Network Security
3 14 (4.71%) LAN
4 13 (4.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (4.04%) LDAP
6 11 (3.70%) DNS
6 11 (3.70%) HTTP
7 10 (3.37%) Kerberos
7 10 (3.37%) SSL
7 10 (3.37%) WAN
8 8 (2.69%) Internet
8 8 (2.69%) SAN
9 6 (2.02%) TCP/IP
9 6 (2.02%) Wireless
10 5 (1.68%) FTP
10 5 (1.68%) Intranet
11 4 (1.35%) VPN
11 4 (1.35%) Wireless Security
12 2 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.67%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.34%) Big Data
3 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Metasploit
2 3 (1.01%) AppScan
3 2 (0.67%) TestNG
General
1 100 (33.67%) Finance
2 19 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.71%) Legal
4 12 (4.04%) Banking
5 11 (3.70%) Retail
6 8 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.01%) Advertising
8 3 (1.01%) Law
9 2 (0.67%) Automotive
9 2 (0.67%) French Language
9 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
10 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 81 (27.27%) Consultant
2 73 (24.58%) Security Consultant
3 58 (19.53%) Analyst
4 44 (14.81%) Security Analyst
5 41 (13.80%) Security Specialist
6 40 (13.47%) Architect
6 40 (13.47%) Security Architect
7 34 (11.45%) Security Manager
8 25 (8.42%) Information Security Consultant
9 22 (7.41%) IT Consultant
10 21 (7.07%) IT Manager
10 21 (7.07%) IT Security Consultant
11 18 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Specialist
11 18 (6.06%) Project Manager
12 17 (5.72%) Compliance Specialist
12 17 (5.72%) Security Compliance Specialist
12 17 (5.72%) Security Project Manager
13 16 (5.39%) Information Specialist
13 16 (5.39%) IT Analyst
14 14 (4.71%) CISSP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.37%) SAML
2 7 (2.36%) Middleware
3 2 (0.67%) .NET
3 2 (0.67%) J2EE
3 2 (0.67%) Web Services
4 1 (0.34%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.80%) Management Information System
2 34 (11.45%) CESG
3 30 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (8.75%) Security Operations Centre
5 17 (5.72%) PMI
6 15 (5.05%) Computer Science
6 15 (5.05%) PKI
7 12 (4.04%) Mathematics
8 10 (3.37%) Cryptography
9 8 (2.69%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (2.36%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (2.36%) Smartcard
11 5 (1.68%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.35%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.35%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.35%) Virtual Team
13 3 (1.01%) CESG CLAS
13 3 (1.01%) Cyber Attack
13 3 (1.01%) Driving Licence
13 3 (1.01%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.72%) Windows
2 15 (5.05%) Linux
3 10 (3.37%) Unix
4 3 (1.01%) Solaris
5 1 (0.34%) Android
5 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (69.36%) Information Security
2 71 (23.91%) Cybersecurity
3 63 (21.21%) Risk Management
4 55 (18.52%) Project Management
5 47 (15.82%) Security Operations
5 47 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (15.15%) Data Protection
7 42 (14.14%) Security Management
8 39 (13.13%) IT Audit
9 38 (12.79%) PRINCE2
10 34 (11.45%) Penetration Testing
10 34 (11.45%) Vulnerability Management
11 33 (11.11%) Security Architecture
12 28 (9.43%) ITIL
13 26 (8.75%) Information Security Management
13 26 (8.75%) Risk Assessment
13 26 (8.75%) TOGAF
14 24 (8.08%) Time Management
15 22 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
16 20 (6.73%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.40%) Java
2 17 (5.72%) Perl
2 17 (5.72%) Python
3 15 (5.05%) SQL
4 10 (3.37%) C++
4 10 (3.37%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.37%) VB
5 9 (3.03%) C
6 5 (1.68%) C#
7 4 (1.35%) PHP
7 4 (1.35%) Ruby
8 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 263 (88.55%) CISSP
2 226 (76.09%) CISM
3 50 (16.84%) Degree
4 30 (10.10%) CRISC
5 21 (7.07%) CEH
5 21 (7.07%) PMI Certification
5 21 (7.07%) Security Cleared
6 15 (5.05%) ISACA
7 14 (4.71%) CompTIA Security+
7 14 (4.71%) Security+ Certification
8 13 (4.38%) CESG Certified Professional
9 12 (4.04%) SANS
10 11 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (3.70%) IISP
10 11 (3.70%) SC Cleared
11 10 (3.37%) CLAS
12 9 (3.03%) GIAC
13 7 (2.36%) CCNP
14 5 (1.68%) PMP
15 4 (1.35%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (21.89%) PCI DSS
3 39 (13.13%) COBIT
4 33 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (3.03%) ISO 9001
6 8 (2.69%) ISAE 3402
7 7 (2.36%) ISO27005
8 5 (1.68%) COSO
8 5 (1.68%) GxP
9 4 (1.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 3 (1.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.67%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.67%) QA
11 2 (0.67%) RMADS
12 1 (0.34%) FISMA
12 1 (0.34%) GCP
12 1 (0.34%) GPG13
12 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.34%) ISO27002
System Software
1 16 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (1.68%) Nessus
2 4 (1.35%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.01%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.67%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.34%) EnCase
5 1 (0.34%) FTK
5 1 (0.34%) Nmap
5 1 (0.34%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 26 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.42%) Cisco
3 16 (5.39%) Oracle
4 12 (4.04%) CheckPoint
4 12 (4.04%) Cyber-Ark
5 10 (3.37%) Intel Security
6 9 (3.03%) ArcSight
6 9 (3.03%) IBM
6 9 (3.03%) Qualys
7 6 (2.02%) Barracuda Networks
7 6 (2.02%) SAP
7 6 (2.02%) Tripwire
8 4 (1.35%) Blue Coat
8 4 (1.35%) LogRhythm
9 3 (1.01%) Citrix
9 3 (1.01%) Cognos
9 3 (1.01%) FireEye
9 3 (1.01%) Sun
9 3 (1.01%) Veracode
10 2 (0.67%) Symantec
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