Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 144 159
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 -13
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 7 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.17% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.20% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 15
West Yorkshire median daily rate £610 £363 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.28% -11.59% -3.53%
10th Percentile £550 £338 £345
90th Percentile £615 £504 £508
Yorkshire median daily rate £610 £375 £410
% change year-on-year +62.67% -8.54% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 2,775 2,547 3,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 85.23% 84.39% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,884 1,656 2,350
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 62 90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -5.28% -6.43%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.80 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.40 £25.79
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.03 £14.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year +28.02% -0.90% -4.61%

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 22 February 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 +3 7 £610 +68.28% 3
Information Assurance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 6 (85.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) McAfee
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (28.57%) HBase
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
3 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (28.57%) Data Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (14.29%) Data Science
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Data Structures

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
1 5 (71.43%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) HBase
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (14.29%) Data Lake
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ERwin
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Data Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Data Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Data Science
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) McAfee
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) Cloudera
3 1 (14.29%) Hortonworks
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) Tableau