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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 495 487 475
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing CISA 134 94 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.15% 1.04% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 59 51
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.05% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £330 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
+27.34% -6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £20.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -51.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £20.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+137.50% -37.50%

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
11635 9042 10176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.97% 17.17% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6551 5129 5286
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 506 386 585
Average hourly rate £19.91 £18.37 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.41% -19.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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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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 +13 124 £500 +11.11% 36
London +33 65 £500 +8.10% 20
South East -6 24 £500 +19.76% 4
City of London +32 22 £475 -5.00% 9
North West -4 12 £540 +44.96% 6
Berkshire +13 11 £488 - 1
Yorkshire +4 9 £350 -22.22% 4
East of England -18 9 £375 -
Cheshire +10 8 £540 +44.96%
Scotland -9 8 £406 +35.41% 5
Sheffield +14 7 £350 -22.22%
South Yorkshire +12 7 £350 -22.22%
Glasgow -10 6 - - 2
Essex -16 5 £475 -
Hampshire -19 5 £398 +59.00%
South West -30 5 £500 +25.00% 2
Reading +11 4 £538 +10.25%
Middlesex +6 3 £500 +17.64%
Surrey -3 3 - -
Manchester -6 3 £588 - 4
Slough - 3 £488 - 1
Edinburgh -4 2 £406 +1.56% 3
Brentwood - 2 £315 -
Nottingham +8 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +6 1 - -
East Midlands +1 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
Dorset - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £550 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £475 -

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 183 (82.81%) CISSP
2 158 (71.49%) Information Security
3 134 (60.63%) CISM
4 79 (35.75%) Finance
5 71 (32.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 70 (31.67%) Risk Management
7 69 (31.22%) ITIL
8 55 (24.89%) Management Information System
9 40 (18.10%) Data Protection
10 39 (17.65%) CRISC
10 39 (17.65%) Security Management
10 39 (17.65%) Banking
11 37 (16.74%) Degree
12 34 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 32 (14.48%) Security Architecture
14 30 (13.57%) COBIT
15 29 (13.12%) Project Management
16 27 (12.22%) PRINCE2
17 26 (11.76%) Information Security Management
18 25 (11.31%) Business Continuity
19 24 (10.86%) PCI DSS
19 24 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (9.50%) GIAC
20 21 (9.50%) TOGAF
20 21 (9.50%) Windows
20 21 (9.50%) Oracle
20 21 (9.50%) MS Excel
21 20 (9.05%) Firewall
21 20 (9.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
21 20 (9.05%) Incident Management

CISA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 18 (8.14%) IIS
2 11 (4.98%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.36%) SAS
4 3 (1.36%) CMS
4 3 (1.36%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.69%) MS Office
3 10 (4.52%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.62%) MS Project
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.45%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.90%) SaaS
1 2 (0.90%) PaaS
1 2 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.05%) Firewall
2 15 (6.79%) Network Security
3 12 (5.43%) Internet
4 9 (4.07%) VPN
5 7 (3.17%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.36%) Intranet
8 2 (0.90%) DHCP
8 2 (0.90%) DNS
8 2 (0.90%) WAN
9 1 (0.45%) SMTP
9 1 (0.45%) LAN
9 1 (0.45%) VoIP
9 1 (0.45%) SSL
9 1 (0.45%) SAN
9 1 (0.45%) DMZ
9 1 (0.45%) Telnet
9 1 (0.45%) Wireless
9 1 (0.45%) IPsec
9 1 (0.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.90%) MS Access
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.45%) GCC
2 1 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 79 (35.75%) Finance
2 39 (17.65%) Banking
3 17 (7.69%) Legal
4 15 (6.79%) Investment Banking
5 13 (5.88%) Retail
6 9 (4.07%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.17%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.71%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.26%) Games
10 3 (1.36%) Advertising
10 3 (1.36%) Marketing
11 2 (0.90%) Publishing
11 2 (0.90%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.45%) Military
12 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.45%) French Language
12 1 (0.45%) German Language
12 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (21.27%) Consultant
2 46 (20.81%) Analyst
3 40 (18.10%) Security Consultant
4 36 (16.29%) Security Analyst
5 22 (9.95%) Security Manager
6 20 (9.05%) Information Security Analyst
6 20 (9.05%) Information Analyst
6 20 (9.05%) Security Architect
6 20 (9.05%) Architect
7 19 (8.60%) Information Manager
8 17 (7.69%) Project Manager
9 16 (7.24%) Information Security Consultant
10 14 (6.33%) Information Security Manager
10 14 (6.33%) Auditor
10 14 (6.33%) IT Auditor
11 13 (5.88%) Risk Manager
12 11 (4.98%) IT Consultant
13 10 (4.52%) IT Security Consultant
13 10 (4.52%) Security Officer
14 8 (3.62%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.26%) Middleware
2 3 (1.36%) OLE
3 2 (0.90%) SAML
4 1 (0.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (24.89%) Management Information System
2 24 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.43%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (4.98%) CESG
5 11 (4.98%) PMI
6 7 (3.17%) PKI
6 7 (3.17%) Smart Meter
7 5 (2.26%) RMADS
7 5 (2.26%) Economics
8 4 (1.81%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.36%) E-Learning
9 3 (1.36%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.90%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.90%) FMCG
10 2 (0.90%) iSeries
11 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.45%) Machine to Machine
11 1 (0.45%) Tandem
11 1 (0.45%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.50%) Windows
2 17 (7.69%) UNIX
3 9 (4.07%) Linux
4 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (71.49%) Information Security
2 70 (31.67%) Risk Management
3 69 (31.22%) ITIL
4 40 (18.10%) Data Protection
5 39 (17.65%) Security Management
6 32 (14.48%) Security Architecture
7 29 (13.12%) Project Management
8 27 (12.22%) PRINCE2
9 26 (11.76%) Information Security Management
10 25 (11.31%) Business Continuity
11 21 (9.50%) TOGAF
12 20 (9.05%) Incident Management
13 19 (8.60%) Penetration Testing
14 18 (8.14%) Risk Assessment
15 15 (6.79%) Service Management
16 14 (6.33%) Vulnerability Management
17 13 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
18 12 (5.43%) Information Assurance
18 12 (5.43%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.26%) LINC
2 4 (1.81%) C
3 2 (0.90%) Perl
3 2 (0.90%) SQL
3 2 (0.90%) Python
3 2 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 183 (82.81%) CISSP
2 134 (60.63%) CISM
3 39 (17.65%) CRISC
4 37 (16.74%) Degree
5 21 (9.50%) GIAC
6 14 (6.33%) CEH
6 14 (6.33%) Security Cleared
7 13 (5.88%) QiCA
8 12 (5.43%) PMP
8 12 (5.43%) PMI Certification
9 10 (4.52%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (3.17%) ACCA
11 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (2.71%) CCNA
12 6 (2.71%) CISMP
13 5 (2.26%) MBA
14 4 (1.81%) GSEC
14 4 (1.81%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (32.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (13.57%) COBIT
3 24 (10.86%) PCI DSS
4 20 (9.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (4.07%) BS7799
6 8 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 6 (2.71%) QA
8 3 (1.36%) SLA
9 2 (0.90%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.90%) BS25999
9 2 (0.90%) COSO
10 1 (0.45%) GPG13
10 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.36%) RACF
4 2 (0.90%) Snort
5 1 (0.45%) Nmap
5 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (4.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 7 (3.17%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.90%) Nessus
5 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.50%) Oracle
3 14 (6.33%) SAP
4 9 (4.07%) Cisco
5 6 (2.71%) Qualys
6 4 (1.81%) Sybase
6 4 (1.81%) Juniper
6 4 (1.81%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.81%) VMware
7 3 (1.36%) McAfee
7 3 (1.36%) Aveksa
7 3 (1.36%) Varonis
8 2 (0.90%) F5
8 2 (0.90%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.90%) Blue Coat
8 2 (0.90%) Tripwire
8 2 (0.90%) Websense
9 1 (0.45%) Mitel
9 1 (0.45%) Symantec
9 1 (0.45%) CA
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