The table below looks at the statistics for QiCA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QiCA over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IIA Qualification in Computer Auditing (QiCA)
UK
Rank 593 615 607
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs citing QiCA 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.022% 0.029% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £335
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
9129 10493 10262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.39% 21.03% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5787 6368 6017
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 498 495
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +93.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.05 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

QiCA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing QiCA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

QiCA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QiCA
Daily Rate Trend

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

QiCA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

QiCA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

QiCA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

QiCA
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QiCA within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 2 - - 2
London +7 1 - - 1
Preston - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 1

QiCA
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing QiCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for QiCA.

1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) MiFID
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CGEIT
2 1 (50.00%) CRD IV
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (50.00%) IT Audit

QiCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Audit Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Audit Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Internal Audit
1 1 (50.00%) IT Audit
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CGEIT
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) CRD IV
1 1 (50.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP