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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 128 105 117
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Contract jobs citing CISA 4 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.60% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 2.97% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 4
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£600 £510 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
592 538 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.82% 20.16% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 239 223
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £225 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £577 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 60 32
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £17.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -5.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £36.25 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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
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 30 January 2015. 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
Manchester -2 4 £600 +9.09%
Cheshire - - - -
CISA
England

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) CISSP
2 15 (93.75%) Information Security
3 10 (62.50%) Management Information System
4 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (50.00%) Security Architecture
6 7 (43.75%) CISM
7 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
7 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
8 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (31.25%) CESG
8 5 (31.25%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
8 5 (31.25%) Information Security Management
8 5 (31.25%) Security Management
8 5 (31.25%) Finance
8 5 (31.25%) BS7799
8 5 (31.25%) ITIL
9 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
10 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
11 2 (12.50%) ISACA
11 2 (12.50%) COBIT
11 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
11 2 (12.50%) Service Management
11 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (12.50%) ITSM

CISA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 Project
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Security Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Security Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) IT Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) IT Security Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Lead Security Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Web Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (31.25%) CESG
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (12.50%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 5 (31.25%) Protective Monitoring
4 5 (31.25%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
4 5 (31.25%) Information Security Management
4 5 (31.25%) Security Management
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 2 (12.50%) Service Management
7 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (12.50%) ITSM
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) Change Management
8 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) CISSP
2 7 (43.75%) CISM
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) ISACA
4 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (12.50%) ISEB
4 2 (12.50%) PMP
4 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (6.25%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 5 (31.25%) BS7799
4 2 (12.50%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft