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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 230 252 232
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 32 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 9
Median daily rate £500 £455 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% -6.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £314 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £573 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £418 £444
% change year-on-year
+19.76% -5.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.98 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £51.17 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-46.25% +27.92%
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
7189 7489 6961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.56% 79.47% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4385 4352 3850
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 245 263
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.88 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.59% -20.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.82 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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 30 June 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +13 14 £525 +16.66%
Hampshire +15 5 £500 -9.09% 4
Berkshire +2 5 £563 +12.50% 3
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 53 (63.10%) Security Cleared
2 46 (54.76%) CESG Certified Professional
3 40 (47.62%) CISSP
4 37 (44.05%) RMADS
5 33 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (35.71%) CESG
6 30 (35.71%) SC Cleared
7 25 (29.76%) Risk Management
7 25 (29.76%) Information Security
8 24 (28.57%) Cryptography
8 24 (28.57%) ISMS
8 24 (28.57%) CLAS
8 24 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
9 23 (27.38%) Management Information System
10 20 (23.81%) PKI
10 20 (23.81%) Windows
11 18 (21.43%) Internet
11 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 18 (21.43%) Active Directory
12 17 (20.24%) DV Cleared
13 15 (17.86%) MS Exchange
13 15 (17.86%) Oracle
13 15 (17.86%) Unix
13 15 (17.86%) IPsec
14 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 14 (16.67%) SMTP
14 14 (16.67%) Client/Server
14 14 (16.67%) Citrix
14 14 (16.67%) Windows Vista
14 14 (16.67%) Security Architecture

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.71%) JBoss
3 3 (3.57%) Apache
3 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.19%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.19%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) BusinessWare
1 1 (1.19%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.43%) Internet
2 15 (17.86%) IPsec
3 14 (16.67%) SMTP
4 13 (15.48%) Firewall
5 12 (14.29%) FTP
5 12 (14.29%) SSH
6 6 (7.14%) VPN
7 4 (4.76%) DNS
7 4 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (4.76%) MPLS
7 4 (4.76%) Wireless
8 3 (3.57%) DHCP
8 3 (3.57%) LDAP
8 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.19%) LAN
9 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) DB2
2 1 (1.19%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 4 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Legal
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Electronics
4 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Law
4 1 (1.19%) Military
4 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (39.29%) Consultant
2 30 (35.71%) Security Consultant
3 13 (15.48%) Information Security Consultant
4 12 (14.29%) Security Advisor
5 11 (13.10%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 10 (11.90%) Analyst
6 10 (11.90%) Information Specialist
7 9 (10.71%) Information Security Specialist
7 9 (10.71%) Security Specialist
8 8 (9.52%) Architect
8 8 (9.52%) IT Consultant
8 8 (9.52%) IT Security Consultant
9 7 (8.33%) Security Architect
10 6 (7.14%) Information Assurance Leader
10 6 (7.14%) Test Analyst
11 5 (5.95%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 5 (5.95%) Information Assurance Specialist
12 4 (4.76%) Business Analyst
12 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 3 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) MSMQ
1 1 (1.19%) SOAP
1 1 (1.19%) Web Services
1 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (35.71%) CESG
2 24 (28.57%) Cryptography
3 23 (27.38%) Management Information System
4 20 (23.81%) PKI
5 14 (16.67%) Client/Server
6 7 (8.33%) Data Centre
7 5 (5.95%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (5.95%) Driving Licence
8 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (1.19%) AS400
10 1 (1.19%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (1.19%) EPoS
10 1 (1.19%) Grid Computing
10 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.81%) Windows
2 15 (17.86%) Unix
3 14 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.76%) Linux
5 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.38%) AIX
7 2 (2.38%) Solaris
8 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) Information Security
1 25 (29.76%) Risk Management
2 24 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (28.57%) ISMS
3 14 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 13 (15.48%) Ethical Hacking
4 13 (15.48%) Security Testing
5 12 (14.29%) OWASP
5 12 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 12 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (13.10%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (11.90%) Fuzz Testing
7 10 (11.90%) ITIL
8 9 (10.71%) Project Management
9 8 (9.52%) Data Protection
9 8 (9.52%) Incident Management
9 8 (9.52%) Software Testing
10 7 (8.33%) Analytics
11 6 (7.14%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.57%) Perl
1 3 (3.57%) Python
1 3 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (63.10%) Security Cleared
2 46 (54.76%) CESG Certified Professional
3 40 (47.62%) CISSP
4 30 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 24 (28.57%) CLAS
6 17 (20.24%) DV Cleared
7 11 (13.10%) CEH
8 8 (9.52%) CISM
9 7 (8.33%) ISEB
9 7 (8.33%) ISTQB
9 7 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (5.95%) Degree
10 5 (5.95%) GCIH
11 4 (4.76%) GIAC
12 3 (3.57%) RHCSA
13 2 (2.38%) CCSP
13 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (1.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (44.05%) RMADS
2 33 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (10.71%) PCI DSS
4 6 (7.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (5.95%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (4.76%) JSP 440
7 2 (2.38%) ISO22301
8 1 (1.19%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 18 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.29%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.19%) ClearTrust
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.76%) Puppet
3 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.19%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.19%) QRadar
4 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.86%) Oracle
3 14 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.19%) Arqiva
6 1 (1.19%) BEA
6 1 (1.19%) CA
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) HP
6 1 (1.19%) IBM
6 1 (1.19%) SAP
6 1 (1.19%) Vitria
6 1 (1.19%) VMware
Gosport, Hampshire
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