Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 6 months to 23 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 190 164
Rank change year-on-year +15 -26 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 3 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.062% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.43% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 9
West Midlands median daily rate - £415 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.41% -50.00%
England median daily rate £490 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.16% - -6.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £59.00 - -
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - -33.73% +50.91%

Information Assurance is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4015 5138 3901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.92% 83.07% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2563 3080 2233
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £238
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Information Assurance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in the West Midlands

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in the West Midlands

Information Assurance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Information Assurance in the West Midlands

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sutton Coldfield - 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Information Assurance
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Mart
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) QlikView
2 2 (66.67%) OpenText
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Sagent Data Flow
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Informatica
2 2 (66.67%) PowerCenter
2 2 (66.67%) ESRI
2 2 (66.67%) ArcGIS
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Syncsort
2 2 (66.67%) Pentaho
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Data Services

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) ArcGIS
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) CloverETL
1 2 (66.67%) Data Mart
1 2 (66.67%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (66.67%) Pentaho
1 2 (66.67%) PowerCenter
1 2 (66.67%) QlikView
1 2 (66.67%) Sagent Data Flow
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
1 2 (66.67%) ESRI
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Informatica
1 2 (66.67%) OpenText
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Syncsort
1 2 (66.67%) Talend