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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 377 386
Rank change year-on-year +22 +9  
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 69 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 33 24
Median daily rate £500 £538 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +10.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £351 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -1.00% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £27.50 £51.17
% change year-on-year +78.18% -46.25%  

Information Assurance is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 18040 18590 18928
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.66% 85.36% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12911 13593 13436
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 157 253
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £46.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 18 £525 -16.00% 1
Westminster +6 2 £413 -34.00%
Croydon - 1 £600 -
Greenford - 1 £344 -
Information Assurance
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 52 (45.61%) Data Protection
2 45 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 45 (39.47%) Data Protection Act
2 45 (39.47%) Management Information System
3 37 (32.46%) SC Cleared
4 36 (31.58%) Information Security
5 31 (27.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (22.81%) Finance
8 23 (20.18%) Security Architecture
9 22 (19.30%) CISSP
10 21 (18.42%) ITIL
10 21 (18.42%) PRINCE2
10 21 (18.42%) Project Management
11 20 (17.54%) CISM
11 20 (17.54%) Risk Management
11 20 (17.54%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (15.79%) Agile Project Management
12 18 (15.79%) Office 365
13 17 (14.91%) SQL
13 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Office
14 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Excel
14 16 (14.04%) Security Management
14 16 (14.04%) Legal
14 16 (14.04%) Risk Assessment
15 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
16 14 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (12.28%) Programme Delivery
17 13 (11.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 13 (11.40%) Information Security Management

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 11 (9.65%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.79%) Office 365
2 6 (5.26%) SaaS
3 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.51%) IaaS
3 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.51%) PaaS
4 1 (0.88%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) Kerberos
1 4 (3.51%) LDAP
2 3 (2.63%) Network Security
3 2 (1.75%) DHCP
3 2 (1.75%) Firewall
3 2 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.88%) DNS
4 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.88%) SAN
4 1 (0.88%) SCCP
4 1 (0.88%) SMTP
4 1 (0.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (22.81%) Finance
2 16 (14.04%) Legal
3 9 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.63%) Banking
4 3 (2.63%) Marketing
5 2 (1.75%) Electronics
5 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (17.54%) Architect
2 16 (14.04%) Consultant
2 16 (14.04%) Security Architect
3 15 (13.16%) Analyst
4 10 (8.77%) Deployment Manager
4 10 (8.77%) Security Consultant
5 8 (7.02%) Information Analyst
5 8 (7.02%) Information Officer
5 8 (7.02%) Service Manager
6 7 (6.14%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 6 (5.26%) Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Data Manager
8 5 (4.39%) Information Manager
8 5 (4.39%) Information Security Officer
8 5 (4.39%) Security Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Security Officer
8 5 (4.39%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Supplier Manager
9 4 (3.51%) CLAS Security Consultant
9 4 (3.51%) Service Design Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.26%) CSS
1 6 (5.26%) HTML
1 6 (5.26%) HTML5
2 4 (3.51%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (39.47%) Data Protection Act
1 45 (39.47%) Management Information System
2 14 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.77%) CESG
4 7 (6.14%) Freedom of Information
4 7 (6.14%) Freedom of Information Act
5 4 (3.51%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) ASIC
7 1 (0.88%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.88%) NHS
7 1 (0.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.65%) Windows
2 7 (6.14%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.61%) Data Protection
2 36 (31.58%) Information Security
3 28 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (20.18%) Security Architecture
5 21 (18.42%) ITIL
5 21 (18.42%) PRINCE2
5 21 (18.42%) Project Management
6 20 (17.54%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (17.54%) Risk Management
7 18 (15.79%) Agile Project Management
8 16 (14.04%) Risk Assessment
8 16 (14.04%) Security Management
9 14 (12.28%) Programme Delivery
10 13 (11.40%) Information Security Management
11 11 (9.65%) Data Analysis
11 11 (9.65%) ISMS
12 10 (8.77%) Service Delivery
12 10 (8.77%) TOGAF
13 9 (7.89%) Security Auditing
13 9 (7.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.91%) SQL
2 11 (9.65%) VBA
3 6 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 37 (32.46%) SC Cleared
3 22 (19.30%) CISSP
4 20 (17.54%) CISM
5 12 (10.53%) CESG Certified Professional
6 11 (9.65%) Degree
6 11 (9.65%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 10 (8.77%) MBCS
8 9 (7.89%) CLAS
9 7 (6.14%) ISACA
10 6 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (5.26%) DV Cleared
10 6 (5.26%) ISSMP
11 5 (4.39%) CISA
12 4 (3.51%) CITP
13 3 (2.63%) IISP
13 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (2.63%) Postgraduate
14 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (27.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (11.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 9 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 9 (7.89%) RMADS
4 7 (6.14%) PCI DSS
4 7 (6.14%) QA
5 6 (5.26%) PMO
5 6 (5.26%) SLA
6 5 (4.39%) COBIT
6 5 (4.39%) GDPR
6 5 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.88%) BS7799
9 1 (0.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.88%) Firmware
1 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
1 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.88%) XenApp
1 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) SCCM
2 1 (0.88%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.53%) TOWER Software
3 6 (5.26%) CA
4 4 (3.51%) Google
5 2 (1.75%) Capita
5 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) AppSense
6 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco
6 1 (0.88%) Citrix
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
6 1 (0.88%) Meridio
6 1 (0.88%) VMware
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