Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Assurance
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 104 79
Rank change year-on-year -20 -25 +24
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 9 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.41% 0.51% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.62% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 14
Bristol median daily rate £338 £700 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.79% +75.00% -
10th Percentile £315 £450 £332
90th Percentile £360 £735 £496
South West median daily rate £525 £650 £450
% change year-on-year -19.23% +44.44% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Bristol median hourly rate £43.75 - £65.00
10th Percentile £37.38 - £44.30
90th Percentile £51.13 - £77.50
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

Information Assurance is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,869 1,602 1,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.84% 82.15% 85.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,299 1,065 1,004
Bristol median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £280 £256 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £563
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 47 69
Bristol median hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.57% -8.00% +40.85%
10th Percentile £15.30 £11.90 £12.00
90th Percentile £65.85 £48.50 £46.70
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.92%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Information Assurance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in Bristol

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Assurance in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in Bristol

Information Assurance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Assurance in Bristol

Information Assurance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Information Assurance in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Information Security
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
4 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Decision-Making
5 3 (33.33%) Change Control
6 2 (22.22%) Economics
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
7 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 1 (11.11%) AutoCAD
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (11.11%) HNC
7 1 (11.11%) HND
7 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 1 (11.11%) QA
7 1 (11.11%) Time Management
7 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Document Management
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) AutoCAD
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Business IT Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) IT Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) IT Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Document Controller
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Writer
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Project Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Decision-Making
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Economics
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Business Development
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Document Management
5 1 (11.11%) PQQ
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) HNC
4 1 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft