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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
London / City of London
Rank 153 148 176
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +28
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 4 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.16% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.18% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 14
Median daily rate £528 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.26% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £515 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £595 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £60.74 -
% change year-on-year
-54.72% -

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
2518 2776 4300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.98% 86.83% 82.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1989 2205 3354
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 33
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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
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 24 February 2017.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 (85.71%) Data Protection Act
1 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) TOWER Software
5 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business

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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DMVPN
1 2 (28.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Data Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Information Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
5 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 2 (28.57%) SABSA
5 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
5 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
6 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
6 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) TOWER Software