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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance Consultant
Rank 612 622 637
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Information Assurance Consultant 16 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.041% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.044% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 0
Median daily rate £450 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £55.24 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.24 -

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
47474 52672 53743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31013 33568 33961
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1672 2047 2214
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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
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 16 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 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 16 £450 -10.00%
South West +13 8 £450 -
Gloucestershire +9 8 £450 -
South East +17 2 £485 -7.61%
West Midlands - 2 £495 -
East Midlands - 2 £500 -
Birmingham - 2 £495 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £500 -
North West +7 1 - -
London -4 1 £525 -
City of London - 1 £525 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £413 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £485 -

Information Assurance Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 19 (79.17%) Information Assurance
2 18 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 15 (62.50%) CLAS
5 14 (58.33%) CISSP
6 13 (54.17%) Remediation Plan
7 12 (50.00%) Compliance Audit
7 12 (50.00%) DV Cleared
8 11 (45.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 6 (25.00%) Information Security
10 5 (20.83%) Finance
11 4 (16.67%) RMADS
11 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
11 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (12.50%) CESG
13 2 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
13 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
13 2 (8.33%) PKI
13 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (8.33%) CISM
13 2 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
14 1 (4.17%) Protective Monitoring
14 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
14 1 (4.17%) SIEM
14 1 (4.17%) Security Operations
14 1 (4.17%) Project Management
14 1 (4.17%) C
14 1 (4.17%) ITIL
14 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2

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 (20.83%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) CESG
2 2 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Information Assurance
2 13 (54.17%) Remediation Plan
3 12 (50.00%) Compliance Audit
4 6 (25.00%) Information Security
5 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) Information Security Management
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL
7 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.17%) Security Management
7 1 (4.17%) Security Operations
7 1 (4.17%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (62.50%) CLAS
3 14 (58.33%) CISSP
4 12 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (8.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (45.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (16.67%) RMADS
4 1 (4.17%) HMG Infosec