Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 September 2019 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.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 168 192 181
Rank change year-on-year +24 -11 +27
Contract jobs citing CISA 5 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.20% 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 1.01% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
West Midlands median daily rate £538 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £482 £353 £335
90th Percentile £610 £533 £475
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £67.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -32.84% +45.65% -1.08%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 828 986 810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.57% 19.25% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 531 459
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £410 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +0.61% +8.67%
10th Percentile £251 £211 £225
90th Percentile £600 £544 £538
England median daily rate £473 £450 £428
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.14% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 59 43
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.43 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.91% -36.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £11.55 £12.01 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.45 £30.01 £48.05
England median hourly rate £35.70 £24.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +48.75% -12.73% +5.77%

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CISA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CISA in the West Midlands

CISA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISA in the West Midlands

CISA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISA in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISA in the West Midlands

CISA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISA in the West Midlands

CISA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 September 2019. 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
Birmingham +7 2 £575 +27.78% 5
Solihull - 2 £506 - 1
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing CISA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CISA.

1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) CISM
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (60.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) CRISC
3 3 (60.00%) NIST
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) Splunk
4 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 2 (40.00%) Azure
5 1 (20.00%) AWS
5 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Business Development
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) COBIT
5 1 (20.00%) Qualys
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (20.00%) Nessus
5 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) GIAC
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment

CISA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Azure
2 1 (20.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Firepower
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Architecture Roadmap
4 1 (20.00%) Business Development
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Strategic Roadmap
4 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISM
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) CRISC
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (20.00%) SANS
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) NIST
3 1 (20.00%) COBIT
3 1 (20.00%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
1 1 (20.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Qualys
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec