The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 497 393 479
Rank change year-on-year
-104 +86
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 93 110 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.35% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 61 32
Average daily rate £500 £435 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -24.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £325 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £505 £413 £575
% change year-on-year
+22.42% -28.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £33.75 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.37% +16.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Information Assurance
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -45 40 £475 +2.70% 11
South West -19 24 £520 +22.35% 5
South East -16 20 £493 +26.28% 6
North West - 5 £351 - 2
East of England -25 2 - - 3
West Midlands -15 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Information Assurance
UK

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (43.27%) Security Cleared
2 55 (32.16%) Information Security
3 51 (29.82%) SC Cleared
4 44 (25.73%) CESG
5 43 (25.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 36 (21.05%) Management Information System
7 34 (19.88%) Data Protection
8 33 (19.30%) CESG CLAS
9 31 (18.13%) Risk Management
10 30 (17.54%) RMADS
11 29 (16.96%) Data Protection Act
12 28 (16.37%) Finance
12 28 (16.37%) CISSP
13 27 (15.79%) Project Management
14 22 (12.87%) PRINCE2
15 21 (12.28%) Service Delivery
16 19 (11.11%) Security Architecture
17 18 (10.53%) Security Management
18 16 (9.36%) ITIL
18 16 (9.36%) QA
19 15 (8.77%) DV Cleared
19 15 (8.77%) Microsoft
19 15 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
20 13 (7.60%) Degree
20 13 (7.60%) Law
21 12 (7.02%) C
21 12 (7.02%) JSP 440
22 10 (5.85%) Change Control
22 10 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
22 10 (5.85%) Information Management

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (2.92%) IIS
2 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.58%) SAS
2 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.75%) MS Office
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) assyst
2 1 (0.58%) Summit
2 1 (0.58%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.68%) Firewall
2 7 (4.09%) Internet
3 6 (3.51%) DNS
3 6 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.34%) DHCP
5 3 (1.75%) SNMP
5 3 (1.75%) SMTP
5 3 (1.75%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (1.75%) Network Security
5 3 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.75%) BIG-IP
5 3 (1.75%) FWSM
6 2 (1.17%) Intranet
6 2 (1.17%) SAN
7 1 (0.58%) SSL
7 1 (0.58%) HTTP
7 1 (0.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.17%) NoSQL
1 2 (1.17%) EDRMS
1 2 (1.17%) PowerCenter
2 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
General
1 28 (16.37%) Finance
2 13 (7.60%) Law
3 5 (2.92%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.92%) Military
4 3 (1.75%) Games
4 3 (1.75%) Legal
4 3 (1.75%) Electronics
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Local Government
5 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 51 (29.82%) Consultant
2 26 (15.20%) CLAS Consultant
3 16 (9.36%) Security Consultant
4 15 (8.77%) Project Manager
5 14 (8.19%) Information Manager
5 14 (8.19%) Data Manager
6 10 (5.85%) Analyst
7 9 (5.26%) Security Manager
8 8 (4.68%) Security Specialist
8 8 (4.68%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 8 (4.68%) Vendor Manager
8 8 (4.68%) Senior Project Manager
8 8 (4.68%) Senior Manager
9 7 (4.09%) Information Assurance Manager
9 7 (4.09%) Information Security Manager
10 6 (3.51%) IT Security Specialist
10 6 (3.51%) Architect
11 5 (2.92%) Service Manager
11 5 (2.92%) Lead Project Manager
12 4 (2.34%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.92%) JSP
2 4 (2.34%) Web Services
3 2 (1.17%) JSON
3 2 (1.17%) REST
3 2 (1.17%) XML
3 2 (1.17%) SOAP
4 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.58%) J2EE
4 1 (0.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 44 (25.73%) CESG
2 36 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 33 (19.30%) CESG CLAS
4 30 (17.54%) RMADS
5 29 (16.96%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.92%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.75%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.17%) PKI
8 2 (1.17%) Physics
8 2 (1.17%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.58%) CMDB
9 1 (0.58%) iPhone
9 1 (0.58%) Statistics
9 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.34%) Windows
2 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.58%) Linux
3 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.16%) Information Security
2 34 (19.88%) Data Protection
3 31 (18.13%) Risk Management
4 27 (15.79%) Project Management
5 22 (12.87%) PRINCE2
6 21 (12.28%) Service Delivery
7 19 (11.11%) Security Architecture
8 18 (10.53%) Security Management
9 16 (9.36%) ITIL
10 15 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (5.85%) Change Control
11 10 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (5.85%) Information Management
11 10 (5.85%) Information Security Management
11 10 (5.85%) Agile Project Management
12 9 (5.26%) Service Management
12 9 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (4.09%) Programme Management
13 7 (4.09%) ISMS
13 7 (4.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.02%) C
2 4 (2.34%) C++
2 4 (2.34%) Java
3 3 (1.75%) SQL
4 2 (1.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 74 (43.27%) Security Cleared
2 51 (29.82%) SC Cleared
3 28 (16.37%) CISSP
4 15 (8.77%) DV Cleared
5 13 (7.60%) Degree
6 6 (3.51%) CISM
7 5 (2.92%) GIAC
8 4 (2.34%) ISSEP
8 4 (2.34%) CGEIT
8 4 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.75%) CISA
9 3 (1.75%) HND
9 3 (1.75%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (1.75%) PCI QSA
9 3 (1.75%) GCIA
9 3 (1.75%) GCIH
9 3 (1.75%) GCED
10 2 (1.17%) CEH
10 2 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (25.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (9.36%) QA
3 12 (7.02%) JSP 440
4 8 (4.68%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.75%) SLA
5 3 (1.75%) COBIT
5 3 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (1.17%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.58%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.58%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.75%) ProxySG
2 2 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.58%) vSphere
3 1 (0.58%) Nmap
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.17%) SCCM
1 2 (1.17%) SCOM
2 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.58%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.51%) Blue Coat
2 6 (3.51%) F5
2 6 (3.51%) Cisco
3 4 (2.34%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.75%) VMware
4 3 (1.75%) Wall Street Systems
5 2 (1.17%) Juniper
5 2 (1.17%) Informatica
5 2 (1.17%) HP
5 2 (1.17%) Citrix
5 2 (1.17%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.58%) NetApp
6 1 (0.58%) CODA
6 1 (0.58%) Symantec
6 1 (0.58%) McAfee
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle
6 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Rate: £540 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Posted: 16 days ago
Ipswich
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £42000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £42000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago