Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 470 498 462
Rank change year-on-year +28 -36 +8
Contract jobs citing CISA 173 83 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.23% 1.23% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 47 108
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £410 £396 £325
90th Percentile £738 £646 £704
England median daily rate £550 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £46.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -8.00% -

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 7,761 6,765 7,658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.02% 17.02% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,992 4,561 5,325
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 139 100
London median hourly rate £21.25 £25.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% +0.24%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.69 £11.94
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.05
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +25.00%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -4 45 £588 +11.90% 18
West London -32 16 £500 +55.04% 1
South London -48 2 £650 +30.00% 1
East London -17 1 £650 +15.56% 1
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (93.06%) CISSP
2 138 (79.77%) CISM
3 111 (64.16%) Information Security
4 60 (34.68%) Finance
5 56 (32.37%) Cybersecurity
6 53 (30.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 49 (28.32%) GDPR
8 48 (27.75%) Security Architecture
9 43 (24.86%) Project Management
10 40 (23.12%) Change Management
11 37 (21.39%) Risk Management
11 37 (21.39%) PCI DSS
12 33 (19.08%) Management Information System
12 33 (19.08%) CRISC
13 32 (18.50%) Degree
14 31 (17.92%) Data Protection
15 30 (17.34%) ITIL
15 30 (17.34%) IaaS
16 29 (16.76%) Microsoft
17 26 (15.03%) GIAC
17 26 (15.03%) PaaS
18 25 (14.45%) Microsoft Azure
18 25 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (14.45%) Firewall
19 24 (13.87%) Banking
19 24 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (13.29%) DevOps
20 23 (13.29%) Penetration Testing
21 21 (12.14%) TOGAF
22 20 (11.56%) CEH

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 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
1 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.34%) IaaS
2 26 (15.03%) PaaS
3 25 (14.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (9.25%) Office 365
6 12 (6.94%) SaaS
7 3 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.58%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.45%) Firewall
2 17 (9.83%) Internet
3 16 (9.25%) WAN
4 14 (8.09%) LAN
4 14 (8.09%) Network Security
5 13 (7.51%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (6.36%) WLAN
7 6 (3.47%) X.509
8 4 (2.31%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.31%) VPN
9 2 (1.16%) DHCP
9 2 (1.16%) DNS
9 2 (1.16%) FTP
9 2 (1.16%) HTTP
9 2 (1.16%) SMTP
9 2 (1.16%) SSH
9 2 (1.16%) VoIP
10 1 (0.58%) SNMP
10 1 (0.58%) SSL
10 1 (0.58%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.16%) GIS
2 1 (0.58%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.73%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.16%) AppScan
4 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 60 (34.68%) Finance
2 24 (13.87%) Banking
3 19 (10.98%) Legal
4 13 (7.51%) Retail
5 5 (2.89%) Advertising
6 4 (2.31%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.31%) Publishing
7 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.16%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (22.54%) Consultant
2 37 (21.39%) Architect
3 35 (20.23%) Security Architect
4 33 (19.08%) Security Consultant
5 23 (13.29%) Security Manager
6 19 (10.98%) Analyst
7 16 (9.25%) Security Specialist
8 14 (8.09%) Security Analyst
8 14 (8.09%) Security Officer
9 13 (7.51%) Azure Architect
9 13 (7.51%) Information Security Manager
10 11 (6.36%) Head of Information
10 11 (6.36%) Head of Information Security
10 11 (6.36%) Head of Security
11 9 (5.20%) Cloud Architect
11 9 (5.20%) IT Consultant
12 8 (4.62%) Information Manager
12 8 (4.62%) IT Security Consultant
12 8 (4.62%) IT Security Officer
13 7 (4.05%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.05%) Web Services
2 5 (2.89%) Middleware
3 4 (2.31%) SAML
4 3 (1.73%) .NET
4 3 (1.73%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.16%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.08%) Management Information System
2 24 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (10.40%) Cyberthreat
4 13 (7.51%) Computer Science
4 13 (7.51%) PKI
5 9 (5.20%) Fintech
6 7 (4.05%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.89%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.89%) PMI
8 5 (2.89%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (2.31%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.73%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.73%) FMCG
11 2 (1.16%) CESG
11 2 (1.16%) Cyberattack
12 1 (0.58%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.25%) Windows
2 9 (5.20%) Linux
3 8 (4.62%) Unix
4 5 (2.89%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.16%) VMS
6 1 (0.58%) AIX
6 1 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (64.16%) Information Security
2 56 (32.37%) Cybersecurity
3 48 (27.75%) Security Architecture
4 43 (24.86%) Project Management
5 40 (23.12%) Change Management
6 37 (21.39%) Risk Management
7 31 (17.92%) Data Protection
8 30 (17.34%) ITIL
9 25 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (13.29%) DevOps
10 23 (13.29%) Penetration Testing
11 21 (12.14%) TOGAF
12 20 (11.56%) Security Management
13 19 (10.98%) SIEM
14 18 (10.40%) Incident Management
14 18 (10.40%) Security Operations
15 17 (9.83%) Risk Assessment
16 16 (9.25%) SDLC
17 15 (8.67%) Business Continuity
17 15 (8.67%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.31%) Java
2 3 (1.73%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.73%) C
2 3 (1.73%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.73%) Python
3 2 (1.16%) SQL
4 1 (0.58%) C++
Qualifications
1 161 (93.06%) CISSP
2 138 (79.77%) CISM
3 33 (19.08%) CRISC
4 32 (18.50%) Degree
5 26 (15.03%) GIAC
6 20 (11.56%) CEH
7 19 (10.98%) TOGAF Certification
8 16 (9.25%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (7.51%) SANS
10 11 (6.36%) CCIE
10 11 (6.36%) CCNP
11 9 (5.20%) CSSLP
12 7 (4.05%) PMI Certification
12 7 (4.05%) PMP
13 6 (3.47%) ISACA
13 6 (3.47%) OSCP
14 5 (2.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 5 (2.89%) CGEIT
14 5 (2.89%) CompTIA Security+
15 4 (2.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (30.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (28.32%) GDPR
3 37 (21.39%) PCI DSS
4 16 (9.25%) COBIT
5 6 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (2.89%) NIST 800
7 4 (2.31%) MiFID
8 3 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (1.16%) QA
10 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.58%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.58%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.73%) Docker
3 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.16%) vSphere
4 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (5.20%) Nessus
2 4 (2.31%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.31%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.73%) Ansible
3 3 (1.73%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.73%) Mesos
3 3 (1.73%) Nagios
3 3 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.73%) Puppet
3 3 (1.73%) Terraform
4 2 (1.16%) PowerBroker
5 1 (0.58%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.58%) EnCase
5 1 (0.58%) FTK
5 1 (0.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.58%) QRadar
Vendors
1 29 (16.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.78%) Cisco
3 9 (5.20%) CyberArk
4 6 (3.47%) AlienVault
5 5 (2.89%) CA
6 4 (2.31%) McAfee
7 3 (1.73%) Mercator
7 3 (1.73%) Splunk
8 2 (1.16%) BeyondTrust
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle
8 2 (1.16%) Qualys
8 2 (1.16%) VMware
9 1 (0.58%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.58%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.58%) EMC
9 1 (0.58%) Google
9 1 (0.58%) IBM
9 1 (0.58%) Lumension
9 1 (0.58%) Sybase
9 1 (0.58%) Thycotic