The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.13% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£398 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £430
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -1.51%
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 Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
190 131 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 67.38% 67.53% 64.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 95 76
Average daily rate £400 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 14
Average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +103.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 2 £590 -
Information Assurance
South West

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 16 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (45.00%) Data Security
2 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) Security Architecture
3 7 (35.00%) Information Security
3 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (30.00%) CISSP
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (20.00%) Service Management
6 4 (20.00%) ITSM
6 4 (20.00%) IBM
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
6 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (20.00%) Data Governance
6 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) Product Management
6 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Open Source
7 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
7 3 (15.00%) ISMS
7 3 (15.00%) Summit
7 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Architect
2 9 (45.00%) Security Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Information Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Lead Security Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Auditor
5 3 (15.00%) Lead Architect
5 3 (15.00%) IT Security Auditor
5 3 (15.00%) IT Auditor
6 2 (10.00%) Information Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Data Security
2 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (35.00%) Information Security
2 7 (35.00%) Security Architecture
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Product Management
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Service Management
4 4 (20.00%) ITSM
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Security Management
5 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C#
1 3 (15.00%) Delphi
1 3 (15.00%) Java
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) CISSP
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) SSCP
5 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (15.00%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Sun
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) SAP