Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Assurance
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 164 171
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 +11
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.049% 0.070% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.086% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Berkshire median daily rate £625 £563 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +32.45%
10th Percentile £613 £381 £405
90th Percentile £638 £625 £545
South East median daily rate £510 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £60.98

Information Assurance is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3436 3502 3914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.60% 81.39% 78.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 1883 2160
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £227
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 133 179
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -41.67% +74.83%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.30 £13.40
90th Percentile £39.58 £48.50 £44.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Information Assurance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in Berkshire

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper