Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 188 189
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 -18
Contract jobs citing CISA 13 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.042% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.36% 0.24% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
West Midlands median daily rate £513 - £538
10th Percentile £453 - £413
90th Percentile £641 - £583
England median daily rate £538 £525 £413
% change year-on-year +2.38% +27.27% -23.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £65.00

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 957 832 1,164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.63% 17.66% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 455 628
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £235 £195 £225
90th Percentile £550 £533 £541
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 36
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £30.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.15% +64.86% -41.16%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.25 £11.13
90th Percentile £56.45 £50.45 £36.63
England median hourly rate £28.52 £23.44 £25.50
% change year-on-year +21.66% -8.09% -0.62%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 - 6 £475 - 4
Warwickshire - 6 £525 - 1
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 9 (69.23%) CISM
2 8 (61.54%) Degree
3 7 (53.85%) IT Audit
4 6 (46.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (30.77%) SAP
5 4 (30.77%) ERP
5 4 (30.77%) CISSP
5 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Remediation Plan
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
5 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) SAP HANA
5 4 (30.77%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (30.77%) SAP GRC
5 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
6 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (23.08%) Internal Audit
6 3 (23.08%) CIMA
7 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (15.38%) Practice Management

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Auditor
2 3 (23.08%) IT Auditor
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Information Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Security Advisor
3 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) SOX Auditor
4 1 (7.69%) Assistant IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Head of IT
4 1 (7.69%) Head of IT Security
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Security
4 1 (7.69%) IT Assistant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Product Owner
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) IT Audit
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) ERP
2 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
2 4 (30.77%) Remediation Plan
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (23.08%) Internal Audit
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Development
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (15.38%) Practice Management
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CISM
2 8 (61.54%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) CISSP
4 3 (23.08%) CIMA
5 1 (7.69%) ACCA
5 1 (7.69%) CEH
5 1 (7.69%) CGEIT
5 1 (7.69%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (15.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (7.69%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) SAP