The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Assurance Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance Specialist
Rank - 606 -
Contract jobs requiring an Information Assurance Specialist 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.012% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.012% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 -
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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Information Assurance Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Information Assurance Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Assurance Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

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

Information Assurance Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Assurance Specialist
Top 10 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Assurance Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) BS25999
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Management

Information Assurance Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Assurance Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) BS25999