The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
UK
Rank 486 498 532
Rank change year-on-year +12 +34  
Contract jobs citing CISA 107 146 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 1.32% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 109 60
Median daily rate £475 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £360 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £626 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £459 £375
% change year-on-year -1.90% +22.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £65.50 £48.00 £68.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.45% -29.41%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.50 £48.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year +36.45% -29.41%  

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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9414 11094 10598
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.78% 20.85% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5980 6917 6023
Median daily rate £420 £405 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 405 479
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.43 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

CISA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISA in the UK

CISA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISA over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISA in the UK

CISA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISA in the UK

CISA
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 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
England -7 100 £485 +2.86% 68
London +15 45 £550 +10.00% 43
South East +13 20 £413 -13.15% 11
East of England -3 11 £450 +18.42% 2
North West +29 9 £575 -22.03%
Bedfordshire - 7 £450 -
Berkshire +24 6 £400 +6.66% 4
City of London -3 6 £550 +18.91% 9
South West +6 5 £369 -20.27% 3
Yorkshire +6 5 £475 +15.85%
Farnborough - 5 £538 -
Hampshire - 5 £538 - 1
Manchester +13 4 £575 -22.03%
Cardiff - 4 £356 - 1
Cornwall - 4 £375 - 1
South Wales - 4 £356 - 1
York - 4 £475 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £475 -
Wales - 4 £356 - 1
West Midlands +12 3 £600 +41.17% 7
Oxfordshire -11 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £400 - 4
Scotland +19 2 - - 2
Harrow +11 2 - -
Essex -10 2 £300 -7.69% 1
Suffolk - 2 £388 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 with a requirement for CISA.

1 195 (83.33%) CISSP
2 147 (62.82%) Information Security
3 126 (53.85%) CISM
4 86 (36.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 68 (29.06%) PCI DSS
6 62 (26.50%) Risk Management
7 56 (23.93%) Finance
8 45 (19.23%) IT Audit
9 44 (18.80%) Degree
10 42 (17.95%) Data Protection
11 41 (17.52%) ITIL
12 40 (17.09%) Management Information System
13 37 (15.81%) Security Management
14 30 (12.82%) CRISC
15 29 (12.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 27 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (11.54%) Information Security Management
16 27 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
18 23 (9.83%) ISMS
19 22 (9.40%) PRINCE2
19 22 (9.40%) SAP
20 21 (8.97%) Banking
20 21 (8.97%) Retail
21 20 (8.55%) Firewall
21 20 (8.55%) SIEM
22 18 (7.69%) Validation
22 18 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
22 18 (7.69%) Internal Audit
23 17 (7.26%) Risk Assessment

CISA
Top Related 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 8 (3.42%) Confluence
2 7 (2.99%) Apache
2 7 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.14%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.14%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.28%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.28%) JBoss
5 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.85%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.85%) IIS
6 2 (0.85%) Jetty
6 2 (0.85%) Mule
6 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.43%) CMS
7 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.43%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.99%) SaaS
3 6 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.56%) Office 365
4 4 (1.71%) IaaS
4 4 (1.71%) PaaS
4 4 (1.71%) Yammer
5 3 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.43%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.43%) G Suite
6 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.55%) Firewall
2 12 (5.13%) Network Security
3 9 (3.85%) LDAP
4 7 (2.99%) SSL
5 6 (2.56%) Internet
6 5 (2.14%) VPN
7 4 (1.71%) DNS
8 3 (1.28%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (1.28%) DMZ
8 3 (1.28%) HTTP
8 3 (1.28%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.28%) LAN
8 3 (1.28%) Skype
8 3 (1.28%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.28%) WAN
8 3 (1.28%) Wireless
9 2 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.85%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (0.85%) FTP
9 2 (0.85%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.28%) DataStax
2 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.28%) MariaDB
2 3 (1.28%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.85%) Apache Hive
3 2 (0.85%) HBase
3 2 (0.85%) MySQL
3 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.85%) Sqoop
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.43%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.43%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.42%) JIRA
2 4 (1.71%) AppScan
3 3 (1.28%) Hudson
3 3 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.85%) Subversion
4 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
General
1 56 (23.93%) Finance
2 21 (8.97%) Banking
2 21 (8.97%) Retail
3 7 (2.99%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.56%) Legal
5 5 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.43%) Billing
7 1 (0.43%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) Local Government
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (26.07%) Analyst
2 52 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 47 (20.09%) Consultant
4 42 (17.95%) Security Consultant
5 31 (13.25%) Information Analyst
5 31 (13.25%) Information Security Analyst
6 29 (12.39%) Information Security Consultant
7 24 (10.26%) IT Manager
8 22 (9.40%) Business Analyst
9 21 (8.97%) Architect
10 17 (7.26%) Security Architect
11 16 (6.84%) Audit Manager
12 15 (6.41%) IT Audit Manager
12 15 (6.41%) Security Manager
13 12 (5.13%) Risk Manager
14 11 (4.70%) Auditor
14 11 (4.70%) CISSP Analyst
14 11 (4.70%) IT Auditor
14 11 (4.70%) Security Engineer
15 9 (3.85%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.99%) Web Services
2 6 (2.56%) J2EE
3 5 (2.14%) JSP
3 5 (2.14%) SAML
3 5 (2.14%) Servlets
4 4 (1.71%) COM
5 3 (1.28%) Ajax
5 3 (1.28%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.28%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.28%) JAX-WS
5 3 (1.28%) JMS
5 3 (1.28%) Spring
5 3 (1.28%) Spring MVC
5 3 (1.28%) Struts
6 2 (0.85%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.85%) jQuery
6 2 (0.85%) POSIX
6 2 (0.85%) SOAP
6 2 (0.85%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.09%) Management Information System
2 27 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (4.27%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.56%) CESG
6 6 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.14%) FMCG
8 4 (1.71%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.28%) PKI
9 3 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.85%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.85%) e-Health
10 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.85%) Equities
10 2 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.85%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.85%) PMI
10 2 (0.85%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.41%) Linux
2 11 (4.70%) Windows
3 5 (2.14%) Unix
4 2 (0.85%) CentOS
4 2 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (62.82%) Information Security
2 62 (26.50%) Risk Management
3 45 (19.23%) IT Audit
4 42 (17.95%) Data Protection
5 41 (17.52%) ITIL
6 37 (15.81%) Security Management
7 27 (11.54%) Information Security Management
7 27 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
9 23 (9.83%) ISMS
10 22 (9.40%) PRINCE2
11 20 (8.55%) SIEM
12 18 (7.69%) Internal Audit
12 18 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
12 18 (7.69%) Validation
13 17 (7.26%) ERP
13 17 (7.26%) Risk Assessment
14 16 (6.84%) Business Analysis
14 16 (6.84%) Incident Management
15 14 (5.98%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.26%) Java
2 9 (3.85%) C
3 8 (3.42%) C++
4 6 (2.56%) C#
4 6 (2.56%) SQL
5 5 (2.14%) Perl
5 5 (2.14%) Python
6 3 (1.28%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.28%) VB
7 2 (0.85%) Go
7 2 (0.85%) Haskell
7 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.85%) PHP
7 2 (0.85%) R
7 2 (0.85%) Ruby
7 2 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 195 (83.33%) CISSP
2 126 (53.85%) CISM
3 44 (18.80%) Degree
4 30 (12.82%) CRISC
5 17 (7.26%) Security Cleared
6 16 (6.84%) CEH
6 16 (6.84%) GIAC
7 15 (6.41%) PCI QSA
8 12 (5.13%) ISEB
9 11 (4.70%) SC Cleared
10 10 (4.27%) ACCA
10 10 (4.27%) IIBA
10 10 (4.27%) SANS
11 9 (3.85%) CGEIT
12 6 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (2.56%) OSCP
12 6 (2.56%) QiCA
13 5 (2.14%) CIMA
13 5 (2.14%) CREST Certified
14 4 (1.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (36.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (29.06%) PCI DSS
3 29 (12.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (5.98%) QA
5 13 (5.56%) COBIT
6 12 (5.13%) GDPR
7 6 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (1.28%) FedRAMP
8 3 (1.28%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.85%) BS25999
9 2 (0.85%) BS7799
9 2 (0.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.85%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.85%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.43%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.43%) GPG13
10 1 (0.43%) MiFID
10 1 (0.43%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 9 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 9 (3.85%) BitLocker
2 3 (1.28%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.28%) Xen
3 2 (0.85%) Docker
3 2 (0.85%) HDFS
3 2 (0.85%) KVM
3 2 (0.85%) LXC
4 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.71%) FortiGate
1 4 (1.71%) HP Fortify
2 3 (1.28%) EnCase
2 3 (1.28%) Kibana
2 3 (1.28%) logstash
3 2 (0.85%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.85%) Nessus
4 1 (0.43%) Ansible
4 1 (0.43%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.43%) Mesos
4 1 (0.43%) Nagios
4 1 (0.43%) Nmap
4 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.43%) PowerBroker
4 1 (0.43%) Puppet
4 1 (0.43%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (0.43%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 22 (9.40%) SAP
2 16 (6.84%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.98%) Cisco
3 14 (5.98%) Oracle
4 8 (3.42%) CheckPoint
5 7 (2.99%) CyberArk
6 5 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.71%) Infor
7 4 (1.71%) Juniper
8 3 (1.28%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.28%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.28%) Cellebrite
8 3 (1.28%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.28%) IBM
8 3 (1.28%) Infoblox
8 3 (1.28%) Informatica
8 3 (1.28%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.28%) Sourcefire
8 3 (1.28%) Splunk
9 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
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