The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Somerset 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 41 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.06% 0.98% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £520 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £505 £413 £575
% change year-on-year
+22.42% -28.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.37% +16.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
345 122 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 81.18% 59.51% 59.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 59 53
Average daily rate £350 £310 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Information Assurance
South West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) RMADS
3 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) Risk Management
4 5 (38.46%) JSP 440
5 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (30.77%) CESG
5 4 (30.77%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (30.77%) JSP
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
7 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (7.69%) CMDB
7 1 (7.69%) Communications Security
7 1 (7.69%) Computer Security
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Consultant
1 7 (53.85%) CLAS Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) CLAS Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) JSP
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) RMADS
2 4 (30.77%) CESG
2 4 (30.77%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 10 (76.92%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
4 1 (7.69%) Communications Security
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Security
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) JSP 440
2 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
Taunton
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Rate: £540 per day
Posted: 10 days ago