The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank - 106 103
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 0 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.44% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.58% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £575 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £488 £445
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+27.92% -20.00%
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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 Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1730 1549 1290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.30% 75.78% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 901 738
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 72 89
Average hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.25 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Assurance across the Hampshire region.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) RMADS
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) JSP 440
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Netcool
3 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) TETRA
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) MVNO
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Information Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Chief Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSL
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) RMADS
2 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) BPMN
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Netcool
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) BMC
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy