The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 22 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.88% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.00 - -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 297 330 323
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 87.10% 74.16% 82.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 206 209
Median daily rate £425 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +11.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £289 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £640 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 32
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £31.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +19.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.01 £19.60 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £53.00 £50.98
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 Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in Lancashire

Information Assurance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Assurance in Lancashire

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Preston - 2 - -
Information Assurance
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Military
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) CESG
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (66.67%) Military
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Information Assurance Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CESG
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared