The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment 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 Assessment over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 103 100 116
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 19 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 1.05% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.54% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 5
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£438 £168 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+161.19% -50.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £319 £450
% change year-on-year
+33.22% -29.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.04% +1.25%
Risk Assessment
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
1842 1693 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.55% 68.43% 68.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 862 712
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £242 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 48 61
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% +6.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Risk Assessment
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment across the Berkshire region.

Risk Assessment Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Risk Assessment
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 Assessment within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 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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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
Reading -6 5 £495 +195.52% 1
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Risk Assessment
South East

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Risk Assessment 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 Assessment.

1 29 (65.91%) Cisco
2 27 (61.36%) Firewall
3 24 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 24 (54.55%) VPN
4 22 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (50.00%) OSPF
5 19 (43.18%) IPsec
5 19 (43.18%) Telecoms
6 18 (40.91%) PCI DSS
6 18 (40.91%) CISSP
7 15 (34.09%) RIP
7 15 (34.09%) ITIL
7 15 (34.09%) Juniper
8 13 (29.55%) Internet
8 13 (29.55%) Network Security
8 13 (29.55%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (29.55%) Demand Forecasting
9 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
9 12 (27.27%) Fortinet
10 11 (25.00%) eTOM
10 11 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
10 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 11 (25.00%) SSL
10 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 11 (25.00%) F5
11 10 (22.73%) CCIE
11 10 (22.73%) CCSP
11 10 (22.73%) CCNP
11 10 (22.73%) MPLS
12 9 (20.45%) Redback

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Risk Assessment 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 Assessment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Project
3 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (61.36%) Firewall
2 24 (54.55%) VPN
3 22 (50.00%) OSPF
4 19 (43.18%) IPsec
5 15 (34.09%) RIP
6 13 (29.55%) Internet
6 13 (29.55%) Network Security
6 13 (29.55%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
7 11 (25.00%) SSL
8 10 (22.73%) MPLS
9 8 (18.18%) FWSM
9 8 (18.18%) BGP
9 8 (18.18%) SNMP
9 8 (18.18%) VoIP
10 5 (11.36%) VLAN
11 4 (9.09%) UMTS
12 3 (6.82%) HTTP
12 3 (6.82%) GPRS
12 3 (6.82%) GSM
General
1 19 (43.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Design Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) IP Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Security Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Network Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Risk Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Project Leader
8 1 (2.27%) Coordinator
8 1 (2.27%) Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) XML
1 3 (6.82%) WAP
1 3 (6.82%) WML
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) SecurID
2 3 (6.82%) Smart Meter
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) EPoS
4 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.27%) IVR
4 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) ITIL
2 13 (29.55%) Demand Forecasting
3 11 (25.00%) eTOM
4 8 (18.18%) Network Management
5 7 (15.91%) Load Balancing
6 5 (11.36%) Project Management
6 5 (11.36%) Security Management
7 4 (9.09%) Information Security
8 3 (6.82%) Information Security Management
8 3 (6.82%) Business Continuity
9 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (4.55%) Capacity Management
9 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity Management
9 2 (4.55%) Network Architecture
9 2 (4.55%) Matrix Management
9 2 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Validation
9 2 (4.55%) Migration
9 2 (4.55%) ITSM
9 2 (4.55%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (40.91%) CISSP
3 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (22.73%) CCIE
5 10 (22.73%) CCSP
5 10 (22.73%) CCNP
6 9 (20.45%) Degree
7 8 (18.18%) CCDP
7 8 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.27%) ISEB
8 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.27%) PMP
8 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.91%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) BS15000
3 1 (2.27%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Cisco
2 24 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 15 (34.09%) Juniper
4 12 (27.27%) Fortinet
5 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (25.00%) F5
6 9 (20.45%) Redback
6 9 (20.45%) Tufin
6 9 (20.45%) Radware
6 9 (20.45%) Nokia
6 9 (20.45%) AlgoSec
7 3 (6.82%) HP
8 2 (4.55%) Huawei
8 2 (4.55%) CA
9 1 (2.27%) BMC
9 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.27%) Tripwire
9 1 (2.27%) Qualys
9 1 (2.27%) Splunk