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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance Consultant
Rank 652 660 608
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -52
Contract jobs requiring an Information Assurance Consultant 8 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.025% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.026% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 3
Median daily rate £450 £510 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £528 £518
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £60.74 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.74 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.43%

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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 2016.

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 13 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 27 July 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 -16 8 £450 -11.76% 1
South East +4 6 £525 -0.56%
South West +4 2 £525 -
London 0 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire -3 1 £450 -
East of England - 1 £450 -
Wiltshire - 1 £600 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Berkshire - 1 £600 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £450 -
Swindon - 1 £600 -
Reading - 1 £600 -

Information Assurance Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 27 (93.10%) Information Assurance
2 21 (72.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
4 18 (62.07%) CLAS
5 13 (44.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 13 (44.83%) DV Cleared
6 12 (41.38%) Compliance Audit
6 12 (41.38%) RMADS
7 10 (34.48%) CISSP
8 9 (31.03%) Information Security
9 8 (27.59%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
11 6 (20.69%) PKI
12 5 (17.24%) CESG
13 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (13.79%) JSP 440
14 3 (10.34%) Security Testing
14 3 (10.34%) CESG CLAS
14 3 (10.34%) GAP Analysis
14 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
14 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
14 3 (10.34%) Finance
15 2 (6.90%) Information Security Management
15 2 (6.90%) Security Management
15 2 (6.90%) C
15 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
15 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
15 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
16 1 (3.45%) Information Architecture
16 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) PKI
2 5 (17.24%) CESG
3 3 (10.34%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Information Assurance
2 12 (41.38%) Compliance Audit
3 9 (31.03%) Information Security
4 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (10.34%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.34%) Security Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security Management
6 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Security Management
7 1 (3.45%) Information Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Prototyping
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
2 18 (62.07%) CLAS
3 13 (44.83%) DV Cleared
4 10 (34.48%) CISSP
5 8 (27.59%) CESG Certified Professional
6 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) CISA
7 1 (3.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (72.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (44.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 12 (41.38%) RMADS
4 4 (13.79%) JSP 440
5 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
6 1 (3.45%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (3.45%) QA