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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 106 101 98
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.44% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate £450 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.50 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -26.66%
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
1669 1475 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.10% 83.52% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 1028 739
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £11.13 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £36.00 £152.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -4 9 £450 +13.92% 1
Information Assurance
Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Information Assurance also 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 that cited Information Assurance.

1 13 (76.47%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (64.71%) Information Security
3 10 (58.82%) CISSP
4 9 (52.94%) CESG
4 9 (52.94%) Information Governance
5 8 (47.06%) Security Management
6 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
7 4 (23.53%) NHS
7 4 (23.53%) Network Security
7 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) Security Operations
7 4 (23.53%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
8 3 (17.65%) Legal
9 2 (11.76%) CISM
9 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) Law
9 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (11.76%) Smart Energy
9 2 (11.76%) DataPower
10 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
10 1 (5.88%) Change Control
10 1 (5.88%) Line Management
10 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (5.88%) CLAS
10 1 (5.88%) Presales
10 1 (5.88%) Security Auditing

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Information Assurance also 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 that cited Information Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
General
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Security Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Information Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security Advisor
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Information Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (5.88%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Lead Security Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Security Advisor
3 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) CESG
2 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (23.53%) NHS
3 4 (23.53%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (11.76%) DataPower
4 2 (11.76%) Smart Energy
5 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (64.71%) Information Security
3 9 (52.94%) Information Governance
4 8 (47.06%) Security Management
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Security Operations
6 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.88%) Business Development
8 1 (5.88%) Change Control
8 1 (5.88%) Change Management
8 1 (5.88%) Computer Security
8 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
8 1 (5.88%) Line Management
8 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.88%) Presales
8 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Validation
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) CISM
3 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.88%) CISA
3 1 (5.88%) CLAS
3 1 (5.88%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Capita