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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 75 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £490 £550
% change year-on-year
-13.26% -10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -21.81%
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
738 601 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.28% 68.76% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 310 354
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 20
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -34.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) CISMP
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Strategic Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISMP
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA