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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 59 62 71
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 1 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.17% 1.09% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 1.33% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £270 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -12.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £490
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +5.66%
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
479 754 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.16% 82.49% 82.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 385 334
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 13
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £14.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Tandem
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Computacenter
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN

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 1 (25.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) CICS Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Junior
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) UAT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) UAT Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) BT
1 1 (25.00%) Computacenter
1 1 (25.00%) HP