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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 46 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.60% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 0.41% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% +3.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year
-54.90% -

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
486 489 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 86.17% 80.16% 82.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 258 396
Median daily rate £355 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £16.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +95.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.39 £30.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £49.41 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) Migration
1 8 (88.89%) Office 365
2 5 (55.56%) Skype
3 4 (44.44%) OneDrive
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Law
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) Polycom
5 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (22.22%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (11.11%) CISSP
6 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (11.11%) GIAC
6 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
6 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (11.11%) CEH

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Office 365
2 4 (44.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Skype
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Law
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
5 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CEH
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) CREST Certified
1 1 (11.11%) GIAC
1 1 (11.11%) SANS
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Polycom