Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 August 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 196 159
Rank change year-on-year +23 -37 +41
Contract jobs citing CISA 5 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 1.87% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Scotland median daily rate - £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.27% +6.28%
UK median daily rate £535 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £67.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -32.84% +45.65% -1.08%

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 Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 705 907 667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.89% 16.41% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 550 377
Scotland median daily rate £425 £364 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.84% -4.28% +11.76%
10th Percentile £250 £217 £210
90th Percentile £600 £526 £533
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 44
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.05% -40.63% -15.23%
10th Percentile £14.05 £12.75 £13.74
90th Percentile £45.08 £56.75 £48.29
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £22.93 £29.75
% change year-on-year +57.00% -22.92% +7.01%

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing CISA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for CISA in Scotland

CISA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CISA in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for CISA in Scotland

CISA
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Glasgow +10 4 - - 2
Edinburgh +24 1 - - 2
CISA
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CISA.

1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (60.00%) CRISC
3 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 3 (60.00%) Internal Audit
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) People Management
4 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) ISMS
5 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Security Auditing
5 1 (20.00%) SSAE 16
5 1 (20.00%) ISACA
5 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) Publishing
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment

CISA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Auditor
2 1 (20.00%) IT Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Internal Audit
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) ISMS
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Security Auditing
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 3 (60.00%) CRISC
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (20.00%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (20.00%) NIST
3 1 (20.00%) SSAE 16
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft