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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 88 113 121
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +8
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 49 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.78% 1.05% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.30% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 15
Median daily rate £450 £725 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £417
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £775 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.27% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +52.72%
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
2160 2539 2557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.66% 80.50% 76.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1772 1735
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 108 124
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £20.63 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +21 20 £400 - 4
Gloucestershire +4 17 £450 - 2
Devon +8 7 £538 +53.57%
Wiltshire -10 4 £500 -34.42%
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 43 (66.15%) Security Cleared
2 31 (47.69%) DV Cleared
3 27 (41.54%) Risk Management
4 23 (35.38%) CISSP
5 22 (33.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (29.23%) Finance
7 18 (27.69%) PRINCE2
7 18 (27.69%) C
7 18 (27.69%) Document Management
7 18 (27.69%) Requirements Management
7 18 (27.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (27.69%) Change Control
8 17 (26.15%) Project Management
9 14 (21.54%) CESG
9 14 (21.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 12 (18.46%) CLAS
10 12 (18.46%) Compliance Audit
10 12 (18.46%) Remediation Plan
10 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (18.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (16.92%) Management Information System
11 11 (16.92%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (15.38%) SC Cleared
13 9 (13.85%) Risk Analysis
14 8 (12.31%) ISO27002
15 7 (10.77%) Information Security
16 5 (7.69%) Data Architecture
16 5 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
16 5 (7.69%) Security Management
17 4 (6.15%) Legal

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) AMQP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
General
1 19 (29.23%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Legal
3 2 (3.08%) Military
4 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Project Officer
2 15 (23.08%) Architect
3 14 (21.54%) Consultant
4 12 (18.46%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 11 (16.92%) Project Support Officer
5 11 (16.92%) Support Officer
6 10 (15.38%) CISSP Consultant
7 9 (13.85%) Security Specialist
8 6 (9.23%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 6 (9.23%) Service Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Project Control Officer
9 4 (6.15%) Security Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Security Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Data Architect
10 3 (4.62%) Security Advisor
10 3 (4.62%) Security Consultant
11 2 (3.08%) Information Assurance Architect
11 2 (3.08%) Information Security Advisor
11 2 (3.08%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) CESG
2 11 (16.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) BYOD
4 1 (1.54%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.54%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) Risk Management
2 18 (27.69%) Change Control
2 18 (27.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 18 (27.69%) Document Management
2 18 (27.69%) PRINCE2
2 18 (27.69%) Requirements Management
3 17 (26.15%) Project Management
4 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (18.46%) Compliance Audit
4 12 (18.46%) Remediation Plan
5 11 (16.92%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (13.85%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (10.77%) Information Security
8 5 (7.69%) Data Architecture
8 5 (7.69%) Security Management
9 4 (6.15%) Computer Security
9 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (4.62%) Change Management
10 3 (4.62%) Information Management
11 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) C
2 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (66.15%) Security Cleared
2 31 (47.69%) DV Cleared
3 23 (35.38%) CISSP
4 12 (18.46%) CLAS
4 12 (18.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 5 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (6.15%) Degree
8 2 (3.08%) CISA
8 2 (3.08%) CISM
8 2 (3.08%) IISP
8 2 (3.08%) ISEB
9 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (33.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (21.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (12.31%) ISO27002
4 3 (4.62%) RMADS
5 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.54%) HMG Infosec
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
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