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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 324 372 350
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -22
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 87 38 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 29 32
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £365 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £676 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £525 £436
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +20.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-21.98% +6.81%
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
18536 19085 16992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.40% 77.63% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13614 13367 11650
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 237 292
Average hourly rate £21.56 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +16 16 £475 +26.66%
New Malden - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 69 (32.24%) Security Cleared
2 68 (31.78%) Data Protection
3 64 (29.91%) Data Protection Act
4 60 (28.04%) Information Security
5 59 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (25.23%) ITIL
7 52 (24.30%) Project Management
8 46 (21.50%) PRINCE2
9 37 (17.29%) SC Cleared
10 35 (16.36%) CESG
11 33 (15.42%) Management Information System
11 33 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
12 31 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (14.02%) Change Control
14 29 (13.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 29 (13.55%) CISSP
15 26 (12.15%) ISMS
16 25 (11.68%) Internet
16 25 (11.68%) TCP/IP
16 25 (11.68%) Security Architecture
17 24 (11.21%) Finance
17 24 (11.21%) Firewall
18 23 (10.75%) Service Delivery
18 23 (10.75%) Microsoft
19 22 (10.28%) RMADS
20 21 (9.81%) Degree
21 20 (9.35%) Cyber Security
22 19 (8.88%) COBIT
22 19 (8.88%) Network Security
23 18 (8.41%) GIAC

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 4 (1.87%) IIS
2 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.93%) JBoss
3 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.93%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (4.67%) MS Office
1 10 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (6.07%) assyst
2 3 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.93%) Summit
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.34%) IaaS
2 4 (1.87%) SaaS
2 4 (1.87%) PaaS
3 2 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.68%) TCP/IP
1 25 (11.68%) Internet
2 24 (11.21%) Firewall
3 19 (8.88%) Network Security
4 16 (7.48%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (7.48%) HTTP
5 13 (6.07%) Intranet
5 13 (6.07%) WAN
6 12 (5.61%) HSRP
7 11 (5.14%) DMVPN
7 11 (5.14%) VLAN
7 11 (5.14%) VPN
7 11 (5.14%) DNS
7 11 (5.14%) MPLS
7 11 (5.14%) OSPF
7 11 (5.14%) BGP
8 10 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (4.67%) IPsec
8 10 (4.67%) HTTPS
9 6 (2.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.21%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.93%) MySQL
2 2 (0.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
2 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.34%) Selenium
2 3 (1.40%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.93%) Ant
3 2 (0.93%) JUnit
3 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.93%) Subversion
3 2 (0.93%) Maven
3 2 (0.93%) JIRA
4 1 (0.47%) WATIR
4 1 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.47%) Sahi
General
1 24 (11.21%) Finance
2 14 (6.54%) Law
3 8 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.27%) Legal
5 4 (1.87%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.40%) Local Government
7 2 (0.93%) Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 54 (25.23%) Architect
2 31 (14.49%) Project Manager
3 28 (13.08%) Analyst
4 25 (11.68%) Consultant
5 22 (10.28%) Senior Manager
6 21 (9.81%) Senior Project Manager
7 20 (9.35%) Security Specialist
7 20 (9.35%) Information Specialist
8 16 (7.48%) Security Analyst
8 16 (7.48%) Information Analyst
8 16 (7.48%) Information Security Analyst
8 16 (7.48%) Information Architect
9 15 (7.01%) Security Consultant
10 14 (6.54%) Security Architect
10 14 (6.54%) Designer
11 12 (5.61%) Information Security Specialist
11 12 (5.61%) Product Specialist
11 12 (5.61%) Product Analyst
11 12 (5.61%) Security Manager
12 11 (5.14%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.67%) REST
2 8 (3.74%) SOAP
2 8 (3.74%) XML
3 6 (2.80%) JMS
3 6 (2.80%) WSDL
4 2 (0.93%) Middleware
4 2 (0.93%) Spring
4 2 (0.93%) Apache Axis
4 2 (0.93%) GWT
4 2 (0.93%) Smart GWT
4 2 (0.93%) DOM
4 2 (0.93%) HTML
4 2 (0.93%) CSS
4 2 (0.93%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 64 (29.91%) Data Protection Act
2 35 (16.36%) CESG
3 33 (15.42%) Management Information System
3 33 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (10.28%) RMADS
5 18 (8.41%) CESG CLAS
6 11 (5.14%) PKI
7 8 (3.74%) Data Integration
8 6 (2.80%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.87%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.40%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (1.40%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.93%) AS400
11 2 (0.93%) Statistics
11 2 (0.93%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.47%) iSeries
12 1 (0.47%) Open Source
12 1 (0.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.01%) Windows
2 11 (5.14%) Linux
3 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (31.78%) Data Protection
2 60 (28.04%) Information Security
3 59 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (25.23%) ITIL
5 52 (24.30%) Project Management
6 46 (21.50%) PRINCE2
7 31 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (14.02%) Change Control
9 26 (12.15%) ISMS
10 25 (11.68%) Security Architecture
11 23 (10.75%) Service Delivery
12 20 (9.35%) Cyber Security
13 18 (8.41%) Agile Project Management
13 18 (8.41%) Risk Management
14 17 (7.94%) Service Management
15 15 (7.01%) Ethical Hacking
15 15 (7.01%) Penetration Testing
16 13 (6.07%) TOGAF
17 11 (5.14%) Six Sigma
17 11 (5.14%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.54%) Java
2 13 (6.07%) SQL
3 3 (1.40%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.93%) Ruby
4 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 69 (32.24%) Security Cleared
2 37 (17.29%) SC Cleared
3 29 (13.55%) CISSP
4 21 (9.81%) Degree
5 18 (8.41%) GIAC
6 15 (7.01%) CEH
7 14 (6.54%) MCSE
7 14 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (4.67%) CISA
9 8 (3.74%) CISM
10 3 (1.40%) CRISC
11 2 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.93%) ISEB
11 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.93%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.47%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (8.88%) COBIT
3 5 (2.34%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.87%) QA
5 2 (0.93%) HMG Infosec
5 2 (0.93%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.93%) SLA
5 2 (0.93%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 4 (1.87%) SCCM
1 4 (1.87%) SCOM
2 3 (1.40%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (10.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.48%) Oracle
3 11 (5.14%) Blue Coat
4 10 (4.67%) TOWER Software
5 4 (1.87%) VMware
6 3 (1.40%) Remedy
6 3 (1.40%) BMC
6 3 (1.40%) Cisco
7 2 (0.93%) Mercator
7 2 (0.93%) HP
7 2 (0.93%) Juniper
7 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.47%) McAfee
8 1 (0.47%) BT
8 1 (0.47%) SAP
8 1 (0.47%) CA
8 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
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