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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
UK / England
Rank 435 394 503
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +109
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 138 223 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.47% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.56% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 149 63
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £335 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £43.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year
-54.90% -

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
34713 39592 38040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.93% 82.92% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23191 26242 24439
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 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 1080 1032
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.55 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -34 49 £500 +2.56% 5
South West +17 34 £448 -0.55% 2
South East +1 28 £500 +11.11% 9
West Midlands +13 9 £425 +51.78% 1
Yorkshire 0 8 £375 -8.53% 1
East of England +10 7 - - 2
East Midlands -5 2 £500 +42.85% 2
North West +7 1 - - 3
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 130 (50.78%) Security Cleared
2 82 (32.03%) Risk Management
3 80 (31.25%) Management Information System
4 76 (29.69%) Information Security
5 73 (28.52%) CISSP
5 73 (28.52%) SC Cleared
6 65 (25.39%) Cybersecurity
7 63 (24.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 52 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (19.92%) Finance
10 49 (19.14%) CESG
11 48 (18.75%) Project Management
12 47 (18.36%) Security Architecture
13 46 (17.97%) DV Cleared
14 40 (15.63%) PRINCE2
15 39 (15.23%) Data Protection
16 37 (14.45%) CESG Certified Professional
17 36 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
18 35 (13.67%) ITIL
18 35 (13.67%) Data Protection Act
19 33 (12.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
20 30 (11.72%) CLAS
21 28 (10.94%) RMADS
21 28 (10.94%) Microsoft
22 25 (9.77%) Windows
22 25 (9.77%) CISM
22 25 (9.77%) Change Control
23 24 (9.38%) Legal
24 23 (8.98%) Security Management
25 21 (8.20%) C

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 19 (7.42%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (2.73%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.34%) IIS
5 3 (1.17%) Apache
5 3 (1.17%) JBoss
5 3 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.78%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.39%) Documentum
7 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.39%) SAS
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.30%) MS Office
3 3 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.78%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.39%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.08%) Office 365
2 10 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.52%) SaaS
4 7 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.95%) IaaS
6 3 (1.17%) PaaS
7 1 (0.39%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.86%) Internet
2 13 (5.08%) Firewall
3 12 (4.69%) IPsec
4 9 (3.52%) DNS
5 8 (3.13%) SMTP
6 7 (2.73%) MPLS
6 7 (2.73%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (2.34%) LDAP
8 5 (1.95%) FTP
8 5 (1.95%) SSH
9 4 (1.56%) DHCP
9 4 (1.56%) Wireless
10 3 (1.17%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.17%) Network Security
10 3 (1.17%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.78%) DMVPN
11 2 (0.78%) LAN
11 2 (0.78%) Skype
11 2 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.52%) Big Data
3 6 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.39%) GIS
5 1 (0.39%) MySQL
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.39%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 51 (19.92%) Finance
2 24 (9.38%) Legal
3 8 (3.13%) Military
4 5 (1.95%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.78%) Retail
6 1 (0.39%) Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (17.58%) Architect
2 42 (16.41%) Consultant
3 25 (9.77%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 23 (8.98%) Security Architect
5 20 (7.81%) Analyst
5 20 (7.81%) Security Consultant
6 19 (7.42%) Project Officer
6 19 (7.42%) Security Manager
7 16 (6.25%) Support Officer
8 14 (5.47%) CISSP Consultant
8 14 (5.47%) Information Assurance Architect
8 14 (5.47%) Information Assurance Leader
9 13 (5.08%) Information Architect
9 13 (5.08%) Project Manager
9 13 (5.08%) Project Support Officer
9 13 (5.08%) Security Advisor
10 10 (3.91%) Lead Architect
10 10 (3.91%) Security Analyst
10 10 (3.91%) Security Specialist
11 8 (3.13%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.73%) Middleware
2 6 (2.34%) CSS
2 6 (2.34%) HTML
2 6 (2.34%) HTML5
3 3 (1.17%) SAML
4 1 (0.39%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.39%) JSON
4 1 (0.39%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 80 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 49 (19.14%) CESG
3 35 (13.67%) Data Protection Act
4 19 (7.42%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.52%) CESG CLAS
6 8 (3.13%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.73%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.34%) Cyber Attack
9 5 (1.95%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.56%) BYOD
11 2 (0.78%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.78%) PKI
11 2 (0.78%) User Experience
12 1 (0.39%) Clustering
12 1 (0.39%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.39%) Freedom of Information Act
12 1 (0.39%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.77%) Windows
2 13 (5.08%) Unix
3 7 (2.73%) Linux
3 7 (2.73%) Windows Vista
4 6 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.17%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Solaris
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (32.03%) Risk Management
2 76 (29.69%) Information Security
3 65 (25.39%) Cybersecurity
4 52 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (18.75%) Project Management
6 47 (18.36%) Security Architecture
7 40 (15.63%) PRINCE2
8 39 (15.23%) Data Protection
9 36 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 35 (13.67%) ITIL
11 25 (9.77%) Change Control
12 23 (8.98%) Security Management
13 21 (8.20%) Document Management
14 20 (7.81%) ISMS
14 20 (7.81%) Requirements Management
14 20 (7.81%) Service Management
15 19 (7.42%) Cryptography
16 17 (6.64%) Risk Assessment
16 17 (6.64%) Service Delivery
17 16 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.20%) C
2 15 (5.86%) SQL
3 6 (2.34%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.34%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.56%) Perl
4 4 (1.56%) Python
4 4 (1.56%) VBA
5 2 (0.78%) C++
6 1 (0.39%) Ada
6 1 (0.39%) C#
6 1 (0.39%) Java
6 1 (0.39%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 130 (50.78%) Security Cleared
2 73 (28.52%) CISSP
2 73 (28.52%) SC Cleared
3 46 (17.97%) DV Cleared
4 37 (14.45%) CESG Certified Professional
5 30 (11.72%) CLAS
6 25 (9.77%) CISM
7 17 (6.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (5.08%) Degree
9 10 (3.91%) CISA
10 8 (3.13%) GCIH
10 8 (3.13%) GIAC
11 7 (2.73%) CEH
12 6 (2.34%) CRISC
13 5 (1.95%) ISEB
14 4 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (1.56%) IISP
14 4 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
15 3 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (24.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (12.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 28 (10.94%) RMADS
4 16 (6.25%) PCI DSS
5 12 (4.69%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (3.52%) ISO27002
7 6 (2.34%) QA
8 3 (1.17%) GPG13
9 2 (0.78%) FedRAMP
9 2 (0.78%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.78%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.39%) BS25999
10 1 (0.39%) COBIT
10 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.39%) GMP
10 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.95%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.39%) Firmware
4 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.73%) Puppet
2 4 (1.56%) WSUS
3 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.39%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.39%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.39%) SCCM
4 1 (0.39%) SCOM
4 1 (0.39%) SELinux
Vendors
1 28 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.91%) Citrix
3 8 (3.13%) Oracle
4 7 (2.73%) Cisco
4 7 (2.73%) TOWER Software
5 6 (2.34%) VMware
6 5 (1.95%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.56%) HP
8 3 (1.17%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.17%) Google
8 3 (1.17%) Intel Security
8 3 (1.17%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.78%) F5
9 2 (0.78%) Telelogic
10 1 (0.39%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.39%) Capita
10 1 (0.39%) Crossbeam
10 1 (0.39%) Meridio
10 1 (0.39%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.39%) Splunk
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