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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
UK / England
Rank 483 477 521
Rank change year-on-year -6 +44  
Contract jobs citing CISA 100 141 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.16% 1.38% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 108 54
Median daily rate £485 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £364 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £630 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £375
% change year-on-year -2.70% +23.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £65.50 £48.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.45% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.50 £48.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year +36.45% -29.41%  

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 8637 10248 9600
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.66% 20.97% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5425 6467 5553
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 373 428
Median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +60.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £60.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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 +7 45 £550 +10.00% 44
South East +19 20 £413 -13.15% 9
East of England -5 11 £450 +18.42% 2
North West +31 9 £575 -22.03% 1
Yorkshire +3 5 £475 +15.85%
South West +1 5 £369 -20.27% 2
West Midlands +7 3 £600 +41.17% 6
East Midlands -7 1 - - 1
CISA
UK

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 185 (82.96%) CISSP
2 142 (63.68%) Information Security
3 121 (54.26%) CISM
4 81 (36.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 63 (28.25%) PCI DSS
6 56 (25.11%) Risk Management
7 50 (22.42%) Finance
8 44 (19.73%) Degree
8 44 (19.73%) IT Audit
9 40 (17.94%) Data Protection
10 38 (17.04%) Management Information System
11 37 (16.59%) ITIL
12 34 (15.25%) Security Management
13 27 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (11.21%) Cybersecurity
14 25 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (10.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 23 (10.31%) Information Security Management
17 22 (9.87%) PRINCE2
17 22 (9.87%) SAP
18 21 (9.42%) Retail
18 21 (9.42%) CRISC
19 20 (8.97%) SIEM
19 20 (8.97%) Firewall
20 19 (8.52%) Banking
20 19 (8.52%) ISMS
21 18 (8.07%) Penetration Testing
21 18 (8.07%) Validation
22 17 (7.62%) Java
22 17 (7.62%) Security Cleared

CISA
Top Related 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 (3.59%) Confluence
2 7 (3.14%) Apache
2 7 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.24%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.24%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.35%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.35%) JBoss
5 3 (1.35%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.90%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.90%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.90%) IIS
6 2 (0.90%) Jetty
6 2 (0.90%) Mule
6 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.45%) CMS
7 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (4.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.45%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.14%) SaaS
3 6 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.69%) Office 365
4 4 (1.79%) IaaS
4 4 (1.79%) PaaS
4 4 (1.79%) Yammer
5 3 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.45%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.45%) G Suite
6 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.97%) Firewall
2 12 (5.38%) Network Security
3 9 (4.04%) LDAP
4 7 (3.14%) SSL
5 6 (2.69%) Internet
6 5 (2.24%) VPN
7 4 (1.79%) DNS
8 3 (1.35%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (1.35%) DMZ
8 3 (1.35%) HTTP
8 3 (1.35%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.35%) LAN
8 3 (1.35%) Skype
8 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.35%) WAN
8 3 (1.35%) Wireless
9 2 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.90%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (0.90%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.35%) DataStax
2 3 (1.35%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.35%) MariaDB
2 3 (1.35%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.90%) Apache Hive
3 2 (0.90%) HBase
3 2 (0.90%) MySQL
3 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.90%) Sqoop
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.45%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.45%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.59%) JIRA
2 4 (1.79%) AppScan
3 3 (1.35%) Hudson
3 3 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.90%) Subversion
4 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 50 (22.42%) Finance
2 21 (9.42%) Retail
3 19 (8.52%) Banking
4 7 (3.14%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.69%) Legal
6 5 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.45%) Billing
8 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) French Language
8 1 (0.45%) Local Government
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (24.66%) Analyst
2 47 (21.08%) Security Analyst
3 46 (20.63%) Consultant
4 42 (18.83%) Security Consultant
5 29 (13.00%) Information Security Consultant
6 28 (12.56%) Information Analyst
6 28 (12.56%) Information Security Analyst
7 21 (9.42%) IT Manager
8 20 (8.97%) Architect
9 19 (8.52%) Business Analyst
10 16 (7.17%) Security Architect
11 15 (6.73%) Audit Manager
11 15 (6.73%) Security Manager
12 14 (6.28%) IT Audit Manager
13 11 (4.93%) Auditor
13 11 (4.93%) CISSP Analyst
13 11 (4.93%) IT Auditor
13 11 (4.93%) Security Engineer
14 9 (4.04%) Risk Manager
15 7 (3.14%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.14%) Web Services
2 6 (2.69%) J2EE
3 5 (2.24%) JSP
3 5 (2.24%) SAML
3 5 (2.24%) Servlets
4 4 (1.79%) COM
5 3 (1.35%) Ajax
5 3 (1.35%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.35%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.35%) JAX-WS
5 3 (1.35%) JMS
5 3 (1.35%) Spring
5 3 (1.35%) Spring MVC
5 3 (1.35%) Struts
6 2 (0.90%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.90%) CSS3
6 2 (0.90%) jQuery
6 2 (0.90%) REST
6 2 (0.90%) RESTful
6 2 (0.90%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.04%) Management Information System
2 25 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.28%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.38%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (4.48%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.69%) CESG
6 6 (2.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.24%) FMCG
8 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.35%) PKI
9 3 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.90%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.90%) e-Health
10 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.90%) Equities
10 2 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.90%) PMI
10 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.73%) Linux
2 11 (4.93%) Windows
3 5 (2.24%) Unix
4 2 (0.90%) CentOS
4 2 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (63.68%) Information Security
2 56 (25.11%) Risk Management
3 44 (19.73%) IT Audit
4 40 (17.94%) Data Protection
5 37 (16.59%) ITIL
6 34 (15.25%) Security Management
7 27 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (11.21%) Cybersecurity
9 23 (10.31%) Information Security Management
10 22 (9.87%) PRINCE2
11 20 (8.97%) SIEM
12 19 (8.52%) ISMS
13 18 (8.07%) Penetration Testing
13 18 (8.07%) Validation
14 16 (7.17%) ERP
14 16 (7.17%) Incident Management
14 16 (7.17%) Risk Assessment
15 15 (6.73%) Business Analysis
15 15 (6.73%) Internal Audit
16 14 (6.28%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.62%) Java
2 9 (4.04%) C
3 8 (3.59%) C++
4 6 (2.69%) C#
4 6 (2.69%) SQL
5 5 (2.24%) Perl
5 5 (2.24%) Python
6 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.35%) VB
7 2 (0.90%) Go
7 2 (0.90%) Haskell
7 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.90%) PHP
7 2 (0.90%) R
7 2 (0.90%) Ruby
7 2 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 185 (82.96%) CISSP
2 121 (54.26%) CISM
3 44 (19.73%) Degree
4 21 (9.42%) CRISC
5 17 (7.62%) Security Cleared
6 16 (7.17%) CEH
6 16 (7.17%) GIAC
7 15 (6.73%) PCI QSA
8 11 (4.93%) ISEB
8 11 (4.93%) SC Cleared
9 10 (4.48%) ACCA
9 10 (4.48%) IIBA
9 10 (4.48%) SANS
10 6 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.69%) OSCP
10 6 (2.69%) QiCA
11 5 (2.24%) CGEIT
11 5 (2.24%) CIMA
11 5 (2.24%) CREST Certified
12 4 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (36.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (28.25%) PCI DSS
3 24 (10.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (6.28%) QA
5 12 (5.38%) GDPR
6 9 (4.04%) COBIT
7 6 (2.69%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (1.35%) FedRAMP
8 3 (1.35%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.90%) BS25999
9 2 (0.90%) BS7799
9 2 (0.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.90%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.90%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.45%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.45%) GPG13
10 1 (0.45%) MiFID
10 1 (0.45%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 9 (4.04%) Active Directory
1 9 (4.04%) BitLocker
2 3 (1.35%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.35%) Xen
3 2 (0.90%) Docker
3 2 (0.90%) HDFS
3 2 (0.90%) KVM
3 2 (0.90%) LXC
4 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.45%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) FortiGate
1 4 (1.79%) HP Fortify
2 3 (1.35%) EnCase
2 3 (1.35%) Kibana
2 3 (1.35%) logstash
3 2 (0.90%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.90%) Nessus
4 1 (0.45%) Ansible
4 1 (0.45%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.45%) Mesos
4 1 (0.45%) Nagios
4 1 (0.45%) Nmap
4 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.45%) PowerBroker
4 1 (0.45%) Puppet
4 1 (0.45%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (0.45%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 22 (9.87%) SAP
2 14 (6.28%) Cisco
2 14 (6.28%) Oracle
3 13 (5.83%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.59%) CheckPoint
5 7 (3.14%) CyberArk
6 5 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.79%) Infor
7 4 (1.79%) Juniper
8 3 (1.35%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.35%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.35%) Cellebrite
8 3 (1.35%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.35%) IBM
8 3 (1.35%) Infoblox
8 3 (1.35%) Informatica
8 3 (1.35%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.35%) Sourcefire
8 3 (1.35%) Splunk
9 2 (0.90%) VMware
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