Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 341 351 387
Rank change year-on-year +10 +36 -43
Contract jobs citing CISA 35 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.18% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 0.70% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 6
South East median daily rate £500 £425 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -29.17% +26.32%
10th Percentile £381 £350 £365
90th Percentile £745 £555 £625
England median daily rate £513 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +13.89% -10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £49.90 -

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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3730 4311 5190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.15% 25.85% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2118 2636 3090
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £212 £252 £258
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 223 250
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £27.80 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.64% -10.03% +81.76%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.88 £11.98
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.80 £51.79
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +26.32%

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CISA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CISA in the South East

CISA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISA in the South East

CISA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISA in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISA in the South East

CISA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISA in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISA in the South East

CISA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Berkshire +10 21 £500 +11.11% 1
Thames Valley +10 21 £500 - 1
Kent -11 4 £500 -9.09%
East Sussex +3 3 £414 +18.21%
West Sussex -9 3 £429 +0.82% 1
Sussex - 2 £750 -
Surrey -13 1 £375 -12.79% 1
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for CISA.

1 30 (85.71%) CISSP
2 29 (82.86%) CISM
3 26 (74.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (71.43%) PCI DSS
4 25 (71.43%) Information Security
5 18 (51.43%) IT Audit
6 16 (45.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (28.57%) Security Management
7 10 (28.57%) Business Continuity
7 10 (28.57%) COBIT
8 9 (25.71%) Risk Management
8 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
8 9 (25.71%) GDPR
8 9 (25.71%) Data Protection
9 8 (22.86%) Project Management
10 7 (20.00%) PCI QSA
10 7 (20.00%) Legal
11 6 (17.14%) Finance
11 6 (17.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 6 (17.14%) Security Operations
12 5 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
12 5 (14.29%) Information Governance
12 5 (14.29%) ISACA
12 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
13 4 (11.43%) OWASP
13 4 (11.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (11.43%) Firewall
13 4 (11.43%) Security+ Certification
13 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Management
13 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement

CISA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
General
1 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.00%) Legal
3 6 (17.14%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Security Specialist
3 7 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Compliance Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Compliance Specialist
4 6 (17.14%) Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Security Compliance Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Security Compliance Specialist
5 5 (14.29%) Security Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Governance Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Security Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Data Protection Officer
8 2 (5.71%) Information Security Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) CISSP Specialist
9 1 (2.86%) Information Assurance Coordinator
9 1 (2.86%) Information Security Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Information Specialist
9 1 (2.86%) Security Assurance Coordinator
9 1 (2.86%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) CCTV
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
1 3 (8.57%) Solaris
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Information Security
2 18 (51.43%) IT Audit
3 16 (45.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 10 (28.57%) Security Management
5 9 (25.71%) Data Protection
5 9 (25.71%) Risk Management
6 8 (22.86%) Project Management
7 6 (17.14%) Security Operations
8 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) Information Governance
8 5 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (11.43%) OWASP
9 4 (11.43%) SDLC
9 4 (11.43%) SIEM
9 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (8.57%) IT Strategy
10 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 30 (85.71%) CISSP
2 29 (82.86%) CISM
3 7 (20.00%) PCI QSA
4 6 (17.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 5 (14.29%) ISACA
6 4 (11.43%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (11.43%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (8.57%) CRISC
8 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.86%) Degree
8 1 (2.86%) GISF
8 1 (2.86%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (74.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (71.43%) PCI DSS
3 10 (28.57%) COBIT
4 9 (25.71%) GDPR
5 4 (11.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory