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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 37 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 20 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.30% 2.53% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.70% 3.32% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £416 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £60.98 £28.99
% change year-on-year
-31.53% +110.34%
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
351 331 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 75.48% 76.09% 65.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 206 143
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 33
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.50 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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
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 25 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 44 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (95.45%) DV Cleared
3 23 (52.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 23 (52.27%) C
4 21 (47.73%) CISSP
4 21 (47.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (45.45%) CLAS
6 17 (38.64%) Risk Management
6 17 (38.64%) Finance
7 16 (36.36%) Document Management
7 16 (36.36%) Requirements Management
7 16 (36.36%) PRINCE2
7 16 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (36.36%) Change Control
8 15 (34.09%) Compliance Audit
9 10 (22.73%) RMADS
10 8 (18.18%) JSP 440
11 7 (15.91%) Algorithms
11 7 (15.91%) IISP
11 7 (15.91%) Internet
11 7 (15.91%) Firewall
11 7 (15.91%) IIS
11 7 (15.91%) Information Security
12 5 (11.36%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
12 5 (11.36%) Project Management
13 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
14 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.91%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
1 7 (15.91%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Consultant
1 13 (29.55%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 7 (15.91%) Information Assurance Practitioner
2 7 (15.91%) Project Controller
3 6 (13.64%) CISSP Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Information Assurance Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Project Officer
3 6 (13.64%) Security Assurance Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Security Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Information Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Project Control Officer
5 3 (6.82%) Project Support Officer
6 2 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Algorithms
2 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) CESG
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Risk Management
2 16 (36.36%) Change Control
2 16 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (36.36%) Document Management
2 16 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 16 (36.36%) Requirements Management
3 15 (34.09%) Compliance Audit
4 7 (15.91%) Information Security
5 5 (11.36%) Project Management
5 5 (11.36%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.27%) QMS
8 1 (2.27%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.27%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (95.45%) DV Cleared
3 21 (47.73%) CISSP
4 20 (45.45%) CLAS
5 7 (15.91%) IISP
6 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.27%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (2.27%) CISA
8 1 (2.27%) CISM
8 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (52.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 21 (47.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (22.73%) RMADS
4 8 (18.18%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft