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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 37 25 52
Rank change year-on-year -12 +27  
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 10 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.03% 5.99% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 7.96% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 0
Median daily rate £475 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +18.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Median hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £60.98 £47.75
% change year-on-year -52.85% +27.70%  

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 280 339 353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 84.85% 75.17% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 170 211
Median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £226 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 20
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance in Gloucestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Assurance in Gloucestershire

Information Assurance
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (82.14%) DV Cleared
3 17 (60.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 17 (60.71%) Risk Management
3 17 (60.71%) Finance
3 17 (60.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 17 (60.71%) Change Control
3 17 (60.71%) C
3 17 (60.71%) PRINCE2
3 17 (60.71%) Project Management
3 17 (60.71%) Document Management
3 17 (60.71%) Requirements Management
4 11 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (39.29%) CISSP
4 11 (39.29%) CLAS
4 11 (39.29%) Compliance Audit
4 11 (39.29%) Remediation Plan
5 10 (35.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework

Information Assurance
Top Related 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:

General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Project Officer
2 11 (39.29%) Consultant
2 11 (39.29%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 11 (39.29%) Project Support Officer
2 11 (39.29%) Support Officer
3 10 (35.71%) CISSP Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Project Control Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Change Control
1 17 (60.71%) Continuous Improvement
1 17 (60.71%) Document Management
1 17 (60.71%) PRINCE2
1 17 (60.71%) Project Management
1 17 (60.71%) Requirements Management
1 17 (60.71%) Risk Management
2 11 (39.29%) Compliance Audit
2 11 (39.29%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (82.14%) DV Cleared
3 17 (60.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 11 (39.29%) CISSP
4 11 (39.29%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (35.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework