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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 62 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.38% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £563 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £450 £473
% change year-on-year
+15.22% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £51.17 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-46.25% +27.92%
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
614 703 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.22% 75.11% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 421 303
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £45.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) CESG
4 1 (16.67%) Grid Computing
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (16.67%) RMADS
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Finance

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Chief Information Officer
3 1 (16.67%) CIO
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (33.33%) CESG
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Grid Computing
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (16.67%) RMADS