Period
to 18 February 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 474 476 466
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10 -13
Contract jobs citing CISA 152 151 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.14% 1.89% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 101 49
London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £381 £440 £363
90th Percentile £735 £703 £715
England median daily rate £525 £525 £425
% change year-on-year - +23.53% -19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £65.50

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 7,096 7,999 6,923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.23% 17.30% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,538 5,292 4,550
London median daily rate £500 £496 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +7.72% +2.22%
10th Percentile £279 £258 £275
90th Percentile £675 £673 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 202 128
London median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £21.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +3.00% +9.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.00 £12.60
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.32 £50.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +3.13%

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 -5 24 £525 -8.70% 13
West London +18 11 £700 +40.00% 2
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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.

1 133 (87.50%) CISSP
2 124 (81.58%) CISM
3 87 (57.24%) Information Security
4 51 (33.55%) Cybersecurity
5 46 (30.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 43 (28.29%) Finance
7 39 (25.66%) CRISC
8 36 (23.68%) Risk Management
9 34 (22.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 34 (22.37%) Degree
10 33 (21.71%) Identity Access Management
11 32 (21.05%) SIEM
11 32 (21.05%) Management Information System
12 31 (20.39%) Amazon AWS
13 30 (19.74%) Firewall
14 27 (17.76%) PCI DSS
15 26 (17.11%) Network Security
15 26 (17.11%) Vulnerability Management
16 25 (16.45%) IT Audit
17 24 (15.79%) VPN
18 22 (14.47%) ISSMP
18 22 (14.47%) Google Cloud Platform
19 21 (13.82%) GDPR
19 21 (13.82%) Google
19 21 (13.82%) HIPAA
20 20 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
21 19 (12.50%) Legal
21 19 (12.50%) Web Services
21 19 (12.50%) CSSLP
21 19 (12.50%) Security Architecture

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 7 (4.61%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.97%) Confluence
3 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.95%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 34 (22.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (20.39%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (14.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (9.21%) Sumo Logic
4 14 (9.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 12 (7.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (7.89%) Mimecast
6 8 (5.26%) IaaS
7 3 (1.97%) Office 365
7 3 (1.97%) PaaS
8 2 (1.32%) SaaS
9 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.74%) Firewall
2 26 (17.11%) Network Security
3 24 (15.79%) VPN
4 16 (10.53%) LAN
4 16 (10.53%) WAN
5 15 (9.87%) WLAN
6 3 (1.97%) Internet
6 3 (1.97%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.32%) IPsec
8 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.66%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (0.66%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.66%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.66%) NAS
8 1 (0.66%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.66%) PABX
8 1 (0.66%) SAN
8 1 (0.66%) SSH
8 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.66%) Big Data
1 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.66%) DB2
1 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.97%) JIRA
General
1 43 (28.29%) Finance
2 19 (12.50%) Legal
3 15 (9.87%) Banking
4 7 (4.61%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.29%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.29%) French Language
5 5 (3.29%) German Language
6 4 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.63%) Retail
7 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.66%) Billing
8 1 (0.66%) Law
8 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (19.74%) Consultant
2 27 (17.76%) Security Consultant
3 24 (15.79%) Analyst
4 19 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 15 (9.87%) Security Analyst
6 14 (9.21%) Architect
6 14 (9.21%) Information Security Consultant
6 14 (9.21%) Security Architect
7 12 (7.89%) Security Manager
8 9 (5.92%) Auditor
8 9 (5.92%) IT Auditor
8 9 (5.92%) Project Manager
8 9 (5.92%) Security Specialist
9 7 (4.61%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 7 (4.61%) Information Analyst
9 7 (4.61%) Risk Analyst
9 7 (4.61%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.61%) Tester
10 6 (3.95%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 6 (3.95%) SOX Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (1.97%) ISPF
3 2 (1.32%) LDAP
3 2 (1.32%) OAuth
3 2 (1.32%) OpenID
4 1 (0.66%) .NET
4 1 (0.66%) JSON
4 1 (0.66%) Middleware
4 1 (0.66%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.66%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 14 (9.21%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (3.95%) Cybercrime
7 4 (2.63%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.97%) CESG
8 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.97%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.97%) PKI
9 2 (1.32%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.32%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.32%) Fintech
9 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.92%) Linux
2 8 (5.26%) Windows
3 3 (1.97%) Unix
3 3 (1.97%) zOS
4 2 (1.32%) Android
4 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (57.24%) Information Security
2 51 (33.55%) Cybersecurity
3 36 (23.68%) Risk Management
4 33 (21.71%) Identity Access Management
5 32 (21.05%) SIEM
6 26 (17.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 25 (16.45%) IT Audit
8 20 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (12.50%) Security Architecture
10 18 (11.84%) Change Management
10 18 (11.84%) Security Management
11 16 (10.53%) Data Loss Prevention
11 16 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
11 16 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
11 16 (10.53%) Security Operations
12 14 (9.21%) Internal Audit
12 14 (9.21%) Malware Analysis
12 14 (9.21%) Network Segmentation
12 14 (9.21%) SABSA
13 11 (7.24%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.26%) Python
2 7 (4.61%) Bash Shell
3 6 (3.95%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.29%) Java
5 3 (1.97%) C++
5 3 (1.97%) JCL
5 3 (1.97%) REXX
6 2 (1.32%) C
6 2 (1.32%) C#
6 2 (1.32%) Perl
6 2 (1.32%) Ruby
7 1 (0.66%) PHP
7 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 133 (87.50%) CISSP
2 124 (81.58%) CISM
3 39 (25.66%) CRISC
4 34 (22.37%) Degree
5 22 (14.47%) ISSMP
6 19 (12.50%) CSSLP
7 17 (11.18%) ISSAP
8 14 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (9.21%) GCIH
9 12 (7.89%) GCFA
10 11 (7.24%) Security Cleared
11 10 (6.58%) PhD
12 9 (5.92%) SC Cleared
13 8 (5.26%) CCIE
13 8 (5.26%) CGEIT
13 8 (5.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 8 (5.26%) SANS
14 7 (4.61%) EnCE
14 7 (4.61%) GSEC
14 7 (4.61%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (30.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (17.76%) PCI DSS
3 21 (13.82%) GDPR
3 21 (13.82%) HIPAA
4 18 (11.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (9.21%) FedRAMP
6 7 (4.61%) QA
7 6 (3.95%) COBIT
8 3 (1.97%) ISO 9001
8 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (1.32%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (1.32%) SLA
10 1 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.66%) MiFID
10 1 (0.66%) NIST 800
System Software
1 12 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.97%) ACF2
2 3 (1.97%) RACF
3 1 (0.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (9.21%) Istio
2 12 (7.89%) CASB
3 7 (4.61%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 7 (4.61%) EnCase
3 7 (4.61%) FTK
4 6 (3.95%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.32%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.66%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.66%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.66%) Nessus
6 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.66%) Puppet
6 1 (0.66%) Suricata
6 1 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (13.82%) Google
2 16 (10.53%) CyberArk
3 15 (9.87%) Splunk
4 12 (7.89%) Darktrace
4 12 (7.89%) Thycotic
5 8 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.95%) ForgeRock
6 6 (3.95%) SAP
7 2 (1.32%) Qualys
7 2 (1.32%) Symantec
8 1 (0.66%) CA
8 1 (0.66%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.66%) Cisco
8 1 (0.66%) Citrix
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle