The table below looks at the statistics for ISACA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISACA 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
Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
Rank 604 574 537
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -37
Contract jobs citing ISACA 3 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.015% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.029% 0.078% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
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£450 £400 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00

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
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%

ISACA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISACA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISACA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISACA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISACA within the UK.

ISACA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ISACA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISACA within the UK.

ISACA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ISACA
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISACA 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 -31 3 £450 +12.50%
London -14 2 £475 +18.75%
City of London +6 1 £450 +20.00%
Dunstable - 1 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £450 -
East of England - 1 £450 -

ISACA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISACA 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 ISACA.

1 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 11 (84.62%) CISSP
3 8 (61.54%) CISM
4 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
4 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
5 5 (38.46%) IIS
6 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (30.77%) CISA
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) Legal
6 4 (30.77%) GIAC
6 4 (30.77%) COBIT
6 4 (30.77%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (23.08%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (23.08%) Network Security
7 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
7 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
7 3 (23.08%) GPEN
7 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (23.08%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) GSEC
7 3 (23.08%) CESG
7 3 (23.08%) CESG CLAS

ISACA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISACA 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 ISACA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) IBM Notes
2 3 (23.08%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (30.77%) Legal
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Data Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Security Advisor
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Editor
3 1 (7.69%) Data Governance Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Governance Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Author
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (23.08%) Freedom of Information Act
3 3 (23.08%) CESG
3 3 (23.08%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (23.08%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
3 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) SABSA
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) SIEM
5 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) CRAMM
5 1 (7.69%) OWASP
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CISSP
2 8 (61.54%) CISM
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) CISA
4 4 (30.77%) GIAC
5 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) GPEN
5 3 (23.08%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (23.08%) GSEC
5 3 (23.08%) CEH
5 3 (23.08%) CISMP
5 3 (23.08%) SSCP
5 3 (23.08%) MCP
6 2 (15.38%) ISEB
6 2 (15.38%) Postgraduate
6 2 (15.38%) MBCS
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) CITP
7 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 4 (30.77%) COBIT
3 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (7.69%) QA
4 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
4 1 (7.69%) BS7799
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix
1 3 (23.08%) Clearswift
1 3 (23.08%) Lotus
1 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft