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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
England / London
Rank 361 376 365
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11  
Contract jobs citing CISA 45 64 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.35% 1.66% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 55 40
Median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £356 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £619 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £459 £375
% change year-on-year -1.90% +22.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.50 £48.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year +36.45% -29.41%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3339 3862 3532
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.15% 17.45% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2262 2725 2316
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 49 84
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% -18.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing CISA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 6 £550 +18.91% 9
Harrow +11 2 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £563 -
CISA
England

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 83 (76.85%) CISSP
2 61 (56.48%) Information Security
3 54 (50.00%) CISM
4 33 (30.56%) Risk Management
5 31 (28.70%) PCI DSS
6 30 (27.78%) Finance
6 30 (27.78%) IT Audit
7 25 (23.15%) Degree
8 20 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 19 (17.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 16 (14.81%) Validation
10 16 (14.81%) Security Management
11 14 (12.96%) Management Information System
11 14 (12.96%) Banking
11 14 (12.96%) QA
12 13 (12.04%) ITIL
13 12 (11.11%) Java
13 12 (11.11%) PCI QSA
13 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
14 11 (10.19%) Retail
14 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (9.26%) PRINCE2
15 10 (9.26%) ERP
15 10 (9.26%) Security Cleared
15 10 (9.26%) Security Architecture
15 10 (9.26%) Data Protection
16 9 (8.33%) Business Analysis
16 9 (8.33%) Incident Management
16 9 (8.33%) Oracle

CISA
Top Related 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 5 (4.63%) Apache
2 3 (2.78%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.78%) Confluence
2 3 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.78%) JBoss
2 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.85%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.85%) Mule
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.93%) CMS
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.93%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) SaaS
2 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.70%) IaaS
3 4 (3.70%) PaaS
4 3 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) LDAP
2 5 (4.63%) Firewall
2 5 (4.63%) Internet
2 5 (4.63%) Network Security
2 5 (4.63%) SSL
3 3 (2.78%) DNS
3 3 (2.78%) HTTP
3 3 (2.78%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.85%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (1.85%) Skype
5 1 (0.93%) FTP
5 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.93%) LAN
5 1 (0.93%) SSH
5 1 (0.93%) WAN
5 1 (0.93%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.78%) DataStax
2 3 (2.78%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.85%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.85%) HBase
3 2 (1.85%) MariaDB
3 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) AppScan
1 3 (2.78%) Hudson
1 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.78%) JIRA
2 2 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
General
1 30 (27.78%) Finance
2 14 (12.96%) Banking
3 11 (10.19%) Retail
4 6 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Local Government
6 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (21.30%) Consultant
2 22 (20.37%) Security Consultant
3 16 (14.81%) Information Security Consultant
4 15 (13.89%) Analyst
5 13 (12.04%) Architect
5 13 (12.04%) Security Analyst
6 10 (9.26%) Auditor
6 10 (9.26%) IT Auditor
6 10 (9.26%) Security Architect
7 9 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 9 (8.33%) IT Manager
8 8 (7.41%) Information Analyst
8 8 (7.41%) Information Security Analyst
9 7 (6.48%) Audit Manager
9 7 (6.48%) IT Audit Manager
10 6 (5.56%) Risk Manager
10 6 (5.56%) Security Manager
11 5 (4.63%) Information Manager
11 5 (4.63%) Security Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.63%) J2EE
1 5 (4.63%) JSP
1 5 (4.63%) SAML
1 5 (4.63%) Servlets
1 5 (4.63%) Web Services
2 3 (2.78%) Ajax
2 3 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (2.78%) Hibernate
2 3 (2.78%) JAX-WS
2 3 (2.78%) JMS
2 3 (2.78%) Spring
2 3 (2.78%) Spring MVC
2 3 (2.78%) Struts
3 2 (1.85%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.85%) CSS3
3 2 (1.85%) HTML5
3 2 (1.85%) jQuery
3 2 (1.85%) REST
3 2 (1.85%) RESTful
3 2 (1.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Management Information System
2 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.63%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.63%) FMCG
5 4 (3.70%) CESG
5 4 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.85%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.85%) Equities
7 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.85%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.85%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.93%) Blog
8 1 (0.93%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.93%) NHS
8 1 (0.93%) PKI
8 1 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.41%) Linux
2 4 (3.70%) Unix
3 3 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (56.48%) Information Security
2 33 (30.56%) Risk Management
3 30 (27.78%) IT Audit
4 16 (14.81%) Security Management
4 16 (14.81%) Validation
5 13 (12.04%) ITIL
6 12 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (9.26%) Data Protection
8 10 (9.26%) ERP
8 10 (9.26%) PRINCE2
8 10 (9.26%) Security Architecture
9 9 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 9 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 9 (8.33%) Information Security Management
9 9 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (7.41%) Business Continuity
10 8 (7.41%) Security Testing
11 7 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (6.48%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.11%) Java
2 6 (5.56%) C
3 5 (4.63%) C++
3 5 (4.63%) SQL
4 3 (2.78%) C#
4 3 (2.78%) Perl
4 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.78%) Python
4 3 (2.78%) VB
5 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 83 (76.85%) CISSP
2 54 (50.00%) CISM
3 25 (23.15%) Degree
4 12 (11.11%) PCI QSA
5 10 (9.26%) Security Cleared
6 9 (8.33%) CRISC
7 8 (7.41%) ACCA
8 7 (6.48%) SC Cleared
9 6 (5.56%) CEH
9 6 (5.56%) ISEB
10 5 (4.63%) IIBA
10 5 (4.63%) OSCP
11 4 (3.70%) GIAC
11 4 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (2.78%) CIMA
12 3 (2.78%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.85%) MCSE
13 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
13 2 (1.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (28.70%) PCI DSS
2 20 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (17.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (12.96%) QA
5 4 (3.70%) GDPR
6 3 (2.78%) FedRAMP
7 2 (1.85%) BS25999
7 2 (1.85%) BS7799
7 2 (1.85%) COBIT
7 2 (1.85%) ISO22301
7 2 (1.85%) ISO27002
7 2 (1.85%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.93%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.93%) MiFID
8 1 (0.93%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.78%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.85%) HDFS
4 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) HP Fortify
1 3 (2.78%) Kibana
1 3 (2.78%) logstash
2 2 (1.85%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.93%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 9 (8.33%) Oracle
1 9 (8.33%) SAP
2 6 (5.56%) Cisco
3 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.70%) CyberArk
5 3 (2.78%) Ab Initio
5 3 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.78%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.78%) IBM
5 3 (2.78%) Informatica
5 3 (2.78%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.85%) Sybase
6 2 (1.85%) Varonis
7 1 (0.93%) Adobe
7 1 (0.93%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.93%) hybris
7 1 (0.93%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.93%) Splunk
7 1 (0.93%) Symantec