The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 133 144
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Contract jobs citing CISA 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.075% 0.14% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.40% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £463 -
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 West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 844 993 859
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.49% 33.67% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 608 512
Median daily rate £425 £390 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £598 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 43 47
Median hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.82% -30.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £21.88 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

CISA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISA in the South West

CISA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Dorset - 2 - -
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 West region with a requirement for CISA.

1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 3 (42.86%) Infoblox
2 3 (42.86%) FortiGate
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Pylint
3 2 (28.57%) Black Duck
3 2 (28.57%) Veracode
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (28.57%) Static Code Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) CEH
3 2 (28.57%) AppScan
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Python

CISA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (14.29%) CouchDB
1 1 (14.29%) MariaDB
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Neo4j
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) AppScan
1 2 (28.57%) Pylint
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Application Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Static Code Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Privacy
2 1 (14.29%) Data Security
2 1 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (14.29%) Informatics
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) SABSA
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Go
1 1 (14.29%) Haskell
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) R
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
1 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
3 2 (28.57%) CEH
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) BitLocker
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
1 1 (14.29%) LXC
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Infoblox
2 2 (28.57%) Black Duck
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
2 2 (28.57%) Veracode