The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 108 130
Rank change year-on-year +12 +22  
Contract jobs citing CISA 5 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.26% 0.84% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.15% 3.26% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £68.00

CISA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 435 645 687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.05% 25.87% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 332 323
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.05% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 23 28
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.70% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £7.88 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £26.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.10 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.96% +33.78%  

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing CISA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CISA in Berkshire

CISA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CISA in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CISA in Berkshire

CISA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Reading +25 3 £400 -33.33% 1
Maidenhead -12 2 - -
CISA
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CISA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CISA.

1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
1 4 (66.67%) CISM
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Jetty
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security

CISA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) Jetty
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (16.67%) CloudFront
2 1 (16.67%) G Suite
2 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Payments Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISM
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SANS
3 1 (16.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) COBIT
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
2 1 (16.67%) VMware