The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 451 479 430
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -49
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 129 97 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.25% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 51 64
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£450 £475 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £500 £413
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.75 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.37% +37.93%
Information Assurance
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38718 38644 32529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.48% 75.21% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24517 24337 19918
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1127 1038
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.24 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in England

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in England

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in England

Information Assurance
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Information Assurance Hourly Rate Trend in England

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
London +27 64 £500 +5.26% 12
South East -10 30 £438 -8.85% 3
South West -6 14 £410 -22.64% 7
East Midlands +11 7 £450 +18.42%
North West -15 6 £308 -12.45% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £413 - 1
West Midlands -14 2 £298 -
East of England - - - - 1
North East - - - -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 91 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 71 (32.13%) Information Security
3 62 (28.05%) SC Cleared
4 54 (24.43%) Management Information System
5 51 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 51 (23.08%) Finance
6 44 (19.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 42 (19.00%) CISSP
8 39 (17.65%) ITIL
9 34 (15.38%) RMADS
10 33 (14.93%) PRINCE2
11 31 (14.03%) Data Protection
12 30 (13.57%) Security Testing
13 29 (13.12%) Software Testing
13 29 (13.12%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (12.67%) Security Architecture
15 27 (12.22%) Legal
15 27 (12.22%) Degree
15 27 (12.22%) Service Delivery
16 25 (11.31%) DV Cleared
17 24 (10.86%) CESG
17 24 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (10.86%) Project Management
18 23 (10.41%) Data Protection Act
19 22 (9.95%) HP
20 19 (8.60%) Cisco
20 19 (8.60%) Cyber Security
21 18 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
22 17 (7.69%) Performance Management
23 16 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (3.17%) IIS
2 3 (1.36%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Summit
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.81%) SaaS
2 4 (1.81%) PaaS
2 4 (1.81%) IaaS
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.45%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.98%) Firewall
2 7 (3.17%) Internet
2 7 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.81%) DNS
3 4 (1.81%) Network Security
4 3 (1.36%) DHCP
5 2 (0.90%) SAN
5 2 (0.90%) HTTP
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.45%) Wireless
6 1 (0.45%) TETRA
6 1 (0.45%) Intranet
6 1 (0.45%) SSL
6 1 (0.45%) FTP
6 1 (0.45%) LAN
6 1 (0.45%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.45%) WAN
6 1 (0.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.36%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.90%) DB2
5 1 (0.45%) MySQL
5 1 (0.45%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Selenium
2 3 (1.36%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.45%) PhantomJS
3 1 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.45%) CasperJS
3 1 (0.45%) JUnit
3 1 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.45%) Subversion
3 1 (0.45%) Maven
3 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (23.08%) Finance
2 27 (12.22%) Legal
3 13 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.07%) Retail
5 7 (3.17%) Banking
6 5 (2.26%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.81%) Games
7 4 (1.81%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.90%) German Language
8 2 (0.90%) Local Government
9 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Billing
9 1 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (16.74%) Architect
2 29 (13.12%) Consultant
3 26 (11.76%) Security Architect
4 25 (11.31%) Security Manager
5 23 (10.41%) Analyst
6 21 (9.50%) Information Manager
7 19 (8.60%) Security Consultant
8 18 (8.14%) Information Security Manager
9 13 (5.88%) Coordinator
10 12 (5.43%) Service Manager
10 12 (5.43%) Senior Manager
11 11 (4.98%) Project Manager
12 9 (4.07%) Information Assurance Specialist
12 9 (4.07%) Information Specialist
13 8 (3.62%) Security Assurance Manager
13 8 (3.62%) Test Analyst
13 8 (3.62%) Security Analyst
13 8 (3.62%) Project Support Officer
13 8 (3.62%) Technical Manager
13 8 (3.62%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.07%) JSP
2 7 (3.17%) Web Services
3 4 (1.81%) XML
3 4 (1.81%) .NET
4 2 (0.90%) XSLT
4 2 (0.90%) HTML
5 1 (0.45%) XSL
5 1 (0.45%) Middleware
5 1 (0.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.45%) WebKit
5 1 (0.45%) COM
5 1 (0.45%) CSS
5 1 (0.45%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 54 (24.43%) Management Information System
2 34 (15.38%) RMADS
3 24 (10.86%) CESG
4 23 (10.41%) Data Protection Act
5 18 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.98%) CESG CLAS
7 8 (3.62%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.17%) Freedom of Information
9 6 (2.71%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (1.36%) SCADA
10 3 (1.36%) PKI
10 3 (1.36%) Online Games
10 3 (1.36%) EPoS
10 3 (1.36%) Open Source
11 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.90%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.90%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.90%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.90%) Equities
11 2 (0.90%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.07%) Windows
2 6 (2.71%) Linux
3 2 (0.90%) UNIX
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (32.13%) Information Security
2 51 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 39 (17.65%) ITIL
4 33 (14.93%) PRINCE2
5 31 (14.03%) Data Protection
6 30 (13.57%) Security Testing
7 29 (13.12%) Software Testing
7 29 (13.12%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (12.67%) Security Architecture
9 27 (12.22%) Service Delivery
10 24 (10.86%) Project Management
10 24 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (8.60%) Cyber Security
12 17 (7.69%) Performance Management
13 16 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (6.79%) ISMS
15 14 (6.33%) Incident Management
16 13 (5.88%) TOGAF
16 13 (5.88%) Migration
17 12 (5.43%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.43%) C
2 6 (2.71%) C#
2 6 (2.71%) SQL
3 3 (1.36%) Java
4 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.90%) PHP
4 2 (0.90%) R
5 1 (0.45%) C++
5 1 (0.45%) Python
5 1 (0.45%) Ruby
5 1 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 91 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 62 (28.05%) SC Cleared
3 42 (19.00%) CISSP
4 27 (12.22%) Degree
5 25 (11.31%) DV Cleared
6 15 (6.79%) CISM
7 14 (6.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (4.98%) CCNA
8 11 (4.98%) CISA
9 10 (4.52%) CCNP
10 9 (4.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (4.07%) ISTQB
11 6 (2.71%) GIAC
11 6 (2.71%) ISEB
12 5 (2.26%) Postgraduate
13 4 (1.81%) GCIA
13 4 (1.81%) GCIH
13 4 (1.81%) CISMP
14 3 (1.36%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (19.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.98%) COBIT
2 11 (4.98%) SLA
3 10 (4.52%) JSP 440
4 6 (2.71%) PCI DSS
5 5 (2.26%) QA
6 2 (0.90%) CESG Infosec
6 2 (0.90%) FATCA
7 1 (0.45%) GPG13
7 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.90%) ISA Server
2 2 (0.90%) Snort
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) XenApp
3 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) BladeLogic
1 2 (0.90%) SCCM
1 2 (0.90%) SCOM
1 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.90%) Puppet
1 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.45%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.45%) Salt
2 1 (0.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (0.45%) Netcool
2 1 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (9.95%) HP
2 19 (8.60%) Cisco
3 14 (6.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.07%) BMC
5 8 (3.62%) NetScout
6 7 (3.17%) NetApp
7 6 (2.71%) F5
8 5 (2.26%) McAfee
9 4 (1.81%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.81%) Symantec
9 4 (1.81%) Citrix
9 4 (1.81%) Oracle
10 3 (1.36%) VMware
11 2 (0.90%) TOWER Software
11 2 (0.90%) ArcSight
11 2 (0.90%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.90%) SAP
11 2 (0.90%) IBM
11 2 (0.90%) Reuters
11 2 (0.90%) Bloomberg
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