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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 0 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 5.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 17
Median daily rate - - £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £480
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +15.06%
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
152 253 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 68.47% 82.68% 86.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 136 223
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +22.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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