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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 124 126 130
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing CISA 13 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.20% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.09% 1.18% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
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£520 £373 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.41% -6.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £415 £398
% change year-on-year
+5.48% +4.33%
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%
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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
622 507 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.56% 17.14% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 237 339
Average daily rate £380 £305 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 52 48
Average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £17.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.42% +51.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £28.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 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 19 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 +15 9 £520 +39.50% 2
Manchester -9 3 £588 - 5
CISA
England

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 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%) SC Cleared
9 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
9 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (25.00%) ITIL
10 6 (25.00%) Finance
11 5 (20.83%) CISM
11 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
12 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
12 3 (12.50%) Change Management
12 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (12.50%) Service Management
12 3 (12.50%) ITSM
12 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
12 3 (12.50%) MS Project
12 3 (12.50%) MS Office
12 3 (12.50%) Microsoft

CISA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 8 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Lead Security Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Information Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Information Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security Project Manager
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 2 (8.33%) UNIX
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Information Security
2 11 (45.83%) Data Protection
3 9 (37.50%) Information Security Management
3 9 (37.50%) Security Management
3 9 (37.50%) Zachman Framework
3 9 (37.50%) TOGAF
3 9 (37.50%) Protective Monitoring
4 8 (33.33%) Security Architecture
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (12.50%) Service Management
7 3 (12.50%) ITSM
7 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Workflow
8 2 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) CISSP
2 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) CISM
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (12.50%) PMP
4 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 2 (8.33%) ISEB
5 2 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (8.33%) ISACA
6 1 (4.17%) GPEN
6 1 (4.17%) OSCP
6 1 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) CEH
6 1 (4.17%) QiCA
6 1 (4.17%) GCIA
6 1 (4.17%) GSEC
6 1 (4.17%) GIAC
6 1 (4.17%) MCSE
6 1 (4.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) BS7799
2 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.33%) COBIT
3 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.17%) QA
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