The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 June 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 66 61
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.50% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.60% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Birmingham median daily rate - £320 -
West Midlands median daily rate - £320 £330
% change year-on-year - -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 523 669 580
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 82.49% 83.63% 78.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1897 1494
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
10th Percentile £275 £250 £269
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 40 33
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -37.50%  
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.80 £15.45
90th Percentile £29.25 £43.75 £63.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Information Assurance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in Birmingham

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team Management
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001