The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 124 128 125
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.036% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.048% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £498
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -14.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.98 £44.24 £28.99
% change year-on-year
+37.83% +52.60%
Information Assurance
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2000 2086 1994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.27% 74.63% 74.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 1102 1008
Median daily rate £408 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 45
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £32.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 4 - -
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Hardening
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (12.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Chief Information Officer
2 1 (12.50%) CIO
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Grid Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Security Hardening
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (12.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) NetApp
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) VMware