The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 48 49 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.50% 0.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £600 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.34% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £60.98 £47.75
% change year-on-year -52.85% +27.70%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 370 415 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 79.23% 78.30% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 280 218
Median daily rate £425 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +29.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £288 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 13
Median hourly rate £11.50 £15.75 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.98% -5.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in South Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Sheffield +7 7 £600 +46.34%
Information Assurance
Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Top 18 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) CESG
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (71.43%) Security Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) CLAS
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 4 (57.14%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Secure Coding
5 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Legal
6 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 1 (14.29%) BS25999
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 1 (14.29%) Data Security

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 3 (42.86%) Security Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) CESG
2 4 (57.14%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Security Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Secure Coding
5 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 1 (14.29%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CLAS
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) BS25999