Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 465 463 448
Rank change year-on-year -2 -15 +49
Contract jobs citing CISA 151 113 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 1.65% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 49 98
London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £440 £363 £359
90th Percentile £703 £715 £765
England median daily rate £525 £425 £525
% change year-on-year +23.53% -19.05% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £65.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year - +31.00% +5.26%

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 7,941 6,844 7,755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.18% 16.69% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,259 4,493 5,244
London median daily rate £490 £453 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.29% +0.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £263
90th Percentile £670 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 128 127
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.85 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +9.23% +17.65%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.60 £12.02
90th Percentile £50.32 £50.00 £43.39
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.77% +39.47%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -3 30 £575 +6.98% 14
West London -23 13 £500 +25.00% 8
East London - 1 £650 - 3
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 138 (91.39%) CISSP
2 115 (76.16%) CISM
3 94 (62.25%) Information Security
4 55 (36.42%) GDPR
5 50 (33.11%) Cybersecurity
6 48 (31.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 43 (28.48%) Finance
8 37 (24.50%) Security Architecture
9 36 (23.84%) PCI DSS
10 35 (23.18%) Risk Management
11 33 (21.85%) Change Management
11 33 (21.85%) CRISC
12 30 (19.87%) ITIL
12 30 (19.87%) Data Protection
13 28 (18.54%) Project Management
14 27 (17.88%) Microsoft
14 27 (17.88%) SIEM
15 26 (17.22%) Degree
16 25 (16.56%) Management Information System
17 20 (13.25%) Firewall
18 19 (12.58%) Security Management
18 19 (12.58%) CEH
18 19 (12.58%) IaaS
19 18 (11.92%) Microsoft Azure
20 17 (11.26%) Legal
20 17 (11.26%) PaaS
20 17 (11.26%) Penetration Testing
20 17 (11.26%) Incident Management
21 16 (10.60%) Windows
21 16 (10.60%) Vulnerability Management

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 (2.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (2.65%) Drupal
1 4 (2.65%) WordPress
2 1 (0.66%) IIS
2 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.58%) IaaS
2 18 (11.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (11.26%) PaaS
4 13 (8.61%) Office 365
5 11 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (4.64%) SaaS
7 3 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.66%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.25%) Firewall
2 15 (9.93%) LAN
2 15 (9.93%) WAN
3 14 (9.27%) Internet
4 12 (7.95%) WLAN
5 10 (6.62%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (5.96%) SAN
7 6 (3.97%) Network Security
8 4 (2.65%) MPLS
8 4 (2.65%) NAS
8 4 (2.65%) OSPF
9 3 (1.99%) HTTP
9 3 (1.99%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.32%) DHCP
10 2 (1.32%) DNS
10 2 (1.32%) FTP
10 2 (1.32%) SMTP
10 2 (1.32%) SSH
11 1 (0.66%) SSL
11 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.66%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.99%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.66%) sqlmap
General
1 43 (28.48%) Finance
2 17 (11.26%) Legal
3 12 (7.95%) Retail
4 10 (6.62%) Banking
5 5 (3.31%) Advertising
6 4 (2.65%) Publishing
7 3 (1.99%) Automotive
7 3 (1.99%) Law
7 3 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.66%) French Language
9 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (29.80%) Consultant
2 34 (22.52%) Security Consultant
3 26 (17.22%) Architect
4 25 (16.56%) Security Architect
5 18 (11.92%) Security Specialist
6 17 (11.26%) Security Manager
7 11 (7.28%) Analyst
8 10 (6.62%) Information Security Manager
8 10 (6.62%) Security Analyst
8 10 (6.62%) Security Officer
9 9 (5.96%) GDPR Consultant
9 9 (5.96%) IT Consultant
10 8 (5.30%) Azure Architect
10 8 (5.30%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 8 (5.30%) Head of Information
10 8 (5.30%) Head of Information Security
10 8 (5.30%) Head of Security
10 8 (5.30%) Information Manager
10 8 (5.30%) IT Security Consultant
11 7 (4.64%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.65%) .NET
1 4 (2.65%) SAML
2 3 (1.99%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.32%) Middleware
3 2 (1.32%) Velocity
3 2 (1.32%) Web Services
4 1 (0.66%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.56%) Management Information System
2 15 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.27%) Cyberthreat
4 10 (6.62%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.96%) PKI
6 6 (3.97%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.65%) FMCG
9 3 (1.99%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.99%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.99%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.32%) CESG
10 2 (1.32%) Fintech
10 2 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.32%) PMI
10 2 (1.32%) SCADA
11 1 (0.66%) EFT
11 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.60%) Windows
2 11 (7.28%) Linux
3 10 (6.62%) Unix
4 5 (3.31%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.65%) CentOS
6 2 (1.32%) VMS
7 1 (0.66%) AIX
7 1 (0.66%) Android
7 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (62.25%) Information Security
2 50 (33.11%) Cybersecurity
3 37 (24.50%) Security Architecture
4 35 (23.18%) Risk Management
5 33 (21.85%) Change Management
6 30 (19.87%) Data Protection
6 30 (19.87%) ITIL
7 28 (18.54%) Project Management
8 27 (17.88%) SIEM
9 19 (12.58%) Security Management
10 17 (11.26%) Incident Management
10 17 (11.26%) Penetration Testing
11 16 (10.60%) Vulnerability Management
12 15 (9.93%) TOGAF
13 13 (8.61%) Business Continuity
13 13 (8.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 12 (7.95%) SDLC
14 12 (7.95%) Security Operations
15 11 (7.28%) IT Audit
15 11 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.65%) Python
1 4 (2.65%) SQL
2 3 (1.99%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.99%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.32%) Java
4 1 (0.66%) C#
4 1 (0.66%) C++
4 1 (0.66%) Perl
4 1 (0.66%) PHP
4 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 138 (91.39%) CISSP
2 115 (76.16%) CISM
3 33 (21.85%) CRISC
4 26 (17.22%) Degree
5 19 (12.58%) CEH
6 12 (7.95%) CCNP
6 12 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (6.62%) GIAC
8 8 (5.30%) CCIE
8 8 (5.30%) CISMP
9 7 (4.64%) EC-Council LPT
9 7 (4.64%) ECSA
9 7 (4.64%) ISACA
9 7 (4.64%) SSCP
10 5 (3.31%) PMI Certification
10 5 (3.31%) PMP
11 4 (2.65%) CCSE
11 4 (2.65%) CGEIT
11 4 (2.65%) ISEB
12 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (36.42%) GDPR
2 48 (31.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (23.84%) PCI DSS
4 13 (8.61%) COBIT
5 5 (3.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (1.99%) NIST 800
8 2 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (1.32%) QA
9 1 (0.66%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.66%) PMO
9 1 (0.66%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 8 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.31%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.99%) Docker
5 2 (1.32%) vSphere
6 1 (0.66%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (5.30%) Nessus
2 5 (3.31%) RSA Archer
3 4 (2.65%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (2.65%) SCCM
3 4 (2.65%) SCOM
3 4 (2.65%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.99%) Ansible
4 3 (1.99%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.99%) Mesos
4 3 (1.99%) Nagios
4 3 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.99%) Puppet
4 3 (1.99%) Terraform
5 1 (0.66%) QRadar
Vendors
1 27 (17.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.61%) Cisco
3 8 (5.30%) McAfee
4 7 (4.64%) CyberArk
4 7 (4.64%) Splunk
5 6 (3.97%) AlienVault
5 6 (3.97%) VMware
6 5 (3.31%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.31%) EMC
6 5 (3.31%) Palo Alto
7 4 (2.65%) Adobe
7 4 (2.65%) CA
7 4 (2.65%) Citrix
7 4 (2.65%) CommVault
7 4 (2.65%) EqualLogic
7 4 (2.65%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (2.65%) Juniper
7 4 (2.65%) NetApp
7 4 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.65%) Trustwave