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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 92 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.19% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.23% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £280 £305 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -39.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £51.17 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-46.25% +23.30%
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
1067 1299 998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.36% 82.01% 78.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 668 579
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.72% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) Data Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Data Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (57.14%) Defect Management
4 3 (42.86%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Coaching
6 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
6 1 (14.29%) IntelliMatch

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 1 (14.29%) IntelliMatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Coordinator
1 3 (42.86%) Test Coordinator
1 3 (42.86%) Test Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Data Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Defect Management
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center