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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +13.63%
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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
347 140 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 77.80% 66.99% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 80 103
Average daily rate £400 £325 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £212 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 12
Average hourly rate £35.50 £30.00 £20.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +48.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £15.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £31.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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