Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 51 52
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 +16
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 11 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.68% 3.26% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 4.11% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 8
Gloucestershire median daily rate £388 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £324 £403 £331
90th Percentile £461 £475 £479
South West median daily rate £489 £450 £464
% change year-on-year +8.61% -2.96% -7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 10
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £29.88 £28.75 £28.75
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 533 730 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 81.37% 79.26% 76.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 427 473
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £232 £216 £213
90th Percentile £549 £550 £502
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 67 41
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.00 £38.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% -8.43% +12.16%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.20 £26.25
90th Percentile £56.23 £46.60 £54.90
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.77
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.75% +47.70%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 2 £325 -
Information Assurance
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 10 (90.91%) PRINCE2
2 10 (90.91%) Project Management
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
3 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) Requirements Management
4 8 (72.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (72.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (72.73%) Change Control
4 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (72.73%) DV Cleared
5 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
5 7 (63.64%) C
5 7 (63.64%) Document Management
6 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
6 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (18.18%) Office 365
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) CLAS
7 1 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (9.09%) Compliance Audit
7 1 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
7 1 (9.09%) SMS

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 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SMS
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Project Control Officer
1 7 (63.64%) Project Officer
2 2 (18.18%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Office Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) PRINCE2
1 10 (90.91%) Project Management
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Change Control
3 8 (72.73%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (72.73%) Requirements Management
4 7 (63.64%) Document Management
4 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
6 1 (9.09%) Compliance Audit
6 1 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) DV Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001