Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Information Assurance Consultant was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 829 842 841
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Information Assurance Consultant 17 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.018% 0.022% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.024% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 17
England median daily rate £463 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -10.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £375
90th Percentile £675 £581 £532
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £505
% change year-on-year +2.78% -10.89% -6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
England median hourly rate - - £60.74
UK median hourly rate - - £60.98

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89579 93247 99778
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.76% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 59679 61380 64531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2656 3007 3839
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Information Assurance Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Information Assurance Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 10 £463 -11.90%
North of England +63 3 £525 -
Yorkshire - 3 £525 -
Midlands +26 1 £300 -39.39%
West Midlands +22 1 £300 -39.39%
South East +1 1 - - 1
South West -8 1 £450 - 1
East of England - 1 £513 -
Information Assurance Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 13 (76.47%) Information Assurance
2 11 (64.71%) Information Security
3 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
4 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
5 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
8 5 (29.41%) RMADS
9 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
9 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (23.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (23.53%) GDPR
10 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
10 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
10 3 (17.65%) Security Management
10 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
10 3 (17.65%) SAP
10 3 (17.65%) Electronics
10 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
10 3 (17.65%) Finance
10 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (17.65%) Marketing
10 3 (17.65%) Information Security Governance
10 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (11.76%) DevOps
11 2 (11.76%) Office 365
11 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
11 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
General
1 3 (17.65%) Electronics
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) BYOD
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (11.76%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (11.76%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (5.88%) CESG
3 1 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Information Assurance
2 11 (64.71%) Information Security
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
5 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
5 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (17.65%) Information Security Governance
6 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
6 3 (17.65%) Security Management
6 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (11.76%) Change Control
7 2 (11.76%) DevOps
7 2 (11.76%) Information Management
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (11.76%) CISSP
3 2 (11.76%) CLAS
4 1 (5.88%) CISM
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (29.41%) RMADS
3 4 (23.53%) GDPR
3 4 (23.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu