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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £498 £418
% change year-on-year
-15.07% +19.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £28.99 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+110.34% -0.03%
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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
360 327 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 79.30% 72.35% 67.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 207 70
Average daily rate £378 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 23 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £23.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.82% +21.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.19 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £33.74 £91.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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