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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 68 67 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.45% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£330 - £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £500 £413
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.75 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.37% +37.93%
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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
736 519 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.42% 74.89% 73.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 280 373
Average daily rate £388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 3 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.86 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.97% +78.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.72 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £32.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) CISA
4 1 (16.67%) CISM
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) GIAC
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) CISA
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) GIAC
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle