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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 239 263
Rank change year-on-year +15 +24  
Contract jobs citing CISA 14 38 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.43% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 1.52% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 2
Median daily rate £500 £450 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +22.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £350 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £563 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £454
% change year-on-year +5.55% -0.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.95 -
% change year-on-year -4.06% -  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1844 2496 2359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 24.14% 28.33% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 1464 1325
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 96 122
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.06 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.18% +11.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £44.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing CISA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +1 5 £513 -8.88% 2
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
Kent -2 3 £500 +2.56% 1
Hampshire +7 1 £238 -32.14% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 29 (85.29%) CISSP
2 25 (73.53%) CISM
3 22 (64.71%) Information Security
4 21 (61.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (29.41%) Project Management
6 9 (26.47%) Finance
6 9 (26.47%) IT Audit
6 9 (26.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 7 (20.59%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (20.59%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Incident Management
8 6 (17.65%) ISMS
8 6 (17.65%) Firewall
9 5 (14.71%) SAP
9 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (14.71%) Degree
9 5 (14.71%) Internal Audit
9 5 (14.71%) Data Protection
9 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
9 5 (14.71%) SIEM
10 4 (11.76%) CGEIT
10 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (11.76%) SDLC
10 4 (11.76%) COBIT
10 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
10 4 (11.76%) Linux
10 4 (11.76%) QiCA
10 4 (11.76%) PMI

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 2 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) IIS
1 2 (5.88%) Jetty
1 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (2.94%) CloudFront
2 1 (2.94%) G Suite
2 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) LDAP
2 2 (5.88%) Network Security
2 2 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) IPsec
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) VLAN
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) AppScan
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Security Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Information Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Security Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Information Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Security Project Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Audit Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Information Security Project Manager
5 4 (11.76%) IT Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) IT Audit Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) SAP Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) J2EE
2 1 (2.94%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.76%) PMI
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.94%) Life Science
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) CentOS
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Information Security
2 10 (29.41%) Project Management
3 9 (26.47%) IT Audit
4 7 (20.59%) Incident Management
4 7 (20.59%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (17.65%) ISMS
6 5 (14.71%) Data Protection
6 5 (14.71%) Internal Audit
6 5 (14.71%) SIEM
6 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.76%) SDLC
7 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (8.82%) Data Privacy
8 3 (8.82%) Information Security Governance
8 3 (8.82%) OWASP
8 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C#
1 3 (8.82%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) C++
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (85.29%) CISSP
2 25 (73.53%) CISM
3 9 (26.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 5 (14.71%) Degree
5 4 (11.76%) CGEIT
5 4 (11.76%) PMI Certification
5 4 (11.76%) QiCA
6 3 (8.82%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (8.82%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (5.88%) ACCA
7 2 (5.88%) CEH
7 2 (5.88%) CIMA
7 2 (5.88%) CISMP
7 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
8 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) OSCP
8 1 (2.94%) PCI QSA
8 1 (2.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (61.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
3 4 (11.76%) COBIT
4 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (2.94%) GDPR
5 1 (2.94%) JSP 440
5 1 (2.94%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Ansible
1 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.94%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.94%) Nagios
1 1 (2.94%) Nessus
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) PowerBroker
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) SAP
2 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco
2 2 (5.88%) Juniper
2 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Aveksa
3 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.94%) Bomgar
3 1 (2.94%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.94%) Cybereason
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) McAfee
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Sourcefire
3 1 (2.94%) Splunk