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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 261 237 234
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 9 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.091% 0.15% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.21% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £585
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -35.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £490 £550
% change year-on-year
-13.77% -10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.98 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -21.81%
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
7601 6804 6394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.70% 74.39% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 3831 3521
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 260 258
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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
Surrey 0 5 £310 -4.61% 3
Berkshire -1 4 £450 +18.42% 6
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (41.67%) Information Security
2 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 14 (38.89%) Management Information System
3 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
4 12 (33.33%) RMADS
5 11 (30.56%) Risk Management
5 11 (30.56%) HP
6 10 (27.78%) Service Delivery
6 10 (27.78%) Cisco
6 10 (27.78%) Performance Management
7 9 (25.00%) ITIL
8 8 (22.22%) NetScout
8 8 (22.22%) ISMS
9 7 (19.44%) Security Testing
9 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
9 7 (19.44%) BMC
9 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
10 6 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
10 6 (16.67%) NetApp
10 6 (16.67%) SLA
10 6 (16.67%) Change Management
10 6 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (13.89%) Migration
11 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
11 5 (13.89%) JSP 440
11 5 (13.89%) DV Cleared
11 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (13.89%) CCNA
11 5 (13.89%) Network Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Network Security
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
2 2 (5.56%) WAN
2 2 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.78%) SMTP
3 1 (2.78%) FTP
3 1 (2.78%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.78%) SSL
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) Wireless
3 1 (2.78%) TETRA
3 1 (2.78%) SSH
3 1 (2.78%) LTE
3 1 (2.78%) NAS
3 1 (2.78%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Selenium
1 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
1 4 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 8 (22.22%) Information Manager
2 8 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Service Manager
4 6 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
4 6 (16.67%) Security Officer
5 5 (13.89%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Information Security Officer
5 5 (13.89%) Chief Security Officer
5 5 (13.89%) Chief Information Officer
5 5 (13.89%) Chief Information Security Officer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Manager
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Manager
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Services Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Network Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) XSL
2 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Management Information System
2 12 (33.33%) RMADS
3 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.56%) CESG
6 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.78%) HP Storage
6 1 (2.78%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Information Security
2 11 (30.56%) Risk Management
3 10 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 10 (27.78%) Performance Management
4 9 (25.00%) ITIL
5 8 (22.22%) ISMS
6 7 (19.44%) Security Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
7 6 (16.67%) Change Management
7 6 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (13.89%) Migration
8 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
8 5 (13.89%) Network Management
8 5 (13.89%) Capacity Management
9 4 (11.11%) Application Performance Management
9 4 (11.11%) Programme Management
10 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
10 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) C#
1 3 (8.33%) Java
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) XPath
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) CCNA
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.11%) CCNP
5 2 (5.56%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) CISM
5 2 (5.56%) CISSP
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.78%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
2 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.89%) JSP 440
3 3 (8.33%) QA
4 1 (2.78%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Netcool
1 1 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) HP
2 10 (27.78%) Cisco
3 8 (22.22%) NetScout
4 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (19.44%) BMC
5 6 (16.67%) NetApp
6 4 (11.11%) F5
7 2 (5.56%) VMware
7 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix
8 1 (2.78%) Veritas
8 1 (2.78%) Remedy
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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