The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 139 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.10% - 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£375 - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £525 £436
% change year-on-year
-8.09% +20.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-21.98% +6.81%
Information Assurance
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2210 1688 1993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.82% 69.12% 67.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1432 903 1081
Average daily rate £413 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 157 179
Average hourly rate £22.00 £35.50 £26.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.02% +31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.05 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Assurance across the East of England region.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Information Assurance
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the East of England region.

Information Assurance Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Legal
3 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (33.33%) CRISC
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) CISSP
4 2 (33.33%) GIAC
4 2 (33.33%) Electronics
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) CISA
4 2 (33.33%) CISM
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) HND

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) CLAS Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) RMADS
3 1 (16.67%) CESG
3 1 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Data Security
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CRISC
2 2 (33.33%) HND
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) CISA
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (33.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS