The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 104 96 88
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.061% 0.12% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.16% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £500 £483 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +39.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £450 £485
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +15.06%
Information Assurance
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1333 1270 1176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.74% 78.83% 74.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 787 631
Median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 49 56
Median hourly rate £18.13 £18.52 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.13% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £11.21 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Derbyshire - 1 £500 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 8 (44.44%) Information Security
1 8 (44.44%) CESG
2 7 (38.89%) CESG Certified Professional
2 7 (38.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
4 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
4 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
4 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
4 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 5 (27.78%) CISSP
4 5 (27.78%) BCP
4 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) Information Security Governance
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Internet
5 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) Information Security Management
5 4 (22.22%) Security Management
5 4 (22.22%) DHCP
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 3 (16.67%) Data Protection

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) WinCC
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Security Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Author
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Author
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.56%) AWS Architect
6 1 (5.56%) CISSP Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Information Risk Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Risk Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Junior
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) CESG
2 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.56%) PKI
5 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) BCP
3 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
3 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
3 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security Governance
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security Management
4 4 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
4 4 (22.22%) Security Management
4 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 2 (11.11%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CESG Certified Professional
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) CISSP
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (5.56%) CISMP
6 1 (5.56%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) HP