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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 114 117 128
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.088% 0.16% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.21% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +18.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £438 £490
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-46.25% +19.00%
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
1830 1946 1893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.19% 76.10% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 951 1119 928
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 69 23
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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 +14 1 £600 +50.00% 2
Maidenhead - 1 £350 -
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Grid Computing
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) CESG
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (16.67%) RMADS
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Chief Information Officer
3 1 (16.67%) CIO
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) CESG
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (16.67%) Grid Computing
3 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (16.67%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (16.67%) RMADS