The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 78 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 10 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.83% 0.62% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £498 £440
% change year-on-year
-17.58% +13.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+27.92% -20.00%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
943 974 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.26% 75.15% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 576 363
Average daily rate £400 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 27
Average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £35.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Information Assurance
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the Buckinghamshire region.

Information Assurance Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 6 £450 +1.40%
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Assurance.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Performance Management
2 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (80.00%) NetScout
3 8 (80.00%) HP
4 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (60.00%) BMC
5 6 (60.00%) NetApp
5 6 (60.00%) ITIL
5 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (60.00%) SLA
5 6 (60.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (50.00%) Capacity Management
6 5 (50.00%) Network Management
6 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (40.00%) Change Management
7 4 (40.00%) CCNP
7 4 (40.00%) CCNA
7 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (40.00%) F5
7 4 (40.00%) Application Performance Management
8 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
8 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
9 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Service Manager
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Services Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Network Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Operations Manager
5 1 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (60.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 5 (50.00%) Network Management
3 5 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (40.00%) Application Performance Management
4 4 (40.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) NetScout
2 8 (80.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) BMC
3 6 (60.00%) NetApp
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) F5
5 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat