The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 23 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 79 95
Rank change year-on-year -16 +16  
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 4 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.26% 0.97% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 1.18% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 5
Median daily rate £425 £583 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.03% +29.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £27.50 £51.17
% change year-on-year +78.18% -46.25%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1290 1274 1261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 84.98% 82.19% 77.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 784 779
Median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 33 30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.37% -23.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £10.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.50 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in the East Midlands

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Derbyshire -14 3 £425 +6.11%
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Information Assurance
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 9 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 9 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (88.89%) Manufacturing
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (66.67%) TOGAF
4 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) DHCP
4 6 (66.67%) DNS
4 6 (66.67%) RDBMS
4 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) HP
7 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
8 1 (11.11%) Finance
8 1 (11.11%) SQL
8 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
8 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
8 1 (11.11%) Siemens
8 1 (11.11%) ISA Server

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (11.11%) WinCC
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (88.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Technical Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Supplier Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Siemens