The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ISACA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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.

Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 650 629
Rank change year-on-year +48 -21  
Contract jobs citing ISACA 8 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.007% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.088% 0.034% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
Median daily rate £625 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £360 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate - £600 £425
% change year-on-year - +41.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ISACA 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 9042 11823 10443
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.19% 21.90% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5400 7392 6106
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 490 454 538
Median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.28% +17.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

ISACA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ISACA in the UK

ISACA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISACA in the UK

ISACA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISACA over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISACA in the UK

ISACA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISACA in the UK

ISACA
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISACA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +26 8 £625 +56.25% 1
London +8 8 £625 +66.66%
City of London +4 7 £625 +66.66%

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISACA 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 ISACA.

1 9 (69.23%) CISM
2 8 (61.54%) CISSP
2 8 (61.54%) Information Assurance
2 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (61.54%) Security Architecture
2 8 (61.54%) CESG Certified Professional
3 7 (53.85%) Security Auditing
3 7 (53.85%) MBCS
3 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (53.85%) Risk Management
4 6 (46.15%) Cryptography
4 6 (46.15%) ISSMP
4 6 (46.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 5 (38.46%) CLAS
6 3 (23.08%) RMADS
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 3 (23.08%) CESG
7 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
7 2 (15.38%) Security Management
7 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Legal
7 2 (15.38%) IIS
7 2 (15.38%) SAP
7 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
7 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) COSO

ISACA
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 2 (15.38%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP GRC
1 2 (15.38%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) CLAS Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) CLAS Security Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Advisor
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) CESG
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (61.54%) Information Assurance
1 8 (61.54%) Security Architecture
2 7 (53.85%) Risk Management
2 7 (53.85%) Security Auditing
3 6 (46.15%) Cryptography
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
5 2 (15.38%) Internal Audit
5 2 (15.38%) Security Management
6 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.69%) Contract Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) People Management
6 1 (7.69%) SABSA
6 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CISM
2 8 (61.54%) CESG Certified Professional
2 8 (61.54%) CISSP
3 7 (53.85%) MBCS
4 6 (46.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 6 (46.15%) ISSMP
5 5 (38.46%) CLAS
6 2 (15.38%) CRISC
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) IISP
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) CEH
7 1 (7.69%) CHFI
7 1 (7.69%) CITP
7 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) ISEB
7 1 (7.69%) Master's Degree
7 1 (7.69%) Postgraduate
7 1 (7.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (23.08%) RMADS
3 2 (15.38%) COSO
3 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (7.69%) COBIT
4 1 (7.69%) FedRAMP
4 1 (7.69%) HIPAA
4 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP