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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 171 206 190
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -16
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 21 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.20% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.26% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 31
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £410 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £515 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £445 £488
% change year-on-year
+10.11% -8.71%
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%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4343 5387 5824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.37% 76.00% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3231 4024 4330
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £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 42 92 87
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.90 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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 1 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 1 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 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) Data Protection
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Change Control
6 4 (15.38%) Information Security
6 4 (15.38%) Java
6 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
7 3 (11.54%) Service Management
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle
7 3 (11.54%) HTTP
7 3 (11.54%) Internet
7 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
7 3 (11.54%) CESG
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (11.54%) Data Mapping
7 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
8 2 (7.69%) Degree
8 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 2 (7.69%) HSRP

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.85%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) HSRP
2 2 (7.69%) 4G
2 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (7.69%) SSL
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (3.85%) OSPF
3 1 (3.85%) BGP
3 1 (3.85%) VLAN
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Information Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Information Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Lead Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Database Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Requirements Manager
5 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Transition Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) REST
1 2 (7.69%) WSDL
1 2 (7.69%) JMS
1 2 (7.69%) SOAP
1 2 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) CESG
3 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.85%) Biometrics
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) RMADS
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Data Protection
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 4 (15.38%) Change Control
5 4 (15.38%) Information Security
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) Data Mapping
7 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Cyber Security
7 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) GIAC
4 1 (3.85%) CISA
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) HND
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.85%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) TOWER Software
2 1 (3.85%) BMC
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco
2 1 (3.85%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) Remedy
2 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago