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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 54 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 16 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.88% 0.57% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 0.72% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 0
Median daily rate £575 £480 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.79% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £423 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.42% -6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £44.24 £28.99
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +52.60%
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
681 697 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.21% 78.94% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 525 467
Median daily rate £378 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 38
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 £30.50 £19.02 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 2016.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) Information Security
3 10 (47.62%) CISSP
4 8 (38.10%) CESG
4 8 (38.10%) CLAS
5 7 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
7 5 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
7 5 (23.81%) IISP
8 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (19.05%) C
8 4 (19.05%) Power BI
8 4 (19.05%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
9 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) JSP 440
9 3 (14.29%) IIS
9 3 (14.29%) Firewall
9 3 (14.29%) CISM
9 3 (14.29%) Finance
9 3 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (9.52%) Banking
10 2 (9.52%) Retail
10 2 (9.52%) Sentinel
10 2 (9.52%) Software Testing

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 3 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Power BI
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) CLAS Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Security Advisor
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) CLAS Security Advisor
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Information Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance Support
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Advisor
6 1 (4.76%) Service Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) CESG
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (9.52%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (4.76%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Information Security
2 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) ITSM
6 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.76%) Line Management
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (4.76%) Security Management
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (47.62%) CISSP
4 8 (38.10%) CLAS
5 5 (23.81%) IISP
6 4 (19.05%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (14.29%) CISM
7 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
8 2 (9.52%) ISEB
8 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
8 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (4.76%) CISMP
9 1 (4.76%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (14.29%) JSP 440
3 2 (9.52%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.76%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory