The median contractor rate for a Information Assurance Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Consultant
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 566 593 601
Rank change year-on-year +27 +8  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Assurance Consultant 17 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.043% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.045% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 3
Median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £501 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £72.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.98 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39444 47062 46529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.27% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25724 30895 28569
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1347 1459 1887
Median hourly rate £18.40 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Information Assurance Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Information Assurance Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance Consultant in England

Information Assurance Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance Consultant in England

Information Assurance Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance Consultant in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Assurance Consultant in England

Information Assurance Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Assurance Consultant in England

Information Assurance Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
London +26 4 £540 -1.81% 1
South East +11 4 £465 -
South West -9 4 £475 +5.55%
Yorkshire - 4 £600 -
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
Information Assurance Consultant
UK

Information Assurance Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Information Assurance Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Information Assurance Consultant in the job title.

1 24 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (76.67%) Information Assurance
3 16 (53.33%) CLAS
4 15 (50.00%) CISSP
5 14 (46.67%) Information Security
6 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
6 13 (43.33%) Remediation Plan
7 12 (40.00%) DV Cleared
8 11 (36.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 11 (36.67%) Compliance Audit
9 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
9 7 (23.33%) Security Architecture
10 6 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (16.67%) CESG
11 5 (16.67%) Finance
11 5 (16.67%) ISMS
11 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (13.33%) CESG CLAS
12 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
13 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
13 3 (10.00%) Security Management
13 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
13 3 (10.00%) Information Security Management
13 3 (10.00%) OWASP
13 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
14 2 (6.67%) RMADS
14 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
14 2 (6.67%) CRAMM
14 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement

Information Assurance Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) CESG
2 4 (13.33%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Information Assurance
2 14 (46.67%) Information Security
3 13 (43.33%) Remediation Plan
4 11 (36.67%) Compliance Audit
5 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
5 7 (23.33%) Security Architecture
6 6 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (16.67%) ISMS
8 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
9 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
9 3 (10.00%) Information Security Management
9 3 (10.00%) OWASP
9 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Security Management
10 2 (6.67%) CRAMM
10 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
10 2 (6.67%) SDLC
10 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) CLAS
2 15 (50.00%) CISSP
3 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
4 12 (40.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (6.67%) CISM
6 1 (3.33%) ISACA
6 1 (3.33%) ISSMP
6 1 (3.33%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (36.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (6.67%) GDPR
3 2 (6.67%) ISO27005
3 2 (6.67%) RMADS
4 1 (3.33%) BS25999
4 1 (3.33%) JSP 440
4 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS