The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 495 468 477
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +9
Contract jobs citing CISA 89 95 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 1.07% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 60 49
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£450 £480 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £314 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £534 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £480 £475
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10124 8894 9645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.20% 17.76% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5724 4778 4966
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 453 491 574
Average hourly rate £18.97 £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -21 83 £455 -5.45% 29
London +24 53 £475 -3.06% 13
City of London +23 12 £438 -12.06% 3
North West +3 11 £340 -11.63% 4
South East -24 11 £425 -15.00% 6
Cheshire +8 7 £495 +46.66% 3
East Midlands +9 6 £444 -
Scotland -1 6 £375 +50.00%
Northamptonshire - 6 £444 -
Northampton - 6 £444 -
Edinburgh - 5 £375 -
Hampshire -7 4 £438 -16.66% 2
Berkshire -12 3 £312 -37.60% 3
Uxbridge - 2 £513 -
East of England - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Slough +4 1 £450 -18.18% 1
Glasgow +1 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Woking - - - -
York - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

1 177 (88.50%) CISSP
2 127 (63.50%) Information Security
3 120 (60.00%) CISM
4 85 (42.50%) Finance
5 54 (27.00%) Risk Management
6 49 (24.50%) Security Management
7 46 (23.00%) Management Information System
8 45 (22.50%) Banking
9 41 (20.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 38 (19.00%) Information Security Management
10 38 (19.00%) ITIL
11 36 (18.00%) Degree
12 34 (17.00%) Windows
13 32 (16.00%) Microsoft
14 28 (14.00%) Computer Science
15 27 (13.50%) UNIX
16 24 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (11.00%) MS Excel
17 22 (11.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 22 (11.00%) Data Protection
17 22 (11.00%) Security Architecture
18 20 (10.00%) GIAC
18 20 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
19 19 (9.50%) Oracle
20 18 (9.00%) Business Continuity
20 18 (9.00%) Investment Banking
21 17 (8.50%) Firewall
22 16 (8.00%) Telecoms
23 15 (7.50%) Active Directory
24 14 (7.00%) QA

CISA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 (4.00%) CMS
1 8 (4.00%) Joomla!
2 5 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.00%) SAS
3 4 (2.00%) IIS
4 3 (1.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.00%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (11.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 9 (4.50%) MS Office
5 2 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.50%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.50%) Firewall
2 14 (7.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.00%) Network Security
4 9 (4.50%) Intranet
4 9 (4.50%) Internet
5 7 (3.50%) VPN
6 4 (2.00%) LDAP
7 3 (1.50%) SSL
7 3 (1.50%) MPLS
8 1 (0.50%) Telnet
8 1 (0.50%) Wireless
8 1 (0.50%) IPsec
8 1 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.50%) NFC
8 1 (0.50%) DMZ
8 1 (0.50%) DNS
8 1 (0.50%) PBX
8 1 (0.50%) VoIP
8 1 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.00%) MS Access
3 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.50%) FindBugs
General
1 85 (42.50%) Finance
2 45 (22.50%) Banking
3 18 (9.00%) Investment Banking
4 16 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 13 (6.50%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.50%) Legal
7 3 (1.50%) Military
7 3 (1.50%) Advertising
7 3 (1.50%) Publishing
7 3 (1.50%) Private Banking
7 3 (1.50%) Marketing
8 2 (1.00%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.00%) French Language
8 2 (1.00%) Retail
8 2 (1.00%) Games
9 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.50%) Front Office
9 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.50%) German Language
9 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (20.50%) Analyst
2 36 (18.00%) Consultant
3 29 (14.50%) Security Analyst
4 22 (11.00%) Risk Manager
5 21 (10.50%) Information Manager
6 19 (9.50%) Security Consultant
7 18 (9.00%) Architect
7 18 (9.00%) Security Architect
8 15 (7.50%) Auditor
9 13 (6.50%) IT Auditor
9 13 (6.50%) Information Analyst
9 13 (6.50%) Security Manager
10 11 (5.50%) Risk Analyst
10 11 (5.50%) Information Security Analyst
10 11 (5.50%) Information Risk Manager
11 10 (5.00%) Senior Architect
11 10 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
11 10 (5.00%) Senior Security Architect
12 9 (4.50%) Security Specialist
13 8 (4.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.50%) Middleware
2 5 (2.50%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.50%) OLE
4 2 (1.00%) JSP
4 2 (1.00%) SAML
5 1 (0.50%) .NET
5 1 (0.50%) Spring
5 1 (0.50%) Spring Security
5 1 (0.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 46 (23.00%) Management Information System
2 28 (14.00%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.50%) CESG
4 12 (6.00%) Economics
5 10 (5.00%) E-Learning
6 5 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.50%) EMV
7 4 (2.00%) PMI
7 4 (2.00%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.50%) RMADS
9 2 (1.00%) iSeries
9 2 (1.00%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.00%) Online Games
9 2 (1.00%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.50%) Handset
10 1 (0.50%) EPoS
10 1 (0.50%) EFT
10 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.00%) Windows
2 27 (13.50%) UNIX
3 7 (3.50%) Linux
4 3 (1.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (63.50%) Information Security
2 54 (27.00%) Risk Management
3 49 (24.50%) Security Management
4 38 (19.00%) Information Security Management
4 38 (19.00%) ITIL
5 24 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (11.00%) Data Protection
6 22 (11.00%) Security Architecture
7 20 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
8 18 (9.00%) Business Continuity
9 14 (7.00%) TOGAF
10 13 (6.50%) Project Management
11 12 (6.00%) Zachman Framework
11 12 (6.00%) Data Analysis
11 12 (6.00%) SIEM
11 12 (6.00%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (5.50%) Time Management
12 11 (5.50%) Identity Management
13 10 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (4.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.00%) SQL
2 3 (1.50%) C
3 1 (0.50%) Java
3 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.50%) Perl
3 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 177 (88.50%) CISSP
2 120 (60.00%) CISM
3 36 (18.00%) Degree
4 20 (10.00%) GIAC
5 14 (7.00%) CRISC
5 14 (7.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (5.50%) CEH
7 9 (4.50%) SC Cleared
7 9 (4.50%) QiCA
8 8 (4.00%) MBA
9 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (2.50%) PMP
10 5 (2.50%) PMI Certification
11 4 (2.00%) ACCA
11 4 (2.00%) CCSA
11 4 (2.00%) CCSE
11 4 (2.00%) CHFI
12 3 (1.50%) ISSAP
12 3 (1.50%) CISMP
12 3 (1.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (20.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (11.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (7.00%) COBIT
3 14 (7.00%) QA
4 11 (5.50%) BS7799
5 9 (4.50%) BS25999
6 5 (2.50%) PCI DSS
7 4 (2.00%) SLA
8 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.50%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.50%) GPG13
System Software
1 15 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.50%) RACF
3 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (7.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 10 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 10 (5.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 32 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.50%) Oracle
3 14 (7.00%) SAP
4 11 (5.50%) Cisco
5 9 (4.50%) McAfee
6 8 (4.00%) Juniper
7 6 (3.00%) Qualys
8 5 (2.50%) Blue Coat
8 5 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.00%) CA
9 4 (2.00%) Sybase
10 3 (1.50%) Websense
10 3 (1.50%) F5
10 3 (1.50%) Aveksa
10 3 (1.50%) Varonis
11 2 (1.00%) ArcSight
11 2 (1.00%) Tripwire
11 2 (1.00%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.00%) Symantec
11 2 (1.00%) IBM
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