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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 39 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 11 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.53% 0.54% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 0.86% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £28.99 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+110.34% -0.03%
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
323 233 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.25% 63.49% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 136 123
Average daily rate £420 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.00 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 22 May 2015. 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
Cheltenham -10 1 - - 2
Information Assurance
South West

Information Assurance
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (92.86%) DV Cleared
3 11 (78.57%) C
4 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (57.14%) Requirements Management
5 7 (50.00%) Document Management
5 7 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 7 (50.00%) Finance
5 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (50.00%) Change Control
6 6 (42.86%) CISSP
7 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 1 (7.14%) Legal
9 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (7.14%) RMADS
9 1 (7.14%) CESG
9 1 (7.14%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Project Officer
2 6 (42.86%) Project Support Officer
3 4 (28.57%) Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) RMADS
2 1 (7.14%) CESG
2 1 (7.14%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (57.14%) Requirements Management
2 7 (50.00%) Document Management
2 7 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (92.86%) DV Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (42.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001