Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 155 176 177
Rank change year-on-year +21 +1 -10
Contract jobs citing CISA 14 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.37% 0.36% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.26% 2.46% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 3
Scotland median daily rate £438 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +2.27% -
10th Percentile £352 £374 £395
90th Percentile £558 £763 £574
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +25.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 620 691 702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.32% 14.77% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 404 439
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £161 £200 £200
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 29
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 £26.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.32% +6.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £15.20 £15.49 £12.71
90th Percentile £51.50 £44.50 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -9.09%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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 +16 6 £538 +16.22%
Glasgow +17 5 £358 -48.00%
Stirling - 1 £450 -
CISA
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 11 (78.57%) CISM
2 10 (71.43%) CISSP
3 8 (57.14%) Information Security
4 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (35.71%) CRISC
5 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
7 3 (21.43%) Internal Audit
7 3 (21.43%) CGEIT
7 3 (21.43%) NCSC
8 2 (14.29%) NIST
8 2 (14.29%) Public Sector
8 2 (14.29%) RSA Archer
8 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
8 2 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) SAP
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL
9 1 (7.14%) Unix
9 1 (7.14%) Windows
9 1 (7.14%) Project Management
9 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
9 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis

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 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Public Sector
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Information Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Risk Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Author
3 2 (14.29%) Information Risk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Security Risk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Author
4 1 (7.14%) Audit Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Risk Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Remediation Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 3 (21.43%) Internal Audit
4 2 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) CISM
2 10 (71.43%) CISSP
3 5 (35.71%) CRISC
4 3 (21.43%) CGEIT
5 2 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (21.43%) NCSC
3 2 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (14.29%) NIST
3 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) SAP