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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 93 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £280 £295 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -41.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £51.17 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-46.25% +48.34%
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
1095 1170 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.70% 81.36% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 615 613
Median daily rate £400 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 18
Median hourly rate £15.82 £18.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £12.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 10 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Retail
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) ETL
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Data Extraction
6 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Coaching

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 (10.00%) IntelliMatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Coordinator
1 3 (30.00%) Test Coordinator
1 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
2 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Test Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Test Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Finance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Fraud Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center