The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
England / North East
Rank - 68 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £465 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £60.74 -
% change year-on-year
-54.72% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
772 740 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.53% 84.19% 70.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 485 249
Median daily rate £388 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.96 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in the North East