Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 878 869
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9 +23
Contract jobs citing ISACA 19 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.010% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.100% 0.047% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 9
UK median daily rate £525 £375 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -30.23% +27.98%
10th Percentile £407 £325 £375
90th Percentile £615 £520 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 - £413
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19090 21493 22625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.67% 20.66% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11700 13402 13639
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £240 £244
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 897 851 1090
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £49.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +31.58%

ISACA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISACA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISACA in the UK

ISACA
Top 5 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 6 months to 20 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 +35 18 £500 +33.33% 3
London -12 12 £538 +43.33% 1
UK excluding London +41 6 £420 - 2
South East +9 5 £420 - 2
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 17 (89.47%) CISM
2 16 (84.21%) CISSP
3 14 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (68.42%) Information Security
5 12 (63.16%) CISA
6 11 (57.89%) Project Management
6 11 (57.89%) PCI DSS
7 9 (47.37%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (42.11%) GDPR
8 8 (42.11%) CRISC
9 7 (36.84%) Data Protection
10 6 (31.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 6 (31.58%) COBIT
11 5 (26.32%) Degree
11 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
11 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
11 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (26.32%) IIS
11 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
11 5 (26.32%) Finance
11 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (26.32%) Information Governance
11 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (26.32%) IISP
12 4 (21.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
12 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (21.05%) Mobile Device Management
12 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
12 4 (21.05%) NAS

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 5 (26.32%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP GRC
1 2 (10.53%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (21.05%) NAS
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SAP HANA
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Governance Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) GDPR Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Information Officer
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security Officer
4 3 (15.79%) Security Officer
5 2 (10.53%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) CLAS Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Implementation Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) CISSP Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Information Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Information Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (10.53%) CCTV
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) CESG
4 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) Project Management
3 9 (47.37%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (36.84%) Data Protection
5 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
5 5 (26.32%) Information Governance
5 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (21.05%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
6 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
6 4 (21.05%) SIEM
6 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Data Security
7 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance
7 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) CISM
2 16 (84.21%) CISSP
3 12 (63.16%) CISA
4 8 (42.11%) CRISC
5 6 (31.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 5 (26.32%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) IISP
7 4 (21.05%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 3 (15.79%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (15.79%) MBCS
9 2 (10.53%) CLAS
9 2 (10.53%) ISSMP
9 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
10 1 (5.26%) CITP
10 1 (5.26%) GPEN
10 1 (5.26%) ISEB
10 1 (5.26%) Postgraduate
10 1 (5.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (57.89%) PCI DSS
3 8 (42.11%) GDPR
4 6 (31.58%) COBIT
5 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (10.53%) COSO
7 1 (5.26%) RMADS
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco