Period
to 18 December 2018

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 6 months to 18 December 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 176 197
Rank change year-on-year -10 +21 -4
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 14 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.45% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 2
Yorkshire median daily rate £650 £610 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.56% +22.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £595 £605 £464
90th Percentile £788 £755 £536
England median daily rate £550 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 - -
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,372 3,806 4,448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.94% 85.41% 85.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,977 2,507 2,890
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.22% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £281 £261 £259
90th Percentile £559 £550 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 99 141
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.85% +0.45%
10th Percentile £10.70 £10.50 £10.69
90th Percentile £41.85 £40.00 £34.95
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.23
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.61% +5.60%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Assurance in Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
South Yorkshire -7 8 £775 +27.05%
West Yorkshire -18 6 £600 -1.64%
Information Assurance
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (28.57%) SMS
5 4 (28.57%) Threat Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
6 3 (21.43%) Data Security
6 3 (21.43%) Data Management
6 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Ruby
7 2 (14.29%) Information Management
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) QA
7 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
7 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Open Source
7 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Puppet
7 2 (14.29%) Apache Hive
7 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
7 2 (14.29%) Trend Analysis

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 2 (14.29%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SMS
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Hive
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
1 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (14.29%) Data Lake
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 2 (14.29%) HBase
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) Pentaho
1 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) ERwin
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) GoCD
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Lead Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Information Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Information Assurance Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Information Assurance Leader
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Lead Security Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Security Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Information Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Information Officer
4 2 (14.29%) Information Risk Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Data Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Security Officer
5 1 (7.14%) CISSP Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (42.86%) Data Protection
4 4 (28.57%) Threat Modelling
5 3 (21.43%) Data Management
5 3 (21.43%) Data Security
5 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Information Management
6 2 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) Python
1 2 (14.29%) Ruby
1 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) CISM
4 1 (7.14%) CISSP
4 1 (7.14%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 2 (14.29%) Government Security Classifications
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
1 2 (14.29%) CA
1 2 (14.29%) Informatica
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Tableau
2 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
2 1 (7.14%) SaltStack