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 3 months to 22 June 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.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 510 475 501
Rank change year-on-year -35 +26  
Contract jobs citing CISA 80 162 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 1.52% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 98 89
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £364 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.55% +4.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £47.95 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.06% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.95 -
% change year-on-year -4.06% -  

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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8382 10634 9598
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.47% 21.47% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5031 6702 5651
Median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 358 485
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £23.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +17.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.97 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISA in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 40 £550 - 18
South East -4 13 £500 +11.11% 6
East of England -9 13 £475 +10.08% 3
Yorkshire +20 4 £225 -48.27% 5
West Midlands +24 3 £450 +20.00%
North West +21 3 £500 +14.94% 10
South West +11 2 - - 1
East Midlands -8 2 - -
CISA
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 England region with a requirement for CISA.

1 147 (83.05%) CISSP
2 116 (65.54%) CISM
3 100 (56.50%) Information Security
4 73 (41.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 47 (26.55%) PCI DSS
5 47 (26.55%) Finance
6 41 (23.16%) Risk Management
7 38 (21.47%) Degree
7 38 (21.47%) IT Audit
8 30 (16.95%) Data Protection
8 30 (16.95%) SIEM
9 29 (16.38%) Cybersecurity
10 28 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (14.69%) ITIL
12 25 (14.12%) Management Information System
13 24 (13.56%) CRISC
14 23 (12.99%) Firewall
14 23 (12.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 22 (12.43%) Banking
16 21 (11.86%) GDPR
17 20 (11.30%) Penetration Testing
17 20 (11.30%) Java
18 19 (10.73%) Project Management
18 19 (10.73%) Security Management
18 19 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
19 18 (10.17%) SDLC
19 18 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
19 18 (10.17%) ISMS
20 17 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (9.60%) SAP

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 (5.65%) Apache
2 9 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.52%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.95%) Apache Solr
4 7 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.95%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.39%) JBoss
6 5 (2.82%) Mule
7 4 (2.26%) Apache Pig
7 4 (2.26%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.69%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.13%) CMS
9 2 (1.13%) Confluence
9 2 (1.13%) IIS
9 2 (1.13%) Jetty
9 2 (1.13%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.78%) SaaS
4 7 (3.95%) Office 365
5 6 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.82%) IaaS
6 5 (2.82%) PaaS
7 3 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.13%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.13%) Yammer
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.56%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.56%) G Suite
9 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.99%) Firewall
2 11 (6.21%) Network Security
3 5 (2.82%) LAN
4 4 (2.26%) Internet
4 4 (2.26%) LDAP
4 4 (2.26%) SSL
4 4 (2.26%) WAN
5 3 (1.69%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (1.69%) Skype
5 3 (1.69%) VPN
6 2 (1.13%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.13%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.56%) DMZ
7 1 (0.56%) DNS
7 1 (0.56%) IPsec
7 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.56%) VLAN
7 1 (0.56%) Wireless
7 1 (0.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.95%) DataStax
1 7 (3.95%) Hadoop
1 7 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.26%) Apache Hive
2 4 (2.26%) HBase
2 4 (2.26%) MariaDB
2 4 (2.26%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.26%) Sqoop
3 2 (1.13%) MySQL
3 2 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.95%) AppScan
2 5 (2.82%) Hudson
2 5 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.13%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.13%) JIRA
3 2 (1.13%) Pylint
3 2 (1.13%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.13%) Subversion
3 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (26.55%) Finance
2 22 (12.43%) Banking
3 12 (6.78%) Retail
4 10 (5.65%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.26%) Legal
5 4 (2.26%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.13%) Billing
7 2 (1.13%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.56%) French Language
8 1 (0.56%) Local Government
8 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (22.03%) Analyst
2 36 (20.34%) Consultant
3 34 (19.21%) Security Consultant
4 32 (18.08%) Security Analyst
5 19 (10.73%) Architect
5 19 (10.73%) Information Analyst
5 19 (10.73%) Information Security Analyst
5 19 (10.73%) Security Manager
6 17 (9.60%) IT Manager
7 16 (9.04%) Information Security Consultant
8 15 (8.47%) Security Engineer
9 14 (7.91%) Security Architect
10 10 (5.65%) Audit Manager
10 10 (5.65%) Business Analyst
11 9 (5.08%) Information Manager
11 9 (5.08%) Information Security Manager
11 9 (5.08%) IT Audit Manager
11 9 (5.08%) Project Manager
12 8 (4.52%) IT Security Manager
13 7 (3.95%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.78%) Web Services
2 9 (5.08%) Middleware
3 7 (3.95%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (3.95%) J2EE
3 7 (3.95%) JSP
3 7 (3.95%) Servlets
4 5 (2.82%) Ajax
4 5 (2.82%) CSS
4 5 (2.82%) Hibernate
4 5 (2.82%) HTML
4 5 (2.82%) HTML5
4 5 (2.82%) JAX-WS
4 5 (2.82%) JMS
4 5 (2.82%) jQuery
4 5 (2.82%) REST
4 5 (2.82%) RESTful
4 5 (2.82%) Spring
4 5 (2.82%) Spring MVC
4 5 (2.82%) Struts
4 5 (2.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (14.12%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.65%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.65%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (4.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (3.39%) PMI
5 6 (3.39%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.69%) CESG
7 3 (1.69%) FMCG
7 3 (1.69%) PKI
8 2 (1.13%) e-Health
8 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.13%) Fintech
8 2 (1.13%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.13%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.56%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.08%) Linux
1 9 (5.08%) Windows
2 3 (1.69%) Unix
3 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.13%) CentOS
3 2 (1.13%) Solaris
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (56.50%) Information Security
2 41 (23.16%) Risk Management
3 38 (21.47%) IT Audit
4 30 (16.95%) Data Protection
4 30 (16.95%) SIEM
5 29 (16.38%) Cybersecurity
6 26 (14.69%) ITIL
7 20 (11.30%) Penetration Testing
8 19 (10.73%) Project Management
8 19 (10.73%) Security Management
8 19 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (10.17%) ISMS
9 18 (10.17%) SDLC
10 17 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (9.60%) Internal Audit
11 16 (9.04%) Risk Assessment
12 15 (8.47%) PRINCE2
13 14 (7.91%) ERP
14 13 (7.34%) Security Architecture
15 12 (6.78%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.30%) Java
2 10 (5.65%) C
3 9 (5.08%) C++
4 7 (3.95%) C#
5 5 (2.82%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.82%) SQL
6 4 (2.26%) Python
7 2 (1.13%) Go
7 2 (1.13%) Haskell
7 2 (1.13%) Perl
7 2 (1.13%) PHP
7 2 (1.13%) R
7 2 (1.13%) Ruby
7 2 (1.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 147 (83.05%) CISSP
2 116 (65.54%) CISM
3 38 (21.47%) Degree
4 24 (13.56%) CRISC
5 14 (7.91%) Security Cleared
6 13 (7.34%) CEH
7 12 (6.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 11 (6.21%) GIAC
9 10 (5.65%) SANS
10 7 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (3.95%) SC Cleared
11 6 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (3.39%) Master's Degree
11 6 (3.39%) PMI Certification
12 5 (2.82%) CGEIT
12 5 (2.82%) DV Cleared
12 5 (2.82%) MCSE
12 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (2.82%) OSCP
12 5 (2.82%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (41.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (26.55%) PCI DSS
3 23 (12.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 21 (11.86%) GDPR
5 14 (7.91%) COBIT
6 6 (3.39%) FedRAMP
6 6 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (2.26%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (2.26%) JSP 440
8 2 (1.13%) Basel III
8 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.56%) GCP
9 1 (0.56%) GPG13
9 1 (0.56%) PMO
9 1 (0.56%) QA
9 1 (0.56%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 10 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.95%) Apache Flume
3 4 (2.26%) HDFS
4 3 (1.69%) Xen
5 2 (1.13%) Docker
5 2 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.13%) KVM
5 2 (1.13%) LXC
6 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.56%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.95%) Kibana
1 7 (3.95%) logstash
2 5 (2.82%) HP Fortify
3 4 (2.26%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.26%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.13%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.13%) Nessus
5 1 (0.56%) Ansible
5 1 (0.56%) Mesos
5 1 (0.56%) Nagios
5 1 (0.56%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.56%) Nmap
5 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.56%) PowerBroker
5 1 (0.56%) Puppet
5 1 (0.56%) SCOM
5 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (9.60%) SAP
2 12 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.65%) Oracle
4 8 (4.52%) Cisco
5 7 (3.95%) CheckPoint
5 7 (3.95%) Cloudera
5 7 (3.95%) IBM
6 4 (2.26%) Ab Initio
6 4 (2.26%) Informatica
6 4 (2.26%) McAfee
7 3 (1.69%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.69%) CyberArk
7 3 (1.69%) Infoblox
7 3 (1.69%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.69%) Juniper
7 3 (1.69%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.13%) HP
8 2 (1.13%) Infor
8 2 (1.13%) Red Hat
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