The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 116 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.30% 0.050% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.059% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £433 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £416 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £60.98 £28.99
% change year-on-year
-31.53% +110.34%
Information Assurance
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1731 1692 1437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.19% 85.11% 80.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1154 1003
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 21
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +14.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Leeds 0 6 £433 +8.12% 2
Information Assurance
Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 8 (61.54%) Network Security
2 5 (38.46%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (38.46%) Intel Security
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Security Management
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) CISSP
3 3 (23.08%) CISM
3 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (23.08%) Information Governance
3 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (15.38%) DataPower
4 2 (15.38%) Smart Energy
4 2 (15.38%) CISA
4 2 (15.38%) NHS
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) GIAC
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Capita
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Network Security
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Leader
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Information Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance Leader
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
2 1 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Lead Security Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) DataPower
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
1 2 (15.38%) Smart Energy
2 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (23.08%) Information Governance
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Security Management
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Business Development
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CISM
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) CISA
3 1 (7.69%) CEH
3 1 (7.69%) CLAS
3 1 (7.69%) GIAC
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
1 5 (38.46%) Intel Security
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Capita