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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 61 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 10 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.18% - 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate
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£520 - £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 - £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 - £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £550 £481
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £55.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.81% +120.00%
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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
624 425 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.93% 71.31% 72.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 301 406
Average daily rate £375 £358 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% -0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 39
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Assurance.

1 9 (75.00%) Migration
1 9 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 8 (66.67%) Information Architecture
3 7 (58.33%) MySQL
3 7 (58.33%) MS Visio
3 7 (58.33%) Data Modelling
3 7 (58.33%) Validation
3 7 (58.33%) CESG
3 7 (58.33%) Casewise
4 6 (50.00%) Replication
4 6 (50.00%) Reference Data
5 4 (33.33%) Data Security
6 3 (25.00%) Information Management
7 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (16.67%) Information Security
7 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
8 1 (8.33%) C
8 1 (8.33%) ETL
8 1 (8.33%) CISSP
8 1 (8.33%) Intranet
8 1 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (8.33%) Sentinel
8 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) Data Integration

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Information Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Information Assurance Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) CLAS Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Advisor
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Information Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) CESG
2 6 (50.00%) Replication
2 6 (50.00%) Reference Data
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) TOGAF
1 9 (75.00%) Migration
2 8 (66.67%) Information Architecture
3 7 (58.33%) Data Modelling
3 7 (58.33%) Validation
4 4 (33.33%) Data Security
5 3 (25.00%) Information Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security
7 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Casewise