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 1 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 488 478 481
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing CISA 98 116 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.90% 1.10% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 78 24
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £318 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £533 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £68.00 £37.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.33% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £37.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+81.33% +42.85%

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
10880 10506 8545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.51% 19.41% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6204 5840 4524
Average daily rate £395 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 529 489
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £24.90
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -27.71%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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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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 -29 89 £475 +5.43% 52
London +10 62 £475 +5.43% 17
City of London +34 28 £475 +5.43% 7
South East -25 15 £420 +12.00% 19
Scotland -11 7 £500 +185.71% 3
Glasgow -5 5 £325 +85.71% 2
East of England +14 4 £375 -5.66% 1
Surrey +2 4 - - 3
Norfolk - 4 £375 -
Norwich - 4 £375 -
South West +1 3 £245 -1.50% 1
Edinburgh -3 2 £500 -
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £350 -5.40% 1
West Yorkshire -7 2 £450 -14.28% 4
West Midlands -8 2 £330 -22.35% 2
Yorkshire -11 2 £450 -14.28% 7
East Midlands -7 1 - - 2
Berkshire -17 1 £400 +6.66% 12
Wales - 1 £350 -
South Wales - 1 £350 -
Leeds - 1 £450 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £350 -
Chelmsford - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Crawley - - - - 1
Dudley - - - -
Guildford - - - -

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 138 (81.66%) CISSP
2 105 (62.13%) CISM
2 105 (62.13%) Information Security
3 61 (36.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 57 (33.73%) Finance
5 46 (27.22%) Risk Management
6 34 (20.12%) ITIL
7 32 (18.93%) Management Information System
8 31 (18.34%) CRISC
9 28 (16.57%) Security Management
10 26 (15.38%) PCI DSS
10 26 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (14.79%) Banking
12 23 (13.61%) Windows
13 21 (12.43%) Data Protection
14 20 (11.83%) COBIT
14 20 (11.83%) Risk Assessment
15 19 (11.24%) Network Security
16 18 (10.65%) Penetration Testing
17 17 (10.06%) Microsoft
17 17 (10.06%) Security Architecture
18 16 (9.47%) Active Directory
18 16 (9.47%) MS Excel
18 16 (9.47%) ISMS
18 16 (9.47%) Degree
19 15 (8.88%) Cyber Security
20 14 (8.28%) Information Assurance
20 14 (8.28%) Business Continuity
20 14 (8.28%) UNIX
20 14 (8.28%) Telecoms

CISA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 6 (3.55%) IIS
2 3 (1.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.78%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.59%) Lync
4 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.37%) MS Office
4 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (1.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.59%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.59%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.37%) SaaS
2 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.18%) PaaS
2 2 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.24%) Network Security
2 10 (5.92%) Firewall
3 8 (4.73%) Internet
4 5 (2.96%) VPN
5 3 (1.78%) DNS
5 3 (1.78%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.18%) Wireless
6 2 (1.18%) DHCP
7 1 (0.59%) LAN
7 1 (0.59%) VoIP
7 1 (0.59%) HTTP
7 1 (0.59%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.59%) SSL
7 1 (0.59%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.59%) AppScan
General
1 57 (33.73%) Finance
2 25 (14.79%) Banking
3 14 (8.28%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.51%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.92%) Legal
6 8 (4.73%) Retail
6 8 (4.73%) Financial Institution
7 7 (4.14%) Publishing
8 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.59%) Electronics
9 1 (0.59%) Law
9 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (27.81%) Analyst
2 37 (21.89%) Security Analyst
3 26 (15.38%) Information Analyst
3 26 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
4 25 (14.79%) Consultant
5 23 (13.61%) Security Consultant
6 18 (10.65%) Security Manager
7 14 (8.28%) Auditor
8 11 (6.51%) Project Manager
8 11 (6.51%) Information Manager
9 10 (5.92%) Information Security Manager
9 10 (5.92%) Security Specialist
10 9 (5.33%) Architect
10 9 (5.33%) Security Architect
11 8 (4.73%) Risk Manager
11 8 (4.73%) Information Security Consultant
11 8 (4.73%) IT Auditor
12 7 (4.14%) Information Specialist
12 7 (4.14%) Business Analyst
12 7 (4.14%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.18%) .NET
1 2 (1.18%) J2EE
2 1 (0.59%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.59%) WebSockets
2 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.59%) JSP
2 1 (0.59%) Servlets
2 1 (0.59%) HTML
2 1 (0.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.93%) Management Information System
2 26 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.33%) Cryptography
3 9 (5.33%) PKI
4 7 (4.14%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.55%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.96%) RMADS
7 4 (2.37%) Economics
7 4 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.78%) PMI
8 3 (1.78%) Statistics
9 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.18%) FMCG
9 2 (1.18%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.59%) EMV
10 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.59%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.61%) Windows
2 14 (8.28%) UNIX
3 6 (3.55%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.18%) Linux
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (62.13%) Information Security
2 46 (27.22%) Risk Management
3 34 (20.12%) ITIL
4 28 (16.57%) Security Management
5 21 (12.43%) Data Protection
6 20 (11.83%) Risk Assessment
7 18 (10.65%) Penetration Testing
8 17 (10.06%) Security Architecture
9 16 (9.47%) ISMS
10 15 (8.88%) Cyber Security
11 14 (8.28%) Information Assurance
11 14 (8.28%) Business Continuity
12 13 (7.69%) Project Management
12 13 (7.69%) PRINCE2
12 13 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
13 11 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (6.51%) Information Security Management
13 11 (6.51%) Data Security
13 11 (6.51%) Information Management
13 11 (6.51%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.14%) Java
2 6 (3.55%) SQL
2 6 (3.55%) C
3 3 (1.78%) C#
4 1 (0.59%) C++
4 1 (0.59%) VBA
4 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 138 (81.66%) CISSP
2 105 (62.13%) CISM
3 31 (18.34%) CRISC
4 16 (9.47%) Degree
5 14 (8.28%) GIAC
6 11 (6.51%) QiCA
6 11 (6.51%) CEH
7 10 (5.92%) ISSAP
8 7 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (4.14%) MCSE
9 6 (3.55%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.55%) GSEC
9 6 (3.55%) MCTS
10 5 (2.96%) GPEN
10 5 (2.96%) CISMP
11 4 (2.37%) SSCP
11 4 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (2.37%) PMP
11 4 (2.37%) PMI Certification
11 4 (2.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (36.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 20 (11.83%) COBIT
4 12 (7.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (4.73%) SLA
6 7 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (1.78%) QA
8 2 (1.18%) COSO
8 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.59%) BS7799
9 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (9.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.59%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.59%) Snort
2 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (1.78%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.78%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (1.18%) Nessus
4 1 (0.59%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.59%) Nmap
Vendors
1 17 (10.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.10%) Oracle
3 10 (5.92%) SAP
4 8 (4.73%) McAfee
5 6 (3.55%) Cisco
6 5 (2.96%) ScanSafe
7 4 (2.37%) Dell
8 3 (1.78%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (1.78%) LogRhythm
8 3 (1.78%) Websense
8 3 (1.78%) Sophos
8 3 (1.78%) Sourcefire
8 3 (1.78%) VMware
9 2 (1.18%) Symantec
9 2 (1.18%) Juniper
9 2 (1.18%) CA
9 2 (1.18%) Citrix
10 1 (0.59%) Gemalto
10 1 (0.59%) Sybase
10 1 (0.59%) IBM
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