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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank - 117 125
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.15% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.27% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +52.72%
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
1577 1970 1960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.45% 77.44% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 1052 1040
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 89 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.65 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) HMG Infosec
1 1 (50.00%) RMADS
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (50.00%) HMG Infosec
1 1 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) RMADS