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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 90 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.15% 0.069% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.091% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £515 £400
% change year-on-year
-19.90% +28.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.75 £33.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+41.48% +16.37%
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
1043 1098 951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.19% 75.26% 73.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 611 474
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 51
Average hourly rate £41.50 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.60% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £15.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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
Leatherhead - 2 £380 -
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) COBIT
3 1 (33.33%) SAP ESA

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) AWS Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) SAP ESA
3 1 (33.33%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP