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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 39 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 12 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.60% 3.46% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 4.68% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £450 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £485
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £46.59 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-40.96% +8.33%
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
355 363 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 77.01% 73.78% 64.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 239 145
Median daily rate £400 £408 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +7.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 23
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £53.27 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (93.55%) DV Cleared
3 18 (58.06%) C
4 16 (51.61%) Risk Management
4 16 (51.61%) Finance
5 15 (48.39%) PRINCE2
5 15 (48.39%) Document Management
5 15 (48.39%) Requirements Management
5 15 (48.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (48.39%) Change Control
6 14 (45.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 14 (45.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (45.16%) CISSP
7 12 (38.71%) Project Management
7 12 (38.71%) CLAS
8 8 (25.81%) Compliance Audit
8 8 (25.81%) Remediation Plan
9 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (19.35%) RMADS
11 5 (16.13%) IISP
11 5 (16.13%) JSP 440
11 5 (16.13%) Information Security
12 4 (12.90%) IIS
12 4 (12.90%) Internet
12 4 (12.90%) Firewall
12 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
13 3 (9.68%) CESG
14 2 (6.45%) CESG CLAS
14 2 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
14 2 (6.45%) Management Information System

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 4 (12.90%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Project Officer
2 8 (25.81%) Consultant
2 8 (25.81%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 7 (22.58%) Project Control Officer
3 7 (22.58%) Project Support Officer
3 7 (22.58%) Support Officer
4 5 (16.13%) CISSP Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Information Assurance Practitioner
6 2 (6.45%) Information Assurance Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Information Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Project Controller
6 2 (6.45%) Security Assurance Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.23%) CLAS Security Advisor
7 1 (3.23%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.68%) CESG
3 2 (6.45%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Risk Management
2 15 (48.39%) Change Control
2 15 (48.39%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (48.39%) Document Management
2 15 (48.39%) PRINCE2
2 15 (48.39%) Requirements Management
3 12 (38.71%) Project Management
4 8 (25.81%) Compliance Audit
4 8 (25.81%) Remediation Plan
5 5 (16.13%) Information Security
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.23%) Line Management
7 1 (3.23%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (3.23%) QMS
7 1 (3.23%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (93.55%) DV Cleared
3 14 (45.16%) CISSP
4 12 (38.71%) CLAS
5 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (16.13%) IISP
7 1 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (3.23%) CISA
7 1 (3.23%) CISM
7 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 14 (45.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (19.35%) RMADS
3 5 (16.13%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft