The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 146 126 117
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -9
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 5 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.36% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £328 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -25.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £274 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £366 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.24 £28.99 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+52.60% -0.03%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2770 2245 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.67% 72.28% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1604 1179 849
Average daily rate £393 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 113 86
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.16 £12.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Information Assurance
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the North West region.

Information Assurance Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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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
Manchester -2 4 £314 +20.67% 9
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) CISSP
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) SCADA
5 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) C
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
6 1 (7.14%) CISM
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SMS
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) EDRMS
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Security Consultant
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Security Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) SCADA
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.14%) CESG
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CISSP
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) XenApp
1 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) XenMobile
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
1 2 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Dell
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp
2 1 (7.14%) Actimize
2 1 (7.14%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £255.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £255.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago