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 22 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 52 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
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 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 273 379 343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 84.00% 84.79% 80.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 283 223
Median daily rate £445 £433 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% +15.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 10
Median hourly rate £22.75 £20.00 £13.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.75% +51.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £23.90 £25.00
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 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

For the 6 months to 22 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 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%) PCI DSS
6 1 (14.29%) Data Security

Information Assurance
Co-occurring 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
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS