Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 556 640 607
Rank change year-on-year +84 -33 +48
Contract jobs citing CISA 310 188 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.74% 1.09% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 113 184
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £400 £351 £350
90th Percentile £738 £610 £693
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £481
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.90% +1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
England median hourly rate £67.00 £46.00 £47.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.65% -4.07% -
UK median hourly rate £67.00 £46.00 £47.95
% change year-on-year +45.65% -4.07% -29.49%

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 17,864 17,325 21,714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.80% 19.75% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,585 10,622 13,724
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 878 876 730
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.63 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.61% +7.73% +24.49%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.50 £48.91
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +29 168 £550 +0.23% 54
South East -9 54 £606 +21.25% 16
North of England -1 33 £500 +5.26% 18
South West +25 27 £431 +18.97% 7
Midlands +1 21 £550 +41.94% 8
North West +1 17 £425 -19.05% 11
Yorkshire -16 16 £550 +15.79% 6
East Midlands +13 14 £613 +240.28% 3
East of England -15 7 £454 -4.47% 8
West Midlands -22 7 £425 -5.56% 5
CISA
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 294 (94.84%) CISSP
2 245 (79.03%) CISM
3 200 (64.52%) Information Security
4 138 (44.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 106 (34.19%) Finance
6 97 (31.29%) Cybersecurity
7 86 (27.74%) PCI DSS
7 86 (27.74%) Risk Management
8 81 (26.13%) Security Architecture
8 81 (26.13%) GDPR
9 74 (23.87%) Degree
10 58 (18.71%) ITIL
11 55 (17.74%) Management Information System
12 52 (16.77%) CRISC
13 48 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
14 44 (14.19%) Project Management
14 44 (14.19%) GIAC
15 42 (13.55%) Data Protection
16 41 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
17 36 (11.61%) Computer Science
17 36 (11.61%) Security Operations
18 34 (10.97%) Cisco Certification
19 32 (10.32%) IaaS
20 31 (10.00%) DevOps
20 31 (10.00%) Firewall
21 30 (9.68%) Security Management
21 30 (9.68%) Banking
21 30 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
22 29 (9.35%) Legal
22 29 (9.35%) Microsoft

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 8 (2.58%) IIS
2 1 (0.32%) SAS
2 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.32%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.32%) IaaS
2 30 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (8.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (8.39%) PaaS
5 17 (5.48%) SaaS
6 15 (4.84%) Office 365
7 6 (1.94%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.65%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.00%) Firewall
2 24 (7.74%) Network Security
3 18 (5.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (4.52%) WAN
5 9 (2.90%) VPN
6 8 (2.58%) LAN
7 7 (2.26%) Internet
7 7 (2.26%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.26%) WLAN
8 6 (1.94%) X.509
9 3 (0.97%) VoIP
10 2 (0.65%) DMZ
10 2 (0.65%) NFC
11 1 (0.32%) NAS
11 1 (0.32%) PABX
11 1 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.32%) SAN
11 1 (0.32%) SCCP
11 1 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (0.65%) GIS
2 1 (0.32%) Big Data
2 1 (0.32%) DataStage
2 1 (0.32%) DB2
2 1 (0.32%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.58%) AppScan
2 6 (1.94%) SonarQube
3 4 (1.29%) JIRA
4 3 (0.97%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 106 (34.19%) Finance
2 30 (9.68%) Banking
3 29 (9.35%) Legal
4 20 (6.45%) Retail
5 8 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.97%) Dutch Language
6 3 (0.97%) French Language
6 3 (0.97%) German Language
6 3 (0.97%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.97%) Italian Language
6 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.97%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Military
8 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (25.48%) Architect
2 74 (23.87%) Security Architect
3 49 (15.81%) Analyst
4 48 (15.48%) Consultant
5 45 (14.52%) Security Consultant
6 37 (11.94%) Security Analyst
6 37 (11.94%) Security Manager
7 23 (7.42%) Security Officer
8 21 (6.77%) Information Security Consultant
9 20 (6.45%) Information Analyst
9 20 (6.45%) Information Security Manager
9 20 (6.45%) Information Security Officer
10 18 (5.81%) Cloud Architect
10 18 (5.81%) Security Specialist
11 15 (4.84%) Information Manager
12 14 (4.52%) Information Security Analyst
13 13 (4.19%) Head of Security
13 13 (4.19%) Project Manager
14 11 (3.55%) Head of Information Security
14 11 (3.55%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.48%) Middleware
2 9 (2.90%) .NET
3 7 (2.26%) Web Services
4 2 (0.65%) Velocity
5 1 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.74%) Management Information System
2 41 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (11.61%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.16%) PKI
5 14 (4.52%) Cyberthreat
5 14 (4.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.90%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.90%) Fintech
7 9 (2.90%) PMI
7 9 (2.90%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.94%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.94%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.61%) Smartcard
10 4 (1.29%) CESG
10 4 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.97%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.97%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.84%) Windows
2 9 (2.90%) Linux
3 8 (2.58%) Unix
4 4 (1.29%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.97%) Solaris
6 1 (0.32%) HPUX
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (64.52%) Information Security
2 97 (31.29%) Cybersecurity
3 86 (27.74%) Risk Management
4 81 (26.13%) Security Architecture
5 58 (18.71%) ITIL
6 48 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (14.19%) Project Management
8 42 (13.55%) Data Protection
9 36 (11.61%) Security Operations
10 31 (10.00%) DevOps
11 30 (9.68%) Security Management
12 27 (8.71%) Risk Assessment
12 27 (8.71%) Security Testing
12 27 (8.71%) TOGAF
13 26 (8.39%) Change Management
13 26 (8.39%) SIEM
14 24 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (7.42%) OWASP
15 23 (7.42%) Penetration Testing
16 22 (7.10%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.23%) Java
2 3 (0.97%) C
2 3 (0.97%) SQL
3 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.32%) C#
4 1 (0.32%) C++
4 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 294 (94.84%) CISSP
2 245 (79.03%) CISM
3 74 (23.87%) Degree
4 52 (16.77%) CRISC
5 44 (14.19%) GIAC
6 34 (10.97%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (6.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 19 (6.13%) CEH
9 17 (5.48%) SANS
9 17 (5.48%) TOGAF Certification
10 16 (5.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 16 (5.16%) CSSLP
11 15 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
12 13 (4.19%) Security Cleared
13 12 (3.87%) ISACA
14 11 (3.55%) CCNA
14 11 (3.55%) CCSP
15 10 (3.23%) ISSAP
16 9 (2.90%) GWAPT
16 9 (2.90%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (44.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (27.74%) PCI DSS
3 81 (26.13%) GDPR
4 26 (8.39%) COBIT
5 21 (6.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 19 (6.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (5.48%) NIST 800
8 16 (5.16%) HIPAA
9 8 (2.58%) ISAE 3402
9 8 (2.58%) ISO 31000
9 8 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 7 (2.26%) ISO 9001
11 6 (1.94%) ISO 22301
12 5 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
12 5 (1.61%) Data Quality
12 5 (1.61%) HMG Infosec
12 5 (1.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 5 (1.61%) JSP 440
13 4 (1.29%) MiFID
14 3 (0.97%) FISMA
System Software
1 7 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (4.52%) Nessus
2 6 (1.94%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 4 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.65%) CSIRT
5 2 (0.65%) PowerBroker
6 1 (0.32%) EnCase
6 1 (0.32%) FTK
6 1 (0.32%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.32%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 29 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.77%) McAfee
3 18 (5.81%) CyberArk
4 17 (5.48%) Splunk
5 13 (4.19%) IBM
6 12 (3.87%) Oracle
7 11 (3.55%) Cisco
7 11 (3.55%) ForeScout
8 6 (1.94%) ArcSight
8 6 (1.94%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (1.94%) Centrify
8 6 (1.94%) Imperva
8 6 (1.94%) Qualys
8 6 (1.94%) Trend Micro
8 6 (1.94%) Tripwire
9 5 (1.61%) Sun
10 4 (1.29%) AlienVault
11 3 (0.97%) Google
11 3 (0.97%) hybris
11 3 (0.97%) SAP