Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Auditor was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 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.

IT Auditor
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 855 862
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 -24
Contract jobs requiring an IT Auditor 28 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.025% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.026% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 12
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £363 £355 £311
90th Percentile £613 £583 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £488 £425
% change year-on-year -7.18% +14.71% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
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 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +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 £17.50

IT Auditor
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Auditor in the UK

IT Auditor
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Auditor in the UK

IT Auditor
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Auditor over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Auditor in the UK

IT Auditor
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Auditor in the UK

IT Auditor
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Auditor within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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 +16 26 £475 +5.56% 1
London -20 17 £475 +5.56%
UK excluding London +21 11 £453 -7.18% 1
South West - 6 £375 -
North of England +54 2 - -
North West +24 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
South East -4 1 £530 -3.64% 1

IT Auditor Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT 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 IT Auditor in the job title.

1 23 (82.14%) IT Audit
2 12 (42.86%) Banking
3 11 (39.29%) Finance
3 11 (39.29%) Internal Audit
4 6 (21.43%) IT Governance
4 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
5 5 (17.86%) CISA
5 5 (17.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (17.86%) Security Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.29%) Information Security
6 4 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
6 4 (14.29%) GDPR
7 3 (10.71%) ISAE 3402
7 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (10.71%) PSD2
7 3 (10.71%) Retail Banking
7 3 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (10.71%) CISSP
7 3 (10.71%) SQL
7 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.14%) Unix
8 2 (7.14%) Windows
8 2 (7.14%) VBA
8 2 (7.14%) Linux

IT 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:

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Blockchain
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (42.86%) Banking
2 11 (39.29%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.71%) Retail Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Legal
5 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.57%) Front Office
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Cybercrime
2 2 (7.14%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Equities
3 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.57%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) IT Audit
2 11 (39.29%) Internal Audit
3 6 (21.43%) IT Governance
3 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 5 (17.86%) Security Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.29%) Information Security
5 4 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (7.14%) Data Governance
7 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.57%) Analytics
8 1 (3.57%) Change Control
8 1 (3.57%) Data Analytics
8 1 (3.57%) Line Management
8 1 (3.57%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) VBA
3 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CISA
2 3 (10.71%) CISSP
3 2 (7.14%) CRISC
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (14.29%) GDPR
3 3 (10.71%) ISAE 3402
3 3 (10.71%) PSD2
4 2 (7.14%) IFRS
4 2 (7.14%) MiFID
5 1 (3.57%) COBIT
5 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
5 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle
1 1 (3.57%) Sybase