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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
England / London
Rank 371 338 368
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +30
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 37 77 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.44% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 64 40
Median daily rate £550 £485 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% -10.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £287 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £681 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £51.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-46.34% +86.36%

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
16163 17637 17170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.52% 84.21% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11680 12514 12406
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 214 192
Median hourly rate £31.50 £24.23 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 3 £528 - 3
Barnet - 2 £400 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 42 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 33 (47.83%) SC Cleared
3 25 (36.23%) Management Information System
3 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (33.33%) Information Security
5 22 (31.88%) Data Protection
5 22 (31.88%) Data Protection Act
5 22 (31.88%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (26.09%) Open Source
7 16 (23.19%) Security Architecture
7 16 (23.19%) PRINCE2
8 15 (21.74%) CISSP
8 15 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
10 11 (15.94%) CISM
10 11 (15.94%) ITIL
10 11 (15.94%) Risk Management
10 11 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (15.94%) Security Testing
11 10 (14.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (14.49%) Agile Project Management
11 10 (14.49%) Identity Management
11 10 (14.49%) Information Security Management
11 10 (14.49%) Security Management
11 10 (14.49%) SharePoint
11 10 (14.49%) Project Management
12 9 (13.04%) TOGAF
12 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
13 8 (11.59%) SABSA

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.49%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.80%) Apache
4 2 (2.90%) nginx
4 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 6 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.14%) Office 365
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.35%) IaaS
5 2 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) LDAP
2 3 (4.35%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.90%) DMVPN
3 2 (2.90%) DNS
3 2 (2.90%) Firewall
3 2 (2.90%) Internet
3 2 (2.90%) Skype
4 1 (1.45%) DKIM
4 1 (1.45%) DMARC
4 1 (1.45%) HTTP
4 1 (1.45%) LAN
4 1 (1.45%) SCCP
4 1 (1.45%) SMTP
4 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.80%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.90%) Hudson
1 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.90%) MSI
1 2 (2.90%) Selenium
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Legal
3 6 (8.70%) Military
4 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Architect
2 10 (14.49%) Project Manager
3 9 (13.04%) Security Architect
4 8 (11.59%) Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Information Architect
4 8 (11.59%) Information Assurance Architect
4 8 (11.59%) Information Assurance Leader
4 8 (11.59%) Lead Architect
5 6 (8.70%) Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Security Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Information Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Information Assurance Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) CSS
1 6 (8.70%) HTML
1 6 (8.70%) HTML5
2 4 (5.80%) LAMP
3 3 (4.35%) SAML
3 3 (4.35%) Web Services
4 2 (2.90%) J2EE
5 1 (1.45%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.23%) Management Information System
2 22 (31.88%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (8.70%) CESG
3 6 (8.70%) Cyber Attack
4 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.35%) Ergonomics
5 3 (4.35%) Psychology
6 2 (2.90%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.90%) Replication
6 2 (2.90%) User Experience
7 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Linux
1 6 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) CentOS
2 2 (2.90%) Unix
2 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.33%) Information Security
3 22 (31.88%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (31.88%) Data Protection
4 18 (26.09%) Open Source
5 16 (23.19%) PRINCE2
5 16 (23.19%) Security Architecture
6 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (15.94%) ITIL
7 11 (15.94%) Risk Management
7 11 (15.94%) Security Testing
8 10 (14.49%) Agile Project Management
8 10 (14.49%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (14.49%) Identity Management
8 10 (14.49%) Information Security Management
8 10 (14.49%) Project Management
8 10 (14.49%) Security Management
9 9 (13.04%) TOGAF
10 8 (11.59%) SABSA
11 7 (10.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) Python
2 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.70%) SQL
3 3 (4.35%) Java
3 3 (4.35%) Perl
4 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.90%) PHP
5 1 (1.45%) Ada
5 1 (1.45%) C
5 1 (1.45%) C#
5 1 (1.45%) C++
5 1 (1.45%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 42 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 33 (47.83%) SC Cleared
3 15 (21.74%) CISSP
4 11 (15.94%) CISM
5 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
6 8 (11.59%) CLAS
7 7 (10.14%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (8.70%) Degree
9 4 (5.80%) SANS
10 2 (2.90%) CEH
10 2 (2.90%) CISA
10 2 (2.90%) CRISC
11 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.45%) CISMP
11 1 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (1.45%) GCFA
11 1 (1.45%) GREM
11 1 (1.45%) ISEB
11 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (8.70%) QA
4 5 (7.25%) RMADS
5 1 (1.45%) COBIT
5 1 (1.45%) GPG13
5 1 (1.45%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
1 2 (2.90%) vCloud
1 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Kibana
1 3 (4.35%) logstash
2 2 (2.90%) Ansible
2 2 (2.90%) CFEngine
2 2 (2.90%) HAProxy
2 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.90%) Puppet
2 2 (2.90%) Salt
2 2 (2.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Google
3 4 (5.80%) Splunk
3 4 (5.80%) TOWER Software
4 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco
4 2 (2.90%) Intel Security
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.90%) VMware
5 1 (1.45%) Meridio