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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £550 £481
% change year-on-year
-14.09% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £55.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.81% +120.00%
Information Assurance
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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
594 735 888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.89% 73.13% 68.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 329 288
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) CODA
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Mobility Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CODA