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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
Rank 566 564 536
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Contract jobs citing ISACA 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.088% 0.020% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
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£320 £526 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 - -
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
11306 9847 8223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.55% 19.59% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6538 5305 4364
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 512 465 493
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.93% -32.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISACA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

ISACA Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 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 27 February 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 -10 10 £320 -39.19% 3
London -13 4 £550 +4.51% 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
Edinburgh - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -

ISACA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (81.82%) Information Security
3 8 (72.73%) CISM
4 6 (54.55%) IIS
4 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
5 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 4 (36.36%) CISA
5 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Clearswift
6 3 (27.27%) SSCP
6 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) MCP
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) IBM Notes
6 3 (27.27%) Lotus
6 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) SSL
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Retail
6 3 (27.27%) COBIT
6 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information Act

ISACA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (54.55%) IIS
2 3 (27.27%) IBM Notes
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) SSL
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Governance Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Governance Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) CESG
2 3 (27.27%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
3 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
4 2 (18.18%) Security Management
4 2 (18.18%) SABSA
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
5 1 (9.09%) OWASP
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 8 (72.73%) CISM
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) CISA
5 3 (27.27%) GPEN
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) SSCP
5 3 (27.27%) MCP
5 3 (27.27%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (27.27%) GIAC
5 3 (27.27%) GSEC
5 3 (27.27%) CEH
5 3 (27.27%) CISMP
6 2 (18.18%) MBCS
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) CITP
6 2 (18.18%) Postgraduate
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB
7 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) COBIT
2 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (9.09%) QA
4 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
1 3 (27.27%) Lotus
1 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
1 3 (27.27%) Clearswift