Period
to 5 December 2021

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 5 December 2021 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
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 462 348 470
Rank change year-on-year -114 +122 -12
Contract jobs citing CISA 112 49 79
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.97% 1.55% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 35 61
10th Percentile £409 £311 £375
25th Percentile £499 £484 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £575 £550
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £638 £638 £700
90th Percentile £675 £720 £750
England median daily rate £564 £535 £525
% change year-on-year +5.37% +1.90% -2.33%

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 5,686 3,161 6,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.15% 19.55% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,780 2,254 4,210
10th Percentile £350 £313 £300
25th Percentile £444 £413 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £600
90th Percentile £730 £675 £694
England median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 42 99
10th Percentile £18.00 £16.31 £13.03
25th Percentile £21.47 £25.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £31.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.89% +15.32% +44.19%
75th Percentile £50.00 £45.94 £48.75
90th Percentile £63.55 £58.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% +52.22%

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for CISA in London

CISA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CISA in London.

Daily rate trend for CISA in London

CISA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CISA in London over the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for CISA in London

CISA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CISA in London.

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 5 December 2021. 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 -46 13 £525 -1.87% 7
South London +1 2 £450 -40.00%
West London -19 2 £499 +42.50% 3
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2021, 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 78 (69.64%) CISSP
2 67 (59.82%) CISM
3 64 (57.14%) Information Security
4 55 (49.11%) Risk Management
5 47 (41.96%) Cybersecurity
6 46 (41.07%) CRISC
7 44 (39.29%) Finance
8 35 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 34 (30.36%) Degree
10 32 (28.57%) COBIT
11 30 (26.79%) Social Skills
12 29 (25.89%) Security Management
13 27 (24.11%) GRC
13 27 (24.11%) NIST
14 26 (23.21%) Management Information System
15 24 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 21 (18.75%) IT Audit
17 20 (17.86%) Internal Audit
18 19 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (15.18%) IT Governance
19 17 (15.18%) Azure
19 17 (15.18%) ITIL
19 17 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
19 17 (15.18%) Influencing Skills
20 16 (14.29%) GDPR
20 16 (14.29%) Information Security Management
20 16 (14.29%) Data Protection
21 15 (13.39%) Service Management
22 14 (12.50%) Business Continuity

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 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.18%) Azure
2 13 (11.61%) AWS
3 9 (8.04%) GCP
4 8 (7.14%) SaaS
5 7 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.68%) GitHub
6 3 (2.68%) IaaS
6 3 (2.68%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.79%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.79%) AWS KMS
7 2 (1.79%) PaaS
7 2 (1.79%) Serverless
7 2 (1.79%) Smartsheet
7 2 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.89%) Azure Sentinel
8 1 (0.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) Network Security
2 4 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (1.79%) Broadband
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.89%) DKIM
4 1 (0.89%) DMARC
4 1 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.89%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.68%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.89%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (39.29%) Finance
2 30 (26.79%) Social Skills
3 19 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (15.18%) Influencing Skills
5 11 (9.82%) Banking
6 7 (6.25%) Back Office
7 6 (5.36%) Legal
8 4 (3.57%) Law
9 2 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.79%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.89%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.89%) Front Office
10 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.89%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (17.86%) Consultant
2 13 (11.61%) Architect
2 13 (11.61%) Security Consultant
3 12 (10.71%) Analyst
3 12 (10.71%) IT Manager
3 12 (10.71%) Security Manager
4 11 (9.82%) Security Architect
5 8 (7.14%) Auditor
5 8 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
5 8 (7.14%) IT Auditor
6 7 (6.25%) Risk Consultant
6 7 (6.25%) Security Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (4.46%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.46%) Risk Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Information Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Operations Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Programme Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.57%) SOX Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) REST
2 3 (2.68%) SOAP
3 1 (0.89%) .NET
3 1 (0.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.89%) J2EE
3 1 (0.89%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.21%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.68%) PMI
6 2 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.79%) FMCG
6 2 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.79%) NHS
6 2 (1.79%) PKI
6 2 (1.79%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.89%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.89%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.89%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.36%) Windows
2 4 (3.57%) Linux
2 4 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (0.89%) Android
3 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (57.14%) Information Security
2 55 (49.11%) Risk Management
3 47 (41.96%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (25.89%) Security Management
5 24 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (18.75%) IT Audit
7 20 (17.86%) Internal Audit
8 17 (15.18%) IT Governance
8 17 (15.18%) ITIL
8 17 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (14.29%) Data Protection
9 16 (14.29%) Information Security Management
10 15 (13.39%) Service Management
11 14 (12.50%) Business Continuity
11 14 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
12 13 (11.61%) Computer Science
13 11 (9.82%) Incident Management
13 11 (9.82%) Project Management
13 11 (9.82%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.68%) C
2 2 (1.79%) Python
2 2 (1.79%) SQL
3 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 78 (69.64%) CISSP
2 67 (59.82%) CISM
3 46 (41.07%) CRISC
4 34 (30.36%) Degree
5 12 (10.71%) CEH
5 12 (10.71%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 11 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (8.93%) PMI Certification
8 9 (8.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 9 (8.04%) GIAC
9 8 (7.14%) CGEIT
9 8 (7.14%) GSEC
10 7 (6.25%) ISACA
10 7 (6.25%) PMP
11 6 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (5.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 4 (3.57%) ACCA
13 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
13 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
13 3 (2.68%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (28.57%) COBIT
3 27 (24.11%) GRC
3 27 (24.11%) NIST
4 24 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (14.29%) GDPR
6 14 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
6 14 (12.50%) PCI DSS
7 11 (9.82%) ITGC
8 10 (8.93%) SOC 2
9 7 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (5.36%) NIST 800
11 2 (1.79%) NCSC
11 2 (1.79%) QA
12 1 (0.89%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.89%) COSO
12 1 (0.89%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.89%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.89%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.89%) SOC 1
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) RSA Archer
2 3 (2.68%) Ansible
2 3 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.79%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.89%) CASB
4 1 (0.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (4.46%) SAP
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.68%) Qualys
2 3 (2.68%) Splunk
3 1 (0.89%) ArcSight
3 1 (0.89%) Axway
3 1 (0.89%) Cisco
3 1 (0.89%) Dell
3 1 (0.89%) Google
3 1 (0.89%) Lotus
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle
3 1 (0.89%) Remedy
3 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow
3 1 (0.89%) Trend Micro