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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 487 464 498
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +34
Contract jobs citing CISA 85 102 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 1.13% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 64 46
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £306 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £543 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £480 £475
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.25
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10117 9034 9808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.06% 17.76% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5715 4861 5051
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 498 610
Average hourly rate £18.97 £21.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.79% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.18 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -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 22 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 22 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 -22 78 £455 -5.69% 38
London +26 54 £465 -6.53% 13
City of London +15 10 £413 -15.60% 4
South East -25 10 £450 -10.00% 3
North West -7 7 £495 +28.65% 5
Scotland -12 7 £388 +47.61% 1
Edinburgh - 6 £388 - 1
East Midlands -1 5 £425 - 1
Cheshire -1 5 £504 +49.25% 2
Hampshire -5 5 £438 -16.66% 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £425 -
Northampton - 5 £425 -
Berkshire -15 2 £312 -37.60%
Uxbridge - 2 £513 -
East of England - 2 - - 1
Slough +3 1 £450 -18.18%
Glasgow -2 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Woking - - - -
York - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 173 (89.18%) CISSP
2 127 (65.46%) Information Security
3 120 (61.86%) CISM
4 90 (46.39%) Finance
5 53 (27.32%) Risk Management
6 48 (24.74%) Security Management
7 47 (24.23%) Management Information System
8 42 (21.65%) Banking
8 42 (21.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 39 (20.10%) ITIL
10 38 (19.59%) Information Security Management
11 35 (18.04%) Degree
12 31 (15.98%) Microsoft
13 29 (14.95%) Windows
14 26 (13.40%) Computer Science
15 23 (11.86%) UNIX
16 22 (11.34%) MS Excel
16 22 (11.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 21 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
18 20 (10.31%) Security Architecture
19 19 (9.79%) Data Protection
19 19 (9.79%) Risk Assessment
19 19 (9.79%) Investment Banking
20 18 (9.28%) Business Continuity
21 17 (8.76%) GIAC
22 16 (8.25%) Firewall
22 16 (8.25%) Project Management
22 16 (8.25%) Oracle
23 15 (7.73%) Financial Institution
23 15 (7.73%) Telecoms

CISA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 9 (4.64%) Joomla!
1 9 (4.64%) CMS
2 5 (2.58%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.06%) IIS
3 4 (2.06%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.06%) SAS
4 3 (1.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 22 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (5.15%) MS Visio
4 9 (4.64%) MS Office
5 3 (1.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.52%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.25%) Firewall
2 13 (6.70%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.15%) Network Security
3 10 (5.15%) Intranet
4 8 (4.12%) Internet
5 7 (3.61%) VPN
6 3 (1.55%) SSL
6 3 (1.55%) MPLS
7 2 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.03%) LDAP
8 1 (0.52%) PBX
8 1 (0.52%) VoIP
8 1 (0.52%) WAN
8 1 (0.52%) SMTP
8 1 (0.52%) DHCP
8 1 (0.52%) DNS
8 1 (0.52%) Wireless
8 1 (0.52%) IPsec
8 1 (0.52%) Telnet
8 1 (0.52%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.03%) MS Access
3 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.52%) FindBugs
General
1 90 (46.39%) Finance
2 42 (21.65%) Banking
3 19 (9.79%) Investment Banking
4 15 (7.73%) Financial Institution
4 15 (7.73%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.58%) Legal
5 5 (2.58%) Retail
6 3 (1.55%) Military
6 3 (1.55%) Advertising
6 3 (1.55%) Publishing
6 3 (1.55%) Private Banking
6 3 (1.55%) Marketing
7 2 (1.03%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.03%) French Language
7 2 (1.03%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Front Office
8 1 (0.52%) German Language
8 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (19.59%) Analyst
2 30 (15.46%) Consultant
3 28 (14.43%) Security Analyst
4 23 (11.86%) Information Manager
5 21 (10.82%) Risk Manager
6 18 (9.28%) Security Consultant
7 16 (8.25%) Security Architect
7 16 (8.25%) Security Manager
7 16 (8.25%) Architect
8 15 (7.73%) Auditor
9 13 (6.70%) Information Analyst
9 13 (6.70%) IT Auditor
10 12 (6.19%) Information Security Manager
11 11 (5.67%) Risk Analyst
11 11 (5.67%) Information Security Analyst
11 11 (5.67%) Security Specialist
11 11 (5.67%) Project Manager
11 11 (5.67%) Information Risk Manager
12 10 (5.15%) Information Specialist
12 10 (5.15%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.61%) Middleware
2 5 (2.58%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.55%) OLE
4 2 (1.03%) SAML
4 2 (1.03%) JSP
5 1 (0.52%) .NET
5 1 (0.52%) Spring
5 1 (0.52%) jQuery
5 1 (0.52%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.23%) Management Information System
2 26 (13.40%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.19%) Economics
4 11 (5.67%) CESG
4 11 (5.67%) E-Learning
5 6 (3.09%) PMI
6 4 (2.06%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (2.06%) EMV
7 3 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.55%) RMADS
8 2 (1.03%) Online Games
8 2 (1.03%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.03%) iSeries
8 2 (1.03%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.03%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.52%) EPoS
9 1 (0.52%) EFT
9 1 (0.52%) Handset
9 1 (0.52%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.95%) Windows
2 23 (11.86%) UNIX
3 6 (3.09%) Linux
4 3 (1.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (65.46%) Information Security
2 53 (27.32%) Risk Management
3 48 (24.74%) Security Management
4 39 (20.10%) ITIL
5 38 (19.59%) Information Security Management
6 21 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (10.31%) Security Architecture
8 19 (9.79%) Data Protection
8 19 (9.79%) Risk Assessment
9 18 (9.28%) Business Continuity
10 16 (8.25%) Project Management
11 12 (6.19%) SIEM
11 12 (6.19%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (6.19%) TOGAF
11 12 (6.19%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (6.19%) Data Analysis
12 11 (5.67%) Time Management
13 10 (5.15%) Service Management
13 10 (5.15%) Zachman Framework
14 9 (4.64%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.15%) SQL
2 3 (1.55%) C
3 1 (0.52%) Java
3 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.52%) Perl
3 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 173 (89.18%) CISSP
2 120 (61.86%) CISM
3 35 (18.04%) Degree
4 17 (8.76%) GIAC
5 15 (7.73%) CRISC
6 13 (6.70%) Security Cleared
7 12 (6.19%) CEH
8 8 (4.12%) QiCA
9 7 (3.61%) MBA
9 7 (3.61%) PMP
9 7 (3.61%) PMI Certification
9 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (3.61%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.58%) CISMP
11 4 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (2.06%) CCSE
11 4 (2.06%) CCSA
11 4 (2.06%) ACCA
12 3 (1.55%) CIMA
12 3 (1.55%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (21.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (11.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 15 (7.73%) QA
4 12 (6.19%) COBIT
5 9 (4.64%) BS7799
6 7 (3.61%) BS25999
7 6 (3.09%) PCI DSS
8 4 (2.06%) SLA
9 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.52%) GPG13
10 1 (0.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (6.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.55%) RACF
3 1 (0.52%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.52%) Snort
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 7 (3.61%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 31 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.25%) Oracle
3 14 (7.22%) SAP
4 10 (5.15%) Cisco
5 8 (4.12%) Juniper
6 7 (3.61%) McAfee
7 5 (2.58%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.58%) Blue Coat
7 5 (2.58%) Qualys
8 4 (2.06%) Sybase
9 3 (1.55%) CA
9 3 (1.55%) F5
9 3 (1.55%) Aveksa
9 3 (1.55%) Varonis
10 2 (1.03%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.03%) Symantec
10 2 (1.03%) Websense
11 1 (0.52%) HP
11 1 (0.52%) Citrix
11 1 (0.52%) Ericsson
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