The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank - 66 67
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.32% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.42% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.27% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +52.72%
Information Assurance
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
568 715 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.45% 75.74% 68.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 435 399
Median daily rate £413 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 8
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.09 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +33.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Assurance across the Reading region.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Information Assurance
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) HMG Infosec
1 1 (100.00%) RMADS
1 1 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) HMG Infosec
1 1 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) RMADS