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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 472 515 531
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +16
Contract jobs citing CISA 170 123 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.47% 1.17% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 86 62
Median daily rate £489 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £356 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £46.00 £68.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +81.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £68.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-32.35% +81.33%

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
11575 10524 10430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.55% 19.42% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7191 6014 6089
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 540 539
Median hourly rate £32.50 £23.75 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +20.25%
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 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +30 158 £472 -0.73% 70
London -15 70 £525 +10.52% 34
South East +23 37 £480 -6.43% 11
Berkshire - 26 £525 - 2
East of England +23 21 £425 +11.47% 5
City of London +27 13 £513 +7.89% 7
Maidenhead - 12 - -
Yorkshire +11 11 £410 -8.88% 7
Bromley - 11 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire +6 10 £401 -10.83% 5
Leeds +4 10 £401 -10.83% 5
Hertfordshire +19 8 £400 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 8 £438 -
Scotland -17 7 £518 +21.76%
Cambridge - 7 £438 -
Edinburgh -3 6 £510 +2.00%
Surrey -8 6 £488 -4.87% 4
Midlands - 5 £550 -
West Midlands -10 4 £375 +7.14% 1
Harrow - 4 £315 -
Canary Wharf +8 3 £575 +310.71%
South West -4 3 £463 - 6
North West -9 3 - - 4
South Wales - 3 £600 -
West Sussex - 3 £472 - 1
Crawley - 3 £472 - 1
Wales - 3 £600 -
Birmingham +1 2 £375 -9.63% 1
Norfolk -1 2 £600 +50.00% 1
Essex -3 2 £375 +3.44% 1

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 271 (84.69%) CISSP
2 246 (76.88%) CISM
3 213 (66.56%) Information Security
4 156 (48.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 108 (33.75%) Finance
6 95 (29.69%) PCI DSS
7 77 (24.06%) Cybersecurity
8 61 (19.06%) Degree
9 59 (18.44%) Risk Management
10 54 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 54 (16.88%) Data Protection
11 53 (16.56%) Security Architecture
11 53 (16.56%) Project Management
12 49 (15.31%) Security Management
13 46 (14.38%) Firewall
13 46 (14.38%) Security Operations
14 43 (13.44%) IT Audit
14 43 (13.44%) PRINCE2
15 42 (13.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 38 (11.88%) Risk Assessment
16 38 (11.88%) COBIT
17 35 (10.94%) ITIL
18 34 (10.63%) Management Information System
19 32 (10.00%) TOGAF
20 31 (9.69%) CESG
21 30 (9.38%) CRISC
22 28 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
22 28 (8.75%) Banking
22 28 (8.75%) Cisco
23 25 (7.81%) Information Security 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 16 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.63%) CICS
2 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (2.50%) MS Office
2 6 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.56%) SmartSuite
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.63%) Office 365
3 2 (0.63%) Yammer
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (14.38%) Firewall
2 22 (6.88%) Network Security
3 8 (2.50%) Internet
3 8 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (1.88%) VPN
5 5 (1.56%) Intranet
5 5 (1.56%) LAN
5 5 (1.56%) Wireless
6 4 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.25%) NetScreen
7 3 (0.94%) DNS
7 3 (0.94%) FTP
7 3 (0.94%) HTTP
7 3 (0.94%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.94%) Wireless Security
8 2 (0.63%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.63%) LDAP
8 2 (0.63%) SAN
8 2 (0.63%) SSL
9 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.94%) AppScan
3 2 (0.63%) TestNG
4 1 (0.31%) Toad
General
1 108 (33.75%) Finance
2 28 (8.75%) Banking
3 21 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.00%) Retail
5 13 (4.06%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.13%) Legal
7 6 (1.88%) Automotive
7 6 (1.88%) Back Office
7 6 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.94%) Advertising
10 2 (0.63%) Law
11 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (24.06%) Consultant
2 71 (22.19%) Security Consultant
3 53 (16.56%) Analyst
4 48 (15.00%) Architect
4 48 (15.00%) Security Architect
5 42 (13.13%) Security Analyst
6 40 (12.50%) Security Specialist
7 34 (10.63%) Security Manager
8 27 (8.44%) Information Security Consultant
9 22 (6.88%) IT Manager
10 19 (5.94%) Project Manager
11 18 (5.63%) IT Analyst
11 18 (5.63%) Security Project Manager
12 16 (5.00%) CISSP Architect
12 16 (5.00%) Compliance Specialist
12 16 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
12 16 (5.00%) Head of Security
12 16 (5.00%) Information Specialist
12 16 (5.00%) Security Compliance Specialist
13 13 (4.06%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.50%) Middleware
2 4 (1.25%) Web Services
3 2 (0.63%) COM
3 2 (0.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.63%) Management Information System
2 31 (9.69%) CESG
3 24 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.25%) PMI
5 19 (5.94%) Security Operations Centre
6 15 (4.69%) Computer Science
6 15 (4.69%) Cryptography
6 15 (4.69%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (4.69%) Smartcard
7 11 (3.44%) Mathematics
8 10 (3.13%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.50%) Data Centre
9 8 (2.50%) PKI
10 6 (1.88%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.94%) CESG CLAS
12 3 (0.94%) Cyber Attack
12 3 (0.94%) FMCG
12 3 (0.94%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.63%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.63%) Windows
2 8 (2.50%) Unix
3 4 (1.25%) Linux
4 1 (0.31%) Android
4 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.31%) Solaris
4 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (66.56%) Information Security
2 77 (24.06%) Cybersecurity
3 59 (18.44%) Risk Management
4 54 (16.88%) Data Protection
4 54 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (16.56%) Project Management
5 53 (16.56%) Security Architecture
6 49 (15.31%) Security Management
7 46 (14.38%) Security Operations
8 43 (13.44%) IT Audit
8 43 (13.44%) PRINCE2
9 38 (11.88%) Risk Assessment
10 35 (10.94%) ITIL
11 32 (10.00%) TOGAF
12 28 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (7.81%) Information Security Management
14 22 (6.88%) SABSA
14 22 (6.88%) Time Management
15 20 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
16 19 (5.94%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.50%) Java
1 8 (2.50%) Perl
1 8 (2.50%) Python
2 6 (1.88%) C
2 6 (1.88%) C++
3 3 (0.94%) C#
3 3 (0.94%) PHP
3 3 (0.94%) Ruby
3 3 (0.94%) SQL
4 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.63%) VB
5 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 271 (84.69%) CISSP
2 246 (76.88%) CISM
3 61 (19.06%) Degree
4 30 (9.38%) CRISC
5 25 (7.81%) PMI Certification
6 24 (7.50%) CEH
7 22 (6.88%) Security Cleared
8 21 (6.56%) IISP
9 19 (5.94%) GIAC
10 16 (5.00%) SANS
11 15 (4.69%) SC Cleared
12 14 (4.38%) CLAS
13 12 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (3.75%) ISACA
14 11 (3.44%) CESG Certified Professional
15 8 (2.50%) CISMP
16 7 (2.19%) DV Cleared
16 7 (2.19%) Network+ Certification
17 6 (1.88%) PMP
17 6 (1.88%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (48.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 95 (29.69%) PCI DSS
3 42 (13.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 38 (11.88%) COBIT
5 18 (5.63%) ISO 9001
6 15 (4.69%) ISAE 3402
6 15 (4.69%) ISO27005
7 10 (3.13%) COSO
8 5 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (1.56%) GxP
9 4 (1.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 3 (0.94%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.63%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.63%) QA
11 2 (0.63%) RMADS
12 1 (0.31%) FISMA
12 1 (0.31%) GPG13
12 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.31%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 7 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.63%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (1.88%) Nessus
2 4 (1.25%) RSA Archer
3 2 (0.63%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.31%) EnCase
4 1 (0.31%) FTK
4 1 (0.31%) Nmap
4 1 (0.31%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 28 (8.75%) Cisco
2 20 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.00%) IBM
4 15 (4.69%) Oracle
5 14 (4.38%) ArcSight
5 14 (4.38%) Qualys
6 13 (4.06%) Barracuda Networks
6 13 (4.06%) Intel Security
6 13 (4.06%) Tripwire
7 10 (3.13%) Sun
8 7 (2.19%) SAP
9 6 (1.88%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.25%) Sourcefire
10 4 (1.25%) Symantec
11 3 (0.94%) Cognos
11 3 (0.94%) Veracode
12 2 (0.63%) BMC
12 2 (0.63%) Infor
12 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.63%) Splunk
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