The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 96 86
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10  
Contract jobs citing CISA 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.071% 0.28% 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 1.92% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £435 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.94% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  
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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 209 260 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.93% 14.62% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 261 328
Median daily rate £425 £381 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.69% +17.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £248 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 32
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £18.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.51% -27.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £12.50 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.43 £47.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing CISA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for CISA in Manchester

CISA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CISA in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for CISA in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CISA.

1 4 (80.00%) CISM
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) COBIT
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) CESG
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (20.00%) IT Audit

CISA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) IT Manager
1 3 (60.00%) IT Risk Manager
1 3 (60.00%) IT Security Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) CESG
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISM
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)