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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 35 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 17 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.05% 3.91% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% 5.00% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.27% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £41.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.73% +50.90%
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
320 400 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 76.19% 78.28% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 226 197
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 22 14
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 1 £413 -
Information Assurance
South West

Information Assurance
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (96.77%) DV Cleared
3 19 (61.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (61.29%) Change Control
3 19 (61.29%) PRINCE2
3 19 (61.29%) Document Management
3 19 (61.29%) Requirements Management
3 19 (61.29%) Risk Management
3 19 (61.29%) Finance
4 18 (58.06%) Project Management
4 18 (58.06%) C
5 13 (41.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (38.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (38.71%) CISSP
6 12 (38.71%) CLAS
7 11 (35.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 11 (35.48%) Compliance Audit
7 11 (35.48%) Remediation Plan
8 1 (3.23%) IISP
8 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
8 1 (3.23%) Line Management
8 1 (3.23%) CESG
8 1 (3.23%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (3.23%) Sentinel
8 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.23%) Information Security

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Sentinel
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Project Officer
2 11 (35.48%) Consultant
2 11 (35.48%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 11 (35.48%) Project Support Officer
2 11 (35.48%) Support Officer
3 10 (32.26%) CISSP Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Project Control Officer
5 1 (3.23%) CLAS Security Advisor
5 1 (3.23%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) CESG
1 1 (3.23%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Change Control
1 19 (61.29%) Continuous Improvement
1 19 (61.29%) Document Management
1 19 (61.29%) PRINCE2
1 19 (61.29%) Requirements Management
1 19 (61.29%) Risk Management
2 18 (58.06%) Project Management
3 11 (35.48%) Compliance Audit
3 11 (35.48%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (3.23%) Information Security
4 1 (3.23%) Line Management
4 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (96.77%) DV Cleared
3 13 (41.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 12 (38.71%) CISSP
4 12 (38.71%) CLAS
5 1 (3.23%) IISP
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (35.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework