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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 229 257 226
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -31
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 40 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.094% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.12% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 9
Median daily rate £500 £428 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.95% -14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £154 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £60.74 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £51.17 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-46.25% +23.30%
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
7237 7644 6847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.32% 79.97% 76.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4372 4547 3766
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 246 249
Median hourly rate £38.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 - 14 £525 - 3
Hampshire - 13 £450 - 2
Berkshire +6 5 £525 +5.00% 2
West Sussex -3 1 £475 +850.00%
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 45 (53.57%) CISSP
3 44 (52.38%) CESG Certified Professional
4 35 (41.67%) RMADS
4 35 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 32 (38.10%) SC Cleared
6 29 (34.52%) Information Security
7 28 (33.33%) CESG
7 28 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 28 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 28 (33.33%) ISMS
7 28 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
8 25 (29.76%) Cryptography
9 22 (26.19%) Windows
10 20 (23.81%) CLAS
11 19 (22.62%) Active Directory
11 19 (22.62%) Internet
12 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
13 17 (20.24%) PKI
14 16 (19.05%) IPsec
14 16 (19.05%) MS Exchange
14 16 (19.05%) Oracle
15 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
15 15 (17.86%) SMTP
15 15 (17.86%) Client/Server
15 15 (17.86%) Citrix
15 15 (17.86%) DV Cleared
15 15 (17.86%) Windows Vista
15 15 (17.86%) PCI DSS
16 14 (16.67%) Unix

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 16 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.33%) 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%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) BusinessWare
1 1 (1.19%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.62%) Internet
2 16 (19.05%) IPsec
3 15 (17.86%) SMTP
4 13 (15.48%) FTP
4 13 (15.48%) SSH
5 10 (11.90%) Firewall
6 4 (4.76%) DNS
6 4 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (4.76%) MPLS
6 4 (4.76%) Wireless
7 3 (3.57%) DHCP
7 3 (3.57%) LDAP
7 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.57%) VPN
8 1 (1.19%) LAN
8 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) DB2
2 1 (1.19%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
1 8 (9.52%) Legal
2 4 (4.76%) Law
3 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (41.67%) Consultant
2 33 (39.29%) Security Consultant
3 13 (15.48%) Security Advisor
4 9 (10.71%) Information Security Consultant
5 8 (9.52%) Architect
6 7 (8.33%) Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 7 (8.33%) Information Assurance Leader
6 7 (8.33%) Information Specialist
6 7 (8.33%) Security Architect
7 6 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 6 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
7 6 (7.14%) IT Consultant
7 6 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
7 6 (7.14%) Security Specialist
8 5 (5.95%) Information Assurance Specialist
9 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Business Analyst
10 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 28 (33.33%) CESG
1 28 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 25 (29.76%) Cryptography
3 17 (20.24%) PKI
4 15 (17.86%) Client/Server
5 7 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 5 (5.95%) Driving Licence
7 4 (4.76%) CESG CLAS
7 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.19%) AS400
9 1 (1.19%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.19%) EPoS
9 1 (1.19%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Windows
2 15 (17.86%) Windows Vista
3 14 (16.67%) Unix
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 29 (34.52%) Information Security
2 28 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (33.33%) ISMS
2 28 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 13 (15.48%) Data Protection
3 13 (15.48%) OWASP
3 13 (15.48%) Patch Management
3 13 (15.48%) Security Architecture
4 12 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (13.10%) Fuzz Testing
6 10 (11.90%) Information Security Management
6 10 (11.90%) Security Management
7 9 (10.71%) Security Testing
8 8 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (9.52%) ITIL
8 8 (9.52%) Project Management
9 6 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 6 (7.14%) Prototyping
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 45 (53.57%) CISSP
3 44 (52.38%) CESG Certified Professional
4 32 (38.10%) SC Cleared
5 20 (23.81%) CLAS
6 15 (17.86%) DV Cleared
7 14 (16.67%) CISM
8 13 (15.48%) CEH
9 9 (10.71%) CCSP
9 9 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (9.52%) Degree
11 6 (7.14%) CCDP
11 6 (7.14%) CCNP
11 6 (7.14%) GCIH
12 5 (5.95%) GIAC
12 5 (5.95%) ISEB
12 5 (5.95%) ISTQB
12 5 (5.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (3.57%) RHCSA
14 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 35 (41.67%) RMADS
2 15 (17.86%) PCI DSS
3 12 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 11 (13.10%) JSP 440
5 6 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (2.38%) ISO22301
7 1 (1.19%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 19 (22.62%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.48%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.19%) ClearTrust
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (4.76%) Puppet
2 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.19%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.19%) QRadar
3 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.05%) Oracle
3 15 (17.86%) Citrix
4 8 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 8 (9.52%) Cisco
5 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.19%) Arqiva
6 1 (1.19%) BEA
6 1 (1.19%) CA
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
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