The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.79% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £515
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -18.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £47.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+27.70% +41.48%
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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
312 249 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 81.68% 76.15% 82.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 136 148
Average daily rate £410 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 29
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Records Management
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) EPoS
3 2 (40.00%) Extranet
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Test Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) EPoS
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Records Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft