The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 223 221 215
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 27 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 5
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£426 £485 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.11% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £363 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £444 £434
% change year-on-year
-5.63% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.98 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.24 £28.99 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+52.60% -26.60%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7060 6547 5727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.37% 72.91% 71.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4055 3616 3016
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 253 241
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Information Assurance
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the South East region.

Information Assurance Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -4 10 £450 -5.26%
East Sussex -6 7 £419 +67.50%
Surrey +6 5 £404 - 2
Berkshire 0 1 - - 1
Hampshire -3 1 £550 +13.40% 1
Kent - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £425 -
West Sussex - 1 £50 - 1
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 16 (43.24%) Information Security
1 16 (43.24%) RMADS
2 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) Service Delivery
2 12 (32.43%) Risk Management
3 11 (29.73%) Management Information System
3 11 (29.73%) Cisco
3 11 (29.73%) HP
3 11 (29.73%) ISMS
4 10 (27.03%) Performance Management
4 10 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (24.32%) Migration
6 8 (21.62%) ITIL
6 8 (21.62%) NetScout
7 7 (18.92%) Security Testing
7 7 (18.92%) BMC
7 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
8 6 (16.22%) NetApp
8 6 (16.22%) SLA
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) Business Process Improvement
9 5 (13.51%) Network Management
9 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity
9 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
9 5 (13.51%) CCNA
9 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (13.51%) Change Management
9 5 (13.51%) Capacity Management
10 4 (10.81%) Application Performance Management

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (5.41%) IIS
1 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) Network Security
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) LTE
3 1 (2.70%) MVNO
3 1 (2.70%) TETRA
3 1 (2.70%) SSH
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) SMTP
3 1 (2.70%) FTP
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.70%) SSL
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Selenium
1 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.11%) Legal
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Security Manager
2 11 (29.73%) Information Manager
2 11 (29.73%) Information Security Manager
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Manager
3 7 (18.92%) Information Security Officer
3 7 (18.92%) Security Officer
4 6 (16.22%) Chief Security Officer
4 6 (16.22%) Chief Information Officer
4 6 (16.22%) Chief Information Security Officer
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Information Security Officer
4 6 (16.22%) Service Manager
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Manager
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Services Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Network Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Information Assurance Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Information Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) JSP
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) RMADS
2 11 (29.73%) Management Information System
3 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.70%) Frameworx
5 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Information Security
2 12 (32.43%) Service Delivery
2 12 (32.43%) Risk Management
3 11 (29.73%) ISMS
4 10 (27.03%) Performance Management
5 9 (24.32%) Migration
6 8 (21.62%) ITIL
7 7 (18.92%) Security Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Business Process Improvement
9 5 (13.51%) Network Management
9 5 (13.51%) Capacity Management
9 5 (13.51%) Change Management
9 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity
9 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Application Performance Management
11 3 (8.11%) Cyber Security
11 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
11 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
11 3 (8.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) C#
2 3 (8.11%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) PHP
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) XPath
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
1 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.51%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) CCNP
3 4 (10.81%) CISSP
4 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) CISM
6 1 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.70%) CISMP
6 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) ISEB
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (16.22%) SLA
3 3 (8.11%) QA
3 3 (8.11%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Netcool
1 1 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco
1 11 (29.73%) HP
2 8 (21.62%) NetScout
3 7 (18.92%) BMC
4 6 (16.22%) NetApp
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.81%) F5
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix
7 2 (5.41%) VMware
7 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.70%) Veritas
8 1 (2.70%) Remedy
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