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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 500 405 474
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +69
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 97 169 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.34% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.45% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 120 43
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£475 £505 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.94% +12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £355 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £635 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £41.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.73% -17.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+27.92% -20.00%
Information Assurance
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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
40215 37779 34958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.82% 76.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26663 23855 21652
Average daily rate £420 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1061 1097 1040
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 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 -36 50 £475 -13.63% 11
South West -24 16 £418 -15.65% 8
South East -27 8 £464 -7.25% 5
West Midlands +1 6 £288 -52.08% 1
East Midlands -1 6 £450 +21.62%
North West -19 6 £588 +125.96% 1
East of England -2 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -27 3 £700 +64.70% 2
North East - 2 £700 -
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Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 74 (32.03%) Security Cleared
2 54 (23.38%) Security Testing
3 52 (22.51%) Software Testing
4 47 (20.35%) Management Information System
5 46 (19.91%) Finance
6 44 (19.05%) Information Security
6 44 (19.05%) SC Cleared
7 42 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 39 (16.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 34 (14.72%) ITIL
10 33 (14.29%) CISSP
10 33 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (13.85%) RMADS
11 32 (13.85%) DV Cleared
12 29 (12.55%) HP
13 26 (11.26%) C
14 25 (10.82%) PRINCE2
15 24 (10.39%) Project Management
15 24 (10.39%) Service Delivery
15 24 (10.39%) Degree
16 23 (9.96%) CESG
17 22 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (9.52%) Cisco
17 22 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
18 21 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (8.66%) Microsoft
19 20 (8.66%) Cyber Security
19 20 (8.66%) Data Protection
20 19 (8.23%) Security Architecture
20 19 (8.23%) Legal

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (2.60%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.87%) IIS
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.16%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.73%) MS Office
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.36%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.16%) SaaS
3 2 (0.87%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
4 1 (0.43%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.33%) Network Security
2 9 (3.90%) Firewall
3 7 (3.03%) Internet
3 7 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.60%) DNS
4 6 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (2.16%) HTTP
5 5 (2.16%) SAN
5 5 (2.16%) DHCP
6 4 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.30%) VLAN
8 2 (0.87%) Wireless
8 2 (0.87%) WAN
8 2 (0.87%) LAN
8 2 (0.87%) SMS
8 2 (0.87%) SSL
9 1 (0.43%) Intranet
9 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.43%) VPN
9 1 (0.43%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.16%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.73%) MySQL
4 4 (1.73%) Big Data
5 2 (0.87%) DB2
5 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Selenium
2 4 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.73%) WebDriver
3 3 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.87%) Maven
4 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.87%) JUnit
5 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.43%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.43%) JMeter
5 1 (0.43%) Subversion
5 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.43%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.43%) Behat
5 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.43%) NCrunch
General
1 46 (19.91%) Finance
2 19 (8.23%) Legal
3 12 (5.19%) Retail
4 7 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.60%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.16%) Banking
7 3 (1.30%) Local Government
8 2 (0.87%) German Language
8 2 (0.87%) Billing
9 1 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (12.99%) Architect
2 24 (10.39%) Analyst
3 22 (9.52%) Consultant
4 21 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 19 (8.23%) Security Manager
6 15 (6.49%) Information Manager
6 15 (6.49%) Test Analyst
7 12 (5.19%) Coordinator
7 12 (5.19%) Senior Manager
8 11 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
9 10 (4.33%) Developer
9 10 (4.33%) Project Officer
10 9 (3.90%) Security Consultant
10 9 (3.90%) Test Manager
11 8 (3.46%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.46%) Service Manager
11 8 (3.46%) Network Manager
11 8 (3.46%) Information Assurance Consultant
11 8 (3.46%) Information Assurance Specialist
11 8 (3.46%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.90%) .NET
2 8 (3.46%) JSP
3 6 (2.60%) Web Services
4 4 (1.73%) HTML
4 4 (1.73%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.30%) Velocity
5 3 (1.30%) CSS
5 3 (1.30%) XML
5 3 (1.30%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.87%) XSLT
6 2 (0.87%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.43%) Drush
7 1 (0.43%) LAMP
7 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.43%) Symfony
7 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.43%) HTML5
7 1 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.43%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.35%) Management Information System
2 32 (13.85%) RMADS
3 23 (9.96%) CESG
4 21 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (6.06%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (4.76%) CESG CLAS
7 9 (3.90%) EPoS
8 8 (3.46%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.60%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (2.16%) PKI
11 3 (1.30%) Freedom of Information Act
11 3 (1.30%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.87%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.87%) NHS
12 2 (0.87%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.87%) Equities
12 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.43%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.19%) Windows
2 3 (1.30%) Linux
2 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (23.38%) Security Testing
2 52 (22.51%) Software Testing
3 44 (19.05%) Information Security
4 42 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 34 (14.72%) ITIL
6 33 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (10.82%) PRINCE2
8 24 (10.39%) Project Management
8 24 (10.39%) Service Delivery
9 22 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (8.66%) Data Protection
10 20 (8.66%) Cyber Security
11 19 (8.23%) Security Architecture
12 18 (7.79%) Performance Management
13 15 (6.49%) Migration
14 13 (5.63%) TOGAF
14 13 (5.63%) Incident Management
14 13 (5.63%) ISMS
15 12 (5.19%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.26%) C
2 12 (5.19%) C#
3 11 (4.76%) SQL
4 6 (2.60%) Java
5 5 (2.16%) PHP
6 4 (1.73%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.87%) C++
8 1 (0.43%) Perl
8 1 (0.43%) Python
8 1 (0.43%) Tcl
8 1 (0.43%) Ruby
8 1 (0.43%) XPath
8 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 74 (32.03%) Security Cleared
2 44 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 33 (14.29%) CISSP
4 32 (13.85%) DV Cleared
5 24 (10.39%) Degree
6 16 (6.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (6.93%) CISA
7 15 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (6.49%) CCNA
8 12 (5.19%) CISM
9 11 (4.76%) CCNP
10 7 (3.03%) MCSE
10 7 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (2.60%) ISTQB
12 5 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (2.16%) CISMP
12 5 (2.16%) MCSA
12 5 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (1.30%) Postgraduate
13 3 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (16.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.76%) JSP 440
3 10 (4.33%) SLA
4 9 (3.90%) COBIT
5 6 (2.60%) QA
6 3 (1.30%) CESG Infosec
6 3 (1.30%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.43%) GPG13
7 1 (0.43%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (3.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.30%) ISA Server
2 3 (1.30%) vSphere
3 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) Varnish
4 1 (0.43%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.87%) Puppet
2 2 (0.87%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.87%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (0.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.43%) Netcool
3 1 (0.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (12.55%) HP
2 22 (9.52%) Cisco
3 20 (8.66%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.90%) BMC
4 9 (3.90%) VMware
5 8 (3.46%) Citrix
5 8 (3.46%) NetScout
6 7 (3.03%) F5
7 6 (2.60%) NetApp
7 6 (2.60%) Oracle
8 5 (2.16%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.73%) Symantec
9 4 (1.73%) SAP
10 2 (0.87%) IBM
10 2 (0.87%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.87%) Reuters
10 2 (0.87%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.87%) McAfee
10 2 (0.87%) ArcSight
11 1 (0.43%) Facebook
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