The median contractor rate for an Information Assurance Consultant was £520 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Consultant
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 636 634
Rank change year-on-year +30 -2  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Assurance Consultant 9 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.017% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.018% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Median daily rate £520 £450 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.55% -13.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £450 £469
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £480 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £450 £528
% change year-on-year -9.72% -14.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Information Assurance Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Information Assurance Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance Consultant in the UK

Information Assurance Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance Consultant in the UK

Information Assurance Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance Consultant over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Assurance Consultant in the UK

Information Assurance Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Assurance Consultant in the UK

Information Assurance Consultant
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +48 9 £520 +15.55% 3
London +18 5 £603 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £300 -
West Midlands - 2 £300 -
South East +19 1 £515 +14.44% 1
East of England -4 1 £513 +13.88%
Bedfordshire -12 1 £513 +13.88%
City of London - 1 £525 -
Berkshire - 1 £515 -
West Drayton - 1 £555 -

Information Assurance Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Information Assurance Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Information Assurance Consultant in the job title.

1 24 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (70.37%) Information Assurance
2 19 (70.37%) Information Security
3 9 (33.33%) CISSP
3 9 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 8 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (29.63%) ISMS
4 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
4 8 (29.63%) CLAS
5 7 (25.93%) Security Architecture
6 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) Information Security Management
7 5 (18.52%) Security Management
7 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
7 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
7 5 (18.52%) Compliance Audit
7 5 (18.52%) OWASP
7 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
7 5 (18.52%) Remediation Plan
8 4 (14.81%) RMADS
8 4 (14.81%) CESG
9 3 (11.11%) Cryptography
9 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Legal
9 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
9 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity

Information Assurance Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Legal
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.81%) CESG
3 2 (7.41%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Information Assurance
1 19 (70.37%) Information Security
2 9 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (29.63%) ISMS
3 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
4 7 (25.93%) Security Architecture
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) Compliance Audit
6 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
6 5 (18.52%) Information Security Management
6 5 (18.52%) OWASP
6 5 (18.52%) Remediation Plan
6 5 (18.52%) Security Management
7 3 (11.11%) CRAMM
7 3 (11.11%) Cryptography
7 3 (11.11%) Information Security Governance
7 3 (11.11%) Investment Management
7 3 (11.11%) Records Management
7 3 (11.11%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) CISSP
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) CLAS
3 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (11.11%) CISM
4 3 (11.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) ISACA
5 2 (7.41%) ISSMP
5 2 (7.41%) MBCS
6 1 (3.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (14.81%) RMADS
4 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (7.41%) GDPR
5 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
6 1 (3.70%) BS25999
6 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (3.70%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.41%) SAP
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