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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 67 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% 0.68% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.81% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £330 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £520
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -20.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £68.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £47.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+27.70% +41.48%
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
541 742 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.87% 83.94% 79.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 409 295
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 27 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 2016, 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 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (40.00%) FATCA
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 2 (40.00%) General Ledger
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) EAI
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Retail

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (20.00%) LoadUI
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (20.00%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Finance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Finance Systems Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Fraud Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Security Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) EAI
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
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 2 (40.00%) FATCA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO