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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 29 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 21 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.57% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Median daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £450 £485
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +15.06%
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
656 1145 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.39% 81.03% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 651 509
Median daily rate £425 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 34
Median hourly rate £25.50 £24.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £9.49 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Milton Keynes - 20 £525 - 1
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) CISSP
2 25 (71.43%) CESG Certified Professional
3 24 (68.57%) CESG
4 23 (65.71%) Unix
5 21 (60.00%) Cryptography
5 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 20 (57.14%) Security Architecture
6 20 (57.14%) IPsec
7 19 (54.29%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
9 17 (48.57%) Risk Management
10 16 (45.71%) Citrix
10 16 (45.71%) Oracle
10 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
10 16 (45.71%) Client/Server
10 16 (45.71%) SMTP
10 16 (45.71%) RMADS
11 15 (42.86%) Windows Vista
11 15 (42.86%) ISMS
11 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
11 15 (42.86%) Internet
11 15 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
11 15 (42.86%) CEH
12 14 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
13 12 (34.29%) FTP
13 12 (34.29%) Fuzz Testing
13 12 (34.29%) Patch Management
13 12 (34.29%) SSH

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) IPsec
2 16 (45.71%) SMTP
3 15 (42.86%) Internet
4 12 (34.29%) FTP
4 12 (34.29%) SSH
5 6 (17.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Information Assurance Leader
2 11 (31.43%) Security Advisor
3 1 (2.86%) Consultant
3 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (2.86%) Incident Manager
3 1 (2.86%) Information Security Advisor
3 1 (2.86%) Security Consultant
3 1 (2.86%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 24 (68.57%) CESG
2 21 (60.00%) Cryptography
3 16 (45.71%) Client/Server
4 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Unix
3 15 (42.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Security Architecture
2 19 (54.29%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (48.57%) Risk Management
4 15 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
4 15 (42.86%) ISMS
5 14 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (34.29%) Fuzz Testing
6 12 (34.29%) OWASP
6 12 (34.29%) Patch Management
7 9 (25.71%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (20.00%) Security Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Information Security
9 3 (8.57%) Network Architecture
10 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (2.86%) Database Security
11 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
11 1 (2.86%) Security Operations
11 1 (2.86%) SIEM
11 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (2.86%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) CESG Certified Professional
1 25 (71.43%) CISSP
2 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (42.86%) CEH
4 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) GCIH
7 1 (2.86%) CISM
7 1 (2.86%) Degree
7 1 (2.86%) GCFA
7 1 (2.86%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) RMADS
2 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
1 12 (34.29%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) QRadar
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (45.71%) Citrix
2 16 (45.71%) Oracle