The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 295 393 336
Rank change year-on-year
+98 -57
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 125 41 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.21% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 30 42
Average daily rate
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£552 £520 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.05% +28.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £368 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £663 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £500 £463
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +60.00%
Information Assurance
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in London

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in London

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in London

Information Assurance
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the London region.

Information Assurance Hourly Rate Trend in London

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +47 27 £557 +10.74% 4
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 61 (31.44%) Data Protection
1 61 (31.44%) Security Cleared
2 60 (30.93%) Data Protection Act
3 55 (28.35%) Project Management
4 54 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (23.71%) Information Security
5 46 (23.71%) ITIL
6 40 (20.62%) PRINCE2
6 40 (20.62%) CESG
7 36 (18.56%) SC Cleared
7 36 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (14.95%) Change Control
8 29 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (13.40%) Internet
10 25 (12.89%) Finance
10 25 (12.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 24 (12.37%) CESG CLAS
12 23 (11.86%) CISSP
12 23 (11.86%) Security Architecture
13 21 (10.82%) Management Information System
14 19 (9.79%) Service Delivery
14 19 (9.79%) RMADS
15 18 (9.28%) COBIT
15 18 (9.28%) TCP/IP
15 18 (9.28%) Cyber Security
16 17 (8.76%) Microsoft
16 17 (8.76%) Firewall
16 17 (8.76%) Network Security
17 16 (8.25%) ISMS
17 16 (8.25%) Degree

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.52%) IIS
3 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (2.06%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.06%) MS Office
1 4 (2.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (6.70%) assyst
2 3 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.03%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) IaaS
2 2 (1.03%) SaaS
2 2 (1.03%) PaaS
2 2 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.40%) Internet
2 18 (9.28%) TCP/IP
3 17 (8.76%) Firewall
3 17 (8.76%) Network Security
4 13 (6.70%) Intranet
5 10 (5.15%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (4.64%) HTTP
7 7 (3.61%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (3.09%) WAN
8 6 (3.09%) SSL
8 6 (3.09%) 4G
9 5 (2.58%) HSRP
10 4 (2.06%) MPLS
10 4 (2.06%) OSPF
10 4 (2.06%) BGP
10 4 (2.06%) DNS
10 4 (2.06%) VPN
10 4 (2.06%) VLAN
10 4 (2.06%) DMVPN
11 3 (1.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.03%) MySQL
2 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Selenium
2 2 (1.03%) Ant
2 2 (1.03%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.03%) Subversion
2 2 (1.03%) JIRA
2 2 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.52%) Sahi
3 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.52%) WATIR
3 1 (0.52%) Maven
3 1 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.52%) JUnit
General
1 25 (12.89%) Finance
2 13 (6.70%) Law
3 3 (1.55%) Dutch Language
4 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.52%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (22.68%) Architect
2 27 (13.92%) Consultant
3 26 (13.40%) Project Manager
4 21 (10.82%) Analyst
5 20 (10.31%) Senior Manager
6 19 (9.79%) Security Specialist
6 19 (9.79%) Senior Project Manager
7 15 (7.73%) Information Specialist
7 15 (7.73%) Security Consultant
8 14 (7.22%) Information Architect
9 13 (6.70%) Designer
10 12 (6.19%) Product Specialist
10 12 (6.19%) Product Analyst
10 12 (6.19%) Security Manager
10 12 (6.19%) Information Security Analyst
10 12 (6.19%) Information Analyst
10 12 (6.19%) Security Analyst
10 12 (6.19%) Information Security Specialist
11 10 (5.15%) Security Architect
11 10 (5.15%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.15%) REST
2 8 (4.12%) SOAP
3 7 (3.61%) XML
4 6 (3.09%) WSDL
4 6 (3.09%) JMS
5 2 (1.03%) HTML
5 2 (1.03%) CSS
5 2 (1.03%) DOM
5 2 (1.03%) Spring
5 2 (1.03%) Apache Axis
5 2 (1.03%) GWT
5 2 (1.03%) Smart GWT
5 2 (1.03%) MyBatis
6 1 (0.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 60 (30.93%) Data Protection Act
2 40 (20.62%) CESG
3 36 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (12.37%) CESG CLAS
5 21 (10.82%) Management Information System
6 19 (9.79%) RMADS
7 8 (4.12%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.06%) PKI
9 3 (1.55%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.03%) Statistics
10 2 (1.03%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.52%) Open Source
11 1 (0.52%) iSeries
11 1 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.52%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.12%) Windows
2 4 (2.06%) Linux
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (31.44%) Data Protection
2 55 (28.35%) Project Management
3 54 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (23.71%) Information Security
4 46 (23.71%) ITIL
5 40 (20.62%) PRINCE2
6 29 (14.95%) Change Control
6 29 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (11.86%) Security Architecture
8 19 (9.79%) Service Delivery
9 18 (9.28%) Cyber Security
10 16 (8.25%) ISMS
10 16 (8.25%) Agile Project Management
11 15 (7.73%) TOGAF
11 15 (7.73%) Penetration Testing
12 14 (7.22%) Ethical Hacking
12 14 (7.22%) Service Management
13 12 (6.19%) Six Sigma
14 10 (5.15%) Scrum
15 9 (4.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.22%) Java
2 13 (6.70%) SQL
3 2 (1.03%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.03%) Ruby
3 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.52%) C
4 1 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 61 (31.44%) Security Cleared
2 36 (18.56%) SC Cleared
3 23 (11.86%) CISSP
4 16 (8.25%) Degree
5 14 (7.22%) CEH
5 14 (7.22%) GIAC
6 13 (6.70%) MCSE
6 13 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.06%) CISA
7 4 (2.06%) CISM
8 2 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.52%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.52%) ISEB
9 1 (0.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (9.28%) COBIT
3 7 (3.61%) QA
4 4 (2.06%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.03%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.03%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.52%) HMG Infosec
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) SCOrch
1 3 (1.55%) SCCM
1 3 (1.55%) SCOM
2 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (8.76%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.25%) Oracle
3 10 (5.15%) TOWER Software
4 4 (2.06%) Juniper
4 4 (2.06%) Blue Coat
4 4 (2.06%) VMware
5 3 (1.55%) Cisco
5 3 (1.55%) BMC
5 3 (1.55%) Remedy
6 2 (1.03%) JBoss
6 2 (1.03%) Mercator
6 2 (1.03%) HP
6 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.52%) IBM
7 1 (0.52%) CA
7 1 (0.52%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.52%) BT
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £650 - 730 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 10 days ago