The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Auditor role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Auditor in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Auditor
Rank 617 576 566
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -10
Contract jobs requiring an IT Auditor 5 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.044% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.048% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 6
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£335 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £174 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £535 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £450 £147
% change year-on-year
-25.55% +206.12%
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52654 50519 47353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.44% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33449 30575 27767
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1936 1988 2122
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

IT Auditor
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Auditor in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Auditor Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Auditor
Daily Rate Trend

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

IT Auditor Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Auditor
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Auditor within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

IT Auditor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Auditor
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IT Auditor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IT Auditor
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Auditor within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 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 -40 3 £425 +6.25% 4
London -8 2 £475 +66.66% 1
South East -27 1 £425 +144.25% 2
Surrey - 1 £425 -

IT Auditor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT Auditor in their job title 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 with IT Auditor in their job title.

1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) CISA
3 6 (35.29%) Banking
4 5 (29.41%) Information Security
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (11.76%) Retail
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) Sybase
6 2 (11.76%) LAN
6 2 (11.76%) VoIP
6 2 (11.76%) WAN
6 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
6 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (11.76%) QA
6 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
7 1 (5.88%) SDLC
7 1 (5.88%) People Management
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
7 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (5.88%) iSeries
7 1 (5.88%) SAP GRC
7 1 (5.88%) COBIT
7 1 (5.88%) IMAP

IT Auditor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT Auditor in their job title 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 with IT Auditor in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) HFM
1 1 (5.88%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) VoIP
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Online Banking
2 1 (5.88%) iSeries
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Information Security
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) People Management
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) IT Governance
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) ITSM
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) BCP
4 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CISA
2 1 (5.88%) QiCA
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) COBIT
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) Sybase
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Misys