The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £490 £440
% change year-on-year
-13.26% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+27.92% +1.26%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
312 402 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 80.83% 80.72% 59.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 232 68
Average daily rate £375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £282 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 18
Average hourly rate £21.91 £23.15 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -38.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £52.50 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Assurance across the Lancashire region.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire