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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 350 360 348
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 49 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 10 10
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£488 £439 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £368 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+81.33% -
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
16714 17075 15210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.57% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11868 11661 10681
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 236 247
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +27 16 £500 +17.64% 4
Sidcup - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 54 (42.19%) Information Security
2 50 (39.06%) Security Cleared
3 39 (30.47%) Data Protection
4 38 (29.69%) Management Information System
5 35 (27.34%) Data Protection Act
6 34 (26.56%) SC Cleared
7 32 (25.00%) ITIL
8 29 (22.66%) Degree
9 28 (21.88%) Finance
10 27 (21.09%) Security Architecture
11 26 (20.31%) PRINCE2
12 22 (17.19%) CISSP
13 21 (16.41%) Project Management
13 21 (16.41%) Legal
13 21 (16.41%) Risk Management
13 21 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 18 (14.06%) Service Delivery
16 17 (13.28%) CESG
17 15 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (11.72%) ISMS
17 15 (11.72%) Cyber Security
18 14 (10.94%) Intrusion Detection
18 14 (10.94%) Incident Management
19 13 (10.16%) RMADS
19 13 (10.16%) COBIT
19 13 (10.16%) Telecoms
19 13 (10.16%) CISM
20 12 (9.38%) TCP/IP

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (5.47%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) JBoss
2 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.69%) MS Office
3 5 (3.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) assyst
2 1 (0.78%) Summit
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) SaaS
1 5 (3.91%) PaaS
1 5 (3.91%) IaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.94%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.81%) Firewall
4 9 (7.03%) HTTP
5 7 (5.47%) IPsec
5 7 (5.47%) Internet
5 7 (5.47%) MPLS
5 7 (5.47%) OSPF
5 7 (5.47%) BGP
5 7 (5.47%) VPN
5 7 (5.47%) DNS
5 7 (5.47%) HTTPS
5 7 (5.47%) WAN
5 7 (5.47%) VLAN
5 7 (5.47%) Network Security
5 7 (5.47%) DMVPN
5 7 (5.47%) HSRP
6 2 (1.56%) Intranet
7 1 (0.78%) FTP
7 1 (0.78%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.56%) MySQL
1 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Subversion
1 2 (1.56%) Selenium
1 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.78%) Maven
2 1 (0.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.78%) Ant
2 1 (0.78%) JUnit
2 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
General
1 28 (21.88%) Finance
2 21 (16.41%) Legal
3 13 (10.16%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.69%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.91%) Local Government
6 3 (2.34%) Law
6 3 (2.34%) Games
7 2 (1.56%) Retail
8 1 (0.78%) Marketing
8 1 (0.78%) Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (21.88%) Architect
2 20 (15.63%) Security Architect
3 18 (14.06%) Analyst
4 16 (12.50%) Consultant
5 13 (10.16%) Project Manager
6 12 (9.38%) Information Specialist
7 11 (8.59%) Security Consultant
7 11 (8.59%) Security Manager
8 10 (7.81%) Security Analyst
8 10 (7.81%) Information Assurance Specialist
9 9 (7.03%) Compliance Specialist
10 8 (6.25%) Information Analyst
10 8 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
11 7 (5.47%) Information Manager
11 7 (5.47%) Security Specialist
11 7 (5.47%) Network Support
11 7 (5.47%) Security Assurance Manager
12 6 (4.69%) Senior Project Manager
12 6 (4.69%) Service Manager
12 6 (4.69%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) Web Services
1 2 (1.56%) JSP
2 1 (0.78%) SOAP
2 1 (0.78%) HTML
2 1 (0.78%) COM
2 1 (0.78%) CSS
2 1 (0.78%) XML
2 1 (0.78%) DOM
2 1 (0.78%) Middleware
2 1 (0.78%) Spring
2 1 (0.78%) Apache Axis
2 1 (0.78%) GWT
2 1 (0.78%) Smart GWT
2 1 (0.78%) REST
2 1 (0.78%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.69%) Management Information System
2 35 (27.34%) Data Protection Act
3 21 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (13.28%) CESG
5 13 (10.16%) RMADS
6 11 (8.59%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (7.81%) Computer Science
8 9 (7.03%) Freedom of Information Act
8 9 (7.03%) Freedom of Information
8 9 (7.03%) PKI
9 4 (3.13%) Mathematics
10 3 (2.34%) Online Games
11 2 (1.56%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.56%) Equities
12 1 (0.78%) AS400
12 1 (0.78%) Open Source
12 1 (0.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.38%) Windows
2 11 (8.59%) Linux
3 1 (0.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (42.19%) Information Security
2 39 (30.47%) Data Protection
3 32 (25.00%) ITIL
4 27 (21.09%) Security Architecture
5 26 (20.31%) PRINCE2
6 21 (16.41%) Project Management
6 21 (16.41%) Risk Management
6 21 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (14.06%) Service Delivery
8 15 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (11.72%) ISMS
8 15 (11.72%) Cyber Security
9 14 (10.94%) Incident Management
10 11 (8.59%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (7.81%) Service Management
12 8 (6.25%) TOGAF
12 8 (6.25%) SABSA
13 7 (5.47%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (5.47%) Agile Project Management
13 7 (5.47%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.34%) SQL
2 2 (1.56%) Java
2 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.56%) Ruby
3 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.78%) C
3 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (39.06%) Security Cleared
2 34 (26.56%) SC Cleared
3 29 (22.66%) Degree
4 22 (17.19%) CISSP
5 13 (10.16%) CISM
6 10 (7.81%) GIAC
6 10 (7.81%) CISA
7 7 (5.47%) Postgraduate
8 4 (3.13%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.13%) CRISC
9 3 (2.34%) ISACA
9 3 (2.34%) MCSE
9 3 (2.34%) ISEB
9 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.34%) GCIA
9 3 (2.34%) GCIH
9 3 (2.34%) CEH
10 2 (1.56%) MBCS
10 2 (1.56%) CITP
11 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (10.16%) COBIT
3 10 (7.81%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.34%) QA
5 2 (1.56%) SLA
5 2 (1.56%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.78%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.78%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.78%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.78%) SCCM
2 1 (0.78%) SCOM
2 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (7.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.47%) Blue Coat
3 3 (2.34%) HP
4 2 (1.56%) BMC
4 2 (1.56%) Reuters
4 2 (1.56%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.56%) Symantec
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle
4 2 (1.56%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.56%) IBM
4 2 (1.56%) TOWER Software
4 2 (1.56%) ArcSight
5 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.78%) SAP
5 1 (0.78%) McAfee
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