The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 60 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 11 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.20% 0.46% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £490 £550
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £41.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -30.83%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
745 690 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.07% 79.95% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 310 263
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £251 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 10
Average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +268.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Assurance.

1 16 (94.12%) Software Testing
1 16 (94.12%) Security Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Change Management
4 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (29.41%) UNIX
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) Resource Management
4 5 (29.41%) Release Management
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
6 2 (11.76%) HTTP
6 2 (11.76%) SSL
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (11.76%) ISEB
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) Solaris
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (11.76%) IIS
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) Replication
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (11.76%) Banking

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Fiddler
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Administrator
2 6 (35.29%) Coordinator
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (23.53%) DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) CESG
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Software Testing
1 16 (94.12%) Security Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (29.41%) Resource Management
2 5 (29.41%) Release Management
2 5 (29.41%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Test Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Siebel