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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 52 69
Rank change year-on-year -19 +17  
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 2 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.24% 2.00% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 2.43% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 3
Median daily rate £365 £575 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.52% +19.79%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £27.50 £51.17
% change year-on-year +78.18% -46.25%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 691 699 750
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.58% 82.24% 82.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 514 573
Median daily rate £388 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.25 £18.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Economics
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control

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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Author
1 2 (100.00%) Documentation Author
1 2 (100.00%) Documentation Writer
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Author
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Writer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Economics
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft