The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 44 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 3 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.68% 1.99% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 3.33% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £488 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +39.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +100.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
269 150 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 61.00% 59.76% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 89 198
Average daily rate £390 £368 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £19.95 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.96% -43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.85 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Information Assurance
South West

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 25 July 2014. 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
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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 - - - - 1
Information Assurance
South West

Information Assurance
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Change Control
5 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
5 1 (20.00%) RMADS
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (20.00%) CESG
5 1 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (20.00%) Document Management
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Project Support Officer
1 2 (40.00%) Project Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CESG
1 1 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (20.00%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001