The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 57 71 62
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 18 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.93% 0.22% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 0.28% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 7
Median daily rate £575 £370 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.40% -28.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £493
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £370 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £450 £473
% change year-on-year
+15.22% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £51.17 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-46.25% +27.92%
Information Assurance
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
774 719 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 82.87% 80.25% 80.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 570 472
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 14 25
Median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +134.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £13.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £120.00 £33.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (57.89%) Information Security
3 9 (47.37%) CLAS
4 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) Power BI
6 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (26.32%) CISSP
6 5 (26.32%) CESG
7 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (15.79%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.53%) Banking
8 2 (10.53%) Retail
8 2 (10.53%) Sentinel
8 2 (10.53%) RMADS
8 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
8 2 (10.53%) ISEB
8 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
8 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
8 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (10.53%) IISP
8 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (10.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Power BI
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) CLAS Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Security Advisor
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) CLAS Security Advisor
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Advisor
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Chief Information Officer
5 1 (5.26%) CIO
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance Support
5 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Service Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) CESG
2 3 (15.79%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Information Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Security Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) CLAS
3 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) CISSP
5 2 (10.53%) IISP
5 2 (10.53%) ISEB
5 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
5 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (5.26%) CISM
6 1 (5.26%) CISMP
6 1 (5.26%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (10.53%) RMADS
3 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory