Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 239 211
Rank change year-on-year +8 -28 +47
Contract jobs citing CISA 29 11 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.17% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.98% 1.19% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 34
City of London median daily rate £505 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.18% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £378 £485 £350
90th Percentile £625 £670 £709
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 973 924 1,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.87% 13.95% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 635 793
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £271 £286 £282
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 22 12
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £20.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.64% -11.93% +13.90%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.32 £16.36
90th Percentile £28.55 £29.77 £80.73
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £21.78
% change year-on-year - -14.14% +16.47%

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CISA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for CISA in the City of London

CISA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISA in the City of London

CISA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISA in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CISA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CISA.

1 29 (100.00%) CISSP
2 22 (75.86%) CISM
3 19 (65.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (65.52%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (62.07%) Information Security
5 17 (58.62%) Finance
6 12 (41.38%) ITIL
7 11 (37.93%) Degree
8 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (31.03%) GDPR
10 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (27.59%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (24.14%) Security Architecture
11 7 (24.14%) Banking
11 7 (24.14%) Legal
11 7 (24.14%) Security Operations
12 6 (20.69%) Data Security
12 6 (20.69%) Business Continuity
12 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
12 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
12 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
13 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
13 5 (17.24%) HIPAA
13 5 (17.24%) Splunk
13 5 (17.24%) CRISC
13 5 (17.24%) Retail
13 5 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
13 5 (17.24%) McAfee
13 5 (17.24%) CCNA

CISA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (6.90%) IaaS
1 2 (6.90%) PaaS
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
1 3 (10.34%) VPN
2 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) PABX
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) DataStage
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
1 1 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
2 7 (24.14%) Legal
3 5 (17.24%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) Security Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Leader
4 4 (13.79%) GDPR Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Risk Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Compliance Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Information Security Officer
5 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Security Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Security Compliance Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Security Officer
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Chief Information Officer
6 2 (6.90%) Chief Information Security Officer
6 2 (6.90%) Chief Security Officer
6 2 (6.90%) CIO
6 2 (6.90%) Data Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (17.24%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
4 4 (13.79%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.45%) iSeries
5 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) HPUX
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
3 1 (3.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (62.07%) Information Security
3 12 (41.38%) ITIL
4 8 (27.59%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (24.14%) Security Architecture
5 7 (24.14%) Security Operations
6 6 (20.69%) Business Continuity
6 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
6 6 (20.69%) Data Security
6 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
7 5 (17.24%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 5 (17.24%) Data Science
7 5 (17.24%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (17.24%) Threat Intelligence
8 4 (13.79%) Data Privacy
8 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (10.34%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C
2 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) C++
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) CISSP
2 22 (75.86%) CISM
3 11 (37.93%) Degree
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (17.24%) CCNA
5 5 (17.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (17.24%) CRISC
6 4 (13.79%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (13.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 3 (10.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (6.90%) CISMP
8 2 (6.90%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 2 (6.90%) ISSMP
8 2 (6.90%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (3.45%) CIMA
9 1 (3.45%) GIAC
9 1 (3.45%) GSSP-.NET
9 1 (3.45%) GSSP-JAVA
9 1 (3.45%) GWAPT
9 1 (3.45%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (65.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (31.03%) GDPR
3 5 (17.24%) HIPAA
3 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
4 4 (13.79%) MiFID
5 3 (10.34%) COBIT
6 1 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
6 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) CyberArk
1 5 (17.24%) ForeScout
1 5 (17.24%) McAfee
1 5 (17.24%) Splunk
2 2 (6.90%) Google
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Sybase
3 1 (3.45%) Unisys
3 1 (3.45%) VMware