Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 22 January 2018 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 71 123
Rank change year-on-year -55 +52 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 8 34 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.35% 2.06% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 2.44% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 5
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £520 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £504 £463 £425
90th Percentile £550 £550 £501
South East median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,879 1,391 1,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.63% 84.20% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 760 998
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £262 £250
90th Percentile £538 £563 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 56 61
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.15 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.00 £36.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in Buckinghamshire

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in Buckinghamshire

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -56 8 £520 -0.95%
Information Assurance
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) ISMS
2 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) CRAMM
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 4 (50.00%) Security Management
2 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (50.00%) ISO 31000
3 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Legal
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) IT Governance
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Governance

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

General
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Compliance Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) IT Governance Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) ISMS
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) CRAMM
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 4 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) IT Governance
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO 31000
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS