The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 27 52 36
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 24 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.23% 0.97% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 1.36% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.25 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+119.09% -26.66%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
360 368 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 78.43% 71.18% 67.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 224 97
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £306 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 17
Average hourly rate £39.27 £40.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +196.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £27.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Information Assurance
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the Gloucestershire region.

Information Assurance Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucester +9 1 £475 -5.00%
Tewkesbury - 1 - - 1
Information Assurance
South West

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 44 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (95.45%) DV Cleared
3 28 (63.64%) C
4 22 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 21 (47.73%) CLAS
5 21 (47.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 20 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (45.45%) CISSP
7 19 (43.18%) Finance
8 18 (40.91%) PRINCE2
8 18 (40.91%) Document Management
8 18 (40.91%) Requirements Management
8 18 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (40.91%) Change Control
9 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
11 10 (22.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (18.18%) RMADS
13 7 (15.91%) IISP
13 7 (15.91%) IIS
13 7 (15.91%) Information Security
14 6 (13.64%) Firewall
14 6 (13.64%) Internet
14 6 (13.64%) Algorithms
14 6 (13.64%) JSP 440
15 4 (9.09%) HTTP
15 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
15 4 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
16 3 (6.82%) Quality Management
16 3 (6.82%) Microsoft

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.91%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.55%) MS Project
4 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Firewall
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 4 (9.09%) HTTP
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Consultant
2 12 (27.27%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Project Officer
4 6 (13.64%) CISSP Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Information Assurance Practitioner
4 6 (13.64%) Project Controller
5 5 (11.36%) Project Control Officer
6 3 (6.82%) Information Assurance Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Project Support Officer
6 3 (6.82%) Security Assurance Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Algorithms
2 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.55%) PMI
5 1 (2.27%) CESG
5 1 (2.27%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 18 (40.91%) Change Control
2 18 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
2 18 (40.91%) Document Management
2 18 (40.91%) PRINCE2
2 18 (40.91%) Requirements Management
3 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.91%) Information Security
5 4 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 3 (6.82%) QMS
6 3 (6.82%) Quality Management
6 3 (6.82%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (95.45%) DV Cleared
3 21 (47.73%) CLAS
4 20 (45.45%) CISSP
5 10 (22.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (15.91%) IISP
7 2 (4.55%) Degree
7 2 (4.55%) HNC
7 2 (4.55%) HND
7 2 (4.55%) MAPM
7 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
7 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.27%) CISA
8 1 (2.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (47.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 20 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (18.18%) RMADS
4 6 (13.64%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Capita