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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 470 409 483
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +74
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 136 210 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.42% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.51% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 137 103
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £343 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £741 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.27% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £41.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.73% +50.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +52.72%
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
37968 41123 39833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.80% 81.48% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25471 27052 26380
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1222 1137
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 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 9 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the England region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Information Assurance Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the England region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +27 54 £450 -37.93% 8
London -27 32 £530 +1.92% 11
South East -7 21 £474 -6.06% 3
West Midlands +3 18 £450 +32.35% 3
East Midlands -5 4 £500 +6.38% 2
North West -5 4 £315 -58.00% 8
East of England +2 3 - - 1
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 England region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 135 (53.15%) Security Cleared
2 92 (36.22%) CISSP
3 86 (33.86%) Management Information System
4 84 (33.07%) Information Security
5 82 (32.28%) Risk Management
6 78 (30.71%) SC Cleared
7 61 (24.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 57 (22.44%) CESG
9 56 (22.05%) Cybersecurity
10 50 (19.69%) CESG Certified Professional
11 47 (18.50%) DV Cleared
12 43 (16.93%) Windows
13 41 (16.14%) Microsoft
13 41 (16.14%) Security Architecture
14 40 (15.75%) Finance
15 39 (15.35%) Data Protection
15 39 (15.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 37 (14.57%) PRINCE2
16 37 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (14.57%) RMADS
17 36 (14.17%) Project Management
18 35 (13.78%) ITIL
19 33 (12.99%) Continuous Improvement
20 31 (12.20%) ISMS
20 31 (12.20%) CISM
20 31 (12.20%) Security Management
21 27 (10.63%) Data Protection Act
22 26 (10.24%) Cryptography
22 26 (10.24%) Information Security Management
22 26 (10.24%) Unix

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 13 (5.12%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.54%) Apache
3 6 (2.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.57%) IIS
5 2 (0.79%) JBoss
5 2 (0.79%) nginx
5 2 (0.79%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.39%) SAS
6 1 (0.39%) WinCC
Applications
1 19 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) MS Office
2 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.72%) Office 365
2 5 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.97%) SaaS
3 3 (1.18%) IaaS
4 2 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.06%) Internet
2 21 (8.27%) IPsec
3 19 (7.48%) Firewall
4 15 (5.91%) SMTP
5 14 (5.51%) Network Security
6 11 (4.33%) FTP
6 11 (4.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 11 (4.33%) SSH
7 10 (3.94%) DNS
8 6 (2.36%) Wireless
9 5 (1.97%) DHCP
9 5 (1.97%) MPLS
9 5 (1.97%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.57%) LDAP
11 2 (0.79%) DMVPN
11 2 (0.79%) LAN
11 2 (0.79%) Skype
11 2 (0.79%) WAN
12 1 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.15%) MySQL
3 5 (1.97%) Big Data
4 4 (1.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.39%) GIS
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.79%) Hudson
2 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.79%) MSI
2 2 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 40 (15.75%) Finance
2 19 (7.48%) Legal
3 8 (3.15%) Military
4 7 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.97%) Law
6 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.79%) Back Office
6 2 (0.79%) Retail
6 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.39%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (14.96%) Architect
2 37 (14.57%) Consultant
3 22 (8.66%) Security Consultant
4 21 (8.27%) Security Architect
4 21 (8.27%) Security Manager
5 20 (7.87%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 19 (7.48%) Project Officer
7 18 (7.09%) Information Assurance Leader
7 18 (7.09%) Security Advisor
8 16 (6.30%) Analyst
9 14 (5.51%) Support Officer
10 13 (5.12%) CISSP Consultant
11 12 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.72%) Project Manager
11 12 (4.72%) Technical Leader
12 11 (4.33%) Information Architect
12 11 (4.33%) Information Assurance Architect
12 11 (4.33%) Information Manager
12 11 (4.33%) Information Security Architect
12 11 (4.33%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.76%) LAMP
2 3 (1.18%) Middleware
2 3 (1.18%) Web Services
3 2 (0.79%) J2EE
4 1 (0.39%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.39%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.39%) JSON
4 1 (0.39%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 86 (33.86%) Management Information System
2 57 (22.44%) CESG
3 27 (10.63%) Data Protection Act
4 26 (10.24%) Cryptography
5 14 (5.51%) Client/Server
6 13 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (5.12%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.54%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.36%) Cyber Attack
9 5 (1.97%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.57%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (1.57%) PKI
10 4 (1.57%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (1.18%) Ergonomics
11 3 (1.18%) Psychology
12 2 (0.79%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.79%) Replication
12 2 (0.79%) User Experience
13 1 (0.39%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.93%) Windows
2 26 (10.24%) Unix
3 14 (5.51%) Linux
4 13 (5.12%) Windows Vista
5 5 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.57%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.79%) CentOS
7 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Solaris
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (33.07%) Information Security
2 82 (32.28%) Risk Management
3 56 (22.05%) Cybersecurity
4 41 (16.14%) Security Architecture
5 39 (15.35%) Data Protection
6 37 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (14.57%) PRINCE2
7 36 (14.17%) Project Management
8 35 (13.78%) ITIL
9 33 (12.99%) Continuous Improvement
10 31 (12.20%) ISMS
10 31 (12.20%) Security Management
11 26 (10.24%) Information Security Management
12 25 (9.84%) Change Control
13 24 (9.45%) Penetration Testing
14 20 (7.87%) Risk Analysis
14 20 (7.87%) Service Management
15 19 (7.48%) Document Management
15 19 (7.48%) Requirements Management
16 15 (5.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.87%) C
2 12 (4.72%) Python
3 6 (2.36%) SQL
4 5 (1.97%) Perl
5 3 (1.18%) Java
6 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.79%) C++
6 2 (0.79%) PHP
7 1 (0.39%) Ada
7 1 (0.39%) C#
7 1 (0.39%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 135 (53.15%) Security Cleared
2 92 (36.22%) CISSP
3 78 (30.71%) SC Cleared
4 50 (19.69%) CESG Certified Professional
5 47 (18.50%) DV Cleared
6 31 (12.20%) CISM
7 24 (9.45%) CLAS
8 20 (7.87%) CEH
9 19 (7.48%) Degree
10 13 (5.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (3.54%) CCNP
12 9 (3.54%) CCSP
13 8 (3.15%) CCDP
14 7 (2.76%) CISA
14 7 (2.76%) CRISC
14 7 (2.76%) GCIH
14 7 (2.76%) GIAC
15 6 (2.36%) CISMP
16 5 (1.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (24.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (15.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 37 (14.57%) RMADS
4 20 (7.87%) PCI DSS
5 15 (5.91%) JSP 440
6 8 (3.15%) ISO27002
7 7 (2.76%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (1.97%) GPG13
9 2 (0.79%) QA
10 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.39%) GMP
10 1 (0.39%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.39%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (8.27%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.33%) Sendmail
3 6 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.79%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.79%) vCloud
5 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.76%) Puppet
2 3 (1.18%) Kibana
2 3 (1.18%) logstash
2 3 (1.18%) WSUS
3 2 (0.79%) Ansible
3 2 (0.79%) CFEngine
3 2 (0.79%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (0.79%) Salt
3 2 (0.79%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.39%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.39%) SELinux
Vendors
1 41 (16.14%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.84%) Citrix
3 24 (9.45%) Cisco
4 17 (6.69%) Oracle
5 13 (5.12%) Intel Security
6 11 (4.33%) CheckPoint
7 8 (3.15%) Splunk
8 6 (2.36%) VMware
9 4 (1.57%) HP
9 4 (1.57%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.18%) TOWER Software
11 2 (0.79%) F5
11 2 (0.79%) Google
11 2 (0.79%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.79%) Telelogic
12 1 (0.39%) ArcSight
12 1 (0.39%) Bloomberg
12 1 (0.39%) Crossbeam
12 1 (0.39%) Palo Alto
12 1 (0.39%) Reuters
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