The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 322 375 331
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -44
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 89 39 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.21% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 20 69
Average daily rate
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£550 £469 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.17% -10.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £395 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £667 £528 £644
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +100.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18167 18542 19451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.94% 76.48% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12695 12898 12907
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 260 374
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Information Assurance
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +20 19 £568 +18.22% 5
Teddington - - - -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 35 (28.00%) Project Management
2 34 (27.20%) Data Protection Act
2 34 (27.20%) Data Protection
3 31 (24.80%) Security Cleared
4 28 (22.40%) Information Security
5 24 (19.20%) CESG
6 23 (18.40%) ITIL
7 22 (17.60%) PRINCE2
8 20 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (15.20%) SC Cleared
10 18 (14.40%) Security Architecture
10 18 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (13.60%) Finance
12 14 (11.20%) Change Control
12 14 (11.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 13 (10.40%) CESG CLAS
14 12 (9.60%) Service Management
14 12 (9.60%) Service Delivery
14 12 (9.60%) Internet
15 11 (8.80%) Management Information System
15 11 (8.80%) TOGAF
15 11 (8.80%) RMADS
16 10 (8.00%) ISMS
16 10 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (7.20%) Microsoft
17 9 (7.20%) CISSP
17 9 (7.20%) TCP/IP
17 9 (7.20%) Agile Project Management
18 8 (6.40%) Cyber Security
18 8 (6.40%) Degree

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (0.80%) MQSeries
1 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) MS Office
2 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) assyst
2 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.80%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.60%) Internet
2 10 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (7.20%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.40%) Firewall
5 7 (5.60%) HTTP
6 6 (4.80%) Network Security
6 6 (4.80%) 4G
7 5 (4.00%) HSRP
7 5 (4.00%) WAN
8 4 (3.20%) VPN
8 4 (3.20%) DNS
8 4 (3.20%) Intranet
8 4 (3.20%) SSL
8 4 (3.20%) MPLS
8 4 (3.20%) OSPF
8 4 (3.20%) BGP
8 4 (3.20%) DMVPN
8 4 (3.20%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (3.20%) VLAN
9 3 (2.40%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (13.60%) Finance
2 5 (4.00%) Law
3 3 (2.40%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.80%) Electronics
4 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.80%) Legal
4 1 (0.80%) Banking
4 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (21.60%) Architect
2 23 (18.40%) Consultant
3 12 (9.60%) Security Consultant
3 12 (9.60%) Security Specialist
4 11 (8.80%) Analyst
5 10 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.20%) Senior Manager
7 8 (6.40%) Information Architect
7 8 (6.40%) Senior Project Manager
7 8 (6.40%) Information Manager
7 8 (6.40%) Designer
8 7 (5.60%) CLAS Consultant
8 7 (5.60%) Vendor Manager
8 7 (5.60%) Information Security Manager
8 7 (5.60%) Security Manager
8 7 (5.60%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.00%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.00%) Database Architect
9 5 (4.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 4 (3.20%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.00%) XML
1 5 (4.00%) REST
2 4 (3.20%) SOAP
2 4 (3.20%) JMS
2 4 (3.20%) WSDL
3 1 (0.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (27.20%) Data Protection Act
2 24 (19.20%) CESG
3 13 (10.40%) CESG CLAS
4 11 (8.80%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.80%) RMADS
5 6 (4.80%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.20%) PKI
7 2 (1.60%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.60%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.80%) iSeries
8 1 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.80%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.00%) Windows
2 3 (2.40%) Linux
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.00%) Project Management
2 34 (27.20%) Data Protection
3 28 (22.40%) Information Security
4 23 (18.40%) ITIL
5 22 (17.60%) PRINCE2
6 20 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (14.40%) Security Architecture
8 14 (11.20%) Change Control
9 12 (9.60%) Service Management
9 12 (9.60%) Service Delivery
10 11 (8.80%) TOGAF
11 10 (8.00%) ISMS
12 9 (7.20%) Agile Project Management
13 8 (6.40%) Change Management
13 8 (6.40%) Cyber Security
14 7 (5.60%) Six Sigma
14 7 (5.60%) Scrum
14 7 (5.60%) Business Continuity
14 7 (5.60%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.60%) Java
1 7 (5.60%) SQL
2 1 (0.80%) C
2 1 (0.80%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (24.80%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.20%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.20%) CISSP
4 8 (6.40%) Degree
5 5 (4.00%) GIAC
5 5 (4.00%) CEH
5 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.00%) MCSE
6 3 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.80%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.80%) ISEB
8 1 (0.80%) HND
8 1 (0.80%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.80%) CISA
8 1 (0.80%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.60%) COBIT
3 4 (3.20%) QA
4 3 (2.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.80%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.80%) HMG Infosec
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) SCCM
1 1 (0.80%) SCOM
1 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.80%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (7.20%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.40%) Oracle
3 5 (4.00%) Juniper
3 5 (4.00%) TOWER Software
4 4 (3.20%) Blue Coat
5 2 (1.60%) VMware
6 1 (0.80%) BMC
6 1 (0.80%) Mercator
6 1 (0.80%) Remedy
6 1 (0.80%) BT
6 1 (0.80%) Cisco
6 1 (0.80%) IBM
6 1 (0.80%) HP
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