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 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 61 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.07% 0.081% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £505 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.94% -
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
691 956 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 82.46% 77.47% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 471 548
Median daily rate £430 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 56
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.87 £10.00 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 December 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 +24 8 £475 -5.94%
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) CISSP
2 25 (67.57%) CESG
2 25 (67.57%) CESG Certified Professional
3 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
4 22 (59.46%) Cryptography
4 22 (59.46%) Unix
5 21 (56.76%) Security Architecture
6 20 (54.05%) IPsec
7 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
8 17 (45.95%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (43.24%) RMADS
9 16 (43.24%) Risk Management
10 14 (37.84%) Citrix
10 14 (37.84%) Oracle
10 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
10 14 (37.84%) Client/Server
10 14 (37.84%) SMTP
10 14 (37.84%) ISMS
11 13 (35.14%) Windows Vista
11 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
11 13 (35.14%) Ethical Hacking
11 13 (35.14%) CEH
11 13 (35.14%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (35.14%) Patch Management
11 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
11 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
11 13 (35.14%) Internet
12 12 (32.43%) Fuzz Testing
13 11 (29.73%) Sendmail

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 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) IPsec
2 14 (37.84%) SMTP
3 13 (35.14%) Internet
4 11 (29.73%) FTP
4 11 (29.73%) SSH
5 6 (16.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Information Assurance Leader
1 12 (32.43%) Security Advisor
2 2 (5.41%) Consultant
3 1 (2.70%) Architect
3 1 (2.70%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Technical Architect
3 1 (2.70%) Head of Engineering
3 1 (2.70%) Incident Manager
3 1 (2.70%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (2.70%) Information Security Advisor
3 1 (2.70%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (2.70%) Security Consultant
3 1 (2.70%) Security Manager
3 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 25 (67.57%) CESG
2 22 (59.46%) Cryptography
3 14 (37.84%) Client/Server
4 11 (29.73%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Unix
3 13 (35.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Security Architecture
2 17 (45.95%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (43.24%) Risk Management
4 14 (37.84%) ISMS
5 13 (35.14%) Ethical Hacking
5 13 (35.14%) Patch Management
5 13 (35.14%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (32.43%) Fuzz Testing
7 11 (29.73%) OWASP
8 10 (27.03%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (18.92%) Security Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Network Architecture
11 2 (5.41%) Information Security
11 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
12 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
12 1 (2.70%) Database Security
12 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
12 1 (2.70%) Project Management
12 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 25 (67.57%) CESG Certified Professional
1 25 (67.57%) CISSP
2 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
3 13 (35.14%) CEH
3 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) CISM
5 1 (2.70%) GCFA
5 1 (2.70%) GCIH
5 1 (2.70%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (43.24%) RMADS
2 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) Citrix
2 14 (37.84%) Oracle