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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.82% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
Average daily rate
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£495 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +60.00%
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
292 163 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.72% 75.46% 67.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 119 75
Average daily rate £370 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £264 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 2014.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 September 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
Taunton - 11 £448 -
Bath - - - -
Information Assurance
South West

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 26 (78.79%) Security Cleared
2 22 (66.67%) RMADS
3 21 (63.64%) Risk Management
4 18 (54.55%) Information Security
4 18 (54.55%) SC Cleared
5 13 (39.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (36.36%) Management Information System
7 11 (33.33%) JSP 440
8 10 (30.30%) Project Management
8 10 (30.30%) CESG
9 9 (27.27%) CESG CLAS
9 9 (27.27%) JSP
9 9 (27.27%) Finance
10 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (21.21%) Requirements Management
11 7 (21.21%) Change Control
12 6 (18.18%) IaaS
12 6 (18.18%) ITIL
12 6 (18.18%) SOA
12 6 (18.18%) ISO 9000
12 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
12 6 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (15.15%) CEH
13 5 (15.15%) OWASP
13 5 (15.15%) Web Services
13 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
13 5 (15.15%) CISSP
14 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
14 4 (12.12%) Internet
14 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) IaaS
2 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.03%) SaaS
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 8 (24.24%) Consultant
2 8 (24.24%) CLAS Consultant
3 7 (21.21%) Coordinator
4 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Information Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Lead Security Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Security Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Information Assurance Leader
7 1 (3.03%) CLAS Security Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) JSP
2 5 (15.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (66.67%) RMADS
2 12 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 10 (30.30%) CESG
4 9 (27.27%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (6.06%) CMDB
6 1 (3.03%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Risk Management
2 18 (54.55%) Information Security
3 10 (30.30%) Project Management
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.21%) Requirements Management
5 7 (21.21%) Change Control
6 6 (18.18%) ITIL
6 6 (18.18%) SOA
6 6 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (15.15%) OWASP
8 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
9 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.09%) Scrum
9 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
10 2 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
10 2 (6.06%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (78.79%) Security Cleared
2 18 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) CEH
3 5 (15.15%) CISSP
4 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.03%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (33.33%) JSP 440
3 6 (18.18%) ISO 9000
4 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
4 1 (3.03%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.03%) SAP