The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.15% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£395 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £520 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.67% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.75 £33.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+41.48% +16.37%
Information Assurance
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1121 923 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.91% 80.12% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 628 321
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +60.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £110.00 £22.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Information Assurance
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) HP Helion
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) R

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) HP Helion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP