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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 115 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.048% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £498 £440
% change year-on-year
-18.59% +13.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+27.92% -20.00%
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
1765 1346 1118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.29% 79.46% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1272 911 599
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 37
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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
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 7 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Leeds - 1 £450 -
Information Assurance
Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Stewardship
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Stewardship
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP