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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 463 539 474
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -65
Contract jobs citing CISA 156 62 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 0.60% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 34 62
Average daily rate £550 £475 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £593 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £388 £500
% change year-on-year
+41.93% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -

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
10904 10292 9385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.20% 20.31% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6732 5960 5067
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 498 480 434
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISA within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

CISA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 February 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
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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 +94 150 £550 +15.78% 51
London +36 73 £550 +10.00% 21
South East +20 31 £600 +50.00% 11
City of London +45 17 £463 -7.50% 3
Surrey +8 16 £613 - 6
East of England +8 11 £349 -6.93% 2
North West -10 11 £600 - 1
East Midlands - 9 £575 - 2
Yorkshire -2 8 £420 - 6
Essex - 8 £324 -
Berkshire +6 7 - - 3
Croydon - 7 £600 -
Nottingham - 6 £600 - 1
Leeds - 6 £435 - 5
West Yorkshire - 6 £435 - 5
Nottinghamshire - 6 £600 - 1
Manchester -15 5 £738 +22.91% 1
South West +4 4 £463 +88.77% 4
Oxfordshire +2 4 - -
Scotland -9 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 £475 - 4
Redhill - 4 - -
Staines +9 3 £538 - 3
Norwich -6 3 £594 +58.33%
Norfolk -10 3 £594 +58.33%
Newbury - 3 - -
Glasgow +8 2 - -
Basildon - 2 £242 -
Brentwood - 2 £349 -
Swindon - 2 £525 - 3

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 210 (73.43%) CISSP
2 189 (66.08%) CISM
3 160 (55.94%) Information Security
4 134 (46.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 102 (35.66%) Finance
6 68 (23.78%) PCI DSS
7 61 (21.33%) CRISC
8 54 (18.88%) Cybersecurity
9 53 (18.53%) Risk Assessment
10 52 (18.18%) COBIT
11 46 (16.08%) Risk Management
12 45 (15.73%) Banking
13 43 (15.03%) ITIL
14 39 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 39 (13.64%) Security Architecture
15 38 (13.29%) Firewall
16 37 (12.94%) Management Information System
16 37 (12.94%) Degree
17 32 (11.19%) GIAC
18 29 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
18 29 (10.14%) Security Management
19 27 (9.44%) Data Protection
20 24 (8.39%) Security Operations
20 24 (8.39%) Retail
21 23 (8.04%) Project Management
22 20 (6.99%) SIEM
23 19 (6.64%) TOGAF
23 19 (6.64%) Microsoft
23 19 (6.64%) Cisco
24 18 (6.29%) Oracle

CISA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (3.50%) IIS
1 10 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.05%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.35%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.45%) MS Office
3 5 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.05%) SmartSuite
6 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.10%) PaaS
3 3 (1.05%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) Office 365
4 1 (0.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.29%) Firewall
2 15 (5.24%) Network Security
3 8 (2.80%) VPN
4 4 (1.40%) LAN
4 4 (1.40%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.05%) WAN
6 2 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.70%) DHCP
6 2 (0.70%) DNS
6 2 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.70%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.35%) DMZ
7 1 (0.35%) Extranet
7 1 (0.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.40%) Big Data
2 4 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.05%) QlikView
4 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.35%) Toad
General
1 102 (35.66%) Finance
2 45 (15.73%) Banking
3 24 (8.39%) Retail
4 17 (5.94%) Investment Banking
5 16 (5.59%) Legal
6 8 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.10%) Back Office
8 5 (1.75%) Automotive
9 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Games
10 2 (0.70%) Marketing
11 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (23.43%) Consultant
2 62 (21.68%) Security Consultant
3 50 (17.48%) Analyst
4 36 (12.59%) Architect
4 36 (12.59%) Security Architect
5 24 (8.39%) Information Security Consultant
6 23 (8.04%) Auditor
6 23 (8.04%) IT Auditor
6 23 (8.04%) Security Manager
7 22 (7.69%) Security Analyst
8 17 (5.94%) Head of Security
9 13 (4.55%) Information Manager
9 13 (4.55%) IT Analyst
9 13 (4.55%) IT Consultant
9 13 (4.55%) Risk Consultant
10 12 (4.20%) Information Security Manager
10 12 (4.20%) IT Security Consultant
10 12 (4.20%) Process Analyst
10 12 (4.20%) Risk Analyst
10 12 (4.20%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.15%) Middleware
2 3 (1.05%) .NET
2 3 (1.05%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.05%) Apache Flex
2 3 (1.05%) HTML
2 3 (1.05%) XML
3 2 (0.70%) Web Services
4 1 (0.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.94%) Management Information System
2 14 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.90%) CESG
3 12 (4.20%) Cryptography
4 11 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.80%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (2.80%) Smartcard
6 7 (2.45%) CESG CLAS
6 7 (2.45%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.10%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.75%) FMCG
8 5 (1.75%) PKI
9 4 (1.40%) PMI
9 4 (1.40%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.05%) iSeries
10 3 (1.05%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.70%) Derivative
12 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.24%) Windows
2 10 (3.50%) Unix
3 5 (1.75%) Linux
4 4 (1.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (55.94%) Information Security
2 54 (18.88%) Cybersecurity
3 53 (18.53%) Risk Assessment
4 46 (16.08%) Risk Management
5 43 (15.03%) ITIL
6 39 (13.64%) Security Architecture
7 29 (10.14%) Security Management
7 29 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (9.44%) Data Protection
9 24 (8.39%) Security Operations
10 23 (8.04%) Project Management
11 20 (6.99%) SIEM
12 19 (6.64%) TOGAF
13 17 (5.94%) PRINCE2
14 15 (5.24%) Process Improvement
14 15 (5.24%) SABSA
15 11 (3.85%) Incident Management
15 11 (3.85%) Information Assurance
15 11 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
15 11 (3.85%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.94%) SQL
2 4 (1.40%) C
3 3 (1.05%) C#
3 3 (1.05%) VB
4 2 (0.70%) VBA
5 1 (0.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 210 (73.43%) CISSP
2 189 (66.08%) CISM
3 61 (21.33%) CRISC
4 37 (12.94%) Degree
5 32 (11.19%) GIAC
6 18 (6.29%) SANS
7 16 (5.59%) Security Cleared
8 15 (5.24%) CLAS
9 13 (4.55%) IISP
10 12 (4.20%) CEH
10 12 (4.20%) SC Cleared
11 11 (3.85%) CISMP
12 8 (2.80%) ACCA
12 8 (2.80%) CGEIT
12 8 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (2.80%) Network+ Certification
13 7 (2.45%) CESG Certified Professional
13 7 (2.45%) DV Cleared
13 7 (2.45%) QiCA
14 6 (2.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (46.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (23.78%) PCI DSS
3 52 (18.18%) COBIT
4 39 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (5.59%) COSO
6 12 (4.20%) ISO 9001
7 8 (2.80%) ISAE 3402
7 8 (2.80%) ISO27005
7 8 (2.80%) QA
8 5 (1.75%) ISO 9000
9 4 (1.40%) RMADS
10 3 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (1.05%) GPG13
11 2 (0.70%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.70%) ISO22301
11 2 (0.70%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.70%) SLA
12 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.40%) Nessus
2 2 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (6.64%) Cisco
1 19 (6.64%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.29%) Oracle
3 14 (4.90%) SAP
4 11 (3.85%) IBM
5 10 (3.50%) McAfee
6 9 (3.15%) Qualys
7 7 (2.45%) ArcSight
7 7 (2.45%) Barracuda Networks
7 7 (2.45%) Sun
7 7 (2.45%) Tripwire
8 4 (1.40%) Cognos
9 3 (1.05%) Sybase
10 2 (0.70%) AppSense
10 2 (0.70%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.70%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.70%) Sourcefire
10 2 (0.70%) Symantec
10 2 (0.70%) Tufin
10 2 (0.70%) Websense
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