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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 213 246 216
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -30
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 45 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.084% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.11% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 12
Average daily rate £450 £431 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -13.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £71.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.50 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -26.66%
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
6781 7326 6354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.29% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4156 4012 3382
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 240 268
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.00 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Information Assurance Hourly Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +27 25 £400 -7.24% 4
Berkshire +7 3 £550 +43.79% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £450 -
West Sussex - 3 £585 - 1
Surrey -5 1 - - 6
Middlesex - 1 £500 - 1
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 52 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 50 (52.08%) Information Security
3 46 (47.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (44.79%) CESG Certified Professional
5 41 (42.71%) RMADS
6 38 (39.58%) PKI
6 38 (39.58%) CLAS
7 34 (35.42%) DV Cleared
8 31 (32.29%) SC Cleared
8 31 (32.29%) Firewall
9 28 (29.17%) CISSP
10 25 (26.04%) Management Information System
11 24 (25.00%) VPN
12 23 (23.96%) Risk Management
12 23 (23.96%) CESG
13 21 (21.88%) ISMS
14 20 (20.83%) Data Protection
15 19 (19.79%) JSP 440
15 19 (19.79%) SIEM
15 19 (19.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 18 (18.75%) PCI DSS
17 17 (17.71%) Analytics
17 17 (17.71%) Network Architecture
17 17 (17.71%) Unix
17 17 (17.71%) Windows
18 16 (16.67%) Oracle
18 16 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (16.67%) TOGAF
18 16 (16.67%) Service Management
18 16 (16.67%) CISM

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (2.08%) Apache
2 2 (2.08%) IIS
2 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.04%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.04%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) BusinessWare
1 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.04%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (32.29%) Firewall
2 24 (25.00%) VPN
3 4 (4.17%) DNS
4 3 (3.13%) Internet
4 3 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.13%) MPLS
5 2 (2.08%) DHCP
5 2 (2.08%) LAN
5 2 (2.08%) LDAP
5 2 (2.08%) Network Security
5 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.04%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.04%) LTE
6 1 (1.04%) MVNO
6 1 (1.04%) TETRA
6 1 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) DB2
1 1 (1.04%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.17%) Selenium
3 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.08%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.08%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.04%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.04%) NCrunch
5 1 (1.04%) WatiN
General
1 13 (13.54%) Banking
2 10 (10.42%) Finance
3 8 (8.33%) Legal
4 3 (3.13%) Law
4 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Electronics
6 1 (1.04%) Military
6 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
6 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (40.63%) Consultant
2 30 (31.25%) Security Consultant
3 27 (28.13%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 23 (23.96%) Architect
5 20 (20.83%) Information Security Consultant
6 19 (19.79%) Security Architect
7 13 (13.54%) Information Security Specialist
7 13 (13.54%) Information Specialist
7 13 (13.54%) Security Specialist
8 12 (12.50%) Analyst
9 7 (7.29%) CLAS Architect
9 7 (7.29%) IT Consultant
9 7 (7.29%) IT Security Consultant
10 6 (6.25%) CISSP Architect
10 6 (6.25%) Test Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) CISSP Consultant
11 5 (5.21%) CLAS Consultant
11 5 (5.21%) Security Analyst
12 4 (4.17%) CLAS Security Consultant
12 4 (4.17%) Information Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) Web Services
2 1 (1.04%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (39.58%) PKI
2 25 (26.04%) Management Information System
3 23 (23.96%) CESG
4 15 (15.63%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.17%) Smart Meter
7 3 (3.13%) Cryptography
7 3 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (3.13%) Driving Licence
7 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (1.04%) AS400
9 1 (1.04%) EPoS
9 1 (1.04%) Frameworx
9 1 (1.04%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.71%) Unix
1 17 (17.71%) Windows
2 4 (4.17%) Linux
3 2 (2.08%) AIX
3 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.08%) Solaris
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.08%) Information Security
2 23 (23.96%) Risk Management
3 21 (21.88%) ISMS
4 20 (20.83%) Data Protection
5 19 (19.79%) SIEM
6 17 (17.71%) Analytics
6 17 (17.71%) Network Architecture
7 16 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 16 (16.67%) Information Security Management
7 16 (16.67%) Security Management
7 16 (16.67%) Service Management
7 16 (16.67%) TOGAF
8 14 (14.58%) Security Testing
9 13 (13.54%) Asset Management
9 13 (13.54%) Business Continuity
9 13 (13.54%) Business Continuity Management
10 12 (12.50%) Operations Management
11 10 (10.42%) ITIL
11 10 (10.42%) Software Testing
12 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.13%) SQL
2 2 (2.08%) Perl
2 2 (2.08%) Python
3 1 (1.04%) Groovy
3 1 (1.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 52 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 43 (44.79%) CESG Certified Professional
3 38 (39.58%) CLAS
4 34 (35.42%) DV Cleared
5 31 (32.29%) SC Cleared
6 28 (29.17%) CISSP
7 16 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (16.67%) CISM
8 15 (15.63%) CCNA
9 14 (14.58%) MCP
9 14 (14.58%) MCSE
9 14 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (6.25%) ISTQB
11 5 (5.21%) Degree
11 5 (5.21%) ISEB
11 5 (5.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (3.13%) GCIH
12 3 (3.13%) GIAC
13 2 (2.08%) RHCSA
14 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (47.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (42.71%) RMADS
3 19 (19.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 19 (19.79%) JSP 440
4 18 (18.75%) PCI DSS
5 6 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) ClearTrust
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.13%) Puppet
3 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.04%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.04%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.08%) HP
3 2 (2.08%) IBM
3 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (1.04%) 3PAR
4 1 (1.04%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.04%) BEA
4 1 (1.04%) BMC
4 1 (1.04%) CA
4 1 (1.04%) NetApp
4 1 (1.04%) Remedy
4 1 (1.04%) SAP
4 1 (1.04%) Vitria
Gatwick
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £60.98 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £320 to £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago