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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 168 195 188
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 16 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.086% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +36.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+81.33% -
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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
4056 4502 4355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.97% 77.61% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3163 3197 3336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.04 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -36.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.33 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 14 (45.16%) Information Security
1 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 9 (29.03%) Data Protection
3 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
3 9 (29.03%) ITIL
4 8 (25.81%) Legal
5 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
5 7 (22.58%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
5 7 (22.58%) CISSP
5 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
6 6 (19.35%) CISM
6 6 (19.35%) RMADS
7 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 5 (16.13%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (16.13%) Project Management
7 5 (16.13%) CISA
7 5 (16.13%) IIS
8 4 (12.90%) GIAC
8 4 (12.90%) CESG
8 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
8 4 (12.90%) ISMS
8 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
8 4 (12.90%) CRISC
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
9 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (9.68%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.68%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 5 (16.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) MPLS
1 2 (6.45%) OSPF
1 2 (6.45%) BGP
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
1 2 (6.45%) IPsec
1 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (6.45%) VLAN
1 2 (6.45%) DMVPN
1 2 (6.45%) HSRP
1 2 (6.45%) WAN
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.45%) VPN
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
General
1 8 (25.81%) Legal
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Local Government
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Security Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Information Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Security Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Security Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (9.68%) CLAS Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Information Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Coordinator
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Network Support
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Information Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Security Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
2 6 (19.35%) RMADS
3 5 (16.13%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (12.90%) CESG
5 3 (9.68%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.45%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (6.45%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (6.45%) PKI
7 1 (3.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Information Security
2 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) Data Protection
3 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
3 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
3 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
4 5 (16.13%) Project Management
5 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
5 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.90%) ISMS
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
6 3 (9.68%) Service Management
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) High Availability
7 2 (6.45%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (6.45%) Security Management
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (22.58%) CISSP
4 6 (19.35%) CISM
5 5 (16.13%) CISA
5 5 (16.13%) Degree
6 4 (12.90%) GIAC
6 4 (12.90%) CRISC
7 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
2 1 (3.23%) SAP
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) McAfee
2 1 (3.23%) TOWER Software
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