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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Auditor
Rank 599 575 547
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -28
Contract jobs requiring an IT Auditor 13 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.006% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.006% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 12
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£360 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £350 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £430 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50

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
51627 47265 47439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.65% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32694 28640 26630
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2053 2601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 2014.

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 30 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 27 November 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
England +6 13 £360 +2.85% 3
London -4 6 £450 - 1
South East -21 4 £360 +2.85%
Hampshire - 4 £360 -
South West - 2 £400 - 1
City of London +19 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
North West - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Reading - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bradford - - - -

IT Auditor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 15 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 14 (40.00%) CISA
3 13 (37.14%) Finance
4 8 (22.86%) Information Security
5 7 (20.00%) Degree
5 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (20.00%) CISM
6 6 (17.14%) QiCA
6 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
6 6 (17.14%) SAP
6 6 (17.14%) UNIX
7 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 5 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
8 4 (11.43%) Windows
8 4 (11.43%) Mainframe
8 4 (11.43%) CISSP
8 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.57%) ITIL
9 3 (8.57%) Oracle
9 3 (8.57%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (8.57%) Banking
9 3 (8.57%) COBIT
9 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) Information Management
10 2 (5.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) Business Development
10 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.71%) Linux

IT Auditor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) VPN
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Toad
1 1 (2.86%) GCC
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) French Language
3 1 (2.86%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Mainframe
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) UNIX
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Information Security
2 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 5 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Information Management
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Business Development
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) Coaching
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) ERP
6 1 (2.86%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) Validation
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.86%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) CISA
2 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (20.00%) CISM
3 6 (17.14%) QiCA
4 4 (11.43%) CISSP
5 1 (2.86%) ACCA
5 1 (2.86%) CIMA
5 1 (2.86%) CCAB
5 1 (2.86%) PCI QSA
5 1 (2.86%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (8.57%) COBIT
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.86%) COSO
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) SAP
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle