Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 162 177
Rank change year-on-year -14 +15 +3
Contract jobs citing CISA 6 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.13% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.90% 0.63% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Scotland median daily rate £550 - -
UK median daily rate £525 £419 £535
% change year-on-year +25.37% -21.73% +12.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £65.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - +30.00% +5.26%

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 666 799 982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.16% 21.35% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 487 517
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% -2.86% +0.72%
10th Percentile £206 £225 £213
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 24
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £35.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% +72.84% -31.36%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.74 £13.30
90th Percentile £45.50 £52.00 £47.35
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% -5.45% +44.74%

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 21 January 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
Scottish Borders - 3 £550 -
Glasgow -12 2 - - 1
Stirling - 1 £550 -
CISA
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CISA.

1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (50.00%) IT Audit
1 3 (50.00%) Cybercrime
2 2 (33.33%) Cyber Resilience
2 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (33.33%) CRISC
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) SABSA
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Contract Management
3 1 (16.67%) PMO
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Auditor
1 1 (16.67%) IT Architect
1 1 (16.67%) IT Auditor
1 1 (16.67%) IT Security Architect
1 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Technology Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Cybercrime
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) IT Audit
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (33.33%) Cyber Resilience
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) CRISC
2 1 (16.67%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) COBIT
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) IAG