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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 63 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.62% 0.69% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.83% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £370 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £334 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £350 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £423 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.42% -6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £44.24 £28.99
% change year-on-year
-37.83% +52.60%
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
502 721 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.23% 83.26% 77.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 380 308
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 30 5
Median hourly rate £13.59 £31.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.13% +50.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 4 (80.00%) Security Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) BT
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LoadUI
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
1 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Security Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) BT
1 1 (20.00%) Computacenter
1 1 (20.00%) HP