Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 13 November 2018 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 147 159
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12 +17
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 8 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.23% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.35% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 3
West Yorkshire median daily rate £675 £610 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% +22.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £588 £605 £465
90th Percentile £688 £615 £648
Yorkshire median daily rate £675 £610 £500
% change year-on-year +10.66% +22.00% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,988 2,583 3,202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.65% 86.71% 87.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,038 1,785 2,103
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £545 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 64 64
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% -2.07% -4.13%
10th Percentile £11.24 £9.25 £10.29
90th Percentile £33.75 £26.25 £30.38
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.83 £14.69
% change year-on-year +17.44% +0.94% +1.29%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in West Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in West Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. 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
Leeds -5 4 £675 +10.66%
Wakefield - 4 - -
Information Assurance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
3 4 (50.00%) SMS
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) CRISC
4 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) SFIA
5 2 (25.00%) SANS
5 2 (25.00%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
5 2 (25.00%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (25.00%) Information Management
5 2 (25.00%) CISMP
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (25.00%) Legal
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SMS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Security Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Information Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Information Officer
3 2 (25.00%) Information Risk Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (25.00%) Security Officer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
3 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Information Management
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) SFIA
6 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) CRISC
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) CISMP
3 2 (25.00%) SANS
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CISM
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27005