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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 102 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.39% 0.074% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.087% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £433 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £462 £416 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £60.98 £28.99
% change year-on-year
-31.53% +110.34%
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
1316 1152 1019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.64% 85.52% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 825 717
Median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 18
Median hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.06 £13.60 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 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 24 May 2016.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 9 (64.29%) Network Security
2 5 (35.71%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (35.71%) Intel Security
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Information Governance
3 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (21.43%) Security Management
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) CISSP
4 3 (21.43%) NHS
4 3 (21.43%) CISM
5 2 (14.29%) CISA
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) DataPower
5 2 (14.29%) Smart Energy
6 1 (7.14%) CLAS
6 1 (7.14%) Security Auditing
6 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
6 1 (7.14%) Change Control
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (7.14%) Presales

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Network Security
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Technical Leader
2 1 (7.14%) Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Information Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance Leader
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
2 1 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Lead Security Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) DataPower
2 2 (14.29%) Smart Energy
3 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (28.57%) Information Governance
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) Security Management
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Business Development
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Presales
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Security Auditing
5 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CISM
1 3 (21.43%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (7.14%) CEH
3 1 (7.14%) CLAS
3 1 (7.14%) GIAC
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
1 5 (35.71%) Citrix
1 5 (35.71%) Intel Security
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Capita