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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 59 88 84
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -4
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 12 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.32% 0.20% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.24% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £650 £280 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+132.14% -45.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £280 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £376 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.27% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +52.72%
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
735 1232 1113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.04% 82.30% 76.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 615 613
Median daily rate £413 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.02 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.07% -15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (91.67%) Security Architecture
3 10 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) Cryptography
4 7 (58.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (58.33%) CEH
4 7 (58.33%) CISSP
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) GIAC
4 7 (58.33%) CREST Certified
4 7 (58.33%) SANS
5 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
6 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (33.33%) Statistics
8 2 (16.67%) Marketing
8 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
8 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (16.67%) Electronics
8 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
8 2 (16.67%) SAP
8 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Architect
1 9 (75.00%) Security Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Information Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Cryptography
2 4 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (91.67%) Security Architecture
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) CEH
2 7 (58.33%) CISSP
2 7 (58.33%) CREST Certified
2 7 (58.33%) GIAC
2 7 (58.33%) SANS
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
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