Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 February 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)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 567 603 593
Rank change year-on-year +36 -10 -14
Contract jobs citing CISA 286 248 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.62% 1.41% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 156 124
England median daily rate £525 £525 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.09% -18.10%
10th Percentile £373 £409 £300
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £428
% change year-on-year - +22.81% -18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
England median hourly rate - - £65.50
UK median hourly rate - - £65.50

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,665 17,591 18,349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.46% 18.89% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,572 10,782 11,546
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £263 £230 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 812 797 844
England median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +5.77%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CISA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CISA in England

CISA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISA in England

CISA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISA in England over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISA in England

CISA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISA in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISA in England

CISA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the England region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 156 £550 - 40
South East +35 53 £480 -23.20% 14
North of England -13 33 £488 +2.63% 41
South West -21 19 £550 +34.15% 12
North West -3 17 £525 +5.00% 21
Midlands +8 16 £513 +36.67% 10
Yorkshire -17 15 £425 -10.53% 20
West Midlands -6 12 £513 - 8
East of England +10 8 £575 +10.05% 7
East Midlands +2 4 £470 +25.33% 2
North East -11 1 £360 -
CISA
UK

For the 6 months to 15 February 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 England region with a requirement for CISA.

1 251 (87.76%) CISSP
2 229 (80.07%) CISM
3 183 (63.99%) Information Security
4 105 (36.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 100 (34.97%) Cybersecurity
6 85 (29.72%) Degree
7 74 (25.87%) Management Information System
8 70 (24.48%) Finance
9 67 (23.43%) PCI DSS
10 60 (20.98%) Risk Management
11 56 (19.58%) CRISC
12 55 (19.23%) GDPR
13 51 (17.83%) Microsoft Azure
14 50 (17.48%) Security Architecture
15 45 (15.73%) Computer Science
16 43 (15.03%) Firewall
16 43 (15.03%) Legal
17 42 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
17 42 (14.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 42 (14.69%) Amazon AWS
17 42 (14.69%) Identity Access Management
18 41 (14.34%) SIEM
19 39 (13.64%) Network Security
20 38 (13.29%) Security Management
21 37 (12.94%) IT Audit
22 36 (12.59%) Vulnerability Management
23 33 (11.54%) Security Cleared
24 31 (10.84%) Google Cloud Platform
25 30 (10.49%) Google
25 30 (10.49%) ISSAP

CISA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (3.50%) IIS
2 9 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.05%) Confluence
4 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.80%) SAP GRC
2 4 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 51 (17.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (14.69%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (10.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (8.04%) Mimecast
5 14 (4.90%) Sumo Logic
5 14 (4.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 12 (4.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (2.80%) IaaS
8 5 (1.75%) Office 365
9 3 (1.05%) PaaS
10 2 (0.70%) SaaS
10 2 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (15.03%) Firewall
2 39 (13.64%) Network Security
3 24 (8.39%) VPN
4 16 (5.59%) LAN
4 16 (5.59%) WAN
5 15 (5.24%) WLAN
6 9 (3.15%) NFC
7 4 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.05%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (1.05%) Internet
9 2 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.70%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (0.70%) IPsec
9 2 (0.70%) NetScreen
10 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.35%) NAS
10 1 (0.35%) PABX
10 1 (0.35%) SAN
10 1 (0.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.10%) Big Data
2 2 (0.70%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.35%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.35%) DB2
3 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.35%) MySQL
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (4.20%) JIRA
2 9 (3.15%) SonarQube
2 9 (3.15%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.40%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.35%) Metasploit
General
1 70 (24.48%) Finance
2 43 (15.03%) Legal
3 18 (6.29%) Banking
4 15 (5.24%) Retail
5 11 (3.85%) French Language
6 10 (3.50%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.50%) German Language
7 9 (3.15%) Back Office
8 8 (2.80%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.45%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.05%) Billing
12 2 (0.70%) Military
13 1 (0.35%) Games
13 1 (0.35%) Law
13 1 (0.35%) Marketing
13 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (20.28%) Consultant
2 55 (19.23%) Security Consultant
3 47 (16.43%) Analyst
4 41 (14.34%) Architect
4 41 (14.34%) Security Architect
5 37 (12.94%) Security Analyst
6 28 (9.79%) Information Security Consultant
7 27 (9.44%) Security Specialist
8 21 (7.34%) Security Engineer
9 20 (6.99%) Auditor
9 20 (6.99%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 20 (6.99%) Security Manager
10 16 (5.59%) IT Analyst
10 16 (5.59%) IT Auditor
10 16 (5.59%) IT Security Analyst
11 13 (4.55%) Information Analyst
12 12 (4.20%) Cloud Architect
13 11 (3.85%) Risk Analyst
14 10 (3.50%) Information Security Specialist
14 10 (3.50%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.79%) Web Services
2 9 (3.15%) ISPF
3 2 (0.70%) LDAP
3 2 (0.70%) Middleware
3 2 (0.70%) OAuth
3 2 (0.70%) OpenID
4 1 (0.35%) .NET
4 1 (0.35%) JSON
4 1 (0.35%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (25.87%) Management Information System
2 26 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.74%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (5.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 15 (5.24%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.50%) Mainframe
6 10 (3.50%) Public Cloud
7 9 (3.15%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.80%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (2.10%) Cybercrime
10 4 (1.40%) Cyberattack
11 3 (1.05%) CESG
11 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (1.05%) PKI
11 3 (1.05%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.70%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.70%) Cyber Defence
12 2 (0.70%) Fintech
12 2 (0.70%) Security Operations Centre
13 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.69%) Windows
2 19 (6.64%) Linux
3 12 (4.20%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.50%) zOS
5 9 (3.15%) Solaris
6 4 (1.40%) Unix
7 2 (0.70%) Android
7 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (63.99%) Information Security
2 100 (34.97%) Cybersecurity
3 60 (20.98%) Risk Management
4 50 (17.48%) Security Architecture
5 45 (15.73%) Computer Science
6 42 (14.69%) Identity Access Management
6 42 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (14.34%) SIEM
8 38 (13.29%) Security Management
9 37 (12.94%) IT Audit
10 36 (12.59%) Vulnerability Management
11 28 (9.79%) Penetration Testing
11 28 (9.79%) Project Management
12 26 (9.09%) Change Management
13 25 (8.74%) ITIL
14 22 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
14 22 (7.69%) Security Operations
14 22 (7.69%) TOGAF
15 21 (7.34%) SABSA
16 20 (6.99%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.64%) Java
2 12 (4.20%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.85%) C#
4 10 (3.50%) JCL
4 10 (3.50%) REXX
5 8 (2.80%) Python
6 7 (2.45%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.10%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.05%) C
8 3 (1.05%) C++
8 3 (1.05%) SQL
9 2 (0.70%) Perl
9 2 (0.70%) Ruby
10 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 251 (87.76%) CISSP
2 229 (80.07%) CISM
3 85 (29.72%) Degree
4 56 (19.58%) CRISC
5 33 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 30 (10.49%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (10.49%) ISSAP
7 22 (7.69%) ISSMP
8 20 (6.99%) CSSLP
9 19 (6.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 19 (6.64%) SC Cleared
10 16 (5.59%) CEH
10 16 (5.59%) CESG Certified Professional
11 15 (5.24%) CREST Certified
11 15 (5.24%) DV Cleared
11 15 (5.24%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 14 (4.90%) CCSP
12 14 (4.90%) GCIH
13 13 (4.55%) GIAC
13 13 (4.55%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (36.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (23.43%) PCI DSS
3 55 (19.23%) GDPR
4 42 (14.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 27 (9.44%) HIPAA
6 14 (4.90%) FedRAMP
6 14 (4.90%) ISO 9001
7 13 (4.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 11 (3.85%) ISAE 3402
8 11 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 11 (3.85%) JSP 440
9 10 (3.50%) COBIT
9 10 (3.50%) ISO 22301
9 10 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 9 (3.15%) HMG Infosec
10 9 (3.15%) ISO 31000
11 7 (2.45%) QA
12 4 (1.40%) PA-DSS
13 2 (0.70%) COSO
13 2 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.50%) ACF2
2 10 (3.50%) RACF
3 9 (3.15%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.35%) Docker
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (4.90%) Istio
2 12 (4.20%) CASB
3 11 (3.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 11 (3.85%) Nessus
3 11 (3.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 9 (3.15%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 7 (2.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 7 (2.45%) EnCase
5 7 (2.45%) FTK
6 6 (2.10%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.05%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.70%) WMI
9 1 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.35%) Nmap
9 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.35%) Puppet
9 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.35%) Suricata
9 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (10.49%) Google
2 24 (8.39%) Splunk
3 23 (8.04%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.59%) CyberArk
5 13 (4.55%) Cisco
6 12 (4.20%) Darktrace
6 12 (4.20%) Thycotic
7 11 (3.85%) Proofpoint
7 11 (3.85%) Qualys
8 10 (3.50%) Oracle
8 10 (3.50%) Tripwire
9 9 (3.15%) ArcSight
9 9 (3.15%) Barracuda Networks
9 9 (3.15%) Centrify
9 9 (3.15%) IBM
9 9 (3.15%) Imperva
9 9 (3.15%) McAfee
9 9 (3.15%) Okta
9 9 (3.15%) SAP
9 9 (3.15%) Trend Micro