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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 311 401 330
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -71
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 117 41 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.21% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 34 42
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£550 £525 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £668 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £525 £475
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +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
19078 19694 18813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.35% 77.70% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13764 13804 12807
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 228 338
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 October 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 October 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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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 +40 22 £503 -8.54% 3
New Malden - - - - 3
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 64 (32.16%) Security Cleared
2 57 (28.64%) Data Protection
3 53 (26.63%) Data Protection Act
4 52 (26.13%) Information Security
5 51 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (24.62%) Project Management
7 45 (22.61%) ITIL
8 40 (20.10%) PRINCE2
9 38 (19.10%) CESG
10 37 (18.59%) SC Cleared
11 31 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (13.57%) Internet
13 27 (13.57%) Change Control
14 26 (13.07%) ISMS
14 26 (13.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 25 (12.56%) TCP/IP
16 24 (12.06%) CISSP
16 24 (12.06%) Firewall
16 24 (12.06%) Security Architecture
17 22 (11.06%) Microsoft
17 22 (11.06%) CESG CLAS
18 21 (10.55%) RMADS
19 19 (9.55%) Management Information System
19 19 (9.55%) Finance
20 18 (9.05%) Cyber Security
21 17 (8.54%) GIAC
21 17 (8.54%) Network Security
21 17 (8.54%) Degree
21 17 (8.54%) COBIT

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (2.01%) IIS
2 3 (1.51%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.01%) JBoss
3 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (5.03%) MS Office
1 10 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (6.53%) assyst
2 3 (1.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.01%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.51%) IaaS
2 2 (1.01%) SaaS
2 2 (1.01%) PaaS
2 2 (1.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.57%) Internet
2 25 (12.56%) TCP/IP
3 24 (12.06%) Firewall
4 17 (8.54%) Network Security
5 16 (8.04%) HTTP
6 14 (7.04%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (6.53%) Intranet
7 13 (6.53%) WAN
8 12 (6.03%) HSRP
9 11 (5.53%) DMVPN
9 11 (5.53%) VLAN
9 11 (5.53%) VPN
9 11 (5.53%) DNS
9 11 (5.53%) MPLS
9 11 (5.53%) OSPF
9 11 (5.53%) BGP
10 10 (5.03%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (5.03%) IPsec
10 10 (5.03%) HTTPS
11 6 (3.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.01%) MySQL
2 2 (1.01%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Selenium
2 3 (1.51%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.01%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.01%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.01%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.01%) Ant
3 2 (1.01%) JUnit
3 2 (1.01%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.01%) Subversion
3 2 (1.01%) Maven
3 2 (1.01%) JIRA
4 1 (0.50%) WATIR
4 1 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.50%) Sahi
4 1 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 19 (9.55%) Finance
2 13 (6.53%) Law
3 7 (3.52%) Legal
4 6 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.51%) Local Government
6 2 (1.01%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.50%) Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (23.62%) Architect
2 26 (13.07%) Project Manager
2 26 (13.07%) Consultant
3 25 (12.56%) Analyst
4 21 (10.55%) Security Specialist
5 19 (9.55%) Senior Manager
5 19 (9.55%) Information Specialist
6 18 (9.05%) Senior Project Manager
7 16 (8.04%) Information Architect
8 15 (7.54%) Security Consultant
8 15 (7.54%) Security Analyst
8 15 (7.54%) Information Analyst
8 15 (7.54%) Information Security Analyst
9 14 (7.04%) Designer
10 13 (6.53%) Security Architect
11 12 (6.03%) Product Analyst
11 12 (6.03%) Information Security Specialist
11 12 (6.03%) Product Specialist
12 11 (5.53%) CLAS Consultant
13 9 (4.52%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.03%) REST
2 8 (4.02%) SOAP
3 7 (3.52%) XML
4 6 (3.02%) JMS
4 6 (3.02%) WSDL
5 2 (1.01%) MyBatis
5 2 (1.01%) DOM
5 2 (1.01%) HTML
5 2 (1.01%) CSS
5 2 (1.01%) Spring
5 2 (1.01%) Apache Axis
5 2 (1.01%) GWT
5 2 (1.01%) Smart GWT
6 1 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 53 (26.63%) Data Protection Act
2 38 (19.10%) CESG
3 31 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (11.06%) CESG CLAS
5 21 (10.55%) RMADS
6 19 (9.55%) Management Information System
7 11 (5.53%) PKI
8 8 (4.02%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.01%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.51%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (1.51%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (1.01%) Statistics
11 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.01%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.50%) iSeries
12 1 (0.50%) Open Source
12 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.54%) Windows
2 11 (5.53%) Linux
3 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (28.64%) Data Protection
2 52 (26.13%) Information Security
3 51 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (24.62%) Project Management
5 45 (22.61%) ITIL
6 40 (20.10%) PRINCE2
7 28 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (13.57%) Change Control
9 26 (13.07%) ISMS
10 24 (12.06%) Security Architecture
11 18 (9.05%) Cyber Security
12 15 (7.54%) Service Delivery
13 14 (7.04%) Ethical Hacking
13 14 (7.04%) Penetration Testing
14 13 (6.53%) Service Management
14 13 (6.53%) Risk Management
14 13 (6.53%) Agile Project Management
15 12 (6.03%) TOGAF
16 11 (5.53%) Six Sigma
16 11 (5.53%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.04%) Java
2 13 (6.53%) SQL
3 3 (1.51%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.01%) Ruby
4 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (32.16%) Security Cleared
2 37 (18.59%) SC Cleared
3 24 (12.06%) CISSP
4 17 (8.54%) GIAC
4 17 (8.54%) Degree
5 14 (7.04%) CEH
6 13 (6.53%) MCSE
6 13 (6.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.52%) CISA
8 6 (3.02%) CISM
9 3 (1.51%) CRISC
10 2 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (1.01%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.01%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.50%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (0.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (8.54%) COBIT
3 5 (2.51%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.01%) QA
5 2 (1.01%) HMG Infosec
5 2 (1.01%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.01%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.01%) SLA
5 2 (1.01%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 3 (1.51%) SCCM
1 3 (1.51%) SCOM
1 3 (1.51%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (11.06%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.04%) Oracle
3 11 (5.53%) Blue Coat
4 8 (4.02%) TOWER Software
5 4 (2.01%) VMware
6 3 (1.51%) Remedy
6 3 (1.51%) Cisco
6 3 (1.51%) Juniper
6 3 (1.51%) BMC
7 2 (1.01%) HP
7 2 (1.01%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.01%) Mercator
8 1 (0.50%) BT
8 1 (0.50%) IBM
8 1 (0.50%) CA
8 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
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