The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 23 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 94 104
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 0 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds - 0.60% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.67% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £600 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +41.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 972 1347 1308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.61% 89.21% 87.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 959 973
Median daily rate £403 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 22
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) BPMN
1 2 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CRM

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) BPMN
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework