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 3 months to 25 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.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 135 107
Rank change year-on-year +22 -28  
Contract jobs citing CISA 3 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.17% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.85% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Median daily rate £450 £375 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -19.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £454
% change year-on-year +5.55% -0.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.95 -
% change year-on-year -4.06% -  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 389 587 463
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.38% 19.68% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 326 286
Median daily rate £413 £380 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 34
Median hourly rate £16.75 £18.28 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.34% -36.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £39.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 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
Staffordshire - 2 £450 -
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CISA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CISA.

1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) CISM
2 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) CRISC
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
4 2 (33.33%) Data Security
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) CNA
4 2 (33.33%) CNE
4 2 (33.33%) Novell Certification
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) SIEM
5 1 (16.67%) PKI

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Information Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Information Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Data Security
3 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
4 1 (16.67%) Security Auditing
4 1 (16.67%) Server Hardening
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) CISM
3 3 (50.00%) CRISC
4 2 (33.33%) CNA
4 2 (33.33%) CNE
4 2 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Novell Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (16.67%) COBIT
2 1 (16.67%) GPG13
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire