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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 86 85 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.61% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £395 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.25 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+119.09% -26.66%
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
1235 977 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.73% 86.46% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 705 471
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £29.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (76.47%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (64.71%) Information Security
3 10 (58.82%) CISSP
4 9 (52.94%) CESG
4 9 (52.94%) Information Governance
5 8 (47.06%) Security Management
6 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
7 4 (23.53%) NHS
7 4 (23.53%) Network Security
7 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) Security Operations
7 4 (23.53%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
8 3 (17.65%) Legal
9 2 (11.76%) CISM
9 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) Law
9 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (11.76%) Smart Energy
9 2 (11.76%) DataPower
10 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
10 1 (5.88%) Change Control
10 1 (5.88%) Line Management
10 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (5.88%) CLAS
10 1 (5.88%) Presales
10 1 (5.88%) Business Development

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
General
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Security Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Information Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security Advisor
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Information Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (5.88%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Lead Security Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Security Advisor
3 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) CESG
2 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (23.53%) NHS
3 4 (23.53%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (11.76%) DataPower
4 2 (11.76%) Smart Energy
5 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (64.71%) Information Security
3 9 (52.94%) Information Governance
4 8 (47.06%) Security Management
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Security Operations
6 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.88%) Business Development
8 1 (5.88%) Change Control
8 1 (5.88%) Change Management
8 1 (5.88%) Computer Security
8 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
8 1 (5.88%) Line Management
8 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.88%) Presales
8 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Validation
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) CISM
3 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.88%) CISA
3 1 (5.88%) CLAS
3 1 (5.88%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Capita
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