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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 125 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.13% 0.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£700 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £493 £550
% change year-on-year
-13.70% -10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £43.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-2.32% -21.81%
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
1839 1339 1235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.66% 78.95% 78.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 847 662
Average daily rate £375 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 27 50
Average hourly rate £15.36 £14.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.89% -53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £8.95 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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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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 -28 3 £700 +64.70%
Information Assurance
Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Top 19 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (25.00%) HP Helion
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Internet

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (25.00%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Information Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP