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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 333 381 359
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -22
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 70 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 24 20
Average daily rate
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£500 £444 £541
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -18.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £568 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £430
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -1.51%
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
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Vacancies
City of London +13 22 £500 +36.98% 1
New Malden - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 77 (37.02%) Security Cleared
2 69 (33.17%) Data Protection
3 66 (31.73%) Information Security
4 64 (30.77%) Data Protection Act
5 51 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (23.56%) ITIL
7 46 (22.12%) PRINCE2
8 42 (20.19%) Project Management
8 42 (20.19%) SC Cleared
9 40 (19.23%) Management Information System
9 40 (19.23%) CESG
10 35 (16.83%) CISSP
11 34 (16.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 33 (15.87%) Security Architecture
13 31 (14.90%) Finance
14 29 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 28 (13.46%) Change Control
15 28 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
16 27 (12.98%) ISMS
16 27 (12.98%) TCP/IP
17 25 (12.02%) Internet
18 24 (11.54%) Firewall
19 23 (11.06%) Degree
19 23 (11.06%) Microsoft
20 21 (10.10%) Service Delivery
20 21 (10.10%) RMADS
20 21 (10.10%) GIAC
21 20 (9.62%) Risk Management
21 20 (9.62%) Cyber Security
22 19 (9.13%) CESG CLAS

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (3.85%) IIS
2 3 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.96%) JBoss
3 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.96%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (4.81%) MS Office
1 10 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (6.25%) assyst
2 3 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.96%) Summit
4 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.92%) SaaS
1 4 (1.92%) PaaS
1 4 (1.92%) IaaS
2 2 (0.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.98%) TCP/IP
2 25 (12.02%) Internet
3 24 (11.54%) Firewall
4 18 (8.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (8.65%) Network Security
5 13 (6.25%) HTTP
5 13 (6.25%) Intranet
5 13 (6.25%) WAN
6 12 (5.77%) HSRP
7 11 (5.29%) DMVPN
7 11 (5.29%) VLAN
7 11 (5.29%) VPN
7 11 (5.29%) DNS
7 11 (5.29%) MPLS
7 11 (5.29%) OSPF
7 11 (5.29%) BGP
8 10 (4.81%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (4.81%) IPsec
8 10 (4.81%) HTTPS
9 6 (2.88%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.96%) MySQL
2 2 (0.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
2 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Selenium
2 3 (1.44%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.96%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.96%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.96%) Ant
3 2 (0.96%) JUnit
3 2 (0.96%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.96%) Subversion
3 2 (0.96%) Maven
3 2 (0.96%) JIRA
4 1 (0.48%) WATIR
4 1 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.48%) Sahi
General
1 31 (14.90%) Finance
2 17 (8.17%) Legal
3 14 (6.73%) Law
4 11 (5.29%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.44%) Local Government
7 2 (0.96%) Games
7 2 (0.96%) Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 60 (28.85%) Architect
2 32 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 31 (14.90%) Analyst
4 24 (11.54%) Security Architect
5 22 (10.58%) Consultant
6 21 (10.10%) Senior Manager
7 20 (9.62%) Senior Project Manager
7 20 (9.62%) Information Specialist
8 19 (9.13%) Security Analyst
9 18 (8.65%) Security Specialist
10 17 (8.17%) Information Analyst
10 17 (8.17%) Information Security Analyst
11 16 (7.69%) Information Architect
12 15 (7.21%) Security Consultant
13 14 (6.73%) Security Manager
14 12 (5.77%) Product Analyst
14 12 (5.77%) Product Specialist
14 12 (5.77%) Information Security Specialist
15 11 (5.29%) Information Manager
16 9 (4.33%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.88%) REST
2 5 (2.40%) SOAP
2 5 (2.40%) XML
3 3 (1.44%) JMS
3 3 (1.44%) WSDL
4 2 (0.96%) Middleware
4 2 (0.96%) Spring
4 2 (0.96%) Apache Axis
4 2 (0.96%) GWT
4 2 (0.96%) Smart GWT
4 2 (0.96%) DOM
4 2 (0.96%) HTML
4 2 (0.96%) CSS
4 2 (0.96%) JSP
4 2 (0.96%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 64 (30.77%) Data Protection Act
2 40 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 40 (19.23%) CESG
3 28 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (10.10%) RMADS
5 19 (9.13%) CESG CLAS
6 13 (6.25%) PKI
7 7 (3.37%) Freedom of Information
7 7 (3.37%) Freedom of Information Act
8 6 (2.88%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.40%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.92%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.96%) Online Games
11 2 (0.96%) AS400
11 2 (0.96%) Statistics
11 2 (0.96%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.48%) iSeries
12 1 (0.48%) Open Source
12 1 (0.48%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.69%) Windows
2 13 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (0.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (33.17%) Data Protection
2 66 (31.73%) Information Security
3 51 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (23.56%) ITIL
5 46 (22.12%) PRINCE2
6 42 (20.19%) Project Management
7 33 (15.87%) Security Architecture
8 29 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (13.46%) Change Control
10 27 (12.98%) ISMS
11 21 (10.10%) Service Delivery
12 20 (9.62%) Risk Management
12 20 (9.62%) Cyber Security
13 17 (8.17%) Agile Project Management
14 16 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
15 15 (7.21%) Ethical Hacking
16 12 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
17 11 (5.29%) Network Monitoring
18 10 (4.81%) WAN Optimisation
18 10 (4.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.29%) Java
2 8 (3.85%) SQL
3 3 (1.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.96%) Ruby
4 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (37.02%) Security Cleared
2 42 (20.19%) SC Cleared
3 35 (16.83%) CISSP
4 23 (11.06%) Degree
5 21 (10.10%) GIAC
6 15 (7.21%) CEH
7 14 (6.73%) CISM
7 14 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (6.73%) MCSE
8 12 (5.77%) CISA
9 5 (2.40%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.92%) Postgraduate
10 4 (1.92%) ISEB
10 4 (1.92%) CRISC
11 3 (1.44%) ISACA
12 2 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.96%) GCIA
12 2 (0.96%) GCIH
12 2 (0.96%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (16.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (7.69%) COBIT
3 9 (4.33%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.92%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.92%) QA
5 2 (0.96%) HMG Infosec
5 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.96%) SLA
5 2 (0.96%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (0.96%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (1.92%) SCCM
1 4 (1.92%) SCOM
2 3 (1.44%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (11.06%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.29%) Oracle
2 11 (5.29%) Blue Coat
3 9 (4.33%) TOWER Software
4 3 (1.44%) VMware
4 3 (1.44%) Remedy
4 3 (1.44%) Cisco
4 3 (1.44%) BMC
5 2 (0.96%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.48%) McAfee
6 1 (0.48%) BT
6 1 (0.48%) CA
6 1 (0.48%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.48%) Mercator
6 1 (0.48%) SAP
6 1 (0.48%) HP
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