Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 234 224 201
Rank change year-on-year -10 -23 -5
Contract jobs citing CISA 21 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.30% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.25% 2.08% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 19
City of London median daily rate £525 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £375 £525 £360
90th Percentile £625 £813 £680
Central London median daily rate £525 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +1.38%
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 935 1,008 942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.75% 14.28% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 725 659
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £238 £300 £275
90th Percentile £656 £680 £650
Central London median daily rate £475 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 12
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.60 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.59% +3.98% -5.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.52 £16.16
90th Percentile £27.25 £30.75 £21.98
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -10.95% +12.30% -4.10%

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 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 21 (100.00%) CISSP
2 20 (95.24%) CISM
3 17 (80.95%) Information Security
4 15 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (61.90%) GDPR
7 12 (57.14%) Finance
8 9 (42.86%) Risk Management
8 9 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (28.57%) CRISC
9 6 (28.57%) Network Security
9 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
9 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (23.81%) OWASP
10 5 (23.81%) Degree
10 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (23.81%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (23.81%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
10 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (23.81%) Security Operations
10 5 (23.81%) Threat Intelligence
11 4 (19.05%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 4 (19.05%) Privileged Access Management
11 4 (19.05%) Thought Leadership
11 4 (19.05%) Retail
11 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
11 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (19.05%) Firewall

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 (4.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Network Security
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) VPN
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) PABX
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) DataStage
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
1 1 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 3 (14.29%) Legal
4 2 (9.52%) French Language
4 2 (9.52%) German Language
5 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Consultant
2 9 (42.86%) Security Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) GDPR Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Data Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Data Protection Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Audit Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Risk Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (23.81%) Cyberthreat
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.76%) Cybercrime
3 1 (4.76%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.76%) iSeries
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) HPUX
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Information Security
2 14 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 9 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (23.81%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 5 (23.81%) OWASP
5 5 (23.81%) Security Operations
5 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (23.81%) Threat Intelligence
6 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
6 4 (19.05%) Data Privacy
6 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
6 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) Privileged Access Management
6 4 (19.05%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Security Architecture
6 4 (19.05%) Thought Leadership
6 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
1 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
1 2 (9.52%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) CISSP
2 20 (95.24%) CISM
3 6 (28.57%) CRISC
4 5 (23.81%) Degree
5 4 (19.05%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 3 (14.29%) ISSMP
7 2 (9.52%) CISMP
7 2 (9.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 1 (4.76%) CSSLP
8 1 (4.76%) ISSAP
8 1 (4.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (61.90%) GDPR
3 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 4 (19.05%) HIPAA
5 3 (14.29%) COBIT
5 3 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VirtualBox
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Unisys
2 1 (4.76%) VMware