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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 51 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 17 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.02% 0.43% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 0.53% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 0
Median daily rate £575 £480 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.79% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £51.17 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-46.25% +48.34%
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
678 750 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.71% 81.08% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 582 482
Median daily rate £380 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 35
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.04 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.64% +51.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £18.09 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 2016.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 11 (57.89%) Information Security
3 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) CLAS
4 6 (31.58%) CESG
4 6 (31.58%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (31.58%) CISSP
5 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (26.32%) Power BI
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) IISP
6 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (15.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
7 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
7 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
7 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (10.53%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (10.53%) ISEB
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Banking
7 2 (10.53%) Retail
7 2 (10.53%) Sentinel

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
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 9 (47.37%) Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) CLAS Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Security Advisor
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) CLAS Security Advisor
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Chief Information Officer
6 1 (5.26%) CIO
6 1 (5.26%) Head of Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance Support
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security Advisor
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Service Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) CESG
2 3 (15.79%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
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%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Line Management
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.26%) Programme 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 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) CLAS
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) CISSP
4 3 (15.79%) IISP
5 2 (10.53%) CESG Certified Professional
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%) CISM
6 1 (5.26%) CISMP
6 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.26%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory