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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 385 379 368
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 48 48 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 43
Median daily rate £550 £488 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £409 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £678 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £444
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £38.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £51.17 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-46.25% +27.92%
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
18283 18659 18629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.33% 81.19% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13371 13253 13181
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 240 230
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £57.60 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +34 6 £625 +35.13% 2
Westminster - 1 £625 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 61 (40.67%) Security Cleared
2 58 (38.67%) Information Security
3 49 (32.67%) SC Cleared
4 46 (30.67%) Data Protection
5 45 (30.00%) Data Protection Act
6 41 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (25.33%) Finance
8 33 (22.00%) PRINCE2
9 32 (21.33%) Management Information System
9 32 (21.33%) Project Management
10 30 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (19.33%) CISSP
12 26 (17.33%) ITIL
12 26 (17.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 24 (16.00%) Agile Project Management
14 23 (15.33%) Risk Management
15 22 (14.67%) CESG
15 22 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (14.00%) Security Testing
16 21 (14.00%) Security Management
17 20 (13.33%) Software Testing
18 19 (12.67%) CISM
19 18 (12.00%) Security Architecture
19 18 (12.00%) Security Operations
19 18 (12.00%) Legal
19 18 (12.00%) TOGAF
20 17 (11.33%) CESG Certified Professional
21 16 (10.67%) Information Security Management
21 16 (10.67%) Microsoft
22 15 (10.00%) Degree

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 9 (6.00%) IIS
2 5 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.33%) iPlanet
4 2 (1.33%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.33%) nginx
4 2 (1.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.67%) MS Office
2 6 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.33%) BusinessWare
3 2 (1.33%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) Office 365
2 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.00%) Internet
2 7 (4.67%) Firewall
3 5 (3.33%) Network Security
3 5 (3.33%) VPN
4 4 (2.67%) LAN
4 4 (2.67%) WAN
5 2 (1.33%) DNS
5 2 (1.33%) FTP
5 2 (1.33%) HTTP
5 2 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.33%) IPsec
5 2 (1.33%) LDAP
5 2 (1.33%) SMTP
5 2 (1.33%) SSH
5 2 (1.33%) SSL
5 2 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.33%) VoIP
6 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.33%) Big Data
2 2 (1.33%) Couchbase
2 2 (1.33%) DB2
2 2 (1.33%) DB2 UDB
2 2 (1.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (2.67%) LoadRunner
1 4 (2.67%) ProC
2 3 (2.00%) Selenium
3 2 (1.33%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.33%) FitNesse
3 2 (1.33%) Gerrit
3 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.33%) Hudson
3 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.33%) JIRA
3 2 (1.33%) MSI
3 2 (1.33%) NCrunch
3 2 (1.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.33%) Toad
3 2 (1.33%) WatiN
4 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
General
1 38 (25.33%) Finance
2 18 (12.00%) Legal
3 6 (4.00%) Banking
3 6 (4.00%) Retail
3 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.67%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.33%) Games
5 2 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Law
6 1 (0.67%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 32 (21.33%) Analyst
2 21 (14.00%) Architect
3 20 (13.33%) Security Architect
4 19 (12.67%) Head of Security
5 18 (12.00%) Security Analyst
6 14 (9.33%) Project Manager
7 12 (8.00%) Head of Architecture
8 10 (6.67%) Consultant
9 9 (6.00%) Information Analyst
9 9 (6.00%) Information Architect
9 9 (6.00%) Test Analyst
10 8 (5.33%) Information Security Analyst
10 8 (5.33%) Information Security Architect
11 7 (4.67%) Head of Operations
11 7 (4.67%) Information Assurance Architect
11 7 (4.67%) Senior Manager
12 6 (4.00%) Security Manager
13 5 (3.33%) Security Assurance Manager
13 5 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
14 4 (2.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.67%) Web Services
2 2 (1.33%) J2EE
2 2 (1.33%) JMS
2 2 (1.33%) MSMQ
2 2 (1.33%) REST
2 2 (1.33%) SOAP
2 2 (1.33%) WSDL
2 2 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (30.00%) Data Protection Act
2 32 (21.33%) Management Information System
3 22 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (14.67%) CESG
4 12 (8.00%) Freedom of Information
5 10 (6.67%) Freedom of Information Act
5 10 (6.67%) User Experience
6 8 (5.33%) CESG CLAS
6 8 (5.33%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.67%) Cryptography
8 3 (2.00%) BYOD
8 3 (2.00%) NHS
9 2 (1.33%) AS400
9 2 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.33%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.33%) FMCG
9 2 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.33%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.67%) Windows
2 7 (4.67%) Linux
3 2 (1.33%) AIX
3 2 (1.33%) CentOS
3 2 (1.33%) Solaris
3 2 (1.33%) Unix
3 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (1.33%) zOS
4 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (38.67%) Information Security
2 46 (30.67%) Data Protection
3 41 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (22.00%) PRINCE2
5 32 (21.33%) Project Management
6 30 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (17.33%) ITIL
8 24 (16.00%) Agile Project Management
9 23 (15.33%) Risk Management
10 21 (14.00%) Security Management
10 21 (14.00%) Security Testing
11 20 (13.33%) Software Testing
12 18 (12.00%) Security Architecture
12 18 (12.00%) Security Operations
12 18 (12.00%) TOGAF
13 16 (10.67%) Information Security Management
14 14 (9.33%) Analytics
14 14 (9.33%) Vulnerability Management
15 13 (8.67%) SIEM
16 12 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.67%) SQL
2 5 (3.33%) Ruby
3 4 (2.67%) C
3 4 (2.67%) Java
3 4 (2.67%) Python
4 3 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.00%) Perl
5 2 (1.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.33%) PHP
5 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (40.67%) Security Cleared
2 49 (32.67%) SC Cleared
3 29 (19.33%) CISSP
4 19 (12.67%) CISM
5 17 (11.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 15 (10.00%) Degree
7 14 (9.33%) CLAS
8 11 (7.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 11 (7.33%) DV Cleared
9 10 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (4.67%) IISP
10 7 (4.67%) ISEB
11 5 (3.33%) CEH
11 5 (3.33%) ISTQB
11 5 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (2.00%) CITP
13 3 (2.00%) DBS Check
13 3 (2.00%) GCIH
13 3 (2.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (17.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (7.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (4.00%) QA
3 6 (4.00%) RMADS
4 5 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (3.33%) GPG13
4 5 (3.33%) SLA
5 3 (2.00%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.33%) COBIT
6 2 (1.33%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.33%) ISO27002
System Software
1 6 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.33%) ClearTrust
2 2 (1.33%) Docker
2 2 (1.33%) GlusterFS
2 2 (1.33%) pfSense
2 2 (1.33%) Sendmail
2 2 (1.33%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.33%) vCloud
3 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.33%) Ansible
1 2 (1.33%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (1.33%) CFEngine
1 2 (1.33%) HAProxy
1 2 (1.33%) Kibana
1 2 (1.33%) logstash
1 2 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.33%) Puppet
1 2 (1.33%) QRadar
1 2 (1.33%) Salt
1 2 (1.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.67%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.67%) TOWER Software
3 8 (5.33%) Oracle
4 5 (3.33%) BMC
4 5 (3.33%) Citrix
4 5 (3.33%) Remedy
5 3 (2.00%) HP
6 2 (1.33%) ATG
6 2 (1.33%) BEA
6 2 (1.33%) CA
6 2 (1.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.33%) ESRI
6 2 (1.33%) Google
6 2 (1.33%) IBM
6 2 (1.33%) Intel Security
6 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.33%) SAP
6 2 (1.33%) Vitria
6 2 (1.33%) VMware
7 1 (0.67%) JDA
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