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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 466 507 521
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +14
Contract jobs citing CISA 175 125 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.48% 1.14% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 83 60
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £353 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £650 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £408 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.65% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £68.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +81.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £68.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
11856 10965 10740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.33% 19.60% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7439 6185 6131
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 £259 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 559 545
Median hourly rate £32.25 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 6 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 6 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 +23 160 £472 -0.73% 66
London -27 72 £500 +5.26% 35
South East +16 39 £475 - 9
Berkshire - 26 £488 - 1
East of England +24 18 £431 +11.29% 5
City of London +19 13 £500 +5.26% 10
Yorkshire +14 13 £410 -8.88% 6
Maidenhead - 12 - -
West Yorkshire +7 11 £410 -8.88% 4
Leeds 0 11 £410 -8.88% 4
Bromley - 11 £375 -
Surrey +2 10 £481 -6.09% 5
Scotland -11 9 £518 +47.85% 2
Edinburgh -4 8 £510 +2.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 8 £438 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £390 - 4
Cambridge - 7 £438 -
Midlands - 5 £550 -
Birmingham +1 4 £388 -6.62% 1
West Midlands -13 4 £388 +10.71% 5
Harrow - 4 £315 -
Staines -1 3 £475 -7.31% 1
Norwich -2 3 £600 +54.83%
Norfolk -4 3 £600 +54.83%
Manchester -6 3 - - 2
North West -10 3 - - 2
South Wales - 2 £575 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £472 -
Crawley - 2 £472 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £563 -

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 269 (81.76%) CISSP
2 245 (74.47%) CISM
3 211 (64.13%) Information Security
4 158 (48.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 110 (33.43%) Finance
6 96 (29.18%) PCI DSS
7 77 (23.40%) Cybersecurity
8 59 (17.93%) Degree
9 58 (17.63%) Risk Management
10 55 (16.72%) Security Architecture
11 52 (15.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 50 (15.20%) Security Management
12 50 (15.20%) Project Management
13 49 (14.89%) Data Protection
14 48 (14.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 48 (14.59%) Firewall
15 44 (13.37%) PRINCE2
15 44 (13.37%) Security Operations
15 44 (13.37%) IT Audit
16 42 (12.77%) Risk Assessment
17 38 (11.55%) COBIT
17 38 (11.55%) CRISC
18 36 (10.94%) TOGAF
19 35 (10.64%) Management Information System
19 35 (10.64%) ITIL
20 32 (9.73%) CESG
21 29 (8.81%) Banking
21 29 (8.81%) Cisco
22 26 (7.90%) Agile Software Development
22 26 (7.90%) SABSA

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 (4.86%) IIS
2 2 (0.61%) CICS
2 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (2.43%) MS Office
2 7 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.82%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.52%) SmartSuite
5 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) Office 365
3 1 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.59%) Firewall
2 21 (6.38%) Network Security
3 7 (2.13%) Internet
3 7 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (1.82%) VPN
5 5 (1.52%) LAN
6 4 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.22%) Intranet
6 4 (1.22%) NetScreen
6 4 (1.22%) Wireless
7 3 (0.91%) FTP
7 3 (0.91%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.61%) SAN
8 2 (0.61%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.30%) DNS
9 1 (0.30%) HTTP
9 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.91%) AppScan
3 2 (0.61%) TestNG
4 1 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 110 (33.43%) Finance
2 29 (8.81%) Banking
3 21 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 19 (5.78%) Retail
5 13 (3.95%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.04%) Legal
7 9 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.82%) Back Office
9 5 (1.52%) Automotive
10 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.91%) Advertising
11 3 (0.91%) Law
12 2 (0.61%) Marketing
13 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.30%) French Language
13 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (22.49%) Consultant
2 67 (20.36%) Security Consultant
3 56 (17.02%) Analyst
4 50 (15.20%) Architect
4 50 (15.20%) Security Architect
5 44 (13.37%) Security Analyst
6 37 (11.25%) Security Specialist
7 33 (10.03%) Security Manager
8 26 (7.90%) Information Security Consultant
9 21 (6.38%) IT Manager
10 19 (5.78%) CISSP Architect
11 18 (5.47%) IT Analyst
12 16 (4.86%) Project Manager
13 15 (4.56%) Compliance Specialist
13 15 (4.56%) Cybersecurity Specialist
13 15 (4.56%) Head of Security
13 15 (4.56%) Security Compliance Specialist
14 14 (4.26%) Security Project Manager
15 13 (3.95%) IT Consultant
15 13 (3.95%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.74%) Middleware
2 4 (1.22%) Web Services
3 1 (0.30%) .NET
3 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.30%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.30%) COM
3 1 (0.30%) HTML
3 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 32 (9.73%) CESG
3 24 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.47%) PMI
4 18 (5.47%) Security Operations Centre
5 16 (4.86%) Cryptography
6 15 (4.56%) Computer Science
6 15 (4.56%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (4.56%) Smartcard
7 11 (3.34%) Mathematics
8 10 (3.04%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.74%) PKI
10 8 (2.43%) Data Centre
10 8 (2.43%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.52%) CESG CLAS
12 4 (1.22%) FMCG
13 2 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.61%) Derivative
13 2 (0.61%) Economics
13 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.17%) Windows
2 9 (2.74%) Unix
3 2 (0.61%) Linux
4 1 (0.30%) Android
4 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.30%) Solaris
4 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (64.13%) Information Security
2 77 (23.40%) Cybersecurity
3 58 (17.63%) Risk Management
4 55 (16.72%) Security Architecture
5 52 (15.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (15.20%) Project Management
6 50 (15.20%) Security Management
7 49 (14.89%) Data Protection
8 44 (13.37%) IT Audit
8 44 (13.37%) PRINCE2
8 44 (13.37%) Security Operations
9 42 (12.77%) Risk Assessment
10 36 (10.94%) TOGAF
11 35 (10.64%) ITIL
12 26 (7.90%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (7.90%) SABSA
13 23 (6.99%) Time Management
14 22 (6.69%) Information Security Management
15 19 (5.78%) Penetration Testing
15 19 (5.78%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.82%) C
2 5 (1.52%) C++
2 5 (1.52%) Java
2 5 (1.52%) Perl
2 5 (1.52%) Python
3 4 (1.22%) C#
4 2 (0.61%) PHP
4 2 (0.61%) Ruby
4 2 (0.61%) SQL
5 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 269 (81.76%) CISSP
2 245 (74.47%) CISM
3 59 (17.93%) Degree
4 38 (11.55%) CRISC
5 25 (7.60%) CEH
6 24 (7.29%) GIAC
6 24 (7.29%) PMI Certification
7 22 (6.69%) Security Cleared
8 21 (6.38%) IISP
9 18 (5.47%) SANS
10 17 (5.17%) CLAS
11 14 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (3.95%) SC Cleared
13 12 (3.65%) ISACA
14 10 (3.04%) CESG Certified Professional
14 10 (3.04%) CISMP
15 8 (2.43%) CCIE
15 8 (2.43%) CGEIT
16 7 (2.13%) CCNP
16 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (48.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 96 (29.18%) PCI DSS
3 48 (14.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 38 (11.55%) COBIT
5 18 (5.47%) ISO 9001
6 15 (4.56%) ISAE 3402
6 15 (4.56%) ISO27005
7 10 (3.04%) COSO
8 5 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (1.52%) GxP
8 5 (1.52%) ISO 9000
9 4 (1.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 3 (0.91%) RMADS
11 2 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.61%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.61%) QA
12 1 (0.30%) GPG13
12 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.30%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 7 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.61%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (1.82%) Nessus
2 5 (1.52%) RSA Archer
3 2 (0.61%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.30%) EnCase
4 1 (0.30%) FTK
4 1 (0.30%) Nmap
4 1 (0.30%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 29 (8.81%) Cisco
2 17 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.86%) IBM
4 14 (4.26%) ArcSight
4 14 (4.26%) Qualys
5 13 (3.95%) Barracuda Networks
5 13 (3.95%) Intel Security
5 13 (3.95%) Tripwire
6 12 (3.65%) Oracle
7 10 (3.04%) Sun
8 8 (2.43%) SAP
9 4 (1.22%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.22%) Sourcefire
9 4 (1.22%) Symantec
10 3 (0.91%) Cognos
10 3 (0.91%) Veracode
11 2 (0.61%) BMC
11 2 (0.61%) Splunk
12 1 (0.30%) Acunetix
12 1 (0.30%) Kaspersky
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