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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 118 124 104
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 30 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.98% 0.62% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.81% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 26
Median daily rate £575 £425 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £390 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £480 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £51.17 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-46.25% +23.30%
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
2373 2478 2313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.88% 77.32% 77.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1588 1662 1550
Median daily rate £390 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 111 103
Median hourly rate £36.25 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.63 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Information Assurance Hourly Rate Histogram 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 July 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
Bristol +12 18 £575 +19.79%
Gloucestershire -7 8 £438 +2.94% 6
Wiltshire - 2 £543 - 1
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 51 (83.61%) Security Cleared
2 36 (59.02%) DV Cleared
3 26 (42.62%) CLAS
4 24 (39.34%) CISSP
5 23 (37.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 22 (36.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (32.79%) Information Security
8 19 (31.15%) C
9 17 (27.87%) Finance
10 16 (26.23%) Risk Management
11 13 (21.31%) Document Management
11 13 (21.31%) PRINCE2
11 13 (21.31%) Requirements Management
11 13 (21.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (21.31%) Change Control
11 13 (21.31%) Compliance Audit
12 12 (19.67%) RMADS
13 11 (18.03%) CESG
14 10 (16.39%) Project Management
14 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
15 8 (13.11%) IISP
16 7 (11.48%) JSP 440
16 7 (11.48%) Risk Assessment
17 6 (9.84%) Firewall
17 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
17 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 6 (9.84%) Technical Architecture
18 5 (8.20%) Power BI
18 5 (8.20%) Algorithms
18 5 (8.20%) Risk Analysis

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 5 (8.20%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) Firewall
2 5 (8.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.64%) Network Security
3 1 (1.64%) SSL
3 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Power BI
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
2 2 (3.28%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Consultant
2 11 (18.03%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 11 (18.03%) Project Officer
3 7 (11.48%) CLAS Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) Information Assurance Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Project Control Officer
4 6 (9.84%) Security Assurance Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Security Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Information Assurance Practitioner
5 5 (8.20%) Project Support Officer
5 5 (8.20%) Security Advisor
5 5 (8.20%) Support Officer
6 4 (6.56%) CISSP Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Information Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Information Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Project Controller
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) CESG
2 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.20%) Algorithms
3 5 (8.20%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Information Security
2 16 (26.23%) Risk Management
3 13 (21.31%) Change Control
3 13 (21.31%) Compliance Audit
3 13 (21.31%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (21.31%) Document Management
3 13 (21.31%) PRINCE2
3 13 (21.31%) Requirements Management
4 10 (16.39%) Project Management
5 7 (11.48%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (9.84%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.20%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (4.92%) Security Architecture
8 3 (4.92%) Security Management
8 3 (4.92%) Service Management
9 2 (3.28%) Information Architecture
9 2 (3.28%) ISMS
9 2 (3.28%) QMS
9 2 (3.28%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (83.61%) Security Cleared
2 36 (59.02%) DV Cleared
3 26 (42.62%) CLAS
4 24 (39.34%) CISSP
5 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
6 8 (13.11%) IISP
7 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (6.56%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (3.28%) CISM
9 2 (3.28%) ISEB
9 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
9 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.64%) CEH
10 1 (1.64%) CISA
10 1 (1.64%) CISMP
10 1 (1.64%) Degree
10 1 (1.64%) ISSAP
10 1 (1.64%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (37.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 22 (36.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (19.67%) RMADS
4 7 (11.48%) JSP 440
5 3 (4.92%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
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