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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 348 363 316
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -47
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 66 39 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.21% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 38
Average daily rate
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£525 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £520 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.67% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.75 £33.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+41.48% +16.37%
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
17489 18201 16706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.30% 78.07% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12245 12884 11617
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 225 223
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -23.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 +11 10 £400 -27.27% 1
Sidcup - 1 - -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 41 (35.34%) Security Cleared
2 40 (34.48%) Information Security
3 34 (29.31%) Management Information System
4 29 (25.00%) Finance
4 29 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 24 (20.69%) Security Architecture
5 24 (20.69%) Legal
6 23 (19.83%) Data Protection
7 21 (18.10%) Risk Management
7 21 (18.10%) CISSP
7 21 (18.10%) Project Management
8 19 (16.38%) PRINCE2
8 19 (16.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (15.52%) Degree
9 18 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (14.66%) CESG
10 17 (14.66%) ITIL
10 17 (14.66%) Data Protection Act
11 15 (12.93%) Incident Management
12 14 (12.07%) RMADS
12 14 (12.07%) Cyber Security
12 14 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (11.21%) Security Testing
13 13 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
15 11 (9.48%) Software Testing
16 10 (8.62%) CISM
17 9 (7.76%) SABSA
18 8 (6.90%) Regression Testing
18 8 (6.90%) COBIT

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (0.86%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Office
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) SaaS
1 4 (3.45%) PaaS
1 4 (3.45%) IaaS
2 3 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.03%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (5.17%) Firewall
3 4 (3.45%) Network Security
3 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.72%) HTTP
5 2 (1.72%) Internet
6 1 (0.86%) FTP
6 1 (0.86%) SSL
6 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.86%) MySQL
1 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) JUnit
1 1 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.86%) Subversion
1 1 (0.86%) Maven
1 1 (0.86%) Selenium
1 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
1 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 29 (25.00%) Finance
2 24 (20.69%) Legal
3 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.45%) Games
4 4 (3.45%) Retail
5 2 (1.72%) Local Government
5 2 (1.72%) German Language
6 1 (0.86%) Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (19.83%) Architect
2 22 (18.97%) Security Architect
3 15 (12.93%) Analyst
4 14 (12.07%) Consultant
5 11 (9.48%) Security Manager
6 9 (7.76%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.90%) Security Consultant
7 8 (6.90%) Coordinator
8 7 (6.03%) Information Assurance Specialist
8 7 (6.03%) Information Specialist
8 7 (6.03%) Security Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) Security Assurance Manager
9 6 (5.17%) Compliance Specialist
9 6 (5.17%) Information Manager
10 5 (4.31%) IT Architect
10 5 (4.31%) Service Manager
10 5 (4.31%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (4.31%) Senior Manager
10 5 (4.31%) Information Security Manager
10 5 (4.31%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.31%) JSP
1 5 (4.31%) .NET
2 3 (2.59%) Web Services
3 1 (0.86%) XML
3 1 (0.86%) Middleware
3 1 (0.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 34 (29.31%) Management Information System
2 17 (14.66%) CESG
2 17 (14.66%) Data Protection Act
3 14 (12.07%) RMADS
3 14 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.03%) CESG CLAS
6 6 (5.17%) Freedom of Information Act
6 6 (5.17%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (2.59%) PKI
7 3 (2.59%) Online Games
7 3 (2.59%) EPoS
8 2 (1.72%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.72%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.72%) Equities
8 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.72%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.86%) BYOD
9 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.17%) Windows
2 5 (4.31%) Linux
3 1 (0.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.48%) Information Security
2 24 (20.69%) Security Architecture
3 23 (19.83%) Data Protection
4 21 (18.10%) Risk Management
4 21 (18.10%) Project Management
5 19 (16.38%) PRINCE2
6 18 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (14.66%) ITIL
8 15 (12.93%) Incident Management
9 14 (12.07%) Cyber Security
10 13 (11.21%) Security Testing
10 13 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (9.48%) Software Testing
13 9 (7.76%) SABSA
14 8 (6.90%) Agile Project Management
14 8 (6.90%) Regression Testing
15 7 (6.03%) TOGAF
16 6 (5.17%) Business Analysis
16 6 (5.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.31%) C#
2 2 (1.72%) SQL
3 1 (0.86%) Python
3 1 (0.86%) Ruby
3 1 (0.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (35.34%) Security Cleared
2 29 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 21 (18.10%) CISSP
4 18 (15.52%) Degree
5 10 (8.62%) CISM
6 7 (6.03%) GIAC
6 7 (6.03%) CISA
7 6 (5.17%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.31%) Postgraduate
8 5 (4.31%) GCIA
8 5 (4.31%) GCIH
9 3 (2.59%) CISMP
9 3 (2.59%) CCNP
9 3 (2.59%) CCNA
9 3 (2.59%) ISEB
9 3 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.59%) ISACA
10 2 (1.72%) GCED
10 2 (1.72%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.90%) COBIT
3 7 (6.03%) PCI DSS
4 5 (4.31%) JSP 440
5 3 (2.59%) SLA
5 3 (2.59%) CESG Infosec
6 2 (1.72%) QA
7 1 (0.86%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Snort
2 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.86%) SCCM
2 1 (0.86%) SCOM
2 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.86%) Puppet
2 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (4.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.45%) Symantec
3 3 (2.59%) McAfee
3 3 (2.59%) HP
3 3 (2.59%) Cisco
4 2 (1.72%) IBM
4 2 (1.72%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.72%) BMC
4 2 (1.72%) Reuters
4 2 (1.72%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.72%) TOWER Software
4 2 (1.72%) ArcSight
5 1 (0.86%) Facebook
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