Period
to 18 October 2017

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 6 months to 18 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 - 66
Rank change year-on-year - +66 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 5 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.02% - 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% - 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 10
Lancashire median daily rate £610 - £700
North West median daily rate £610 £350 £700
% change year-on-year +74.29% -50.00% +107.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £42.00
North West median hourly rate - £82.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year - +96.43% +5.00%

Information Assurance is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 412 609 779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 84.08% 80.13% 84.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 395 531
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +12.58%
10th Percentile £304 £250 £263
90th Percentile £571 £575 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 60 84
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +18.52% +35.00%
10th Percentile £12.49 £12.10 £13.73
90th Percentile £47.25 £60.05 £49.50
North West median hourly rate £29.50 £21.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +35.63% -27.50% +50.00%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Information Assurance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

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 6 months to 18 October 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
Blackpool - 5 £610 -
Information Assurance
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) SAS
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (100.00%) CA
1 5 (100.00%) Informatica
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) ERwin
1 5 (100.00%) Data Security
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 5 (100.00%) Tableau
1 5 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 5 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 5 (100.00%) HBase
1 5 (100.00%) Big Data
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
1 5 (100.00%) Metadata Management
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 5 (100.00%) Big Data
1 5 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (100.00%) Data Lake
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (100.00%) HBase
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (100.00%) Pentaho
1 5 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) ERwin
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Data Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Lead Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Lead Data Architect
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 5 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) Data Security
1 5 (100.00%) Data Strategy
1 5 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) Metadata Management
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) SFIA
1 5 (100.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CA
1 5 (100.00%) Informatica
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Tableau