The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Assurance Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance Analyst
Rank - 575 555
Contract jobs requiring an Information Assurance Analyst 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.004% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £175 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -54.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £175 £350
% change year-on-year
- -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49496 48382 42407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.51% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30854 29920 24330
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1937 1986 2076
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -6.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Information Assurance Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Assurance Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Assurance Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Assurance Analyst within the UK.

Information Assurance Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Assurance Analyst
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Assurance Analyst in their job title 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 with Information Assurance Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) CRISC
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) CESG
3 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Information Assurance Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Assurance Analyst in their job title 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 with Information Assurance Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) CRISC
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft