The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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
England / North East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 120 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £763 -
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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 491 1375 656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 85.69% 85.99% 79.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 887 404
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 69 42
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.78% +74.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £26.00 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £36.00 £40.00
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in the North East
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £720 to £766 per day
Posted: 2 days ago