Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 17 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 501 556 478
Rank change year-on-year +55 -78 -68
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 127 67 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.17% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 48 85
London median daily rate £463 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £250 £363 £306
90th Percentile £686 £738 £618
England median daily rate £491 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.26% - -6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £38.80
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - -33.73% +22.96%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40725 39072 39570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.97% 86.26% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29617 28032 28294
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £669 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 402 477
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.26 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in London

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in London

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Assurance in London

Information Assurance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Assurance in London

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Central London +26 33 £469 -5.78%
West London -1 4 £355 -1.39%
North London -6 4 £450 -30.77%
South London -16 3 £463 -6.33% 1
East London - 2 £267 -
Information Assurance
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 London region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 54 (42.52%) Security Cleared
2 51 (40.16%) Information Security
3 50 (39.37%) Data Protection
4 44 (34.65%) Data Protection Act
5 41 (32.28%) SC Cleared
6 34 (26.77%) Management Information System
7 33 (25.98%) Finance
8 31 (24.41%) Cybersecurity
9 27 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (20.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 20 (15.75%) Windows
12 19 (14.96%) Project Management
13 18 (14.17%) ITIL
13 18 (14.17%) Security Architecture
13 18 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (13.39%) Office 365
14 17 (13.39%) Programme Delivery
14 17 (13.39%) CISSP
14 17 (13.39%) Security Management
15 16 (12.60%) Microsoft Office
16 14 (11.02%) Linux
16 14 (11.02%) Risk Management
16 14 (11.02%) SIEM
16 14 (11.02%) RMADS
16 14 (11.02%) DV Cleared
17 13 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (10.24%) CISM
17 13 (10.24%) CESG
17 13 (10.24%) Risk Assessment
17 13 (10.24%) Cisco

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.30%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.15%) IIS
3 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (12.60%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.39%) Office 365
2 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.15%) SaaS
3 2 (1.57%) IaaS
3 2 (1.57%) PaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.66%) Firewall
2 6 (4.72%) Network Security
3 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.57%) DHCP
4 2 (1.57%) DNS
4 2 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.57%) SMS
5 1 (0.79%) Internet
5 1 (0.79%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.79%) LAN
5 1 (0.79%) LDAP
5 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.79%) SMTP
5 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.79%) Clusterpoint
2 1 (0.79%) Couchbase
2 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Burp Suite
General
1 33 (25.98%) Finance
2 12 (9.45%) Legal
3 7 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.15%) Banking
4 4 (3.15%) Electronics
4 4 (3.15%) Law
4 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.15%) Marketing
5 3 (2.36%) Local Government
6 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (19.69%) Architect
2 19 (14.96%) Consultant
3 16 (12.60%) Security Architect
4 13 (10.24%) Analyst
5 12 (9.45%) Information Analyst
5 12 (9.45%) Security Consultant
6 11 (8.66%) Information Security Analyst
6 11 (8.66%) Security Analyst
7 10 (7.87%) Information Architect
7 10 (7.87%) Information Officer
8 9 (7.09%) Information Assurance Architect
8 9 (7.09%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 8 (6.30%) Service Manager
10 7 (5.51%) Information Security Architect
10 7 (5.51%) Security Officer
11 6 (4.72%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 6 (4.72%) Information Security Officer
12 5 (3.94%) Technical Design Authority
13 4 (3.15%) Senior Architect
13 4 (3.15%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.36%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.79%) .NET
2 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.79%) Android SDK
2 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (0.79%) Express
2 1 (0.79%) Middleware
2 1 (0.79%) React
2 1 (0.79%) SAML
2 1 (0.79%) SOAP
2 1 (0.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (34.65%) Data Protection Act
2 34 (26.77%) Management Information System
3 18 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (10.24%) CESG
5 8 (6.30%) BYOD
5 8 (6.30%) Freedom of Information
5 8 (6.30%) Freedom of Information Act
6 5 (3.94%) NHS
6 5 (3.94%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.36%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.36%) Reinsurance
7 3 (2.36%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.57%) Blog
8 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.57%) RIA
9 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.75%) Windows
2 14 (11.02%) Linux
3 5 (3.94%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.15%) Unix
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) Android
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.16%) Information Security
2 50 (39.37%) Data Protection
3 31 (24.41%) Cybersecurity
4 27 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (14.96%) Project Management
6 18 (14.17%) ITIL
6 18 (14.17%) Security Architecture
7 17 (13.39%) Programme Delivery
7 17 (13.39%) Security Management
8 14 (11.02%) Risk Management
8 14 (11.02%) SIEM
9 13 (10.24%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (9.45%) Migration
10 12 (9.45%) PRINCE2
10 12 (9.45%) TOGAF
11 11 (8.66%) Information Security Management
12 10 (7.87%) Computer Security
12 10 (7.87%) Information Management
12 10 (7.87%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.36%) Java
1 3 (2.36%) Python
2 2 (1.57%) SQL
2 2 (1.57%) VBA
3 1 (0.79%) C
3 1 (0.79%) C#
3 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (42.52%) Security Cleared
2 41 (32.28%) SC Cleared
3 17 (13.39%) CISSP
4 14 (11.02%) DV Cleared
5 13 (10.24%) CISM
6 10 (7.87%) CESG Certified Professional
6 10 (7.87%) GCIA
6 10 (7.87%) GCIH
6 10 (7.87%) GIAC
6 10 (7.87%) SANS
7 8 (6.30%) Degree
8 7 (5.51%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (3.15%) IISP
10 3 (2.36%) CCSP
10 3 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.36%) CLAS
10 3 (2.36%) CREST Certified
10 3 (2.36%) ISACA
10 3 (2.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 3 (2.36%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (11.02%) RMADS
3 12 (9.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 11 (8.66%) GDPR
5 10 (7.87%) NIST 800
6 8 (6.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (5.51%) COBIT
8 4 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (2.36%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (2.36%) PCI DSS
9 3 (2.36%) QA
9 3 (2.36%) SLA
10 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.79%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.79%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (7.87%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.36%) Firmware
3 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.79%) XenApp
3 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (7.87%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (2.36%) logstash
2 3 (2.36%) Nessus
3 1 (0.79%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 13 (10.24%) CheckPoint
1 13 (10.24%) Cisco
2 11 (8.66%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.87%) Blue Coat
3 10 (7.87%) Dell
3 10 (7.87%) FireEye
3 10 (7.87%) McAfee
4 4 (3.15%) Remedy
4 4 (3.15%) SAP
5 3 (2.36%) AlienVault
5 3 (2.36%) CA
5 3 (2.36%) Qualys
5 3 (2.36%) Splunk
5 3 (2.36%) TOWER Software
6 2 (1.57%) Google
6 2 (1.57%) Iron Mountain
6 2 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.57%) VMware
7 1 (0.79%) AppSense
7 1 (0.79%) Citrix