The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 111 120 85
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -35
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 26 30 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.92% 0.92% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.20% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 44
Median daily rate £450 £738 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.98% +43.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £350 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £775 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £480
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +5.66%
Information Assurance
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2226 2493 2582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.71% 76.43% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1496 1656 1710
Median daily rate £375 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 138 87
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.06 £27.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 the South West

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Assurance across the South West region.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Information Assurance
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the South West region.

Information Assurance Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -1 15 £450 -5.26% 3
Bristol +10 9 £410 -
Wiltshire +7 1 £600 -22.58% 2
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 44 (74.58%) Security Cleared
2 29 (49.15%) DV Cleared
3 21 (35.59%) CLAS
4 20 (33.90%) CISSP
5 18 (30.51%) C
5 18 (30.51%) Information Security
5 18 (30.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (28.81%) Risk Management
6 17 (28.81%) Finance
6 17 (28.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 15 (25.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (25.42%) Change Control
7 15 (25.42%) PRINCE2
7 15 (25.42%) Requirements Management
7 15 (25.42%) Document Management
8 14 (23.73%) Project Management
9 11 (18.64%) CESG
10 10 (16.95%) RMADS
10 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
11 9 (15.25%) Compliance Audit
11 9 (15.25%) Remediation Plan
12 6 (10.17%) IISP
12 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (10.17%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (8.47%) CESG CLAS
13 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (8.47%) Power BI
13 5 (8.47%) Data Architecture
13 5 (8.47%) JSP 440

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.08%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Firewall
2 3 (5.08%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) Network Security
3 1 (1.69%) SSL
3 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) Power BI
General
1 17 (28.81%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Legal
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Consultant
2 14 (23.73%) Project Officer
3 9 (15.25%) Architect
3 9 (15.25%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 8 (13.56%) Project Support Officer
4 8 (13.56%) Support Officer
5 7 (11.86%) CLAS Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) CISSP Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) Project Control Officer
6 6 (10.17%) Service Architect
7 5 (8.47%) Security Advisor
8 4 (6.78%) Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) CLAS Security Advisor
9 3 (5.08%) Data Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Information Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Information Assurance Practitioner
10 2 (3.39%) Head of Architecture
10 2 (3.39%) Information Assurance Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Information Security Advisor
10 2 (3.39%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) CESG
2 5 (8.47%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Information Security
2 17 (28.81%) Risk Management
3 15 (25.42%) Change Control
3 15 (25.42%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (25.42%) Document Management
3 15 (25.42%) PRINCE2
3 15 (25.42%) Requirements Management
4 14 (23.73%) Project Management
5 9 (15.25%) Compliance Audit
5 9 (15.25%) Remediation Plan
6 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.17%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.47%) Data Architecture
8 4 (6.78%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (5.08%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (5.08%) Security Architecture
9 3 (5.08%) Security Management
9 3 (5.08%) Service Management
10 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (74.58%) Security Cleared
2 29 (49.15%) DV Cleared
3 21 (35.59%) CLAS
4 20 (33.90%) CISSP
5 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
6 6 (10.17%) IISP
6 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (6.78%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.39%) CISM
9 1 (1.69%) CEH
9 1 (1.69%) CISA
9 1 (1.69%) CISMP
9 1 (1.69%) Degree
9 1 (1.69%) ISEB
9 1 (1.69%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (30.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (28.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 10 (16.95%) RMADS
4 5 (8.47%) JSP 440
5 3 (5.08%) HMG Infosec
6 2 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
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