The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 64 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £360 £265 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £416 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £60.98 £28.99
% change year-on-year
-31.53% +110.34%
Information Assurance
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
623 622 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.60% 76.51% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 424 285
Median daily rate £375 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 11
Median hourly rate £21.75 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.34% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £14.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Information Assurance
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
1 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared