Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 August 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)
England > London
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 474 528 488
Rank change year-on-year +54 -40 -36
Contract jobs citing CISA 167 89 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.24% 1.23% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 58 101
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £408 £417 £325
90th Percentile £753 £681 £713
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £42.50
England median hourly rate £67.00 £46.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +45.65% -1.08% -

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,446 7,222 7,900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.36% 16.95% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,808 4,727 5,396
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £270
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £427 £415
% change year-on-year +5.39% +2.89% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 151 86
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +9.20% -8.43%
10th Percentile £14.08 £13.35 £12.56
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £46.65
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year -21.74% +6.48% +20.00%

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CISA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CISA in London

CISA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CISA in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CISA in London

CISA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISA in London over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISA in London

CISA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISA in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISA in London

CISA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the London region over the 6 months to 15 August 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
Central London +16 43 £550 - 13
West London -16 14 £525 +62.79% 11
South London - 3 £650 -
East London -22 1 - - 2
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 London region with a requirement for CISA.

1 161 (96.41%) CISSP
2 128 (76.65%) CISM
3 100 (59.88%) Information Security
4 70 (41.92%) Cybersecurity
5 61 (36.53%) Finance
6 60 (35.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 53 (31.74%) Risk Management
8 48 (28.74%) GDPR
9 38 (22.75%) CRISC
9 38 (22.75%) Degree
10 33 (19.76%) Security Architecture
11 32 (19.16%) Data Protection
12 30 (17.96%) Project Management
12 30 (17.96%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (16.17%) ITIL
15 26 (15.57%) Cisco Certification
15 26 (15.57%) PCI DSS
16 25 (14.97%) Banking
16 25 (14.97%) Management Information System
16 25 (14.97%) GIAC
16 25 (14.97%) Security Operations
17 23 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
18 22 (13.17%) Microsoft Azure
18 22 (13.17%) Risk Assessment
19 21 (12.57%) Security Testing
20 20 (11.98%) Legal
20 20 (11.98%) Firewall
21 19 (11.38%) Data Security
21 19 (11.38%) Microsoft

CISA
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (2.40%) Confluence
2 3 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (13.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (10.18%) IaaS
4 14 (8.38%) PaaS
5 11 (6.59%) SaaS
6 9 (5.39%) Office 365
7 6 (3.59%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.60%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.98%) Firewall
2 17 (10.18%) Network Security
3 12 (7.19%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (4.19%) VPN
5 6 (3.59%) WAN
5 6 (3.59%) X.509
6 4 (2.40%) Internet
6 4 (2.40%) LAN
6 4 (2.40%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.80%) VoIP
7 3 (1.80%) WLAN
8 2 (1.20%) DMZ
9 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.60%) Cisco Firepower
9 1 (0.60%) NAS
9 1 (0.60%) PABX
9 1 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.60%) SAN
9 1 (0.60%) SCCP
9 1 (0.60%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.20%) GIS
2 1 (0.60%) Big Data
2 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.60%) DataStage
2 1 (0.60%) DB2
2 1 (0.60%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Jenkins
1 5 (2.99%) JIRA
2 4 (2.40%) AppScan
General
1 61 (36.53%) Finance
2 25 (14.97%) Banking
3 20 (11.98%) Legal
4 10 (5.99%) Retail
5 5 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.80%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Electronics
8 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.60%) Marketing
8 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (22.16%) Consultant
2 33 (19.76%) Architect
3 32 (19.16%) Security Consultant
4 29 (17.37%) Security Architect
5 27 (16.17%) Analyst
6 19 (11.38%) Security Manager
7 17 (10.18%) Information Analyst
8 16 (9.58%) Security Analyst
9 12 (7.19%) Information Security Manager
10 11 (6.59%) Security Specialist
10 11 (6.59%) Technical Leader
11 10 (5.99%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 9 (5.39%) Information Security Analyst
12 9 (5.39%) Risk Analyst
12 9 (5.39%) Risk Consultant
13 8 (4.79%) Cloud Architect
13 8 (4.79%) Information Risk Analyst
13 8 (4.79%) Information Security Consultant
13 8 (4.79%) Risk Management Analyst
14 7 (4.19%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.59%) Web Services
2 5 (2.99%) Middleware
3 4 (2.40%) .NET
4 1 (0.60%) OAuth
4 1 (0.60%) OpenID
4 1 (0.60%) SAML
4 1 (0.60%) SPML
4 1 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.96%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (14.97%) Management Information System
3 18 (10.78%) Computer Science
4 13 (7.78%) Cyberthreat
4 13 (7.78%) PKI
5 8 (4.79%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (4.19%) Fintech
7 6 (3.59%) FMCG
8 5 (2.99%) CESG
8 5 (2.99%) PMI
8 5 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.80%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.80%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (1.80%) Cyberattack
10 3 (1.80%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.80%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.80%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.19%) Linux
1 7 (4.19%) Windows
2 3 (1.80%) Unix
3 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.60%) HPUX
4 1 (0.60%) Solaris
4 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (59.88%) Information Security
2 70 (41.92%) Cybersecurity
3 53 (31.74%) Risk Management
4 33 (19.76%) Security Architecture
5 32 (19.16%) Data Protection
6 30 (17.96%) Project Management
7 29 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (16.17%) ITIL
9 25 (14.97%) Security Operations
10 22 (13.17%) Risk Assessment
11 21 (12.57%) Security Testing
12 19 (11.38%) Data Security
12 19 (11.38%) DevOps
12 19 (11.38%) Vulnerability Management
13 17 (10.18%) Change Management
14 15 (8.98%) Identity Access Management
14 15 (8.98%) Penetration Testing
15 14 (8.38%) Ethical Hacking
15 14 (8.38%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.40%) Java
2 3 (1.80%) C
2 3 (1.80%) SQL
3 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.20%) Python
4 1 (0.60%) C++
Qualifications
1 161 (96.41%) CISSP
2 128 (76.65%) CISM
3 38 (22.75%) CRISC
3 38 (22.75%) Degree
4 26 (15.57%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (14.97%) GIAC
6 15 (8.98%) CSSLP
6 15 (8.98%) SANS
7 12 (7.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 12 (7.19%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (6.59%) CCNA
8 11 (6.59%) CEH
9 9 (5.39%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 8 (4.79%) CCSP
10 8 (4.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 8 (4.79%) TOGAF Certification
11 6 (3.59%) OSCP
12 5 (2.99%) CLAS
12 5 (2.99%) CompTIA Security+
12 5 (2.99%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (35.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (28.74%) GDPR
3 26 (15.57%) PCI DSS
4 11 (6.59%) COBIT
4 11 (6.59%) HIPAA
5 7 (4.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 7 (4.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (2.40%) MiFID
7 3 (1.80%) NIST 800
8 2 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (1.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (1.20%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (1.20%) PMO
8 2 (1.20%) PSD2
8 2 (1.20%) QA
9 1 (0.60%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.60%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) Firmware
2 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) CSIRT
1 2 (1.20%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.20%) Nessus
1 2 (1.20%) PowerBroker
2 1 (0.60%) CASB
2 1 (0.60%) EnCase
2 1 (0.60%) FTK
2 1 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.60%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.60%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.60%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (0.60%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 19 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.38%) CyberArk
3 12 (7.19%) McAfee
4 11 (6.59%) ForeScout
4 11 (6.59%) Splunk
5 6 (3.59%) IBM
5 6 (3.59%) SAP
6 4 (2.40%) Cisco
7 3 (1.80%) Google
7 3 (1.80%) Oracle
8 2 (1.20%) BeyondTrust
8 2 (1.20%) Citrix
8 2 (1.20%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.60%) CA
9 1 (0.60%) HP
9 1 (0.60%) Sybase
9 1 (0.60%) Symantec
9 1 (0.60%) Unisys
9 1 (0.60%) VMware
9 1 (0.60%) Zscaler