The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 26 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 39 38
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 1 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.30% 2.75% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 3.59% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £324 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £26.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 264 362 339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 80.00% 76.53% 76.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 208 225
Median daily rate £355 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.93% +0.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 19
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in Gloucestershire

Information Assurance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Assurance in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) Requirements Management
2 7 (63.64%) DV Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Document Management
3 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (54.55%) Change Control
3 6 (54.55%) C
3 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) CISSP
4 4 (36.36%) CLAS
4 4 (36.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (36.36%) Remediation Plan
4 4 (36.36%) Compliance Audit
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (9.09%) Physics
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (9.09%) CESG
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) V-Model
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Project Officer
1 6 (54.55%) Project Support Officer
1 6 (54.55%) Support Officer
2 4 (36.36%) CISSP Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) ASIC
1 1 (9.09%) CESG
1 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Requirements Management
2 6 (54.55%) Change Control
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (54.55%) Document Management
2 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
3 4 (36.36%) Compliance Audit
3 4 (36.36%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Physics
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) DV Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (36.36%) CISSP
4 4 (36.36%) CLAS
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) IBM