Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 84 102
Rank change year-on-year -21 +18 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 4 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.21% 1.42% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 1.72% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 2
Bristol median daily rate £325 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -0.62% -5.29%
10th Percentile £243 £328 £401
90th Percentile £338 £498 £405
South West median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £65.00 -
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 1,505 1,337 1,410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.97% 82.43% 82.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 978 928 1,057
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -5.30%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £256
90th Percentile £538 £546 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 50 50
Bristol median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.00% -24.24% -16.46%
10th Percentile £11.19 £11.85 £12.95
90th Percentile £47.25 £48.90 £52.28
South West median hourly rate £30.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -19.33% -6.25% +33.33%

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Military
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Clusterpoint
2 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection

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 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Clusterpoint
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Information Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) JSP 440