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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 484 487 472
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing CISA 123 95 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.19% 0.93% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 62 41
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £340 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £648 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £68.00 £37.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.33% +92.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £37.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+81.33% +92.30%

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
10329 10256 8594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.07% 19.48% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5893 5990 4605
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 531 468
Average hourly rate £24.12 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.60% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -6 112 £475 +5.55% 45
London +25 85 £475 - 15
City of London +26 32 £475 +5.55% 4
Scotland +4 11 £425 +17.24% 1
Glasgow +2 8 £350 -
West Midlands - 7 £350 - 5
East of England +13 6 £381 -
South East -37 5 £513 +36.66% 10
East Midlands -7 4 - - 1
Brentford - 4 £425 -
Surrey +7 3 £513 -
Edinburgh 0 3 £500 +37.93% 1
Norwich - 3 £400 -
Nottingham - 3 - - 1
Norfolk - 3 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £330 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £450 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £450 - 9
Essex - 2 £363 -
Staines - 2 £513 -
Birmingham - 2 £415 - 1
South West +10 1 - - 1
Andover +3 1 - -
Milton Keynes +1 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -1 1 - - 2
Hampshire -10 1 - - 1
Manchester -14 1 - - 3
North West -28 1 - - 3
Tyne and Wear - 1 £225 -

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 144 (73.10%) CISSP
2 120 (60.91%) CISM
3 103 (52.28%) Information Security
4 77 (39.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 74 (37.56%) Finance
6 54 (27.41%) Risk Management
7 41 (20.81%) Management Information System
7 41 (20.81%) CRISC
7 41 (20.81%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (19.80%) ITIL
9 34 (17.26%) Banking
10 33 (16.75%) Risk Assessment
11 31 (15.74%) Security Management
12 27 (13.71%) Degree
13 26 (13.20%) COBIT
14 25 (12.69%) Windows
15 24 (12.18%) MS Excel
16 23 (11.68%) PCI DSS
17 22 (11.17%) ISMS
18 21 (10.66%) Data Protection
19 20 (10.15%) Microsoft
20 19 (9.64%) Investment Banking
21 18 (9.14%) Network Security
21 18 (9.14%) SAP
22 17 (8.63%) Penetration Testing
23 16 (8.12%) UNIX
23 16 (8.12%) Information Security Management
23 16 (8.12%) Cyber Security
24 15 (7.61%) Firewall
24 15 (7.61%) Project Management

CISA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (1.52%) IIS
1 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.51%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (12.18%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (4.06%) MS Office
4 5 (2.54%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (2.03%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.02%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.58%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.05%) SaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) PaaS
3 1 (0.51%) IaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.14%) Network Security
2 15 (7.61%) Firewall
3 9 (4.57%) Internet
4 5 (2.54%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.03%) VPN
5 4 (2.03%) DNS
6 3 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.02%) Wireless
7 2 (1.02%) DHCP
8 1 (0.51%) Wireless Security
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.51%) HTTP
8 1 (0.51%) LAN
8 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.54%) QlikView
2 4 (2.03%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.02%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
General
1 74 (37.56%) Finance
2 34 (17.26%) Banking
3 19 (9.64%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.58%) Legal
5 9 (4.57%) Retail
6 7 (3.55%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.52%) Law
8 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.52%) Publishing
9 2 (1.02%) Advertising
10 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Electronics
10 1 (0.51%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 57 (28.93%) Analyst
2 40 (20.30%) Security Analyst
3 27 (13.71%) Consultant
4 22 (11.17%) Information Analyst
4 22 (11.17%) Information Security Analyst
5 20 (10.15%) Security Consultant
6 18 (9.14%) Security Manager
7 16 (8.12%) Auditor
8 15 (7.61%) Risk Analyst
9 12 (6.09%) Head of Security
10 11 (5.58%) Information Manager
11 10 (5.08%) Project Manager
11 10 (5.08%) Information Security Manager
12 9 (4.57%) IT Risk Analyst
13 8 (4.06%) Risk Manager
13 8 (4.06%) Security Specialist
14 7 (3.55%) Security Officer
14 7 (3.55%) Security Project Manager
14 7 (3.55%) Business Analyst
14 7 (3.55%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.52%) Middleware
2 2 (1.02%) JSP
2 2 (1.02%) .NET
3 1 (0.51%) HTML
3 1 (0.51%) J2EE
3 1 (0.51%) Servlets
3 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.51%) WebSockets
3 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.51%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.81%) Management Information System
1 41 (20.81%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.57%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (4.57%) Cryptography
2 9 (4.57%) PKI
3 7 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.05%) Smart Meter
5 5 (2.54%) CESG
6 4 (2.03%) PMI
6 4 (2.03%) Economics
7 3 (1.52%) Statistics
7 3 (1.52%) iSeries
7 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.02%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.02%) RMADS
8 2 (1.02%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.02%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.51%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.51%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.69%) Windows
2 16 (8.12%) UNIX
3 6 (3.05%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.54%) Linux
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.02%) Solaris
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) AIX
6 1 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (52.28%) Information Security
2 54 (27.41%) Risk Management
3 39 (19.80%) ITIL
4 33 (16.75%) Risk Assessment
5 31 (15.74%) Security Management
6 22 (11.17%) ISMS
7 21 (10.66%) Data Protection
8 17 (8.63%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (8.12%) Information Security Management
9 16 (8.12%) Cyber Security
10 15 (7.61%) Project Management
10 15 (7.61%) Data Analysis
10 15 (7.61%) Information Assurance
11 14 (7.11%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (6.60%) Information Management
13 12 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (6.09%) Incident Management
14 11 (5.58%) Security Architecture
14 11 (5.58%) SIEM
14 11 (5.58%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.06%) C
2 6 (3.05%) Java
2 6 (3.05%) SQL
3 4 (2.03%) VBA
4 2 (1.02%) C#
5 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 144 (73.10%) CISSP
2 120 (60.91%) CISM
3 41 (20.81%) CRISC
4 27 (13.71%) Degree
5 12 (6.09%) QiCA
6 10 (5.08%) GIAC
7 8 (4.06%) ISSAP
7 8 (4.06%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (3.05%) MCSE
9 6 (3.05%) MCTS
10 5 (2.54%) CEH
10 5 (2.54%) PMP
10 5 (2.54%) PMI Certification
11 4 (2.03%) ISACA
11 4 (2.03%) GPEN
11 4 (2.03%) CGEIT
11 4 (2.03%) MCP
12 3 (1.52%) GSEC
12 3 (1.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (39.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (13.20%) COBIT
3 23 (11.68%) PCI DSS
4 10 (5.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (5.08%) QA
5 8 (4.06%) SLA
6 5 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (1.02%) EMIR
7 2 (1.02%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.02%) COSO
8 1 (0.51%) MiFID
8 1 (0.51%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 15 (7.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (1.52%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.51%) Nessus
3 1 (0.51%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (10.15%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.14%) SAP
3 13 (6.60%) McAfee
4 12 (6.09%) Oracle
5 6 (3.05%) Symantec
5 6 (3.05%) Cisco
6 5 (2.54%) Websense
6 5 (2.54%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (2.03%) Dell
8 3 (1.52%) Sourcefire
8 3 (1.52%) Sybase
8 3 (1.52%) Sophos
8 3 (1.52%) LogRhythm
8 3 (1.52%) ScanSafe
9 2 (1.02%) Citrix
9 2 (1.02%) Qualys
9 2 (1.02%) VMware
10 1 (0.51%) AppSense
10 1 (0.51%) IBM
10 1 (0.51%) Sun
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