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 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 77 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.32% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £465 - -
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
England

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
788 429 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.46% 68.97% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 262 185
Average daily rate £410 £400 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 31
Average hourly rate £21.00 £28.50 £28.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the North East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 3 £465 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) ERwin
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Taxonomies
3 2 (50.00%) Ontologies
3 2 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (50.00%) SFIA
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) V-Model
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Unix

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 1 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ERwin
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modeller
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Ontologies
1 2 (50.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (50.00%) SFIA
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center