The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 171 223 197
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -26
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 29 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.11% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.14% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 26
Average daily rate
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£553 £480 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £290 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £677 £492 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £479 £550 £481
% change year-on-year
-12.95% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £55.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.81% +120.00%
Information Assurance
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4422 5597 5890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.06% 76.06% 75.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 4197 4388
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 91
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Information Assurance
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Information Assurance Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) Data Protection
3 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 8 (22.86%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (22.86%) CESG
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) Project Management
5 6 (17.14%) ITIL
5 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (17.14%) Information Security
5 6 (17.14%) Security Architecture
6 5 (14.29%) Change Control
6 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 5 (14.29%) RMADS
6 5 (14.29%) Java
6 5 (14.29%) SQL
7 4 (11.43%) Internet
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle
7 4 (11.43%) HTTP
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.43%) Data Mapping
7 4 (11.43%) Data Integration
7 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.43%) CESG CLAS
7 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
7 4 (11.43%) Finance
7 4 (11.43%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) Cyber Security
8 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.86%) Summit
2 1 (2.86%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
1 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 3 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (8.57%) SSL
2 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) Network Security
3 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.71%) 4G
3 2 (5.71%) HSRP
4 1 (2.86%) DMVPN
4 1 (2.86%) VLAN
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) BGP
4 1 (2.86%) Intranet
4 1 (2.86%) MPLS
4 1 (2.86%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Designer
4 3 (8.57%) Database Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Information Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Information Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Lead Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Security Advisor
6 1 (2.86%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Information Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) REST
1 3 (8.57%) WSDL
1 3 (8.57%) JMS
1 3 (8.57%) SOAP
1 3 (8.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Data Protection Act
1 8 (22.86%) CESG
2 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.29%) RMADS
3 4 (11.43%) Data Integration
3 4 (11.43%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.86%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Data Protection
2 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) Project Management
4 6 (17.14%) ITIL
4 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
4 6 (17.14%) Information Security
4 6 (17.14%) Security Architecture
5 5 (14.29%) Change Control
5 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) Data Mapping
6 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (8.57%) Cyber Security
7 3 (8.57%) Migration
7 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) Java
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) CISA
3 2 (5.71%) CISSP
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) CEH
3 2 (5.71%) GIAC
4 1 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) HND
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.86%) COBIT
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
1 2 (5.71%) SCOM
1 2 (5.71%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) BMC
2 2 (5.71%) Remedy
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco
2 2 (5.71%) VMware
2 2 (5.71%) TOWER Software
3 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) CA
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