The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank - 44 45
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 0 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.27% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.36% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Median daily rate - £420 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £416 £444
% change year-on-year
+14.11% -6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £44.24 £28.99
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +52.60%
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
191 279 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 80.93% 75.41% 85.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 172 291
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 10
Median hourly rate £42.25 £38.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.18% +12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £28.70 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 Somerset

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Assurance across the Somerset region.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in Somerset