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 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 - - 33
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 0 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 5.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 17
Median daily rate - - £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £485
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
151 245 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 66.81% 84.19% 87.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 121 218
Median daily rate £375 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £299 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 11
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £30.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £55.00 £36.40
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 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