The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - 41 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 1.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Median daily rate - £410 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £34.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.28% +25.45%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
429 402 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 83.46% 75.99% 74.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 275 157
Median daily rate £425 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £587 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 8
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £25.00 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Information Assurance Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire