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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.75 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
210 173 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 75.00% 69.76% 68.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 122 76
Average daily rate £413 £380 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £441 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 1
Average hourly rate £41.50 £12.31 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+237.12% -62.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Information Assurance
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) RMADS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) ISO 9000
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Auditor
2 1 (33.33%) IT Auditor
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) RMADS
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) ISO 9000