The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Assurance
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 136 131
Rank change year-on-year +24 -5  
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.47% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Median daily rate £375 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £344 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £60.98 £47.75
% change year-on-year -50.80% +27.70%  

Information Assurance is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1759 2332 2198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.85% 81.11% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1127 1595 1422
Median daily rate £410 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 65 64
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £37.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Assurance in Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
South Yorkshire +8 7 £600 +46.34%
West Yorkshire +17 2 £355 -7.18%
North Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Information Assurance
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
1 6 (60.00%) CESG
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) CLAS
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Legal
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) BPMN
4 3 (30.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Secure Coding
5 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (20.00%) Statistics
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (10.00%) BS25999
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (10.00%) CRM

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Manager
5 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) CESG
2 4 (40.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) BPMN
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) Secure Coding
5 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (20.00%) Statistics
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) Data Security
6 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CLAS
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (10.00%) BS25999