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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 44 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £750 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year
-54.90% -

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
222 331 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 86.05% 76.62% 80.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 224 214
Median daily rate £375 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 16
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £35.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £56.90 £60.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 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