Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 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)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 563 651 575
Rank change year-on-year +88 -76 +66
Contract jobs citing CISA 324 190 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.82% 1.06% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 119 157
England median daily rate £529 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +13.89% -10.00%
10th Percentile £375 £375 £308
90th Percentile £693 £675 £680
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £450
% change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
England median hourly rate £67.00 - £48.45
UK median hourly rate £67.00 - £48.45

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 17,811 17,902 20,457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.74% 18.92% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,544 10,974 12,739
England median daily rate £450 £425 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.35% +5.88%
10th Percentile £256 £231 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 855 845 779
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.83 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.21% +3.32% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.14
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -7.41% +3.85% +4.00%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 +94 182 £550 +3.53% 59
South East +34 64 £525 +5.00% 23
South West -6 25 £525 +28.05% 10
North of England -30 23 £525 -4.55% 21
Midlands +4 22 £475 +5.56% 6
North West -15 16 £613 +11.36% 11
West Midlands -3 14 £500 - 1
East Midlands +7 8 £413 -8.33% 5
East of England -7 6 £563 +13.92% 6
Yorkshire -23 6 £400 -11.11% 10
North East -1 1 £360 -
CISA
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 England region with a requirement for CISA.

1 295 (91.05%) CISSP
2 254 (78.40%) CISM
3 204 (62.96%) Information Security
4 139 (42.90%) Cybersecurity
5 121 (37.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 102 (31.48%) Degree
7 91 (28.09%) Risk Management
8 90 (27.78%) GDPR
9 86 (26.54%) Management Information System
10 85 (26.23%) Finance
11 68 (20.99%) PCI DSS
12 66 (20.37%) Security Architecture
13 55 (16.98%) CRISC
14 52 (16.05%) Computer Science
15 47 (14.51%) Identity Access Management
16 46 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
17 45 (13.89%) Firewall
18 43 (13.27%) SIEM
19 42 (12.96%) Legal
20 40 (12.35%) ITIL
20 40 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
20 40 (12.35%) Network Security
21 38 (11.73%) Vulnerability Management
21 38 (11.73%) Security Management
22 37 (11.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
22 37 (11.42%) Cisco Certification
22 37 (11.42%) Stakeholder Management
23 36 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
23 36 (11.11%) IT Audit
24 35 (10.80%) Splunk

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 12 (3.70%) IIS
2 9 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.16%) Confluence
4 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.31%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (3.70%) SAP GRC
2 4 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 46 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (8.64%) Mimecast
4 20 (6.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (4.01%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (3.09%) Sumo Logic
6 10 (3.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (2.78%) IaaS
8 6 (1.85%) IBM Cloud
8 6 (1.85%) Office 365
9 5 (1.54%) SaaS
10 4 (1.23%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.93%) PaaS
12 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 45 (13.89%) Firewall
2 40 (12.35%) Network Security
3 23 (7.10%) VPN
4 19 (5.86%) WAN
5 13 (4.01%) LAN
6 11 (3.40%) WLAN
7 8 (2.47%) NFC
8 3 (0.93%) VoIP
9 2 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.62%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (0.62%) Internet
9 2 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.62%) IPsec
9 2 (0.62%) NAS
9 2 (0.62%) PABX
9 2 (0.62%) SAN
9 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.31%) Skype
10 1 (0.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.85%) Big Data
2 4 (1.23%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.62%) DB2
4 1 (0.31%) DataStage
4 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.31%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (4.32%) JIRA
2 12 (3.70%) SonarQube
3 8 (2.47%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.16%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.62%) AppScan
6 1 (0.31%) Metasploit
General
1 85 (26.23%) Finance
2 42 (12.96%) Legal
3 21 (6.48%) Banking
4 14 (4.32%) Retail
5 9 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.16%) Back Office
8 4 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.23%) French Language
8 4 (1.23%) German Language
9 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 69 (21.30%) Architect
2 66 (20.37%) Security Architect
3 65 (20.06%) Consultant
4 64 (19.75%) Analyst
5 61 (18.83%) Security Consultant
6 49 (15.12%) Security Analyst
7 34 (10.49%) Security Manager
8 27 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 24 (7.41%) Information Analyst
10 23 (7.10%) Information Security Consultant
11 20 (6.17%) Security Engineer
12 19 (5.86%) IT Analyst
12 19 (5.86%) IT Security Analyst
13 17 (5.25%) Cloud Architect
13 17 (5.25%) Information Security Manager
14 15 (4.63%) Project Manager
14 15 (4.63%) Risk Analyst
15 14 (4.32%) Auditor
16 13 (4.01%) Information Risk Analyst
16 13 (4.01%) Risk Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.79%) Web Services
2 12 (3.70%) Middleware
3 3 (0.93%) OAuth
3 3 (0.93%) OpenID
4 2 (0.62%) .NET
4 2 (0.62%) LDAP
4 2 (0.62%) SAML
5 1 (0.31%) JSON
5 1 (0.31%) SPML
5 1 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 86 (26.54%) Management Information System
2 52 (16.05%) Computer Science
3 31 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (9.26%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (4.94%) Data Centre
5 16 (4.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 12 (3.70%) Driving Licence
7 11 (3.40%) PKI
8 9 (2.78%) CESG
8 9 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (2.16%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.85%) Smartcard
11 5 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.54%) FMCG
11 5 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (1.54%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
12 4 (1.23%) Cyberattack
12 4 (1.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.25%) Windows
2 14 (4.32%) Linux
3 10 (3.09%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.47%) Solaris
5 2 (0.62%) Android
5 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.62%) Unix
6 1 (0.31%) HPUX
6 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (62.96%) Information Security
2 139 (42.90%) Cybersecurity
3 91 (28.09%) Risk Management
4 66 (20.37%) Security Architecture
5 47 (14.51%) Identity Access Management
6 43 (13.27%) SIEM
7 40 (12.35%) ITIL
8 38 (11.73%) Security Management
8 38 (11.73%) Vulnerability Management
9 37 (11.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (11.11%) IT Audit
11 34 (10.49%) Data Protection
12 30 (9.26%) Project Management
13 29 (8.95%) Security Testing
14 28 (8.64%) Data Security
15 27 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
15 27 (8.33%) Security Operations
16 25 (7.72%) TOGAF
17 22 (6.79%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.94%) PowerShell
2 14 (4.32%) Java
3 8 (2.47%) C#
4 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
4 3 (0.93%) Python
4 3 (0.93%) SQL
5 2 (0.62%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.31%) C
6 1 (0.31%) C++
6 1 (0.31%) Perl
6 1 (0.31%) Ruby
6 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 295 (91.05%) CISSP
2 254 (78.40%) CISM
3 102 (31.48%) Degree
4 55 (16.98%) CRISC
5 37 (11.42%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (10.19%) ISSAP
7 32 (9.88%) Security Cleared
8 28 (8.64%) Computer Science Degree
9 25 (7.72%) GIAC
10 21 (6.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 21 (6.48%) CEH
10 21 (6.48%) CESG Certified Professional
10 21 (6.48%) CSSLP
11 20 (6.17%) ISSEP
12 19 (5.86%) CREST Certified
12 19 (5.86%) DV Cleared
13 17 (5.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 16 (4.94%) CompTIA Security+
14 16 (4.94%) SC Cleared
15 15 (4.63%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (37.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 90 (27.78%) GDPR
3 68 (20.99%) PCI DSS
4 37 (11.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 28 (8.64%) HIPAA
6 17 (5.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 16 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 13 (4.01%) ISAE 3402
8 13 (4.01%) ISO 22301
8 13 (4.01%) ISO 9001
9 12 (3.70%) ISO 31000
10 11 (3.40%) HMG Infosec
10 11 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 11 (3.40%) JSP 440
11 10 (3.09%) FedRAMP
12 9 (2.78%) COBIT
12 9 (2.78%) NIST 800
13 6 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials
13 6 (1.85%) QA
14 4 (1.23%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 18 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.16%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.31%) Docker
3 1 (0.31%) Firmware
3 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (4.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 16 (4.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 14 (4.32%) Nessus
3 13 (4.01%) CASB
4 12 (3.70%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 10 (3.09%) Istio
6 2 (0.62%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (0.62%) EnCase
6 2 (0.62%) FTK
6 2 (0.62%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.62%) WMI
7 1 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.31%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.31%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.31%) Nmap
7 1 (0.31%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.31%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.31%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.31%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (10.80%) Splunk
2 30 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.41%) McAfee
4 23 (7.10%) CyberArk
5 22 (6.79%) Google
6 19 (5.86%) IBM
7 17 (5.25%) Cisco
7 17 (5.25%) SAP
8 16 (4.94%) Proofpoint
9 14 (4.32%) Oracle
10 13 (4.01%) Qualys
10 13 (4.01%) Tripwire
11 12 (3.70%) ArcSight
11 12 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
11 12 (3.70%) Centrify
11 12 (3.70%) Darktrace
11 12 (3.70%) ForeScout
11 12 (3.70%) Imperva
11 12 (3.70%) Thycotic
11 12 (3.70%) Trend Micro