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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 502 557 518
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -39
Contract jobs citing CISA 146 109 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.34% 0.96% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 64 88
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £431 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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
10897 11327 11404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.60% 19.51% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6737 6845 6296
Median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 535 486
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £47.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +52 140 £475 -5.00% 68
London 0 72 £530 +6.00% 37
East of England +30 19 £363 -21.62% 6
City of London +24 19 £475 - 9
South West +25 13 £325 - 1
South East +24 11 £450 - 9
North West +16 11 £600 +14.28% 5
Wiltshire +20 9 £413 -
Essex +13 9 £350 -12.50% 1
Berkshire +18 8 £400 - 4
Yorkshire - 7 £488 - 2
Merseyside +14 5 £365 -30.47% 2
Swindon - 5 £525 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £488 -
Hertfordshire - 5 - - 3
Chippenham - 4 £325 -
Cheshire +11 3 - - 1
West Midlands -25 3 £538 +68.62% 4
Suffolk - 3 - - 1
Bristol - 3 - -
Ipswich - 3 - -
Glasgow +7 2 - -
Scotland +5 2 - - 1
East Midlands -7 2 - - 4
Manchester -8 2 £600 -11.11% 2
Nottingham -13 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -16 2 - -
Wirral - 2 £365 -
Kent - 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 £488 -

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 267 (84.76%) CISSP
2 228 (72.38%) CISM
3 208 (66.03%) Information Security
4 113 (35.87%) Finance
5 106 (33.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 77 (24.44%) Cybersecurity
7 71 (22.54%) Risk Management
8 62 (19.68%) IT Audit
9 56 (17.78%) Project Management
10 52 (16.51%) PCI DSS
11 50 (15.87%) Management Information System
12 49 (15.56%) COBIT
12 49 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 47 (14.92%) Degree
14 45 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 44 (13.97%) Firewall
16 43 (13.65%) Data Protection
17 42 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
18 39 (12.38%) CRISC
19 38 (12.06%) Security Operations
20 36 (11.43%) Security Management
21 35 (11.11%) CESG
21 35 (11.11%) ITIL
22 33 (10.48%) Penetration Testing
22 33 (10.48%) Vulnerability Management
22 33 (10.48%) Security Architecture
23 31 (9.84%) Identity Access Management
24 29 (9.21%) TOGAF
24 29 (9.21%) Time Management
25 28 (8.89%) Network Security

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 7 (2.22%) IIS
1 7 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (0.95%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.32%) Apache
4 1 (0.32%) CICS
Applications
1 24 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.22%) MS Office
4 5 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.95%) Office 365
3 3 (0.95%) Yammer
4 2 (0.63%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (13.97%) Firewall
2 28 (8.89%) Network Security
3 18 (5.71%) LDAP
4 12 (3.81%) Kerberos
5 11 (3.49%) LAN
5 11 (3.49%) WAN
6 10 (3.17%) DNS
6 10 (3.17%) HTTP
6 10 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (3.17%) SSL
7 8 (2.54%) FTP
8 6 (1.90%) SAN
8 6 (1.90%) Wireless
9 5 (1.59%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (1.59%) SSH
9 5 (1.59%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.59%) Wireless Security
10 4 (1.27%) Internet
10 4 (1.27%) Intranet
10 4 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.63%) Data Lake
3 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.32%) Big Data
4 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.32%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (0.32%) QlikView
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.63%) TestNG
2 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
General
1 113 (35.87%) Finance
2 26 (8.25%) Banking
3 18 (5.71%) Legal
4 17 (5.40%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.49%) Retail
6 9 (2.86%) French Language
7 6 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.95%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) German Language
10 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.32%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Marketing
10 1 (0.32%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (24.76%) Consultant
2 67 (21.27%) Security Consultant
3 60 (19.05%) Analyst
4 42 (13.33%) Architect
5 40 (12.70%) Security Analyst
5 40 (12.70%) Security Architect
6 30 (9.52%) Security Specialist
7 24 (7.62%) IT Consultant
8 23 (7.30%) IT Manager
8 23 (7.30%) Security Manager
9 22 (6.98%) IT Security Consultant
10 20 (6.35%) Compliance Specialist
11 19 (6.03%) Information Security Consultant
12 18 (5.71%) Cybersecurity Specialist
13 17 (5.40%) Risk Consultant
13 17 (5.40%) Security Compliance Specialist
14 16 (5.08%) Project Manager
14 16 (5.08%) Risk Manager
15 14 (4.44%) Compliance Manager
16 13 (4.13%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.81%) SAML
2 11 (3.49%) Middleware
3 3 (0.95%) COM
3 3 (0.95%) J2EE
4 2 (0.63%) .NET
4 2 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.87%) Management Information System
2 42 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (11.11%) CESG
4 17 (5.40%) Security Operations Centre
5 16 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 16 (5.08%) PKI
6 10 (3.17%) Cryptography
6 10 (3.17%) PMI
7 9 (2.86%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.54%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.59%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.27%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.27%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.27%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.95%) Cyber Attack
12 3 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.95%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.67%) Windows
2 20 (6.35%) Linux
3 16 (5.08%) Unix
4 3 (0.95%) Solaris
5 1 (0.32%) Android
5 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (66.03%) Information Security
2 77 (24.44%) Cybersecurity
3 71 (22.54%) Risk Management
4 62 (19.68%) IT Audit
5 56 (17.78%) Project Management
6 49 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (13.65%) Data Protection
8 38 (12.06%) Security Operations
9 36 (11.43%) Security Management
10 35 (11.11%) ITIL
11 33 (10.48%) Penetration Testing
11 33 (10.48%) Security Architecture
11 33 (10.48%) Vulnerability Management
12 31 (9.84%) Identity Access Management
13 29 (9.21%) Time Management
13 29 (9.21%) TOGAF
14 26 (8.25%) PRINCE2
14 26 (8.25%) Risk Assessment
15 24 (7.62%) Information Security Management
16 21 (6.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.71%) Java
2 17 (5.40%) SQL
3 16 (5.08%) Python
4 14 (4.44%) Perl
5 10 (3.17%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.17%) VB
6 7 (2.22%) C++
7 6 (1.90%) C
8 5 (1.59%) PHP
9 4 (1.27%) Ruby
10 3 (0.95%) C#
11 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 267 (84.76%) CISSP
2 228 (72.38%) CISM
3 47 (14.92%) Degree
4 39 (12.38%) CRISC
5 16 (5.08%) PMI Certification
6 15 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
6 15 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 15 (4.76%) Security+ Certification
7 13 (4.13%) CEH
7 13 (4.13%) SANS
8 11 (3.49%) GIAC
9 10 (3.17%) CESG Certified Professional
9 10 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (3.17%) GSEC
9 10 (3.17%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.54%) CCNP
11 7 (2.22%) IISP
11 7 (2.22%) PMP
12 5 (1.59%) GCIH
12 5 (1.59%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (33.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (16.51%) PCI DSS
3 49 (15.56%) COBIT
4 45 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.90%) QA
6 5 (1.59%) Basel III
6 5 (1.59%) GxP
6 5 (1.59%) ISO27002
7 4 (1.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.95%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.63%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.63%) ISO27005
9 2 (0.63%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.32%) BS7799
10 1 (0.32%) GCP
10 1 (0.32%) GLP
10 1 (0.32%) GMP
10 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.32%) IAG
3 1 (0.32%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (1.90%) EnCase
2 4 (1.27%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.63%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.32%) FTK
4 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.32%) Nessus
4 1 (0.32%) Nmap
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.32%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 28 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.98%) Cisco
3 21 (6.67%) Oracle
4 17 (5.40%) Cyber-Ark
5 10 (3.17%) CheckPoint
6 7 (2.22%) ArcSight
6 7 (2.22%) Intel Security
6 7 (2.22%) SAP
7 6 (1.90%) Qualys
8 5 (1.59%) Cellebrite
8 5 (1.59%) FireEye
8 5 (1.59%) Fortinet
8 5 (1.59%) Varonis
9 4 (1.27%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.95%) Citrix
10 3 (0.95%) Infor
10 3 (0.95%) LogRhythm
10 3 (0.95%) Sun
10 3 (0.95%) Sybase
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