Period
to 29 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 29 January 2020 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 > Wiltshire
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 83 76
Rank change year-on-year -29 -7 +9
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 9 38 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.50% 2.01% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 2.36% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 4
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £525 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -22.22% +35.00%
10th Percentile £464 £418 £517
90th Percentile £650 £564 £910
South West median daily rate £525 £513 £463
% change year-on-year +2.44% +10.81% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,546 1,610 922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 85.94% 85.32% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,034 1,057 647
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £310 £317 £295
90th Percentile £625 £650 £625
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 13
Wiltshire median hourly rate £39.75 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.67% +63.64% -28.57%
10th Percentile £13.69 £29.23 £13.90
90th Percentile £48.63 £49.50 £40.35
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +25.00% -11.72%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in Wiltshire

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in Wiltshire

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 29 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Assurance in Wiltshire

Information Assurance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Assurance in Wiltshire

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 29 January 2020. 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
Corsham -9 5 £550 +69.23% 1
Salisbury -8 1 - - 1
Information Assurance
South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2020, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 8 (88.89%) DV Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Information Security
3 6 (66.67%) CISSP
3 6 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 6 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 6 (66.67%) NCSC
4 5 (55.56%) Protective Monitoring
4 5 (55.56%) Remediation Plan
4 5 (55.56%) Due Diligence
4 5 (55.56%) RMADS
4 5 (55.56%) CISM
4 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) JSP 440
6 2 (22.22%) Kanban
6 2 (22.22%) Public Sector
7 1 (11.11%) Project Delivery
7 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (11.11%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (11.11%) Critical Thinking
7 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
7 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (22.22%) Public Sector
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Information Assurance Specialist
1 4 (44.44%) Information Specialist
1 4 (44.44%) Security Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Due Diligence
3 5 (55.56%) Protective Monitoring
3 5 (55.56%) Remediation Plan
4 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Critical Thinking
6 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Project Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) SIEM
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) DV Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 6 (66.67%) CISSP
3 5 (55.56%) CISM
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) NCSC
2 5 (55.56%) RMADS
3 2 (22.22%) JSP 440
4 1 (11.11%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Splunk