Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 660 589 637
Rank change year-on-year -71 +48 +2
Contract jobs citing CISA 190 291 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 1.47% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 152 143
England median daily rate £513 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £301 £363
90th Percentile £675 £686 £675
UK median daily rate £513 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +13.89% -10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
England median hourly rate - £49.90 -
UK median hourly rate - £49.90 -

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 17652 19773 20752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.77% 20.47% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10847 12342 12638
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £231 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £592 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 821 763 1004
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +8.33% +26.32%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.14 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.77 £49.19
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% +31.58%

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 November 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
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 November 2017. 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 -70 89 £531 +1.19% 29
South East +12 36 £500 +17.65% 7
North of England +51 32 £550 +19.24% 18
East of England -30 20 £494 +64.58% 2
Yorkshire +13 18 £450 +3.45% 10
North West +14 13 £550 -8.33% 5
South West -11 7 £410 +15.09% 2
Midlands +15 4 £450 -13.25% 5
East Midlands +2 3 £450 -
West Midlands +20 1 - - 4
North East - 1 - - 3
CISA
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 168 (88.42%) CISSP
2 131 (68.95%) CISM
3 111 (58.42%) Information Security
4 85 (44.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 70 (36.84%) PCI DSS
6 56 (29.47%) Finance
7 48 (25.26%) Risk Management
8 43 (22.63%) ITIL
9 41 (21.58%) Cybersecurity
9 41 (21.58%) IT Audit
10 40 (21.05%) GDPR
10 40 (21.05%) CRISC
11 38 (20.00%) Security Management
11 38 (20.00%) Project Management
12 37 (19.47%) Management Information System
13 34 (17.89%) SIEM
14 32 (16.84%) Degree
15 31 (16.32%) SDLC
16 29 (15.26%) Security Architecture
16 29 (15.26%) Data Protection
17 28 (14.74%) COBIT
18 26 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
19 25 (13.16%) Information Security Management
20 24 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (12.11%) ISMS
21 23 (12.11%) Penetration Testing
22 22 (11.58%) Firewall
23 21 (11.05%) Business Continuity
23 21 (11.05%) Vulnerability Management
24 20 (10.53%) Legal

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 5 (2.63%) IIS
2 4 (2.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (2.11%) Drupal
2 4 (2.11%) WordPress
3 3 (1.58%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.58%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.05%) Apache
4 2 (1.05%) JBoss
4 2 (1.05%) Mule
4 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (3.16%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.95%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.16%) Office 365
4 4 (2.11%) SaaS
5 3 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.53%) IaaS
7 1 (0.53%) PaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Serverless
7 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.58%) Firewall
2 17 (8.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (5.79%) SAN
4 8 (4.21%) Network Security
5 7 (3.68%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (3.68%) LAN
5 7 (3.68%) NAS
6 5 (2.63%) WAN
6 5 (2.63%) WLAN
7 4 (2.11%) MPLS
7 4 (2.11%) OSPF
8 2 (1.05%) DMZ
8 2 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.05%) SMS
8 2 (1.05%) SSL
9 1 (0.53%) HTTP
9 1 (0.53%) Internet
9 1 (0.53%) Intranet
9 1 (0.53%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.58%) DataStax
2 3 (1.58%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.05%) MySQL
3 2 (1.05%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.53%) HBase
4 1 (0.53%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Hudson
1 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.53%) sqlmap
General
1 56 (29.47%) Finance
2 20 (10.53%) Legal
3 19 (10.00%) Banking
4 14 (7.37%) Retail
5 11 (5.79%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.63%) Law
7 4 (2.11%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.58%) Automotive
8 3 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.58%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.05%) Back Office
9 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.53%) French Language
10 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (31.05%) Consultant
2 51 (26.84%) Security Consultant
3 31 (16.32%) Security Specialist
4 28 (14.74%) Analyst
5 18 (9.47%) Security Analyst
6 16 (8.42%) Security Engineer
7 15 (7.89%) Information Security Consultant
7 15 (7.89%) Security Manager
8 11 (5.79%) IT Analyst
8 11 (5.79%) IT Security Specialist
9 10 (5.26%) Architect
9 10 (5.26%) GDPR Consultant
10 9 (4.74%) Information Manager
10 9 (4.74%) Information Security Manager
10 9 (4.74%) IT Manager
11 8 (4.21%) IT Consultant
11 8 (4.21%) Risk Consultant
11 8 (4.21%) Security Architect
12 7 (3.68%) Compliance Analyst
12 7 (3.68%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.21%) Middleware
2 5 (2.63%) .NET
2 5 (2.63%) Web Services
3 3 (1.58%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.05%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.05%) CSS
4 2 (1.05%) CSS3
4 2 (1.05%) HTML
4 2 (1.05%) HTML5
4 2 (1.05%) jQuery
4 2 (1.05%) REST
4 2 (1.05%) RESTful
4 2 (1.05%) SailPoint
4 2 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.53%) Ajax
5 1 (0.53%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.53%) JAX-WS
5 1 (0.53%) JSP
5 1 (0.53%) Spring
5 1 (0.53%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.47%) Management Information System
2 24 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (5.79%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.68%) Mainframe
6 6 (3.16%) PKI
7 5 (2.63%) CESG
7 5 (2.63%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.11%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.11%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.58%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.58%) FMCG
9 3 (1.58%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.05%) CCTV
10 2 (1.05%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.05%) SCADA
10 2 (1.05%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.32%) Windows
2 11 (5.79%) Linux
3 10 (5.26%) Unix
4 4 (2.11%) CentOS
4 4 (2.11%) Solaris
5 2 (1.05%) AIX
6 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (58.42%) Information Security
2 48 (25.26%) Risk Management
3 43 (22.63%) ITIL
4 41 (21.58%) Cybersecurity
4 41 (21.58%) IT Audit
5 38 (20.00%) Project Management
5 38 (20.00%) Security Management
6 34 (17.89%) SIEM
7 31 (16.32%) SDLC
8 29 (15.26%) Data Protection
8 29 (15.26%) Security Architecture
9 26 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (13.16%) Information Security Management
11 23 (12.11%) ISMS
11 23 (12.11%) Penetration Testing
12 21 (11.05%) Business Continuity
12 21 (11.05%) Vulnerability Management
13 19 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
14 17 (8.95%) Security Operations
15 16 (8.42%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.68%) Java
2 6 (3.16%) SQL
3 3 (1.58%) C++
4 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.05%) Python
5 1 (0.53%) C#
5 1 (0.53%) Perl
5 1 (0.53%) PHP
5 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 168 (88.42%) CISSP
2 131 (68.95%) CISM
3 40 (21.05%) CRISC
4 32 (16.84%) Degree
5 12 (6.32%) ISACA
5 12 (6.32%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 11 (5.79%) CEH
7 10 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (4.21%) PCI QSA
10 7 (3.68%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 5 (2.63%) CCNP
11 5 (2.63%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (2.63%) IISP
11 5 (2.63%) Security+ Certification
12 4 (2.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (2.11%) CCSE
12 4 (2.11%) CESG Certified Professional
12 4 (2.11%) CISMP
12 4 (2.11%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (44.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (36.84%) PCI DSS
3 40 (21.05%) GDPR
4 28 (14.74%) COBIT
5 12 (6.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (2.11%) COSO
8 3 (1.58%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (1.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (1.58%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (1.05%) FedRAMP
9 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (1.05%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.53%) GCP
10 1 (0.53%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.53%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.53%) PMO
10 1 (0.53%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.11%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.58%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.58%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.16%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (2.11%) RSA Archer
2 4 (2.11%) SCCM
2 4 (2.11%) SCOM
3 3 (1.58%) Kibana
3 3 (1.58%) logstash
4 2 (1.05%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (8.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.84%) Cisco
3 6 (3.16%) Infoblox
3 6 (3.16%) McAfee
4 5 (2.63%) CheckPoint
4 5 (2.63%) Fortinet
4 5 (2.63%) Palo Alto
4 5 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.11%) Adobe
5 4 (2.11%) Citrix
5 4 (2.11%) CommVault
5 4 (2.11%) EMC
5 4 (2.11%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (2.11%) Juniper
5 4 (2.11%) NetApp
5 4 (2.11%) Oracle
5 4 (2.11%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.11%) SolarWinds
5 4 (2.11%) Veeam
5 4 (2.11%) VMware