The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Analysis over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analysis
Rank 118 118 103
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 9 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.34% 0.23% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.33% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
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£363 £446 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.76% -0.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+44.92% +25.45%
Risk Analysis
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1813 1840 1664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.94% 71.18% 69.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 936 683
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 56 78
Average hourly rate £20.63 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Risk Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analysis across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Risk Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Risk Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Risk Analysis across the Berkshire region.

Risk Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Risk Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analysis within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 5 £375 - 1
Reading +17 4 £350 - 2
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Risk Analysis
South East

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Risk Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Risk Analysis.

1 9 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
3 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) COBIT
4 4 (33.33%) Informatics
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (33.33%) Database Security
5 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
5 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) PKI
5 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (25.00%) Matrix Management
5 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Risk Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Risk Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (16.67%) 3G
4 2 (16.67%) SS7
4 2 (16.67%) ISUP
5 1 (8.33%) SCCP
5 1 (8.33%) INAP
5 1 (8.33%) SMS
5 1 (8.33%) 3GPP
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) HTTP
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) RTP
5 1 (8.33%) 2G
5 1 (8.33%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (8.33%) GGSN
5 1 (8.33%) SGSN
5 1 (8.33%) MSRP
5 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 2 (16.67%) IT Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Communications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (33.33%) Informatics
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
2 3 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 4 (33.33%) Database Security
4 3 (25.00%) Coaching
4 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
6 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Process Management
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (16.67%) PMP
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco