The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 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 West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 149 148
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1  
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 8 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.32% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Median daily rate £413 £325 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £49.00 £62.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.60% -  
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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2383 3100 2861
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.70% 82.23% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1411 1959 1688
Median daily rate £413 £415 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +7.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 78 122
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £56.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in the North West

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Assurance in the North West

Information Assurance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Assurance in the North West

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Lancashire - 4 £743 -
Cheshire +11 2 £263 -34.37%
Merseyside -4 1 £550 -
Information Assurance
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
3 3 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) GDPR
4 2 (22.22%) Military
4 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) CESG
4 2 (22.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) SFIA
5 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) CREST Certified
5 1 (11.11%) Data Lake
5 1 (11.11%) CLAS
5 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Pentaho
5 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (11.11%) Visualisation

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (11.11%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) Data Lake
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) HBase
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) Pentaho
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ERwin
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Military
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Project Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) CESG
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Security
5 1 (11.11%) Data Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Document Management
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) SFIA
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
3 1 (11.11%) CLAS
3 1 (11.11%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) GDPR
2 2 (22.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) MIIS
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) CA
1 1 (11.11%) Informatica
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
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