The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 122 110
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £425 £280 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -29.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £268 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £416 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year
-54.90% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1918 2120 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.68% 81.85% 72.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1226 1204 935
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 47 104
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £39.00 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Assurance across the West Midlands region.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
Coventry -5 7 £408 -9.44%
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 15 (55.56%) Service Management
2 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 14 (51.85%) Information Security
3 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 11 (40.74%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
5 10 (37.04%) Risk Management
6 9 (33.33%) RMADS
7 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
8 7 (25.93%) Business Continuity
8 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
8 7 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (22.22%) Project Management
10 5 (18.52%) ITSM
10 5 (18.52%) ITIL
10 5 (18.52%) Migration
10 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
10 5 (18.52%) ServiceNow
10 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
10 5 (18.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (14.81%) Transition Management
11 4 (14.81%) CESG
11 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (14.81%) Data Security
12 3 (11.11%) Security Management
12 3 (11.11%) Information Security Management
12 3 (11.11%) CISSP
12 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
12 3 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (7.41%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Security Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Operational Security Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Security Operations Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Transition Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Service Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Service Transition Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Security Officer
4 3 (11.11%) Support Officer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Information Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.81%) CESG
3 3 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (3.70%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Solaris
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Service Management
2 14 (51.85%) Information Security
3 11 (40.74%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (37.04%) Risk Management
5 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
6 7 (25.93%) Business Continuity
6 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
6 7 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (22.22%) Project Management
8 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
8 5 (18.52%) ITIL
8 5 (18.52%) ITSM
8 5 (18.52%) Migration
9 4 (14.81%) Data Security
9 4 (14.81%) Transition Management
10 3 (11.11%) Information Security Management
10 3 (11.11%) ISMS
10 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Security Management
10 3 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (11.11%) CISSP
4 2 (7.41%) CEH
4 2 (7.41%) CISM
4 2 (7.41%) CISMP
4 2 (7.41%) CRISC
5 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) RMADS
2 5 (18.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (11.11%) GPG13
5 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
2 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) Crossbeam
2 1 (3.70%) F5
2 1 (3.70%) Juniper
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
2 1 (3.70%) Splunk
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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