Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 185 175
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 +12
Contract jobs citing CISA 9 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 0.72% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Scotland median daily rate £400 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% - -
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £428
% change year-on-year +2.44% +19.88% -18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £67.00 - £56.00

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 791 695 889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.23% 13.93% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 420 543
Scotland median daily rate £400 £361 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.73% +6.25% -2.16%
10th Percentile £208 £209 £241
90th Percentile £530 £500 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 33 29
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £28.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -17.65% +61.90%
10th Percentile £16.18 £11.55 £14.39
90th Percentile £43.83 £46.40 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £25.69 £25.50
% change year-on-year +3.15% +0.75% +2.00%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISA in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 December 2018. 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
Edinburgh - 5 £400 - 4
Glasgow -19 4 £513 - 2
CISA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) CISM
3 6 (66.67%) Risk Management
4 5 (55.56%) Information Security
5 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) CRISC
7 2 (22.22%) Internal Audit
7 2 (22.22%) CGEIT
7 2 (22.22%) GDPR
7 2 (22.22%) COBIT
8 1 (11.11%) Time Management
8 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
8 1 (11.11%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (11.11%) Banking
8 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
8 1 (11.11%) Document Management
8 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 1 (11.11%) Change Management
8 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
8 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (11.11%) Legal
8 1 (11.11%) Advertising
8 1 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working

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:

General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Risk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Security Risk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Risk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Auditor
4 1 (11.11%) Business Information Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Auditor
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Writer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Internal Audit
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (11.11%) Compliance Audit
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Document Management
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
5 1 (11.11%) IT Audit
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) SIEM
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 6 (66.67%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) CGEIT
3 2 (22.22%) CRISC
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) COBIT
2 2 (22.22%) GDPR
3 1 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley