The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 May 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 133 145
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.21% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.25% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £513 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £41.75 £44.24
% change year-on-year +17.36% -5.62%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1727 2442 2409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.12% 84.94% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1105 1710 1649
Median daily rate £415 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 48 53
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.64% -15.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.11 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.70 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
1 6 (60.00%) CESG
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) CLAS
3 4 (40.00%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Legal
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) BPMN
4 3 (30.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Secure Coding
5 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (20.00%) Statistics
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (10.00%) BS25999
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
6 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (10.00%) CRM

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Manager
5 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) CESG
2 4 (40.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) BPMN
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) Secure Coding
5 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (20.00%) Statistics
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) Data Security
6 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CLAS
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (10.00%) BS25999
3 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS