The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 91 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £193 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £423 £498
% change year-on-year
-5.32% -15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.98 £44.24 £28.99
% change year-on-year
+37.83% +52.60%
Information Assurance
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1226 1182 936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 80.14% 75.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 672 547
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.90 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 13 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 13 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Banking
3 8 (61.54%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) Migration
3 8 (61.54%) Data Migration
3 8 (61.54%) Data Analytics
3 8 (61.54%) Analytics
4 6 (46.15%) Data Extraction
5 5 (38.46%) Retail
5 5 (38.46%) General Ledger
5 5 (38.46%) Retail Banking
5 5 (38.46%) FATCA
5 5 (38.46%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 4 (30.77%) Coaching
6 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
6 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
6 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 4 (30.77%) ISEB
7 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
8 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
8 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
8 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
8 2 (15.38%) Data Mining

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 8 (61.54%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (69.23%) Banking
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) General Ledger
3 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 5 (38.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Test Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Finance Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Finance Systems Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Fraud Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
4 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Test Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Relationships Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Test Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Test Coordinator
4 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Migration Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 13 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Analytics
2 8 (61.54%) Data Analytics
2 8 (61.54%) Data Migration
2 8 (61.54%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 4 (30.77%) Coaching
4 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
6 2 (15.38%) ETL
6 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center