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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 85 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £310 £295 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £423 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.42% -6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £44.24 £28.99
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +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
1174 1177 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.33% 81.34% 75.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 652 570
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £499 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 19
Median hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 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 8 (61.54%) Banking
2 8 (61.54%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (61.54%) Migration
2 8 (61.54%) Data Migration
2 8 (61.54%) Data Analytics
2 8 (61.54%) Analytics
3 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Retail
4 5 (38.46%) Data Extraction
5 4 (30.77%) FATCA
5 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
5 4 (30.77%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 4 (30.77%) General Ledger
5 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) ISEB
6 3 (23.08%) ETL
6 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
6 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
6 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Coaching
6 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) Test Planning

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 (7.69%) IntelliMatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (61.54%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Retail
4 4 (30.77%) General Ledger
5 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Banking Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Coordinator
2 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Coordinator
2 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Finance Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Finance Systems Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Fraud Manager
3 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Test Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Test Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Extraction
2 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
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 4 (30.77%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center