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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 33 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.65% 1.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 1.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£386 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +13.63%
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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 Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
213 161 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 70.30% 75.94% 58.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 101 73
Average daily rate £450 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £209 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £675 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 9
Average hourly rate £36.50 £27.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% +107.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.75 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 14 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (50.00%) Data Security
3 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Security Architecture
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
5 5 (27.78%) CISSP
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Information Security
6 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Data Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (22.22%) Data Governance
6 4 (22.22%) Product Management
6 4 (22.22%) IBM
6 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
6 4 (22.22%) Service Management
6 4 (22.22%) ITSM
6 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) ISO 14001
7 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) Sun
7 3 (16.67%) zOS

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (16.67%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) DB2
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Architect
2 9 (50.00%) Security Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Information Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Auditor
5 3 (16.67%) IT Auditor
5 3 (16.67%) Lead Security Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Lead Architect
5 3 (16.67%) IT Security Auditor
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) zOS
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Data Security
2 7 (38.89%) Security Architecture
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
4 5 (27.78%) Information Security
5 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) Data Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) Data Governance
5 4 (22.22%) Product Management
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Service Management
5 4 (22.22%) ITSM
5 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.56%) Information Security Management
7 1 (5.56%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
1 3 (16.67%) Delphi
1 3 (16.67%) Java
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) CISSP
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) SSCP
5 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (16.67%) ISO 14001
2 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Sun
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) SAP