The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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
England > East of England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 132 143
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11  
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 13 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.55% 0.039% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.049% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
East of England median daily rate £538 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.38% -  
England median daily rate £500 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £49.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +78.18% -  

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 of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1967 2053 2461
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 83.70% 80.26% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4811 4492 4820
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £284 £255 £261
90th Percentile £588 £588 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 409 430
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -6.06%  
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Information Assurance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Assurance in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Assurance in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 29 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
Essex - 10 £538 -
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £625 +92.30%
Bedfordshire - 1 £513 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2
Information Assurance
England

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 East of England region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) DevOps
3 10 (50.00%) IaaS
3 10 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
3 10 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 10 (50.00%) PaaS
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (45.00%) Office 365
4 9 (45.00%) Security Architecture
4 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (45.00%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (45.00%) SDLC
5 8 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 8 (40.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 8 (40.00%) GDPR
5 8 (40.00%) Project Management
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) Information Security
5 8 (40.00%) Local Government
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
6 7 (35.00%) Big Data
6 7 (35.00%) Big Data Analytics
6 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (35.00%) Skype for Business
6 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
6 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
6 7 (35.00%) Middleware
6 7 (35.00%) Data Analytics

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (35.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
1 10 (50.00%) IaaS
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (50.00%) PaaS
2 9 (45.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Big Data
General
1 8 (40.00%) Local Government
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Programme Manager
1 9 (45.00%) Technical Manager
2 8 (40.00%) Consultant
3 7 (35.00%) Applications Consultant
3 7 (35.00%) Security Consultant
3 7 (35.00%) Technical Programme Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Test Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Programme Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Information Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Security Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Public Sector Programme Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Transformation Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
1 8 (40.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) DevOps
3 10 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 9 (45.00%) SDLC
4 9 (45.00%) Security Architecture
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
5 8 (40.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 8 (40.00%) Information Security
5 8 (40.00%) Project Management
6 7 (35.00%) Analytics
6 7 (35.00%) Big Data Analytics
6 7 (35.00%) Data Analytics
6 7 (35.00%) Database Security
6 7 (35.00%) Programme Delivery
6 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
6 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.00%) CRM
8 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) GDPR
2 3 (15.00%) PMO
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) SAP