Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Auditor was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Auditor
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 829 849 851
Rank change year-on-year +20 +2 -69
Contract jobs requiring an Auditor 55 50 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.047% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.050% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 30
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +22.96%
10th Percentile £273 £275 £131
90th Percentile £578 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £321
% change year-on-year +33.33% -6.42% -5.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £9.14 £15.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +364.99% -42.15% -14.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.14 £15.80
% change year-on-year - -42.15% -14.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

Auditor
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Auditor in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Auditor in the UK

Auditor
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Auditor in the UK

Auditor
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Auditor over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Auditor in the UK

Auditor
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Auditor in the UK

Auditor
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Auditor within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
England +19 53 £425 +1.49% 10
London -24 29 £425 -5.56% 4
UK excluding London +28 25 £400 +33.33% 6
South West - 12 £400 -
North of England +71 6 £475 +52.00% 2
South East -1 5 £301 +0.17% 3
North West +11 4 £475 +11.76%
Yorkshire +25 2 - - 2
Scotland -6 2 - -

Auditor Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Auditor contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Auditor in the job title.

1 23 (41.82%) IT Audit
2 17 (30.91%) Internal Audit
2 17 (30.91%) Finance
3 14 (25.45%) Banking
4 11 (20.00%) Information Security
5 9 (16.36%) ISO 9001
6 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
6 8 (14.55%) Management Information System
7 6 (10.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (10.91%) IT Governance
7 6 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (10.91%) QMS
7 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
8 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
8 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 5 (9.09%) Security Testing
8 5 (9.09%) Change Control
8 5 (9.09%) CISA
8 5 (9.09%) IRCA
8 5 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 5 (9.09%) Legal
9 4 (7.27%) Information Management
9 4 (7.27%) Security Management
9 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (7.27%) GDPR
9 4 (7.27%) Regulatory Compliance

Auditor Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
1 1 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Blockchain
1 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.82%) MS Access
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (30.91%) Finance
2 14 (25.45%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Legal
3 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) French Language
5 1 (1.82%) Front Office
5 1 (1.82%) German Language
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Cybercrime
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.82%) BYOD
3 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.82%) Equities
3 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.82%) iSeries
3 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
1 2 (3.64%) Unix
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) IT Audit
2 17 (30.91%) Internal Audit
3 11 (20.00%) Information Security
4 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
5 6 (10.91%) IT Governance
5 6 (10.91%) QMS
6 5 (9.09%) Change Control
6 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 5 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (9.09%) Security Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.27%) Information Management
7 4 (7.27%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (7.27%) Security Management
7 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.45%) Business Continuity
8 3 (5.45%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (5.45%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (5.45%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) VBA
3 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) CISA
2 5 (9.09%) IRCA
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) CISSP
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) CRISC
4 2 (3.64%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.82%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) ISO 9001
2 6 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (7.27%) GDPR
4 3 (5.45%) ISAE 3402
4 3 (5.45%) PSD2
5 2 (3.64%) IFRS
5 2 (3.64%) MiFID
5 2 (3.64%) NEBOSH
5 2 (3.64%) QA
6 1 (1.82%) COBIT
6 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.82%) RMADS
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) Sybase