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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 506 452 475
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +23
Contract jobs citing CISA 83 111 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 1.23% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 69 47
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£450 £498 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.54% +4.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £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
10438 9016 9842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.11% 17.63% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5875 4833 5081
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 £530 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 500 610
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -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 29 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 29 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 -35 75 £455 -9.00% 40
London -2 53 £475 -5.00% 15
City of London +12 10 £438 -12.50% 9
Scotland -21 8 £388 +34.78%
North West -1 7 £495 +28.65% 6
South East -32 7 £450 -10.00% 9
Edinburgh - 6 £388 -
Cheshire +3 5 £504 +49.25% 3
East Midlands -2 5 £425 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £425 -
Northampton - 5 £425 -
Hampshire -8 2 - - 2
Berkshire -11 2 £312 -37.60% 3
Glasgow -11 2 - -
East of England -26 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £513 -
Sheffield +1 1 £400 -15.78% 2
Slough 0 1 £450 -18.18% 2
Yorkshire -1 1 £400 -15.78% 5
South Yorkshire -4 1 £400 -15.78% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Newbury - - - -
York - - - -
Taunton - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 170 (88.54%) CISSP
2 128 (66.67%) Information Security
3 116 (60.42%) CISM
4 88 (45.83%) Finance
5 52 (27.08%) Risk Management
6 47 (24.48%) Security Management
6 47 (24.48%) Management Information System
7 42 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 41 (21.35%) Banking
9 39 (20.31%) ITIL
10 37 (19.27%) Information Security Management
11 36 (18.75%) Degree
12 30 (15.63%) Windows
12 30 (15.63%) Microsoft
13 25 (13.02%) Computer Science
14 24 (12.50%) UNIX
15 22 (11.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 21 (10.94%) MS Excel
16 21 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (10.42%) Risk Assessment
18 19 (9.90%) Business Continuity
18 19 (9.90%) Investment Banking
18 19 (9.90%) Security Architecture
19 18 (9.38%) Data Protection
20 17 (8.85%) GIAC
21 16 (8.33%) Firewall
21 16 (8.33%) Oracle
21 16 (8.33%) CRISC
22 15 (7.81%) QA
22 15 (7.81%) Active Directory

CISA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (4.69%) CMS
1 9 (4.69%) Joomla!
2 5 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.08%) SAS
3 4 (2.08%) IIS
4 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.73%) MS Visio
2 11 (5.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (5.21%) MS Office
4 3 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.52%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.33%) Firewall
2 13 (6.77%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.21%) Intranet
3 10 (5.21%) Network Security
4 8 (4.17%) Internet
5 7 (3.65%) VPN
6 3 (1.56%) MPLS
6 3 (1.56%) SSL
7 2 (1.04%) DNS
7 2 (1.04%) WAN
7 2 (1.04%) LDAP
7 2 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.04%) DHCP
8 1 (0.52%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.52%) NFC
8 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.52%) VoLTE
8 1 (0.52%) LAN
8 1 (0.52%) PBX
8 1 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.04%) MS Access
3 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.52%) QlikView
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 88 (45.83%) Finance
2 41 (21.35%) Banking
3 19 (9.90%) Investment Banking
4 15 (7.81%) Telecoms
5 14 (7.29%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.08%) Legal
6 4 (2.08%) Retail
7 3 (1.56%) Private Banking
7 3 (1.56%) Marketing
7 3 (1.56%) Military
7 3 (1.56%) Advertising
7 3 (1.56%) Publishing
8 2 (1.04%) Games
8 2 (1.04%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.04%) French Language
9 1 (0.52%) German Language
9 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 39 (20.31%) Analyst
2 31 (16.15%) Consultant
3 29 (15.10%) Security Analyst
4 20 (10.42%) Information Manager
5 19 (9.90%) Security Consultant
6 17 (8.85%) Risk Manager
7 16 (8.33%) Security Manager
7 16 (8.33%) Auditor
8 15 (7.81%) Security Architect
8 15 (7.81%) Architect
9 14 (7.29%) IT Auditor
10 13 (6.77%) Information Analyst
11 12 (6.25%) Project Manager
11 12 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
12 11 (5.73%) Risk Analyst
12 11 (5.73%) Information Security Analyst
12 11 (5.73%) Security Specialist
13 10 (5.21%) Information Security Specialist
13 10 (5.21%) Information Specialist
14 9 (4.69%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.65%) Middleware
2 5 (2.60%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.56%) OLE
4 2 (1.04%) SAML
5 1 (0.52%) .NET
5 1 (0.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.48%) Management Information System
2 25 (13.02%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.77%) Economics
4 11 (5.73%) E-Learning
5 10 (5.21%) CESG
6 7 (3.65%) PMI
7 4 (2.08%) EMV
7 4 (2.08%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.56%) RMADS
9 2 (1.04%) iSeries
9 2 (1.04%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.04%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.04%) Online Games
9 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.04%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.52%) Handset
10 1 (0.52%) EFT
10 1 (0.52%) EPoS
10 1 (0.52%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.63%) Windows
2 24 (12.50%) UNIX
3 6 (3.13%) Linux
4 3 (1.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (66.67%) Information Security
2 52 (27.08%) Risk Management
3 47 (24.48%) Security Management
4 39 (20.31%) ITIL
5 37 (19.27%) Information Security Management
6 21 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (10.42%) Risk Assessment
8 19 (9.90%) Business Continuity
8 19 (9.90%) Security Architecture
9 18 (9.38%) Data Protection
10 15 (7.81%) Project Management
11 12 (6.25%) Data Analysis
11 12 (6.25%) SIEM
11 12 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (5.73%) TOGAF
12 11 (5.73%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (5.73%) Time Management
13 10 (5.21%) Service Management
14 9 (4.69%) PRINCE2
14 9 (4.69%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.69%) SQL
2 3 (1.56%) C
3 1 (0.52%) Perl
3 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 170 (88.54%) CISSP
2 116 (60.42%) CISM
3 36 (18.75%) Degree
4 17 (8.85%) GIAC
5 16 (8.33%) CRISC
6 12 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 11 (5.73%) CEH
8 8 (4.17%) QiCA
8 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (4.17%) PMP
8 8 (4.17%) PMI Certification
9 7 (3.65%) MBA
10 6 (3.13%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.60%) CISMP
12 4 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (2.08%) CCSE
12 4 (2.08%) CCSA
12 4 (2.08%) ACCA
13 3 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (11.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 15 (7.81%) QA
4 12 (6.25%) COBIT
5 8 (4.17%) BS7799
6 6 (3.13%) BS25999
7 5 (2.60%) PCI DSS
8 4 (2.08%) SLA
9 2 (1.04%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.52%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.52%) GPG13
System Software
1 15 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.56%) RACF
3 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.52%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.52%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 8 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 8 (4.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 30 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.33%) Oracle
3 14 (7.29%) SAP
4 10 (5.21%) Cisco
5 8 (4.17%) Juniper
6 7 (3.65%) McAfee
7 5 (2.60%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.60%) Blue Coat
7 5 (2.60%) Qualys
8 4 (2.08%) Sybase
9 3 (1.56%) CA
9 3 (1.56%) F5
9 3 (1.56%) Aveksa
9 3 (1.56%) Varonis
10 2 (1.04%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.04%) Symantec
10 2 (1.04%) Websense
10 2 (1.04%) VMware
11 1 (0.52%) Mitel
11 1 (0.52%) Ericsson
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