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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.91% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £550 £433
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +27.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-21.98% +6.81%
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
242 151 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 73.11% 73.30% 61.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 107 67
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 7
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.90 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.10% -9.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.30 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £31.92 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - - - -
Information Assurance
South West

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 14 (70.00%) Risk Management
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
1 14 (70.00%) RMADS
2 12 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) IaaS
4 8 (40.00%) SOA
4 8 (40.00%) ISO 9000
4 8 (40.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) CISSP
5 7 (35.00%) Manufacturing
5 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
5 7 (35.00%) CEH
5 7 (35.00%) OWASP
6 6 (30.00%) JSP 440
6 6 (30.00%) Information Security
6 6 (30.00%) CESG
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (25.00%) Project Management
7 5 (25.00%) JSP
7 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) Change Control
8 4 (20.00%) Requirements Management
8 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (15.00%) Web Services
9 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) IaaS
2 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.00%) SaaS
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 7 (35.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 5 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Lead Security Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Information Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) IT Auditor
4 1 (5.00%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance Leader
4 1 (5.00%) IT Security Auditor
4 1 (5.00%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Auditor
4 1 (5.00%) Security Advisor
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) JSP
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) RMADS
2 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (30.00%) CESG
4 5 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Risk Management
2 8 (40.00%) SOA
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 7 (35.00%) OWASP
4 6 (30.00%) Information Security
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) Change Control
6 4 (20.00%) Requirements Management
6 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
8 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) CISSP
3 7 (35.00%) CEH
4 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) CISA
5 1 (5.00%) CISM
5 1 (5.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (40.00%) ISO 9000
3 6 (30.00%) JSP 440
4 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (5.00%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft