Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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)
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 534 477 450
Rank change year-on-year -57 -27 +45
Contract jobs citing CISA 95 144 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 1.86% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 73 104
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £435 £348 £400
90th Percentile £696 £713 £725
England median daily rate £513 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +13.89% -10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £42.50 -
England 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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7904 7744 7555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.78% 17.17% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5270 5007 4984
London median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £258
90th Percentile £650 £638 £632
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 113 139
London median hourly rate £21.03 £19.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.36% -3.85% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.30 £12.02
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.84 £46.77
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year -0.99% +5.21% +26.32%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Central London -20 12 £544 +3.57% 7
West London -12 4 £593 +48.13% 1
East London -10 1 £500 -5.66% 1
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for CISA.

1 88 (92.63%) CISSP
2 61 (64.21%) CISM
3 50 (52.63%) Information Security
4 38 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 35 (36.84%) Finance
6 33 (34.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 27 (28.42%) SIEM
7 27 (28.42%) Risk Management
7 27 (28.42%) GDPR
8 25 (26.32%) CRISC
9 22 (23.16%) PCI DSS
10 18 (18.95%) ITIL
10 18 (18.95%) Degree
10 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (17.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 17 (17.89%) IT Audit
11 17 (17.89%) Intrusion Detection
12 15 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
13 14 (14.74%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (14.74%) Firewall
14 13 (13.68%) Management Information System
14 13 (13.68%) Risk Assessment
14 13 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (12.63%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (12.63%) Data Protection
15 12 (12.63%) Banking
15 12 (12.63%) Incident Management
15 12 (12.63%) Migration
16 11 (11.58%) Legal
16 11 (11.58%) 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 (4.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (4.21%) Drupal
1 4 (4.21%) IIS
1 4 (4.21%) WordPress
2 3 (3.16%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.11%) Apache
3 2 (2.11%) JBoss
3 2 (2.11%) Mule
3 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.05%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.05%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.26%) Office 365
4 3 (3.16%) SaaS
5 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.89%) Intrusion Detection
2 14 (14.74%) Firewall
3 11 (11.58%) SAN
4 7 (7.37%) LAN
4 7 (7.37%) NAS
4 7 (7.37%) Network Security
5 5 (5.26%) WAN
5 5 (5.26%) WLAN
6 4 (4.21%) MPLS
6 4 (4.21%) OSPF
7 2 (2.11%) DMZ
7 2 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.05%) HTTP
8 1 (1.05%) Internet
8 1 (1.05%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.16%) DataStax
2 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.11%) MySQL
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.05%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.05%) HBase
4 1 (1.05%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Hudson
1 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.05%) sqlmap
General
1 35 (36.84%) Finance
2 12 (12.63%) Banking
3 11 (11.58%) Legal
4 4 (4.21%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.16%) Automotive
6 2 (2.11%) Back Office
6 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.11%) Law
6 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.05%) French Language
7 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (28.42%) Consultant
2 21 (22.11%) Security Specialist
3 20 (21.05%) Security Consultant
4 11 (11.58%) Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) IT Security Specialist
5 10 (10.53%) Security Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 8 (8.42%) Senior Security Specialist
7 7 (7.37%) IT Consultant
8 6 (6.32%) Architect
8 6 (6.32%) GDPR Consultant
8 6 (6.32%) IT Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) IT Security Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) Security Manager
10 4 (4.21%) Auditor
10 4 (4.21%) Information Security Consultant
10 4 (4.21%) Information Security Officer
10 4 (4.21%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) Middleware
2 5 (5.26%) .NET
3 3 (3.16%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.11%) CSS
4 2 (2.11%) CSS3
4 2 (2.11%) HTML
4 2 (2.11%) HTML5
4 2 (2.11%) jQuery
4 2 (2.11%) REST
4 2 (2.11%) RESTful
4 2 (2.11%) Web Services
4 2 (2.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.05%) Ajax
5 1 (1.05%) JAX-WS
5 1 (1.05%) JMS
5 1 (1.05%) JSP
5 1 (1.05%) Servlets
5 1 (1.05%) Spring
5 1 (1.05%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (17.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 13 (13.68%) Management Information System
4 10 (10.53%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.16%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.16%) FMCG
7 2 (2.11%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.11%) PKI
7 2 (2.11%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.11%) SCADA
8 1 (1.05%) CESG
8 1 (1.05%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.05%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.05%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.37%) Linux
2 6 (6.32%) Unix
2 6 (6.32%) Windows
3 4 (4.21%) CentOS
4 2 (2.11%) AIX
5 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.63%) Information Security
2 38 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (28.42%) Risk Management
3 27 (28.42%) SIEM
4 18 (18.95%) ITIL
5 17 (17.89%) IT Audit
6 15 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (14.74%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (13.68%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (12.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (12.63%) Data Protection
9 12 (12.63%) Incident Management
9 12 (12.63%) Migration
10 11 (11.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 10 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
11 10 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
11 10 (10.53%) Project Management
11 10 (10.53%) SDLC
11 10 (10.53%) Security Testing
12 9 (9.47%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.32%) SQL
2 4 (4.21%) Java
3 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.11%) Python
4 1 (1.05%) C#
4 1 (1.05%) C++
4 1 (1.05%) Perl
4 1 (1.05%) PHP
4 1 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 88 (92.63%) CISSP
2 61 (64.21%) CISM
3 25 (26.32%) CRISC
4 18 (18.95%) Degree
5 10 (10.53%) CEH
6 7 (7.37%) ISACA
6 7 (7.37%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 6 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.32%) CISMP
8 5 (5.26%) CCNP
8 5 (5.26%) EC-Council LPT
8 5 (5.26%) ECSA
8 5 (5.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 4 (4.21%) CCSE
9 4 (4.21%) IISP
10 3 (3.16%) GIAC
10 3 (3.16%) Master's Degree
10 3 (3.16%) SSCP
11 2 (2.11%) ISEB
11 2 (2.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (34.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (28.42%) GDPR
3 22 (23.16%) PCI DSS
4 11 (11.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (6.32%) COBIT
6 5 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (2.11%) FedRAMP
7 2 (2.11%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (2.11%) SSAE 16
8 1 (1.05%) GCP
8 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (1.05%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
1 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.16%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.05%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) RSA Archer
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (4.21%) SCCM
2 4 (4.21%) SCOM
3 3 (3.16%) Kibana
3 3 (3.16%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (11.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.32%) Cisco
3 5 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.21%) Adobe
4 4 (4.21%) CheckPoint
4 4 (4.21%) Citrix
4 4 (4.21%) CommVault
4 4 (4.21%) EMC
4 4 (4.21%) EqualLogic
4 4 (4.21%) Juniper
4 4 (4.21%) McAfee
4 4 (4.21%) NetApp
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle
4 4 (4.21%) Palo Alto
4 4 (4.21%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.21%) SolarWinds
4 4 (4.21%) Splunk
4 4 (4.21%) Trustwave
4 4 (4.21%) Veeam
4 4 (4.21%) VMware