The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
South East / Surrey
Rank 89 99 88
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11  
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.17% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £513 - £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +18.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 959 1064 1161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 82.11% 82.23% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 698 649
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £317 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 81 29
Median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.38 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.77 £51.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in Surrey

Information Assurance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Assurance in Surrey

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) CRISC
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security Governance
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Security Auditing
3 2 (40.00%) Scorecard
3 2 (40.00%) e-Learning
3 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) CISA
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) ICMP
4 1 (20.00%) X.25
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) ADSL
4 1 (20.00%) ISDN
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) PSTN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (20.00%) ADSL
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) HSRP
1 1 (20.00%) ICMP
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) ISDN
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) PSTN
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) X.25
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Governance Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Compliance Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Governance Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Scorecard
2 2 (40.00%) Security Auditing
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISA
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) CRISC
2 1 (20.00%) GCIH
2 1 (20.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) F5