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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
England / South East
Rank 202 206 246
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +40
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 29 44 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.54% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.67% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 6
Median daily rate £500 £490 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +30.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £51.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-46.34% +86.36%

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
5859 6552 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.36% 79.85% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3462 3947 3964
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 288 244
Median hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.85 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +11 15 £500 +11.11%
Hampshire -1 10 £420 -9.18% 3
Surrey +21 3 £500 - 1
Berkshire +18 1 £525 -2.32%
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 36 (63.16%) CISSP
2 30 (52.63%) Security Cleared
3 29 (50.88%) Windows
4 25 (43.86%) CESG Certified Professional
5 24 (42.11%) CESG
5 24 (42.11%) Cryptography
6 23 (40.35%) Management Information System
7 21 (36.84%) SC Cleared
8 20 (35.09%) Security Architecture
8 20 (35.09%) Unix
9 18 (31.58%) Information Security
10 17 (29.82%) IPsec
10 17 (29.82%) Risk Management
10 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
11 16 (28.07%) Internet
12 15 (26.32%) ISMS
12 15 (26.32%) RMADS
12 15 (26.32%) PCI DSS
12 15 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
14 11 (19.30%) Citrix
14 11 (19.30%) ITIL
14 11 (19.30%) SMTP
14 11 (19.30%) Oracle
14 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
14 11 (19.30%) Client/Server
15 10 (17.54%) MS Exchange
15 10 (17.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 10 (17.54%) Windows Vista
16 9 (15.79%) Legal

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 10 (17.54%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.53%) IIS
3 3 (5.26%) Apache
3 3 (5.26%) JBoss
3 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) IPsec
2 16 (28.07%) Internet
3 11 (19.30%) SMTP
4 9 (15.79%) DNS
5 8 (14.04%) Firewall
6 7 (12.28%) FTP
6 7 (12.28%) MPLS
6 7 (12.28%) SSH
7 6 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (10.53%) Wireless
8 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
9 4 (7.02%) DHCP
10 3 (5.26%) LDAP
10 3 (5.26%) Network Security
11 1 (1.75%) ADSL
11 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.75%) ISDN
11 1 (1.75%) LAN
11 1 (1.75%) PSTN
11 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (15.79%) Legal
2 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Security Advisor
2 9 (15.79%) Information Assurance Leader
3 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Architect
6 3 (5.26%) CISSP Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) SIEM Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Governance Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Information Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Information Assurance Architect
7 2 (3.51%) IT Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Risk Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.11%) CESG
1 24 (42.11%) Cryptography
2 23 (40.35%) Management Information System
3 11 (19.30%) Client/Server
4 7 (12.28%) Data Centre
4 7 (12.28%) Driving Licence
4 7 (12.28%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.51%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.51%) PKI
6 1 (1.75%) Clustering
6 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Windows
2 20 (35.09%) Unix
3 10 (17.54%) Windows Vista
4 5 (8.77%) Linux
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Security Architecture
2 18 (31.58%) Information Security
3 17 (29.82%) Risk Management
4 15 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (26.32%) ISMS
5 11 (19.30%) ITIL
6 9 (15.79%) Patch Management
7 8 (14.04%) Fuzz Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Project Management
7 8 (14.04%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (14.04%) SIEM
8 7 (12.28%) Change Management
8 7 (12.28%) Ethical Hacking
8 7 (12.28%) OWASP
8 7 (12.28%) Security Patching
8 7 (12.28%) Server Hardening
9 6 (10.53%) Capacity Management
9 6 (10.53%) Computer Security
9 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) Perl
2 3 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (63.16%) CISSP
2 30 (52.63%) Security Cleared
3 25 (43.86%) CESG Certified Professional
4 21 (36.84%) SC Cleared
5 8 (14.04%) GCIH
5 8 (14.04%) GIAC
6 7 (12.28%) CEH
6 7 (12.28%) CISM
6 7 (12.28%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.26%) RHCSA
8 2 (3.51%) CCDP
8 2 (3.51%) CCNP
8 2 (3.51%) CCSP
8 2 (3.51%) CISA
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.51%) CRISC
8 2 (3.51%) Degree
8 2 (3.51%) IISP
8 2 (3.51%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) PCI DSS
1 15 (26.32%) RMADS
2 10 (17.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (12.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (7.02%) JSP 440
5 3 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (3.51%) FedRAMP
6 2 (3.51%) HIPAA
6 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.75%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.28%) Sendmail
3 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Puppet
2 4 (7.02%) WSUS
3 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.30%) Citrix
2 11 (19.30%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) VMware
4 4 (7.02%) HP
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco
5 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.51%) Telelogic
7 1 (1.75%) Capita
7 1 (1.75%) F5
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