Period
to 27 November 2021

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 27 November 2021 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
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 172 119 210
Rank change year-on-year -53 +91 +24
Contract jobs citing CISA 12 5 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.28% 1.44% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 13
10th Percentile £510 £370 "
25th Percentile £513 £465 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £555 £675
Median % change year-on-year -5.41% -17.78% +34.33%
75th Percentile £581 £625 £725
90th Percentile £625 £648 £750
Central London median daily rate £525 £555 £563
% change year-on-year -5.41% -1.33% +11.94%

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 527 347 854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.24% 17.70% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 240 672
10th Percentile £313 £302 £289
25th Percentile £425 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £506 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.25% +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £594 £613
90th Percentile £688 £651 £694
Central London median daily rate £535 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
10th Percentile £19.48 £23.58 £10.50
25th Percentile £20.94 £32.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate £33.50 £36.75 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -8.84% +79.27% +9.63%
75th Percentile £42.00 £40.94 £38.51
90th Percentile £55.05 £46.00 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £33.50 £36.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.84% +63.33% +20.32%

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CISA as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CISA in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for CISA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) CISSP
2 7 (58.33%) CISM
2 7 (58.33%) Risk Management
3 6 (50.00%) GRC
3 6 (50.00%) Social Skills
4 5 (41.67%) Internal Audit
4 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (41.67%) CRISC
5 4 (33.33%) IT Governance
5 4 (33.33%) COBIT
5 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (33.33%) Attestation
6 3 (25.00%) Influencing Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
7 2 (16.67%) Azure
7 2 (16.67%) AWS
7 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (16.67%) GCP
7 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (16.67%) QA
7 2 (16.67%) Time Management
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) AWS
1 2 (16.67%) AWS KMS
1 2 (16.67%) Azure
1 2 (16.67%) GCP
General
1 6 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Influencing Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
1 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) Risk Management
3 5 (41.67%) Internal Audit
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (33.33%) Attestation
4 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 4 (33.33%) IT Governance
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Cost Reduction
6 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) Privileged Access Management
6 2 (16.67%) Security Management
6 2 (16.67%) Time Management
6 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (8.33%) Regulatory Compliance
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CISM
1 7 (58.33%) CISSP
2 5 (41.67%) CRISC
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) ISEB
4 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 2 (16.67%) PMP
5 1 (8.33%) ACCA
5 1 (8.33%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) GRC
2 4 (33.33%) COBIT
2 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (16.67%) QA