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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
London / City of London
Rank 148 145 167
Rank change year-on-year -3 +22  
Contract jobs citing CISA 6 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.39% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 2.65% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 24
Median daily rate £550 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.91% -2.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £357 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £459 £375
% change year-on-year -1.90% +22.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.50 £48.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year +36.45% -29.41%  

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 the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 428 490 845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.30% 14.73% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 350 630
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 17
Median hourly rate £15.87 £20.89 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.04% -2.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £17.00 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.56 £37.37 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for CISA.

1 8 (61.54%) Finance
1 8 (61.54%) IT Audit
2 6 (46.15%) CISSP
3 5 (38.46%) ACCA
4 4 (30.77%) CISM
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (15.38%) SAML
6 2 (15.38%) SSL
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) CIMA
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
7 1 (7.69%) Firewall
7 1 (7.69%) Data Security
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (7.69%) QA
7 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
7 1 (7.69%) Use Case

CISA
Top Related 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Auditor
1 4 (30.77%) IT Auditor
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Audit Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Audit Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) SAML
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) JSP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.69%) Servlets
2 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) IT Audit
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (7.69%) Product Management
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 5 (38.46%) ACCA
3 4 (30.77%) CISM
4 1 (7.69%) CIMA
4 1 (7.69%) CSSLP
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) IIBA
4 1 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) OCA
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (7.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) CyberArk
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec
2 1 (7.69%) Varonis