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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 466 511 464
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -47
Contract jobs citing CISA 134 88 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 0.84% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 58 65
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £337 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £658 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £454 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
10440 10421 8935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.61% 19.35% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6079 6001 4788
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 485 502
Average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.94% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +21 115 £475 +2.70% 88
London +16 79 £475 -2.56% 29
City of London +8 19 £475 +5.55% 9
West Midlands - 13 £466 - 8
Scotland +9 10 £350 -6.66% 3
Birmingham - 10 £538 - 5
East of England +6 8 £381 - 5
South East -30 8 £369 -13.23% 14
Northern Ireland - 7 £538 -
Glasgow +2 6 £235 - 1
County Antrim - 6 £525 -
Belfast - 6 £525 -
Surrey - 5 £369 - 3
Edinburgh -3 4 £500 +33.33% 2
Essex - 4 £363 -
East Midlands -10 3 - - 1
Norfolk - 3 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Brentford - 3 £425 -
Norwich - 3 £475 -
Nottingham - 3 - - 1
Staines - 3 £513 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £270 -
Andover +4 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +1 1 - - 2
Milton Keynes -1 1 - - 1
Berkshire -3 1 - - 5
Hampshire -8 1 - - 3
Hertfordshire -15 1 - - 4
Manchester -15 1 - - 7

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 176 (76.52%) CISSP
2 150 (65.22%) CISM
3 122 (53.04%) Information Security
4 101 (43.91%) Finance
5 93 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 62 (26.96%) Risk Management
7 52 (22.61%) CRISC
8 51 (22.17%) ITIL
9 49 (21.30%) Banking
10 44 (19.13%) Management Information System
11 40 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
11 40 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
12 39 (16.96%) COBIT
13 32 (13.91%) Degree
13 32 (13.91%) Security Management
14 27 (11.74%) Windows
15 26 (11.30%) Investment Banking
16 24 (10.43%) Project Management
17 23 (10.00%) MS Excel
17 23 (10.00%) Data Protection
18 22 (9.57%) PCI DSS
18 22 (9.57%) ISMS
19 21 (9.13%) Security Architecture
20 20 (8.70%) Cyber Security
20 20 (8.70%) Network Security
20 20 (8.70%) PRINCE2
21 19 (8.26%) Firewall
21 19 (8.26%) Penetration Testing
21 19 (8.26%) Data Analysis
22 18 (7.83%) Agile Software Development

CISA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4 (1.74%) IIS
2 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 23 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (3.91%) MS Office
4 5 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.87%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.78%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (4.35%) SaaS
3 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.30%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.70%) Network Security
2 19 (8.26%) Firewall
3 8 (3.48%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (3.04%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.61%) Internet
6 5 (2.17%) DNS
7 3 (1.30%) Wireless
8 2 (0.87%) VPN
8 2 (0.87%) LAN
8 2 (0.87%) DHCP
8 2 (0.87%) SSL
9 1 (0.43%) HTTP
9 1 (0.43%) WAN
9 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.43%) TACACS
9 1 (0.43%) VLAN
9 1 (0.43%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.61%) QlikView
2 5 (2.17%) Big Data
3 4 (1.74%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
General
1 101 (43.91%) Finance
2 49 (21.30%) Banking
3 26 (11.30%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.22%) Legal
5 11 (4.78%) Financial Institution
6 9 (3.91%) Retail
7 6 (2.61%) Publishing
8 4 (1.74%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.30%) Law
10 2 (0.87%) Advertising
10 2 (0.87%) Front Office
11 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (27.83%) Analyst
2 42 (18.26%) Security Analyst
3 32 (13.91%) Consultant
4 24 (10.43%) Information Analyst
5 23 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 23 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 20 (8.70%) Security Architect
6 20 (8.70%) Architect
7 19 (8.26%) Risk Analyst
8 18 (7.83%) Security Manager
8 18 (7.83%) Auditor
9 13 (5.65%) Information Architect
9 13 (5.65%) Information Security Architect
10 12 (5.22%) Head of Security
11 11 (4.78%) IT Risk Analyst
11 11 (4.78%) Project Manager
11 11 (4.78%) Security Officer
12 10 (4.35%) Risk Manager
12 10 (4.35%) Information Manager
12 10 (4.35%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.74%) Middleware
2 2 (0.87%) JSP
3 1 (0.43%) Servlets
3 1 (0.43%) Web Services
3 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.43%) WebSockets
3 1 (0.43%) HTML
3 1 (0.43%) .NET
3 1 (0.43%) J2EE
3 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (19.13%) Management Information System
2 40 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.22%) PKI
4 11 (4.78%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.48%) Cryptography
7 5 (2.17%) CESG
7 5 (2.17%) PMI
7 5 (2.17%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.74%) Economics
8 4 (1.74%) iSeries
8 4 (1.74%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.74%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.87%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.74%) Windows
2 13 (5.65%) UNIX
3 9 (3.91%) Linux
4 6 (2.61%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.87%) Solaris
6 1 (0.43%) AIX
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (53.04%) Information Security
2 62 (26.96%) Risk Management
3 51 (22.17%) ITIL
4 40 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
5 32 (13.91%) Security Management
6 24 (10.43%) Project Management
7 23 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 22 (9.57%) ISMS
9 21 (9.13%) Security Architecture
10 20 (8.70%) PRINCE2
10 20 (8.70%) Cyber Security
11 19 (8.26%) Penetration Testing
11 19 (8.26%) Data Analysis
12 18 (7.83%) SIEM
12 18 (7.83%) Information Security Management
12 18 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (7.39%) Information Assurance
14 15 (6.52%) Incident Management
14 15 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (6.52%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.35%) C
2 9 (3.91%) SQL
3 6 (2.61%) Java
4 5 (2.17%) VBA
5 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 176 (76.52%) CISSP
2 150 (65.22%) CISM
3 52 (22.61%) CRISC
4 32 (13.91%) Degree
5 12 (5.22%) CGEIT
6 10 (4.35%) QiCA
7 9 (3.91%) GIAC
8 8 (3.48%) Security Cleared
9 7 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (2.61%) PMP
10 6 (2.61%) PMI Certification
10 6 (2.61%) MCSE
10 6 (2.61%) CEH
10 6 (2.61%) MCTS
11 5 (2.17%) ISSAP
11 5 (2.17%) GSEC
11 5 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.74%) MCP
12 4 (1.74%) CCNP
12 4 (1.74%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (16.96%) COBIT
3 22 (9.57%) PCI DSS
4 13 (5.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (3.48%) QA
6 5 (2.17%) SLA
7 4 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.87%) COSO
8 2 (0.87%) EMIR
9 1 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.43%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.43%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.30%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (1.30%) Nessus
1 3 (1.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.43%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (7.39%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.96%) SAP
2 16 (6.96%) McAfee
3 11 (4.78%) Oracle
4 10 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark
5 8 (3.48%) Cisco
5 8 (3.48%) Symantec
6 6 (2.61%) Websense
7 4 (1.74%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.74%) Sourcefire
7 4 (1.74%) Sybase
8 3 (1.30%) Dell
8 3 (1.30%) Qualys
8 3 (1.30%) Sophos
8 3 (1.30%) LogRhythm
9 2 (0.87%) VMware
9 2 (0.87%) Citrix
10 1 (0.43%) CA
10 1 (0.43%) Informatica
10 1 (0.43%) Apple
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