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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IIA Qualification in Computer Auditing (QiCA)
Rank 618 587 573
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -14
Contract jobs citing QiCA 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.012% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.047% 0.058% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Average daily rate £450 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% +3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
10721 10370 9716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.15% 20.27% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6618 5988 5227
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 491 446
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

QiCA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QiCA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QiCA within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 5 £450 +34.32% 1
London -3 5 £450 +34.32%

QiCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QiCA 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 QiCA.

1 8 (100.00%) CISA
2 7 (87.50%) IT Audit
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (50.00%) Information Security
4 4 (50.00%) CISM
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) CISSP
4 4 (50.00%) PMI
4 4 (50.00%) PMI Certification
4 4 (50.00%) PRINCE
4 4 (50.00%) SmartSuite
4 4 (50.00%) IISP
5 3 (37.50%) ACCA
5 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) CIMA
7 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
7 1 (12.50%) Banking
7 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
7 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) ISO13485

QiCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QiCA 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 QiCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) SmartSuite
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Information Management Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Information Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Auditor
2 2 (25.00%) IT Auditor
3 1 (12.50%) Audit Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Audit Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) PMI
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) IT Audit
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISA
2 4 (50.00%) CISM
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) IISP
2 4 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (37.50%) ACCA
4 2 (25.00%) CIMA
5 1 (12.50%) CIPFA
5 1 (12.50%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) ISO13485
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley