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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
UK
Rank 500 461 532
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +71
Contract jobs citing CISA 100 158 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.09% 1.48% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 82 32
Median daily rate £430 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £349 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £770 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £550 £400
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -

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
9145 10669 10265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.39% 20.98% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5805 6476 6020
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 507 495
Median hourly rate £28.15 £35.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.70% +95.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -29 98 £428 -22.27% 44
London -23 53 £500 -9.09% 24
North West +24 11 £575 +24.32% 4
South West +18 11 £413 -10.81% 4
East of England +3 9 £300 -27.09% 2
Wiltshire +7 7 £413 -21.42%
City of London -27 7 £575 +21.05% 8
South East +1 6 £415 -30.83% 8
Yorkshire +8 5 £413 -1.78%
Essex 0 5 £300 -
Swindon +4 4 £413 -21.42%
Manchester - 4 £575 - 3
Cheshire +24 3 £450 +38.46% 1
Bristol - 3 £350 - 4
West Yorkshire +13 2 - -
Hertfordshire +2 2 £700 +47.36%
Leeds +2 2 - -
Merseyside +1 2 £600 -
Ipswich - 2 £275 -
Sheffield - 2 £425 -
Marlborough - 2 £406 -
Witham - 2 £413 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £700 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
Suffolk - 2 £275 -
Surrey +9 1 £430 -33.84%
Wolverhampton +6 1 £600 +26.31%
Dorset +1 1 £363 -
Nottinghamshire +1 1 - - 1
Nottingham 0 1 - -

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 218 (82.89%) CISSP
2 177 (67.30%) Information Security
3 161 (61.22%) CISM
4 90 (34.22%) Finance
5 86 (32.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 75 (28.52%) Risk Management
7 60 (22.81%) IT Audit
8 54 (20.53%) ITIL
9 52 (19.77%) PCI DSS
10 49 (18.63%) Management Information System
11 46 (17.49%) Degree
12 45 (17.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 43 (16.35%) Data Protection
14 39 (14.83%) Cybersecurity
15 37 (14.07%) Security Management
16 34 (12.93%) Project Management
16 34 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
16 34 (12.93%) CRISC
17 33 (12.55%) Banking
18 32 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
19 30 (11.41%) Information Security Management
20 28 (10.65%) PRINCE2
20 28 (10.65%) COBIT
21 27 (10.27%) Risk Assessment
22 26 (9.89%) Retail
23 24 (9.13%) Firewall
24 23 (8.75%) Incident Management
25 22 (8.37%) Internal Audit
26 20 (7.60%) Identity Access Management
27 19 (7.22%) Data Loss Prevention

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 12 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.28%) Confluence
2 6 (2.28%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.52%) IIS
4 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.38%) Apache
5 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.04%) MS Office
3 5 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.66%) Office 365
3 6 (2.28%) Yammer
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.13%) Firewall
2 15 (5.70%) Network Security
3 11 (4.18%) LDAP
4 5 (1.90%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (1.90%) FTP
4 5 (1.90%) Kerberos
4 5 (1.90%) SSH
4 5 (1.90%) VPN
5 4 (1.52%) Internet
6 3 (1.14%) DMZ
6 3 (1.14%) DNS
6 3 (1.14%) HTTP
6 3 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.14%) Skype
6 3 (1.14%) SSL
6 3 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.14%) WAN
6 3 (1.14%) Wireless
7 2 (0.76%) Intranet
7 2 (0.76%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.14%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.76%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.38%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (0.38%) QlikView
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.28%) JIRA
General
1 90 (34.22%) Finance
2 33 (12.55%) Banking
3 26 (9.89%) Retail
4 13 (4.94%) Legal
5 7 (2.66%) French Language
5 7 (2.66%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.66%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.28%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.76%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (23.57%) Analyst
2 53 (20.15%) Consultant
3 46 (17.49%) Security Consultant
4 45 (17.11%) Security Analyst
5 26 (9.89%) IT Manager
6 25 (9.51%) Architect
7 23 (8.75%) Information Analyst
7 23 (8.75%) Information Security Analyst
7 23 (8.75%) Information Security Consultant
8 22 (8.37%) Security Architect
9 18 (6.84%) Audit Manager
10 17 (6.46%) IT Audit Manager
11 16 (6.08%) Business Analyst
12 14 (5.32%) Risk Manager
13 13 (4.94%) IT Analyst
13 13 (4.94%) Security Manager
14 12 (4.56%) CISSP Analyst
14 12 (4.56%) Risk Analyst
14 12 (4.56%) Security Officer
15 11 (4.18%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.28%) COM
2 5 (1.90%) SAML
3 4 (1.52%) Middleware
4 3 (1.14%) J2EE
5 2 (0.76%) .NET
6 1 (0.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.63%) Management Information System
2 32 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.70%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.42%) CESG
4 9 (3.42%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.42%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.28%) Cyber Defence
5 6 (2.28%) PKI
6 5 (1.90%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.52%) PMI
8 3 (1.14%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.14%) Economics
8 3 (1.14%) Equities
8 3 (1.14%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.14%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.76%) FMCG
9 2 (0.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.84%) Windows
2 15 (5.70%) Unix
3 14 (5.32%) Linux
4 2 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (67.30%) Information Security
2 75 (28.52%) Risk Management
3 60 (22.81%) IT Audit
4 54 (20.53%) ITIL
5 43 (16.35%) Data Protection
6 39 (14.83%) Cybersecurity
7 37 (14.07%) Security Management
8 34 (12.93%) Project Management
8 34 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (11.41%) Information Security Management
10 28 (10.65%) PRINCE2
11 27 (10.27%) Risk Assessment
12 23 (8.75%) Incident Management
13 22 (8.37%) Internal Audit
14 20 (7.60%) Identity Access Management
15 19 (7.22%) Data Loss Prevention
15 19 (7.22%) ISMS
16 18 (6.84%) Penetration Testing
17 17 (6.46%) Business Analysis
17 17 (6.46%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.04%) Java
2 7 (2.66%) SQL
3 5 (1.90%) Python
4 4 (1.52%) C++
5 3 (1.14%) C#
5 3 (1.14%) Perl
5 3 (1.14%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.14%) VB
6 2 (0.76%) C
6 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.38%) PHP
7 1 (0.38%) R
7 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 218 (82.89%) CISSP
2 161 (61.22%) CISM
3 46 (17.49%) Degree
4 34 (12.93%) CRISC
5 19 (7.22%) PCI QSA
6 18 (6.84%) GIAC
7 16 (6.08%) CEH
8 11 (4.18%) Security Cleared
9 9 (3.42%) ISEB
9 9 (3.42%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (3.04%) SANS
11 7 (2.66%) ACCA
11 7 (2.66%) IIBA
11 7 (2.66%) IISP
11 7 (2.66%) PMI Certification
12 6 (2.28%) CGEIT
12 6 (2.28%) GSEC
13 5 (1.90%) GCIH
14 4 (1.52%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (32.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (19.77%) PCI DSS
3 45 (17.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 28 (10.65%) COBIT
5 18 (6.84%) QA
6 5 (1.90%) Basel III
6 5 (1.90%) ISO27002
7 3 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.76%) BS25999
8 2 (0.76%) BS7799
8 2 (0.76%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.76%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.38%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.38%) GPG13
9 1 (0.38%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.38%) MiFID
9 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.04%) BitLocker
2 7 (2.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.38%) IAG
Systems Management
1 8 (3.04%) EnCase
2 3 (1.14%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (0.38%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.38%) Nessus
3 1 (0.38%) Nmap
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.38%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 18 (6.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.08%) Oracle
3 14 (5.32%) Cisco
4 12 (4.56%) SAP
5 10 (3.80%) Cyber-Ark
6 8 (3.04%) Cellebrite
7 7 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.66%) Varonis
8 6 (2.28%) Infor
9 5 (1.90%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.52%) ArcSight
10 4 (1.52%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.52%) Splunk
10 4 (1.52%) Sybase
11 2 (0.76%) FireEye
11 2 (0.76%) Qualys
11 2 (0.76%) Symantec
12 1 (0.38%) Forcepoint
12 1 (0.38%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.38%) Sony
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