The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Information Assurance Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance Consultant
UK
Rank 566 599 605
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Information Assurance Consultant 16 28 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.055% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.058% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 0
Median daily rate £470 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £60.98 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.98 -

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
41727 48141 48107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.74% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27140 30642 30268
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1738 1911
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Information Assurance Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Information Assurance Consultant in the job title.

Information Assurance Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Assurance Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Information Assurance Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Assurance Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Information Assurance Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Assurance Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance Consultant within the UK.

Information Assurance Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Assurance Consultant
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 16 £470 -6.00% 1
South West +17 8 £450 -
Gloucestershire +13 8 £450 -
London +15 3 £475 -
South East +2 2 £485 -11.81%
East Midlands - 2 £500 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £500 -
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 £413 -
City of London - 1 £525 -
Middlesex - 1 £485 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £325 -
West Drayton - 1 £470 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

Information Assurance Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Information Assurance Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Information Assurance Consultant in the job title.

1 21 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 21 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 18 (64.29%) CISSP
3 17 (60.71%) CLAS
3 17 (60.71%) Remediation Plan
4 16 (57.14%) Compliance Audit
4 16 (57.14%) DV Cleared
5 14 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (28.57%) Information Security
7 5 (17.86%) Finance
7 5 (17.86%) Security Architecture
8 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 2 (7.14%) CISM
10 2 (7.14%) CESG
10 2 (7.14%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
11 1 (3.57%) ISMS
11 1 (3.57%) RMADS
11 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
11 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (3.57%) Retail
11 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
11 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (3.57%) IT Governance
11 1 (3.57%) Information Security Management

Information Assurance Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) CESG
1 2 (7.14%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 17 (60.71%) Remediation Plan
3 16 (57.14%) Compliance Audit
4 8 (28.57%) Information Security
5 5 (17.86%) Security Architecture
6 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
9 1 (3.57%) Information Security Management
9 1 (3.57%) ISMS
9 1 (3.57%) IT Governance
9 1 (3.57%) ITIL
9 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.57%) Project Management
9 1 (3.57%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) CISSP
1 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 17 (60.71%) CLAS
3 16 (57.14%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) CISM
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (3.57%) GDPR
3 1 (3.57%) RMADS