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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 284 397 333
Rank change year-on-year
+113 -64
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 131 34 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.18% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 24 54
Average daily rate
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£550 £433 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.16% -7.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £356 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £692 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £550 £481
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £55.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.81% +120.00%
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
18761 19158 19398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.11% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13057 13421 13065
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +38 28 £553 +15.20% 1
Teddington - - - -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 57 (31.32%) Data Protection
2 56 (30.77%) Data Protection Act
3 55 (30.22%) Security Cleared
3 55 (30.22%) Project Management
4 39 (21.43%) Information Security
4 39 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 38 (20.88%) ITIL
6 37 (20.33%) CESG
7 31 (17.03%) SC Cleared
8 29 (15.93%) Change Control
9 28 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (12.64%) Finance
12 22 (12.09%) Internet
13 21 (11.54%) CESG CLAS
13 21 (11.54%) Security Architecture
14 20 (10.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 19 (10.44%) CISSP
16 18 (9.89%) RMADS
17 17 (9.34%) Management Information System
17 17 (9.34%) Microsoft
17 17 (9.34%) TCP/IP
18 16 (8.79%) Firewall
18 16 (8.79%) Cyber Security
19 15 (8.24%) Agile Project Management
19 15 (8.24%) Service Delivery
19 15 (8.24%) Oracle
19 15 (8.24%) ISMS
20 14 (7.69%) Network Security
20 14 (7.69%) TOGAF

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (1.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.55%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (2.75%) MS Office
2 4 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (6.59%) assyst
2 3 (1.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.55%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) GitHub
2 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.09%) Internet
2 17 (9.34%) TCP/IP
3 16 (8.79%) Firewall
4 14 (7.69%) Network Security
5 12 (6.59%) Intranet
6 10 (5.49%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (4.95%) HTTP
8 6 (3.30%) SSL
8 6 (3.30%) WAN
8 6 (3.30%) 4G
9 5 (2.75%) HSRP
9 5 (2.75%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (2.20%) VLAN
10 4 (2.20%) DMVPN
10 4 (2.20%) VPN
10 4 (2.20%) DNS
10 4 (2.20%) MPLS
10 4 (2.20%) OSPF
10 4 (2.20%) BGP
11 3 (1.65%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.95%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.10%) MySQL
2 2 (1.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Selenium
2 2 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.10%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.10%) Ant
2 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.10%) Subversion
2 2 (1.10%) JIRA
3 1 (0.55%) WATIR
3 1 (0.55%) Maven
3 1 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.55%) JUnit
3 1 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.55%) Sahi
3 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (12.64%) Finance
2 12 (6.59%) Law
3 3 (1.65%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.55%) Electronics
4 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.55%) Legal
4 1 (0.55%) Banking
4 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (23.08%) Architect
2 24 (13.19%) Project Manager
2 24 (13.19%) Consultant
3 19 (10.44%) Senior Manager
3 19 (10.44%) Analyst
3 19 (10.44%) Security Specialist
4 18 (9.89%) Senior Project Manager
5 14 (7.69%) Information Architect
6 13 (7.14%) Security Consultant
6 13 (7.14%) Designer
7 12 (6.59%) Information Specialist
7 12 (6.59%) Security Manager
8 11 (6.04%) Information Security Specialist
8 11 (6.04%) Information Security Analyst
8 11 (6.04%) Product Analyst
8 11 (6.04%) Security Analyst
8 11 (6.04%) Information Analyst
8 11 (6.04%) Product Specialist
9 9 (4.95%) CLAS Consultant
9 9 (4.95%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.49%) REST
2 8 (4.40%) SOAP
3 7 (3.85%) XML
4 6 (3.30%) JMS
4 6 (3.30%) WSDL
5 2 (1.10%) MyBatis
5 2 (1.10%) DOM
5 2 (1.10%) HTML
5 2 (1.10%) CSS
5 2 (1.10%) Spring
5 2 (1.10%) Apache Axis
5 2 (1.10%) GWT
5 2 (1.10%) Smart GWT
6 1 (0.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 56 (30.77%) Data Protection Act
2 37 (20.33%) CESG
3 21 (11.54%) CESG CLAS
4 18 (9.89%) RMADS
5 17 (9.34%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.40%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.20%) PKI
8 2 (1.10%) Statistics
8 2 (1.10%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.10%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.10%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.55%) iSeries
9 1 (0.55%) Open Source
9 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.55%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.85%) Windows
2 3 (1.65%) Linux
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (31.32%) Data Protection
2 55 (30.22%) Project Management
3 39 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 39 (21.43%) Information Security
4 38 (20.88%) ITIL
5 29 (15.93%) Change Control
6 28 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (11.54%) Security Architecture
9 16 (8.79%) Cyber Security
10 15 (8.24%) Agile Project Management
10 15 (8.24%) ISMS
10 15 (8.24%) Service Delivery
11 14 (7.69%) TOGAF
11 14 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
12 13 (7.14%) Service Management
13 12 (6.59%) Six Sigma
14 11 (6.04%) Scrum
15 9 (4.95%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.69%) Java
2 12 (6.59%) SQL
3 2 (1.10%) Ruby
3 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.55%) C
4 1 (0.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 55 (30.22%) Security Cleared
2 31 (17.03%) SC Cleared
3 19 (10.44%) CISSP
4 13 (7.14%) GIAC
4 13 (7.14%) CEH
5 12 (6.59%) Degree
5 12 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (6.59%) MCSE
6 3 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.10%) CISA
7 2 (1.10%) CISM
7 2 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.55%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (0.55%) ISEB
8 1 (0.55%) HND
8 1 (0.55%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (6.59%) COBIT
3 7 (3.85%) QA
4 3 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.10%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.55%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.55%) HMG Infosec
Systems Management
1 3 (1.65%) SCCM
1 3 (1.65%) SCOM
1 3 (1.65%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (9.34%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.24%) Oracle
3 10 (5.49%) TOWER Software
4 5 (2.75%) Juniper
5 4 (2.20%) VMware
5 4 (2.20%) Blue Coat
6 3 (1.65%) Remedy
6 3 (1.65%) BMC
6 3 (1.65%) Cisco
7 2 (1.10%) JBoss
7 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.10%) Mercator
8 1 (0.55%) BT
8 1 (0.55%) HP
8 1 (0.55%) IBM
8 1 (0.55%) CA
8 1 (0.55%) CheckPoint
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