The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 96 88 99
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.075% 0.22% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.28% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £380 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £423 £510
% change year-on-year
-5.32% -17.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.98 £47.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+27.70% +41.48%
Information Assurance
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1085 1059 1142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 81.64% 78.44% 77.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 587 646
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 32 52
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +56.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.79 £18.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £51.68 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey 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 Surrey

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Assurance across the Surrey region.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Information Assurance
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the Surrey region.

Information Assurance Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 4 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) RMADS
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) CESG
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) TDD

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Groovy
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) RMADS
2 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft