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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 128 124 138
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing CISA 13 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.38% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.19% 2.19% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
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£513 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.49% -0.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
- +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- -37.98%
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
594 503 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.18% 17.27% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 238 327
Average daily rate £350 £320 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -10.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 55 56
Average hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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
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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
Cheshire +17 10 £513 +41.86% 1
Manchester -1 2 £588 - 3
CISA
England

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 23 (95.83%) CISSP
2 22 (91.67%) Information Security
3 17 (70.83%) Management Information System
4 12 (50.00%) BS7799
5 11 (45.83%) Data Protection
6 10 (41.67%) CESG
7 9 (37.50%) Information Security Management
7 9 (37.50%) Security Management
7 9 (37.50%) Zachman Framework
7 9 (37.50%) TOGAF
7 9 (37.50%) Protective Monitoring
8 8 (33.33%) Security Architecture
8 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 7 (29.17%) Finance
9 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
9 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
10 6 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (25.00%) ITIL
11 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
12 4 (16.67%) UNIX
12 4 (16.67%) Windows
13 3 (12.50%) MS Project
13 3 (12.50%) MS Office
13 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 3 (12.50%) Project Management
13 3 (12.50%) PMI
13 3 (12.50%) PMP
13 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
13 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
13 3 (12.50%) GIAC

CISA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 3 (12.50%) MS Project
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Architect
1 8 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 3 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Security Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Auditor
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Information Architect
5 2 (8.33%) IT Auditor
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Audit Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Management Information System
2 10 (41.67%) CESG
3 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (12.50%) PMI
5 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) UNIX
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Information Security
2 11 (45.83%) Data Protection
3 9 (37.50%) Zachman Framework
3 9 (37.50%) TOGAF
3 9 (37.50%) Protective Monitoring
3 9 (37.50%) Information Security Management
3 9 (37.50%) Security Management
4 8 (33.33%) Security Architecture
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Service Management
7 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 3 (12.50%) ITSM
7 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 2 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) CISSP
2 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) PMP
3 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 3 (12.50%) CISM
3 3 (12.50%) GIAC
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (8.33%) ISEB
4 2 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (8.33%) CRISC
4 2 (8.33%) ISACA
5 1 (4.17%) GPEN
5 1 (4.17%) OSCP
5 1 (4.17%) CEH
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) GCIA
5 1 (4.17%) GSEC
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) BS7799
2 6 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.33%) COBIT
4 1 (4.17%) QA
4 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) McAfee