The table below looks at the statistics for CISA in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 145 135 113
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -22
Contract jobs citing CISA 11 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.13% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.50% 0.63% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 13
Average daily rate £600 £600 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £600 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £388 £500
% change year-on-year
+41.93% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
CISA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
733 631 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.28% 20.04% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 322 235
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 51 66
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.12 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.33% +43.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.00 £36.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

CISA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISA across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CISA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CISA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CISA
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISA across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

CISA Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

CISA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

CISA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CISA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -15 5 £738 +22.91% 1
Lancashire - 2 - -
Cheshire - 1 £325 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
CISA
England

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing CISA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISA.

1 15 (93.75%) CISSP
2 11 (68.75%) CISM
3 10 (62.50%) Finance
4 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (56.25%) COBIT
5 8 (50.00%) Information Security
6 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (37.50%) COSO
7 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (37.50%) Security Operations
8 5 (31.25%) Cryptography
9 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (18.75%) Banking
10 3 (18.75%) Firewall
10 3 (18.75%) CRISC
10 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
11 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
11 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
11 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
11 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (12.50%) SABSA
11 2 (12.50%) SQL
11 2 (12.50%) Retail
11 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
12 1 (6.25%) Java
12 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
12 1 (6.25%) GSEC
12 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity

CISA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing CISA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Head of IT
1 5 (31.25%) Head of IT Security
1 5 (31.25%) Head of Security
2 4 (25.00%) Head of IT Operations
2 4 (25.00%) Head of Operations
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Security Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) CISSP Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Governance Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Operational Security Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Security Operations Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Risk Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Cryptography
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Information Security
2 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Security Operations
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (12.50%) SABSA
6 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 1 (6.25%) Data Security
7 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Information Governance
7 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Presales
7 1 (6.25%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) CISSP
2 11 (68.75%) CISM
3 3 (18.75%) CRISC
4 1 (6.25%) CLAS
4 1 (6.25%) GSEC
4 1 (6.25%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) COBIT
1 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (37.50%) COSO
3 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (6.25%) ISO22301
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft