The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 157 148
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9  
Contract jobs citing CISA 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.16% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.77% 0.13%
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 £454
% change year-on-year +5.55% -0.82%  
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 the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 533 779 778
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.11% 20.37% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 435 364
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 27 80
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +102.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.53 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.39 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing CISA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CISA in the North West

CISA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISA 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +25 2 - - 2
Manchester +8 1 £500 +14.94% 5
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for CISA.

1 9 (75.00%) CISSP
1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) CISM
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (41.67%) Internal Audit
3 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
4 4 (33.33%) IT Audit
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) COBIT
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) CRISC
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) SAP
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
7 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) CESG
7 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) ERP
7 1 (8.33%) QiCA
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Security Management
7 1 (8.33%) Skype

CISA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 4 (33.33%) IT Security Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Security Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Audit Manager
3 3 (25.00%) IT Audit Manager
3 3 (25.00%) IT Risk Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Report Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) SIEM Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) CESG
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
3 5 (41.67%) Internal Audit
4 4 (33.33%) IT Audit
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (8.33%) ERP
7 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) Line Management
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) SAP Security
7 1 (8.33%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CISSP
2 6 (50.00%) CISM
3 3 (25.00%) CRISC
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) CGEIT
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) QiCA
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) COBIT
1 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP