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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 25 May 2022 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
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 494 410 385
Rank change year-on-year -84 -25 +100
Contract jobs citing CISA 95 49 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.58% 1.16% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 36 24
10th Percentile £475 £413 £308
25th Percentile £525 £434 £383
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £619 £450
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% +37.50% -18.18%
75th Percentile £763 £750 £578
90th Percentile £845 £825 £646
England median daily rate £625 £538 £500
% change year-on-year +16.28% +7.50% -4.76%

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 6,022 4,217 3,849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.59% 17.27% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,207 2,869 2,620
10th Percentile £375 £325 £306
25th Percentile £463 £425 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £524 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.06% +4.70% -2.44%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £600
90th Percentile £739 £700 £651
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 67 54
10th Percentile £21.95 £20.40 £18.95
25th Percentile £25.68 £26.65 £22.61
Median hourly rate £43.75 £36.50 £34.34
Median % change year-on-year +19.86% +6.30% +16.40%
75th Percentile £49.25 £49.80 £47.83
90th Percentile £62.95 £59.85 £52.78
England median hourly rate £41.50 £36.75 £27.75
% change year-on-year +12.93% +32.46% -7.21%

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 25 May 2022.

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 25 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -25 8 £600 -1.47% 7
East London - 3 £760 -
West London -9 2 £503 +7.83% 2
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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 81 (85.26%) CISSP
2 67 (70.53%) CISM
3 50 (52.63%) Information Security
4 45 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 43 (45.26%) Finance
6 41 (43.16%) Cybersecurity
7 40 (42.11%) CRISC
7 40 (42.11%) Risk Management
8 29 (30.53%) SABSA
9 26 (27.37%) Degree
9 26 (27.37%) Social Skills
10 25 (26.32%) NIST
11 23 (24.21%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (24.21%) Management Information System
12 19 (20.00%) Banking
12 19 (20.00%) Security Architecture
13 18 (18.95%) Computer Science
13 18 (18.95%) TOGAF
13 18 (18.95%) GIAC
13 18 (18.95%) Internal Audit
13 18 (18.95%) GDPR
14 17 (17.89%) ITIL
14 17 (17.89%) Firewall
14 17 (17.89%) COBIT
14 17 (17.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 17 (17.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 16 (16.84%) Security Management
16 15 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (15.79%) Presentation Skills
17 14 (14.74%) SANS

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 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) Confluence
2 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.58%) Azure
1 11 (11.58%) SaaS
2 9 (9.47%) IaaS
3 8 (8.42%) AWS
4 6 (6.32%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.05%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.05%) PaaS
6 1 (1.05%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.89%) Firewall
2 6 (6.32%) Internet
2 6 (6.32%) Network Security
3 2 (2.11%) NGFW
4 1 (1.05%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.05%) VPN
4 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.05%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.05%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.05%) Postman
2 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.05%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (45.26%) Finance
2 26 (27.37%) Social Skills
3 19 (20.00%) Banking
4 15 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (15.79%) Presentation Skills
5 6 (6.32%) Influencing Skills
6 5 (5.26%) Legal
7 4 (4.21%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (4.21%) Public Sector
8 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.05%) Electronics
9 1 (1.05%) German Language
9 1 (1.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.05%) Marketing
9 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (26.32%) Architect
2 22 (23.16%) Security Architect
3 17 (17.89%) Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Security Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Risk Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Security Specialist
6 6 (6.32%) Senior Architect
6 6 (6.32%) Senior Security Architect
7 5 (5.26%) Auditor
7 5 (5.26%) Head of IT
7 5 (5.26%) Head of Security
7 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
7 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (5.26%) IT Auditor
7 5 (5.26%) Risk Management Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Consultant
8 4 (4.21%) IT Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) Middleware
2 3 (3.16%) OAuth
2 3 (3.16%) SAML
2 3 (3.16%) Web Services
3 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.05%) REST
3 1 (1.05%) Spring
3 1 (1.05%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.21%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.26%) Renewable Energy
2 5 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (3.16%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.11%) FMCG
4 2 (2.11%) PKI
4 2 (2.11%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.11%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.05%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.05%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.47%) Linux
2 8 (8.42%) Windows
3 3 (3.16%) Mac OS
3 3 (3.16%) Unix
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.11%) Android
4 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.63%) Information Security
2 41 (43.16%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (42.11%) Risk Management
4 29 (30.53%) SABSA
5 19 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 18 (18.95%) Computer Science
6 18 (18.95%) Internal Audit
6 18 (18.95%) TOGAF
7 17 (17.89%) ITIL
8 16 (16.84%) Security Management
9 14 (14.74%) Agile
10 13 (13.68%) Business Continuity
11 11 (11.58%) Data Loss Prevention
11 11 (11.58%) Security Operations
12 10 (10.53%) DevOps
12 10 (10.53%) Incident Management
12 10 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (9.47%) Business Analysis
13 9 (9.47%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (9.47%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.37%) C
2 5 (5.26%) Python
3 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.11%) Java
4 2 (2.11%) PHP
5 1 (1.05%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.05%) Kotlin
5 1 (1.05%) Perl
5 1 (1.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (85.26%) CISSP
2 67 (70.53%) CISM
3 40 (42.11%) CRISC
4 26 (27.37%) Degree
5 23 (24.21%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (18.95%) GIAC
7 17 (17.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 14 (14.74%) SANS
8 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
9 13 (13.68%) CEH
9 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
10 11 (11.58%) CCSK
11 8 (8.42%) FFIEC
12 5 (5.26%) CGEIT
13 4 (4.21%) CCNA
13 4 (4.21%) CREST Certified
14 3 (3.16%) CompTIA Security+
14 3 (3.16%) CSSLP
14 3 (3.16%) QiCA
14 3 (3.16%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (26.32%) NIST
3 18 (18.95%) GDPR
4 17 (17.89%) COBIT
4 17 (17.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 14 (14.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (12.63%) NIST 800
7 7 (7.37%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (7.37%) PCI DSS
8 6 (6.32%) SOC 2
9 5 (5.26%) GRC
9 5 (5.26%) SOC 1
10 3 (3.16%) COSO
10 3 (3.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (3.16%) ISO 9001
10 3 (3.16%) NCSC
10 3 (3.16%) SLA
11 2 (2.11%) ITGC
12 1 (1.05%) GxP
12 1 (1.05%) HITRUST
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.16%) CSIRT
2 3 (3.16%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.05%) CASB
4 1 (1.05%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (6.32%) SAP
2 5 (5.26%) Splunk
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.11%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.11%) McAfee
4 2 (2.11%) Tanium
4 2 (2.11%) Zscaler
5 1 (1.05%) Axway
5 1 (1.05%) CA
5 1 (1.05%) Checkmarx
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco
5 1 (1.05%) Lotus
5 1 (1.05%) Netskope
5 1 (1.05%) Netsparker
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.05%) Symantec
5 1 (1.05%) Trend Micro