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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
Rank 587 560 559
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -1
Contract jobs citing ISACA 5 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.020% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.045% 0.11% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
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£550 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.96% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £348 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £650 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 -
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
11109 9220 8729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.48% 18.01% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6529 5132 4572
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 401 602
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 2014.

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 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 24 December 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
London +15 5 £550 +34.96% 2
England -33 5 £550 +34.96% 2
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -

ISACA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) CISSP
2 7 (63.64%) CISM
2 7 (63.64%) Information Security
3 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
3 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
4 5 (45.45%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
4 5 (45.45%) CISA
4 5 (45.45%) IIS
5 4 (36.36%) ISEB
5 4 (36.36%) Information Security Management
5 4 (36.36%) Security Management
5 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
6 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
6 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 3 (27.27%) CESG
6 3 (27.27%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (27.27%) Legal
7 2 (18.18%) GIAC
7 2 (18.18%) GSEC
7 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery

ISACA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (45.45%) IIS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Governance Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Operational Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Security Advisor
3 1 (9.09%) Governance Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Information Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
1 5 (45.45%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information Act
2 3 (27.27%) CESG
2 3 (27.27%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
3 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
4 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) Information Security Management
4 4 (36.36%) Security Management
5 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
6 2 (18.18%) SABSA
6 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 2 (18.18%) OWASP
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
7 1 (9.09%) Document Management
7 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CISSP
2 7 (63.64%) CISM
3 5 (45.45%) CISA
4 4 (36.36%) ISEB
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Postgraduate
6 2 (18.18%) GIAC
6 2 (18.18%) GSEC
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (18.18%) MBCS
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) CITP
7 1 (9.09%) PCI QSA
7 1 (9.09%) CRISC
7 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (18.18%) COBIT
4 1 (9.09%) BS25999
4 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001