Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 133 137
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 -16
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 7 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.31% 0.25% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.30% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 14
Leeds median daily rate £610 £363 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.28% -11.59% -3.53%
10th Percentile £605 £338 £345
90th Percentile £615 £504 £506
West Yorkshire median daily rate £610 £363 £410
% change year-on-year +68.28% -11.59% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,906 2,029 2,625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 84.90% 86.12% 87.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,329 1,338 1,789
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £270 £270 £275
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 38 56
Leeds median hourly rate £26.75 £13.50 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.15% -10.74% +4.31%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.63 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.98 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +10.34% -5.57% +5.90%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 7 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) McAfee
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Pentaho
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
3 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (28.57%) Tableau
3 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (28.57%) HBase
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects

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 (28.57%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
1 5 (71.43%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (28.57%) Data Lake
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) HBase
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) Pentaho
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) ERwin
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 2 (28.57%) Data Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 2 (28.57%) Data Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (28.57%) Metadata Management
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) SFIA
3 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) McAfee
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) CA
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Tableau