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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 357 324 355
Rank change year-on-year -33 +31  
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 45 102 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.46% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.54% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 78 38
Median daily rate £475 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £395 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £60.98 £47.75
% change year-on-year -52.85% +27.70%  

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 16603 18995 17642
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.16% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11947 13727 12398
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 194 250
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.33% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Assurance in London

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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

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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 28 March 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 -9 5 £513 -7.86% 1
Barnet - 2 £400 -
Westminster +6 1 £500 -13.04%
Hackney - 1 £275 -
Information Assurance
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 44 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (38.75%) SC Cleared
3 29 (36.25%) Data Protection
4 28 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (33.75%) Data Protection Act
6 25 (31.25%) Management Information System
7 21 (26.25%) Information Security
8 20 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (22.50%) Security Architecture
10 17 (21.25%) Risk Management
11 16 (20.00%) PRINCE2
11 16 (20.00%) CISSP
12 15 (18.75%) Project Management
12 15 (18.75%) Agile Project Management
13 14 (17.50%) Open Source
13 14 (17.50%) CISM
14 12 (15.00%) Security Testing
14 12 (15.00%) Office 365
15 11 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (13.75%) Identity Management
15 11 (13.75%) SQL
15 11 (13.75%) Finance
15 11 (13.75%) Security Management
15 11 (13.75%) TOWER Software
16 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
17 9 (11.25%) CESG Certified Professional
17 9 (11.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 9 (11.25%) CESG
17 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder 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 9 (11.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Office
2 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.00%) Office 365
2 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.25%) IaaS
5 3 (3.75%) PaaS
6 2 (2.50%) SaaS
7 1 (1.25%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Kerberos
1 4 (5.00%) LDAP
2 2 (2.50%) DMVPN
2 2 (2.50%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) SCCP
2 2 (2.50%) Skype
3 1 (1.25%) DKIM
3 1 (1.25%) DMARC
3 1 (1.25%) HTTP
3 1 (1.25%) LAN
3 1 (1.25%) SMTP
3 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.50%) Big Data
4 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.25%) Power BI
General
1 11 (13.75%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Legal
3 6 (7.50%) Military
4 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (20.00%) Architect
2 11 (13.75%) Analyst
3 10 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Information Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Information Assurance Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Information Assurance Leader
4 8 (10.00%) Lead Architect
5 7 (8.75%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.75%) Senior Manager
6 6 (7.50%) Consultant
6 6 (7.50%) Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Security Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Data Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Deployment Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Information Officer
7 5 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Information Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) CSS
1 6 (7.50%) HTML
1 6 (7.50%) HTML5
2 4 (5.00%) SAML
3 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (33.75%) Data Protection Act
2 25 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 9 (11.25%) CESG
4 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.50%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.50%) User Experience
7 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.50%) Unix
3 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.25%) Data Protection
2 28 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (26.25%) Information Security
4 18 (22.50%) Security Architecture
5 17 (21.25%) Risk Management
6 16 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 15 (18.75%) Agile Project Management
7 15 (18.75%) Project Management
8 14 (17.50%) Open Source
9 12 (15.00%) Security Testing
10 11 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (13.75%) Identity Management
10 11 (13.75%) Security Management
11 9 (11.25%) ITIL
11 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (10.00%) Information Security Management
12 8 (10.00%) SABSA
12 8 (10.00%) TOGAF
13 7 (8.75%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.25%) VBA
4 1 (1.25%) Ada
4 1 (1.25%) C
4 1 (1.25%) C#
4 1 (1.25%) C++
4 1 (1.25%) Java
4 1 (1.25%) Perl
4 1 (1.25%) Python
4 1 (1.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 44 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (38.75%) SC Cleared
3 16 (20.00%) CISSP
4 14 (17.50%) CISM
5 9 (11.25%) CESG Certified Professional
6 8 (10.00%) CLAS
6 8 (10.00%) DV Cleared
7 5 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (6.25%) CISA
7 5 (6.25%) Degree
8 4 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.50%) CRISC
11 1 (1.25%) CEH
11 1 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (1.25%) ISACA
11 1 (1.25%) ISEB
11 1 (1.25%) ISSMP
11 1 (1.25%) MBCS
11 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 7 (8.75%) QA
4 6 (7.50%) PMO
5 5 (6.25%) RMADS
6 2 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (2.50%) GDPR
7 1 (1.25%) COBIT
7 1 (1.25%) ISO 9000
7 1 (1.25%) ISO27002
7 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
7 1 (1.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) TOWER Software
2 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) Google
4 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (1.25%) CA
5 1 (1.25%) Meridio
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