Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 212 237
Rank change year-on-year +22 +25 -51
Contract jobs citing CISA 13 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.29% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 1.62% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 10
North West median daily rate £550 £600 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +9.76%
10th Percentile £320 £382 £313
90th Percentile £675 £768 £634
England median daily rate £513 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +13.89% -10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £49.90 -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 981 1236 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.24% 18.16% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 729 962
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £201 £224 £253
90th Percentile £550 £600 £572
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 58 108
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £26.25 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.62% -13.99% +52.60%
10th Percentile £13.64 £12.14 £15.31
90th Percentile £53.40 £53.15 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year -0.99% +5.21% +26.32%

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing CISA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISA in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +24 9 £588 -2.08% 3
Cheshire +7 3 - -
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 11 (84.62%) CISM
2 10 (76.92%) Information Security
3 9 (69.23%) CISSP
4 7 (53.85%) CRISC
5 6 (46.15%) COBIT
6 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
6 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
7 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (30.77%) COSO
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (23.08%) IT Governance
8 3 (23.08%) Banking
8 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (23.08%) ISMS
8 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
8 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
8 3 (23.08%) Service Management
8 3 (23.08%) Project Management
8 3 (23.08%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (23.08%) IT Audit
9 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
9 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
9 2 (15.38%) Law
9 2 (15.38%) CESG
9 2 (15.38%) Degree
9 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis

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 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Law
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Risk Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Security Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Information Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (23.08%) IT Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Risk Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
4 2 (15.38%) IT Risk Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Governance Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) CESG
2 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 3 (23.08%) ISMS
4 3 (23.08%) IT Audit
4 3 (23.08%) IT Governance
4 3 (23.08%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
6 1 (7.69%) Energy Management
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CISM
2 9 (69.23%) CISSP
3 7 (53.85%) CRISC
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) COBIT
2 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (30.77%) COSO
4 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
5 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (7.69%) GDPR
6 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) CA
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft