The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 178 209 189
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -20
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 18 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.23% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.30% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 31
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £425 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £666 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.00% +100.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4396 5407 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.88% 76.06% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3257 4051 4367
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 97 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Information Assurance
London

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (28.00%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.00%) Information Security
5 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.00%) Change Control
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) CESG
6 3 (12.00%) Data Mapping
6 3 (12.00%) Data Integration
6 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.00%) Service Management
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) HTTP
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) Internet
7 2 (8.00%) SSL
7 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.00%) WSDL
7 2 (8.00%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (8.00%) 4G
2 2 (8.00%) SSL
2 2 (8.00%) HSRP
3 1 (4.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) VLAN
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) MPLS
3 1 (4.00%) OSPF
3 1 (4.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (4.00%) Electronics
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Law
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Information Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Database Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Lead Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Information Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Transition Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) SOAP
1 2 (8.00%) XML
1 2 (8.00%) JMS
1 2 (8.00%) WSDL
1 2 (8.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) CESG
2 3 (12.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.00%) Biometrics
3 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) RMADS
3 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) Information Security
4 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Data Mapping
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Change Control
5 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) UML
6 2 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) OOD
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) HND
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CISA
4 1 (4.00%) GIAC
4 1 (4.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) TOWER Software
2 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
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