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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 170 183 183
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 2 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.11% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.13% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 21
Median daily rate - £488 £560
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £450 £485
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +15.06%
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
2990 3883 4731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.45% 84.25% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 3087 3561
Median daily rate £475 £474 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £19.92 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (62.50%) Change Control
2 5 (62.50%) IISP
3 4 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (50.00%) SIEM
3 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (50.00%) GPG13
3 4 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (50.00%) SLA
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (50.00%) BMC
3 4 (50.00%) Remedy
3 4 (50.00%) CISM
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (50.00%) ISMS
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Finance

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) IIS
1 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Monitoring Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (12.50%) CESG
3 1 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (12.50%) Equities
3 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Change Control
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) ISMS
3 4 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (50.00%) Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) SIEM
3 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) SABSA
5 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 5 (62.50%) IISP
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) CISM
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) CLAS
5 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) GPG13
2 4 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) BMC
2 4 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
3 1 (12.50%) Cloudera
3 1 (12.50%) Reuters
3 1 (12.50%) TOWER Software