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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 401 360 351
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -9
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 30 74 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.39% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 58 61
Median daily rate £538 £520 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.36% -0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £313 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £602 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.27% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +52.72%
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
18291 18950 19002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.82% 83.60% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13196 13512 14020
Median daily rate £477 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 231 249
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the London region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
City of London - 3 £500 - 4
Greenford - 1 £360 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 London region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 34 (54.84%) Security Cleared
2 28 (45.16%) Management Information System
3 27 (43.55%) Information Security
4 26 (41.94%) SC Cleared
5 19 (30.65%) Data Protection
5 19 (30.65%) Data Protection Act
5 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (30.65%) ITIL
6 17 (27.42%) PRINCE2
7 16 (25.81%) CISSP
8 13 (20.97%) CISM
9 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (17.74%) Security Management
10 11 (17.74%) Project Management
11 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
11 10 (16.13%) Information Security Management
11 10 (16.13%) Service Management
11 10 (16.13%) Windows
11 10 (16.13%) Python
11 10 (16.13%) Finance
11 10 (16.13%) DV Cleared
11 10 (16.13%) Open Source
11 10 (16.13%) Agile Project Management
12 9 (14.52%) Office 365
12 9 (14.52%) Risk Analysis
12 9 (14.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (14.52%) Linux
13 8 (12.90%) Service Delivery
13 8 (12.90%) Degree
13 8 (12.90%) Cybersecurity

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 7 (11.29%) Apache
2 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.23%) nginx
3 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Office 365
2 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.84%) IaaS
5 2 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) DMVPN
2 2 (3.23%) DNS
2 2 (3.23%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) LDAP
2 2 (3.23%) Skype
3 1 (1.61%) DKIM
3 1 (1.61%) DMARC
3 1 (1.61%) HTTP
3 1 (1.61%) LAN
3 1 (1.61%) SMTP
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) MySQL
2 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.23%) Hudson
1 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.23%) MSI
1 2 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Military
3 5 (8.06%) Legal
4 2 (3.23%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.61%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Analyst
1 11 (17.74%) Project Manager
2 8 (12.90%) Architect
2 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Security Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Information Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Information Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Security Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Information Assurance Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Information Security Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Designer
6 4 (6.45%) Information Assurance Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Information Assurance Leader
6 4 (6.45%) Lead Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Lead Security Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Migration Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Migration Project Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) LAMP
2 3 (4.84%) Web Services
3 2 (3.23%) J2EE
4 1 (1.61%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 28 (45.16%) Management Information System
2 19 (30.65%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.68%) Cyber Attack
4 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.84%) Ergonomics
5 3 (4.84%) Psychology
6 2 (3.23%) CESG
6 2 (3.23%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.23%) Replication
6 2 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (3.23%) User Experience
7 1 (1.61%) Equities
7 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.61%) NHS
7 1 (1.61%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
2 9 (14.52%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.23%) CentOS
4 2 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Information Security
2 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) Data Protection
2 19 (30.65%) ITIL
3 17 (27.42%) PRINCE2
4 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (17.74%) Project Management
5 11 (17.74%) Security Management
6 10 (16.13%) Agile Project Management
6 10 (16.13%) Information Security Management
6 10 (16.13%) Open Source
6 10 (16.13%) Service Management
7 9 (14.52%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (12.90%) Service Delivery
9 7 (11.29%) ITIL V3
9 7 (11.29%) Scrum
9 7 (11.29%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (9.68%) Change Control
10 6 (9.68%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) Python
2 3 (4.84%) Java
2 3 (4.84%) Perl
3 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.23%) PHP
3 2 (3.23%) SQL
4 1 (1.61%) Ada
4 1 (1.61%) C
4 1 (1.61%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) C++
4 1 (1.61%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 34 (54.84%) Security Cleared
2 26 (41.94%) SC Cleared
3 16 (25.81%) CISSP
4 13 (20.97%) CISM
5 10 (16.13%) DV Cleared
6 8 (12.90%) Degree
7 4 (6.45%) CISMP
7 4 (6.45%) CLAS
7 4 (6.45%) SANS
8 3 (4.84%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (4.84%) CRISC
9 2 (3.23%) CEH
10 1 (1.61%) CISA
10 1 (1.61%) GCFA
10 1 (1.61%) GREM
10 1 (1.61%) IISP
10 1 (1.61%) ISEB
10 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (3.23%) GPG13
4 1 (1.61%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.61%) QA
4 1 (1.61%) RMADS
4 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.23%) vCloud
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Kibana
1 3 (4.84%) logstash
2 2 (3.23%) Ansible
2 2 (3.23%) CFEngine
2 2 (3.23%) HAProxy
2 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.23%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) Salt
2 2 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Splunk
3 3 (4.84%) TOWER Software
4 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco
4 2 (3.23%) Google
4 2 (3.23%) Intel Security
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (1.61%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.61%) BMC
5 1 (1.61%) Remedy
5 1 (1.61%) Reuters