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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 186 217 191
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -26
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 21 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.11% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.15% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% +6.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £313 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £525 £463
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +37.93%
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
4637 5495 5257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.98% 76.39% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3592 4065 3943
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 75 85
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.65 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.95%) ITIL
3 12 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 11 (26.19%) Information Security
4 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (23.81%) CESG
6 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 8 (19.05%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (19.05%) Security Architecture
7 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
8 7 (16.67%) Finance
8 7 (16.67%) Project Management
9 6 (14.29%) Internet
9 6 (14.29%) Service Management
9 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 6 (14.29%) HTTP
9 6 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
9 6 (14.29%) RMADS
10 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (11.90%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (11.90%) GIAC
10 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
10 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
10 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.90%) SQL
10 5 (11.90%) CISA
10 5 (11.90%) Firewall
10 5 (11.90%) CISSP
11 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 4 (9.52%) CISM

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 4 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.38%) Summit
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.38%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) HTTP
1 6 (14.29%) Internet
2 5 (11.90%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.90%) Firewall
3 4 (9.52%) WAN
3 4 (9.52%) HSRP
4 3 (7.14%) DMVPN
4 3 (7.14%) VPN
4 3 (7.14%) DNS
4 3 (7.14%) SSL
4 3 (7.14%) VLAN
4 3 (7.14%) MPLS
4 3 (7.14%) OSPF
4 3 (7.14%) BGP
5 2 (4.76%) Network Security
5 2 (4.76%) 4G
5 2 (4.76%) HTTPS
5 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Local Government
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Technical Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Information Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Information Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Database Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Designer
4 3 (7.14%) Security Advisor
5 2 (4.76%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Information Assurance Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Information Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Network Support
5 2 (4.76%) Lead Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) SOAP
1 3 (7.14%) XML
1 3 (7.14%) JMS
1 3 (7.14%) WSDL
1 3 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) CESG
2 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 8 (19.05%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (14.29%) RMADS
3 6 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (9.52%) Data Integration
6 3 (7.14%) PKI
7 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (2.38%) DTV
7 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
7 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 12 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 11 (26.19%) Information Security
3 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.05%) Security Architecture
5 7 (16.67%) Project Management
6 6 (14.29%) Service Management
6 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
8 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
8 4 (9.52%) Change Control
8 4 (9.52%) Data Mapping
9 3 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (7.14%) SysML
9 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) CISSP
3 5 (11.90%) CISA
3 5 (11.90%) GIAC
4 4 (9.52%) CISM
5 3 (7.14%) Degree
5 3 (7.14%) CRISC
6 2 (4.76%) CEH
7 1 (2.38%) MCSE
7 1 (2.38%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.76%) COBIT
2 1 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
1 2 (4.76%) SCOM
1 2 (4.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) BMC
3 2 (4.76%) Remedy
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.38%) CA
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