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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 510 478 389
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -89
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 114 145 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.28% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.34% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 79 196
Median daily rate £463 £450 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £296 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £710 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £450 £485
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.52% +19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £27.50 £29.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.12 £60.84 £41.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +15.06%
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
41317 42757 40955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.43% 81.22% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27580 28391 26049
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1057 1189 1143
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 East +30 38 £488 +30.00% 6
London -21 34 £453 +0.55% 12
South West +9 24 £450 -38.46% 8
Yorkshire +18 7 £500 -28.57% 1
West Midlands -27 6 £450 +52.54%
North West +6 3 - - 4
East Midlands -11 1 £500 +3.62%
North East -19 1 £625 -10.71%
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 145 (52.73%) Security Cleared
2 97 (35.27%) CISSP
3 91 (33.09%) Information Security
4 83 (30.18%) SC Cleared
5 76 (27.64%) Management Information System
6 73 (26.55%) Risk Management
7 66 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 65 (23.64%) CESG Certified Professional
9 62 (22.55%) CESG
10 56 (20.36%) Data Protection
11 53 (19.27%) Microsoft
12 51 (18.55%) Security Architecture
13 48 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
14 46 (16.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 45 (16.36%) DV Cleared
15 45 (16.36%) Windows
16 41 (14.91%) Cybersecurity
17 40 (14.55%) CLAS
18 39 (14.18%) RMADS
18 39 (14.18%) ITIL
19 38 (13.82%) Finance
19 38 (13.82%) Data Protection Act
20 37 (13.45%) Project Management
20 37 (13.45%) PRINCE2
21 36 (13.09%) CISM
21 36 (13.09%) ISMS
22 33 (12.00%) Internet
22 33 (12.00%) Citrix
23 31 (11.27%) Security Management
24 30 (10.91%) Information Security 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 15 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.64%) IIS
4 7 (2.55%) Apache
5 2 (0.73%) nginx
6 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.36%) SAS
6 1 (0.36%) WinCC
Applications
1 28 (10.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.45%) Magento
2 4 (1.45%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.64%) Office 365
2 6 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.00%) Internet
2 28 (10.18%) Firewall
3 24 (8.73%) Network Security
4 20 (7.27%) IPsec
5 16 (5.82%) Reverse Proxy
5 16 (5.82%) SMTP
6 12 (4.36%) FTP
6 12 (4.36%) SSH
7 8 (2.91%) Wireless
8 4 (1.45%) DNS
9 3 (1.09%) DHCP
10 2 (0.73%) LAN
10 2 (0.73%) LDAP
10 2 (0.73%) SSL
10 2 (0.73%) VPN
11 1 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.36%) VoIP
11 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.91%) MySQL
3 5 (1.82%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.82%) Power BI
4 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.73%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.18%) JIRA
2 4 (1.45%) Cucumber
2 4 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.45%) Selenium
3 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.73%) Hudson
3 2 (0.73%) MSI
3 2 (0.73%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
General
1 38 (13.82%) Finance
2 25 (9.09%) Legal
3 8 (2.91%) Retail
3 8 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.18%) Law
5 5 (1.82%) Banking
6 4 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.73%) Back Office
7 2 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.73%) Military
7 2 (0.73%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (18.18%) Consultant
2 42 (15.27%) Architect
3 30 (10.91%) Analyst
4 28 (10.18%) Security Consultant
5 26 (9.45%) Security Architect
6 19 (6.91%) Security Advisor
7 17 (6.18%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 15 (5.45%) Information Assurance Leader
8 15 (5.45%) Technical Leader
9 14 (5.09%) Project Officer
9 14 (5.09%) Security Manager
10 13 (4.73%) Information Manager
11 12 (4.36%) Information Security Manager
12 11 (4.00%) CLAS Consultant
12 11 (4.00%) Security Analyst
13 10 (3.64%) Project Manager
13 10 (3.64%) Test Analyst
14 9 (3.27%) Information Analyst
14 9 (3.27%) Information Security Consultant
15 8 (2.91%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.55%) LAMP
2 6 (2.18%) XML
3 3 (1.09%) J2EE
4 2 (0.73%) Web Services
5 1 (0.36%) .NET
5 1 (0.36%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.36%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 76 (27.64%) Management Information System
2 62 (22.55%) CESG
3 38 (13.82%) Data Protection Act
4 26 (9.45%) Cryptography
5 18 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (5.82%) Client/Server
7 15 (5.45%) PKI
8 14 (5.09%) CESG CLAS
9 11 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
10 10 (3.64%) Freedom of Information Act
11 5 (1.82%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (1.45%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.45%) Cyber Attack
12 4 (1.45%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.45%) Mathematics
13 3 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (1.09%) Private Cloud
13 3 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
14 2 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.36%) Windows
2 28 (10.18%) Unix
3 15 (5.45%) Windows Vista
4 13 (4.73%) Linux
5 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.73%) CentOS
7 2 (0.73%) Solaris
7 2 (0.73%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.73%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.36%) AIX
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (33.09%) Information Security
2 73 (26.55%) Risk Management
3 56 (20.36%) Data Protection
4 51 (18.55%) Security Architecture
5 48 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (14.91%) Cybersecurity
7 39 (14.18%) ITIL
8 37 (13.45%) PRINCE2
8 37 (13.45%) Project Management
9 36 (13.09%) ISMS
10 31 (11.27%) Security Management
11 30 (10.91%) Information Security Management
12 28 (10.18%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (10.18%) Enterprise Architecture
12 28 (10.18%) Penetration Testing
13 27 (9.82%) Vulnerability Management
14 25 (9.09%) Change Control
15 23 (8.36%) Security Testing
15 23 (8.36%) Service Management
16 20 (7.27%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.00%) C
2 11 (4.00%) SQL
3 10 (3.64%) Python
4 9 (3.27%) Ruby
5 6 (2.18%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.18%) PHP
6 4 (1.45%) Java
7 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.73%) C#
7 2 (0.73%) Perl
7 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 145 (52.73%) Security Cleared
2 97 (35.27%) CISSP
3 83 (30.18%) SC Cleared
4 65 (23.64%) CESG Certified Professional
5 45 (16.36%) DV Cleared
6 40 (14.55%) CLAS
7 36 (13.09%) CISM
8 29 (10.55%) Degree
9 23 (8.36%) CEH
10 13 (4.73%) IISP
11 12 (4.36%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (3.27%) CCNP
13 9 (3.27%) CCSP
13 9 (3.27%) CISMP
13 9 (3.27%) ISEB
13 9 (3.27%) ISTQB
13 9 (3.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
14 8 (2.91%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (16.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 39 (14.18%) RMADS
4 20 (7.27%) JSP 440
5 15 (5.45%) PCI DSS
6 8 (2.91%) GPG13
7 5 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (1.82%) SLA
8 4 (1.45%) QA
9 3 (1.09%) HMG Infosec
10 2 (0.73%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.36%) BS25999
11 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.36%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 25 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.36%) Sendmail
3 3 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.73%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.73%) vCloud
5 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) Kibana
1 3 (1.09%) logstash
2 2 (0.73%) Ansible
2 2 (0.73%) CFEngine
2 2 (0.73%) HAProxy
2 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.73%) Puppet
2 2 (0.73%) QRadar
2 2 (0.73%) Salt
2 2 (0.73%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.36%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (19.27%) Microsoft
2 33 (12.00%) Citrix
3 27 (9.82%) Cisco
4 19 (6.91%) Oracle
5 18 (6.55%) Intel Security
6 9 (3.27%) CheckPoint
7 8 (2.91%) Splunk
8 5 (1.82%) BMC
8 5 (1.82%) Remedy
9 4 (1.45%) HP
10 3 (1.09%) TOWER Software
10 3 (1.09%) VMware
11 2 (0.73%) Google
11 2 (0.73%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.36%) ArcSight
12 1 (0.36%) Bloomberg
12 1 (0.36%) Crossbeam
12 1 (0.36%) F5
12 1 (0.36%) Juniper
12 1 (0.36%) Reuters
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