Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 451 541 500
Rank change year-on-year +90 -41 -52
Contract jobs citing CISA 178 82 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.41% 1.08% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 58 71
London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +12.82%
10th Percentile £383 £417 £350
90th Percentile £738 £675 £713
England median daily rate £538 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +7.50% +8.11% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £42.50
England median hourly rate £67.00 £33.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +103.03% -29.03% -

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 7,376 7,592 7,756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.95% 16.68% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,794 5,031 5,033
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +4.00%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 171 103
London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.32% -1.58% -3.83%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £13.35
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.83 £49.84
England median hourly rate £24.73 £25.92 £25.50
% change year-on-year -4.57% +1.63% +12.09%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +1 33 £540 -1.91% 16
West London +8 17 £556 - 9
East London -17 1 - - 4
South London - 1 £775 -
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 162 (91.01%) CISSP
2 142 (79.78%) CISM
3 104 (58.43%) Information Security
4 72 (40.45%) Cybersecurity
5 63 (35.39%) Risk Management
6 60 (33.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 53 (29.78%) Finance
8 51 (28.65%) GDPR
9 49 (27.53%) CRISC
10 43 (24.16%) Degree
11 36 (20.22%) Management Information System
12 35 (19.66%) Identity Access Management
13 29 (16.29%) SIEM
13 29 (16.29%) Microsoft Azure
14 28 (15.73%) Data Protection
14 28 (15.73%) PCI DSS
15 26 (14.61%) Vulnerability Management
16 24 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
17 23 (12.92%) Security Operations
18 22 (12.36%) IT Audit
18 22 (12.36%) Security Architecture
18 22 (12.36%) Cisco Certification
18 22 (12.36%) ITIL
19 21 (11.80%) Legal
19 21 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
20 20 (11.24%) Risk Assessment
20 20 (11.24%) HIPAA
20 20 (11.24%) Network Security
21 19 (10.67%) Project 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 8 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.93%) Confluence
3 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.93%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (7.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (6.74%) Mimecast
5 9 (5.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (3.93%) Sumo Logic
6 7 (3.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (3.37%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (2.25%) IaaS
8 4 (2.25%) Office 365
8 4 (2.25%) SaaS
9 3 (1.69%) PaaS
10 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.24%) Network Security
2 17 (9.55%) Firewall
3 15 (8.43%) VPN
4 11 (6.18%) WAN
5 9 (5.06%) LAN
6 7 (3.93%) WLAN
7 5 (2.81%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.69%) VoIP
9 2 (1.12%) NAS
9 2 (1.12%) PABX
9 2 (1.12%) SAN
9 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.56%) Cisco Firepower
10 1 (0.56%) Internet
10 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.56%) SCCP
10 1 (0.56%) Skype
10 1 (0.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.12%) Big Data
1 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.12%) DB2
2 1 (0.56%) DataStage
2 1 (0.56%) GIS
2 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.56%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.49%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.93%) JIRA
3 3 (1.69%) AppScan
General
1 53 (29.78%) Finance
2 21 (11.80%) Legal
3 18 (10.11%) Banking
4 10 (5.62%) Retail
5 9 (5.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) French Language
7 1 (0.56%) German Language
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (21.91%) Consultant
2 38 (21.35%) Analyst
3 35 (19.66%) Security Consultant
4 27 (15.17%) Architect
5 23 (12.92%) Security Architect
6 22 (12.36%) Security Analyst
6 22 (12.36%) Security Manager
7 21 (11.80%) Information Analyst
8 14 (7.87%) Risk Analyst
9 13 (7.30%) Information Risk Analyst
9 13 (7.30%) Information Security Manager
9 13 (7.30%) Risk Management Analyst
10 11 (6.18%) Technical Leader
11 10 (5.62%) Project Manager
11 10 (5.62%) Security Engineer
11 10 (5.62%) Security Project Manager
12 9 (5.06%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 9 (5.06%) Information Security Consultant
12 9 (5.06%) Risk Consultant
13 8 (4.49%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.06%) Web Services
2 5 (2.81%) Middleware
3 3 (1.69%) .NET
4 2 (1.12%) LDAP
4 2 (1.12%) SAML
5 1 (0.56%) JSON
5 1 (0.56%) OAuth
5 1 (0.56%) OpenID
5 1 (0.56%) SPML
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.22%) Management Information System
2 18 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.87%) Computer Science
4 13 (7.30%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (6.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (4.49%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (4.49%) PKI
7 7 (3.93%) CESG
7 7 (3.93%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.81%) FMCG
8 5 (2.81%) Virtual Team
9 4 (2.25%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (2.25%) Cyberattack
9 4 (2.25%) PMI
10 3 (1.69%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.37%) Linux
2 5 (2.81%) Windows
3 2 (1.12%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) HPUX
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Solaris
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (58.43%) Information Security
2 72 (40.45%) Cybersecurity
3 63 (35.39%) Risk Management
4 35 (19.66%) Identity Access Management
5 29 (16.29%) SIEM
6 28 (15.73%) Data Protection
7 26 (14.61%) Vulnerability Management
8 24 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (12.92%) Security Operations
10 22 (12.36%) IT Audit
10 22 (12.36%) ITIL
10 22 (12.36%) Security Architecture
11 21 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (11.24%) Risk Assessment
13 19 (10.67%) Project Management
14 18 (10.11%) Change Management
15 16 (8.99%) Data Security
15 16 (8.99%) Security Testing
16 15 (8.43%) Data Loss Prevention
17 13 (7.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
1 3 (1.69%) Java
1 3 (1.69%) Python
1 3 (1.69%) SQL
2 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.56%) C
3 1 (0.56%) C#
3 1 (0.56%) C++
3 1 (0.56%) Perl
3 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 162 (91.01%) CISSP
2 142 (79.78%) CISM
3 49 (27.53%) CRISC
4 43 (24.16%) Degree
5 22 (12.36%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (10.11%) CSSLP
7 15 (8.43%) GCIH
8 12 (6.74%) GCFA
9 11 (6.18%) CCNA
10 10 (5.62%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (5.62%) ISSMP
11 9 (5.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 9 (5.06%) GIAC
11 9 (5.06%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 7 (3.93%) CHFI
12 7 (3.93%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 7 (3.93%) ISSAP
13 6 (3.37%) CLAS
13 6 (3.37%) SANS
14 5 (2.81%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (33.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (28.65%) GDPR
3 28 (15.73%) PCI DSS
4 20 (11.24%) HIPAA
5 13 (7.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (4.49%) COBIT
7 7 (3.93%) FedRAMP
8 6 (3.37%) QA
9 5 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (1.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (1.12%) NIST 800
10 2 (1.12%) PSD2
10 2 (1.12%) SLA
11 1 (0.56%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.56%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.56%) PMO
11 1 (0.56%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 14 (7.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Firmware
2 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (7.30%) CASB
2 7 (3.93%) Istio
3 3 (1.69%) EnCase
3 3 (1.69%) FTK
4 2 (1.12%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (1.12%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.12%) Nessus
5 1 (0.56%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.56%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.56%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.56%) Puppet
5 1 (0.56%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.56%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.56%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.56%) Suricata
5 1 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.56%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 19 (10.67%) CyberArk
1 19 (10.67%) Splunk
2 13 (7.30%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.74%) Darktrace
3 12 (6.74%) Thycotic
4 11 (6.18%) ForeScout
4 11 (6.18%) McAfee
4 11 (6.18%) SAP
5 10 (5.62%) Google
6 6 (3.37%) IBM
7 3 (1.69%) Citrix
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle
8 2 (1.12%) CA
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco
8 2 (1.12%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.12%) Symantec
9 1 (0.56%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.56%) HP
9 1 (0.56%) Unisys
9 1 (0.56%) VMware