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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 72 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.47% - 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £500 £463
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +60.00%
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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
678 464 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.86% 70.30% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 257 310
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 2014.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Resource Management
1 5 (62.50%) Security Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Release Management
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Officer
2 1 (12.50%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
2 1 (12.50%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Security Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Resource Management
2 4 (50.00%) Release Management
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle