The first table below looks at the demand for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 120 101 111
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 24 22 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.95% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.35% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 7
Average daily rate £520 £425 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -26.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £505 £413 £575
% change year-on-year
+22.42% -28.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.37% +16.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Gloucestershire -1 2 - - 4
Wiltshire -31 1 - -
Dorset - - - -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 27 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 21 (63.64%) Information Security
3 19 (57.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 18 (54.55%) Risk Management
5 16 (48.48%) RMADS
6 11 (33.33%) CESG
6 11 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
7 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
8 7 (21.21%) CISSP
8 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
8 7 (21.21%) JSP 440
9 5 (15.15%) C
9 5 (15.15%) JSP
9 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
9 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (9.09%) Internet
11 3 (9.09%) Finance
11 3 (9.09%) Information Security Management
11 3 (9.09%) Security Management
11 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
12 2 (6.06%) Document Management
12 2 (6.06%) Requirements Management
12 2 (6.06%) Risk Analysis
12 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
12 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (6.06%) Change Control

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (3.03%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Summit
1 1 (3.03%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) SSL
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Consultant
2 12 (36.36%) CLAS Consultant
3 7 (21.21%) Security Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Project Support Officer
4 3 (9.09%) Project Officer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) CLAS Security Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Security Advisor
6 1 (3.03%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) JSP
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) RMADS
2 11 (33.33%) CESG
2 11 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
3 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Information Security
2 18 (54.55%) Risk Management
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
3 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security Management
5 3 (9.09%) Security Management
5 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.06%) Document Management
6 2 (6.06%) Requirements Management
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) Change Control
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.03%) Scrum
7 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.03%) Communications Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 18 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.21%) CISSP
3 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (57.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (21.21%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.03%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (3.03%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
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