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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 432 480 474
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -6
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 199 131 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 70 61
Median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £626 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £416 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Median hourly rate £34.63 £27.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.90% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.68 £54.28 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £60.98 £28.99
% change year-on-year
-31.53% +110.34%
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
40456 39044 37496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.11% 79.32% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27087 25129 24044
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 906 1122 1153
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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
London +9 72 £600 +20.00% 16
South West +11 38 £500 +19.04% 7
South East +3 38 £475 +11.76% 9
North West +1 18 £350 +13.82% 5
East Midlands +18 13 £583 +29.23%
Yorkshire +8 7 £475 +18.75% 3
West Midlands -2 6 £280 +5.66%
North East - 5 £763 -
East of England +7 2 £600 -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 201 (47.41%) Security Cleared
2 152 (35.85%) Information Security
3 111 (26.18%) SC Cleared
4 109 (25.71%) CISSP
5 104 (24.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 97 (22.88%) Risk Management
7 91 (21.46%) Management Information System
8 89 (20.99%) DV Cleared
9 88 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
10 86 (20.28%) Finance
11 84 (19.81%) CESG Certified Professional
12 79 (18.63%) CLAS
13 78 (18.40%) Data Protection
14 75 (17.69%) CESG
15 72 (16.98%) RMADS
16 66 (15.57%) Security Testing
16 66 (15.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 58 (13.68%) Software Testing
17 58 (13.68%) Project Management
18 56 (13.21%) Data Protection Act
19 52 (12.26%) PRINCE2
20 50 (11.79%) Security Architecture
21 48 (11.32%) Firewall
22 47 (11.08%) ITIL
23 44 (10.38%) Cybersecurity
24 42 (9.91%) Degree
24 42 (9.91%) Microsoft
25 41 (9.67%) Internet
25 41 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
26 38 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management

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 21 (4.95%) IIS
2 18 (4.25%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.36%) JBoss
4 9 (2.12%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.42%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.42%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.18%) iPlanet
6 5 (1.18%) MQSeries
6 5 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.71%) Apache
8 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.47%) nginx
10 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.30%) MS Office
3 4 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) BusinessWare
1 5 (1.18%) SAP R/3
2 4 (0.94%) Magento
3 3 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.47%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.94%) SaaS
3 3 (0.71%) Office 365
4 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.32%) Firewall
2 41 (9.67%) Internet
3 16 (3.77%) Network Security
3 16 (3.77%) VPN
4 13 (3.07%) IPsec
4 13 (3.07%) SMTP
5 12 (2.83%) FTP
5 12 (2.83%) SSH
6 11 (2.59%) DNS
7 10 (2.36%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (2.12%) DHCP
9 7 (1.65%) Wireless
10 6 (1.42%) LAN
11 5 (1.18%) Extranet
11 5 (1.18%) LDAP
11 5 (1.18%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (1.18%) TCP/IP
11 5 (1.18%) WAN
12 4 (0.94%) HTTP
12 4 (0.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.59%) Big Data
3 5 (1.18%) DB2
3 5 (1.18%) DB2 UDB
3 5 (1.18%) RDBMS
3 5 (1.18%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.94%) Power BI
4 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.47%) Couchbase
5 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.24%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.24%) MySQL
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (4.01%) Selenium
2 16 (3.77%) Cucumber
3 11 (2.59%) JIRA
4 10 (2.36%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.65%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.94%) LoadRunner
6 4 (0.94%) ProC
7 3 (0.71%) ERwin
8 2 (0.47%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.47%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.47%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.47%) Hudson
8 2 (0.47%) MSI
8 2 (0.47%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (0.47%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.47%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.47%) Toad
8 2 (0.47%) WatiN
General
1 86 (20.28%) Finance
2 30 (7.08%) Legal
3 23 (5.42%) Retail
4 17 (4.01%) Banking
5 12 (2.83%) Retail Banking
5 12 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.47%) Games
8 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.47%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Military
9 1 (0.24%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 88 (20.75%) Consultant
2 77 (18.16%) Analyst
3 57 (13.44%) Security Consultant
4 44 (10.38%) Architect
5 37 (8.73%) Security Architect
5 37 (8.73%) Test Analyst
6 34 (8.02%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 31 (7.31%) Security Analyst
8 30 (7.08%) Information Security Consultant
8 30 (7.08%) Security Manager
9 21 (4.95%) Head of Security
10 19 (4.48%) Information Analyst
10 19 (4.48%) Security Assurance Manager
11 18 (4.25%) Security Advisor
12 17 (4.01%) Information Security Manager
13 16 (3.77%) Information Architect
13 16 (3.77%) Information Security Analyst
13 16 (3.77%) Project Manager
14 15 (3.54%) Information Manager
14 15 (3.54%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.30%) XML
2 8 (1.89%) Web Services
3 5 (1.18%) .NET
3 5 (1.18%) MSMQ
4 4 (0.94%) .NET Framework
4 4 (0.94%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.94%) SOAP
5 3 (0.71%) CSS
5 3 (0.71%) HTML
5 3 (0.71%) J2EE
6 2 (0.47%) Ajax
6 2 (0.47%) JMS
6 2 (0.47%) REST
6 2 (0.47%) WSDL
6 2 (0.47%) XHTML
7 1 (0.24%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 91 (21.46%) Management Information System
2 75 (17.69%) CESG
3 56 (13.21%) Data Protection Act
4 41 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (7.78%) PKI
6 26 (6.13%) Cryptography
7 22 (5.19%) CESG CLAS
8 13 (3.07%) Client/Server
8 13 (3.07%) Freedom of Information
9 11 (2.59%) Algorithms
9 11 (2.59%) User Experience
10 10 (2.36%) Freedom of Information Act
11 9 (2.12%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (1.65%) BYOD
13 7 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
15 5 (1.18%) AS400
15 5 (1.18%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.49%) Windows
2 19 (4.48%) Unix
3 18 (4.25%) Linux
4 13 (3.07%) Windows Vista
5 9 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.42%) AIX
7 5 (1.18%) Solaris
7 5 (1.18%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.18%) zOS
8 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.47%) CentOS
10 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (35.85%) Information Security
2 97 (22.88%) Risk Management
3 88 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (18.40%) Data Protection
5 66 (15.57%) Security Testing
6 58 (13.68%) Project Management
6 58 (13.68%) Software Testing
7 52 (12.26%) PRINCE2
8 50 (11.79%) Security Architecture
9 47 (11.08%) ITIL
10 44 (10.38%) Cybersecurity
11 38 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (8.25%) Penetration Testing
13 33 (7.78%) Security Management
14 31 (7.31%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (7.08%) TOGAF
15 30 (7.08%) Vulnerability Management
16 27 (6.37%) Analytics
16 27 (6.37%) ISMS
16 27 (6.37%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 31 (7.31%) C
2 30 (7.08%) SQL
3 14 (3.30%) Java
3 14 (3.30%) Ruby
4 12 (2.83%) C#
4 12 (2.83%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.65%) PHP
5 7 (1.65%) Python
6 6 (1.42%) Perl
7 5 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.94%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 201 (47.41%) Security Cleared
2 111 (26.18%) SC Cleared
3 109 (25.71%) CISSP
4 89 (20.99%) DV Cleared
5 84 (19.81%) CESG Certified Professional
6 79 (18.63%) CLAS
7 42 (9.91%) Degree
8 35 (8.25%) CISM
9 29 (6.84%) ISTQB
10 28 (6.60%) ISEB
11 26 (6.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 17 (4.01%) IISP
13 15 (3.54%) BPSS Clearance
13 15 (3.54%) CEH
14 10 (2.36%) GIAC
15 8 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (1.89%) GCIH
15 8 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (1.65%) CISA
17 6 (1.42%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (24.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (16.98%) RMADS
3 66 (15.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 23 (5.42%) PCI DSS
5 21 (4.95%) JSP 440
6 14 (3.30%) Disclosure Scotland
7 11 (2.59%) QA
8 6 (1.42%) ISO27005
9 3 (0.71%) COBIT
9 3 (0.71%) Government Security Classifications
9 3 (0.71%) GPG13
9 3 (0.71%) SLA
10 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.47%) HMG Infosec
10 2 (0.47%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.47%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.24%) BS25999
System Software
1 34 (8.02%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.83%) Sendmail
3 5 (1.18%) ClearTrust
4 2 (0.47%) Docker
4 2 (0.47%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.47%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.47%) pfSense
4 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.47%) vCloud
4 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.42%) Puppet
3 5 (1.18%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.71%) QRadar
4 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.47%) Ansible
5 2 (0.47%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.47%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.47%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.47%) Kibana
5 2 (0.47%) logstash
5 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.47%) Salt
5 2 (0.47%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.24%) OpenView
6 1 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.24%) SCCM
6 1 (0.24%) WMI
6 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (9.91%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.60%) Oracle
3 22 (5.19%) Citrix
4 12 (2.83%) HP
5 10 (2.36%) TOWER Software
6 7 (1.65%) Cisco
6 7 (1.65%) Intel Security
7 6 (1.42%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.18%) BEA
8 5 (1.18%) CA
8 5 (1.18%) IBM
8 5 (1.18%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.18%) SAP
8 5 (1.18%) Vitria
9 4 (0.94%) VMware
10 3 (0.71%) BMC
10 3 (0.71%) Remedy
11 2 (0.47%) ATG
11 2 (0.47%) ESRI
11 2 (0.47%) Google
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