The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 119 120 124
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 19 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.65% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 0
Average daily rate £410 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.50 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -26.66%
Information Assurance
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2348 2057 1709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.49% 80.51% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1554 1410 1012
Average daily rate £400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 47 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.02 £10.75 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Information Assurance Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 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
West Yorkshire -3 9 £450 +9.09% 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £410 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 24 (72.73%) Information Security
2 18 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (48.48%) CISSP
4 15 (45.45%) CESG
5 14 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 11 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 10 (30.30%) Information Governance
8 9 (27.27%) Security Management
9 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
10 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
10 7 (21.21%) Ethical Hacking
11 6 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (18.18%) RMADS
11 6 (18.18%) Legal
11 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (18.18%) ISO27005
11 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
11 6 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
12 5 (15.15%) Finance
12 5 (15.15%) CISM
12 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
13 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (12.12%) Network Security
13 4 (12.12%) NHS
13 4 (12.12%) Migration
13 4 (12.12%) CESG Certified Professional
14 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
14 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (9.09%) IaaS
1 3 (9.09%) PaaS
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Network Security
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Selenium
General
1 6 (18.18%) Legal
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Consultant
2 9 (27.27%) Security Specialist
3 8 (24.24%) Security Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Information Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Security Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) CISSP Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Information Assurance Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Information Security Advisor
7 1 (3.03%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (3.03%) IT Security Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Security Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) CESG
2 11 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (12.12%) NHS
5 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (9.09%) Private Cloud
6 2 (6.06%) DataPower
6 2 (6.06%) Smart Energy
7 1 (3.03%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Information Security
2 18 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 10 (30.30%) Information Governance
5 9 (27.27%) Security Management
6 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
7 7 (21.21%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
8 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
10 4 (12.12%) Migration
10 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
12 2 (6.06%) Automation Testing
12 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity Management
12 2 (6.06%) Line Management
12 2 (6.06%) V-Model
12 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) CISSP
2 5 (15.15%) CISM
3 4 (12.12%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (6.06%) CISA
4 2 (6.06%) CLAS
4 2 (6.06%) ISEB
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.03%) CCIE
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) CEH
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CISMP
5 1 (3.03%) GIAC
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
3 6 (18.18%) ISO27005
3 6 (18.18%) RMADS
4 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (3.03%) BS25999
5 1 (3.03%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Capita
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco
1 1 (3.03%) Mercator
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