The first table below looks at the demand for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 61 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.81% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £440 £488
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -9.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +100.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 410 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.46% 66.67% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 248 246
Average daily rate £351 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £84.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Information Assurance
West Midlands

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Assurance across the Birmingham region.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Information Assurance
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Information Assurance 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 Information Assurance.

1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) RMADS
2 1 (33.33%) Wall Street Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Information Assurance 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 Information Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) RMADS
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Wall Street Systems