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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 122 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 7 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £433 £373
% change year-on-year
-2.89% +16.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £10.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+245.00% -65.51%
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
1960 1890 1721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.66% 71.11% 68.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1037 946 695
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 40 49
Average hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £17.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.28% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 0 5 £463 +302.17% 1
Slough - 1 £313 -
Risk Assessment
South East

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 24 (63.16%) Cisco
1 24 (63.16%) CheckPoint
2 23 (60.53%) Firewall
3 22 (57.89%) Telecoms
3 22 (57.89%) OSPF
4 21 (55.26%) RIP
4 21 (55.26%) VPN
5 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (39.47%) CISSP
7 14 (36.84%) ITIL
7 14 (36.84%) IPsec
7 14 (36.84%) PCI DSS
8 13 (34.21%) Juniper
9 12 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (31.58%) Demand Forecasting
10 11 (28.95%) F5
10 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
10 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
10 11 (28.95%) Network Security
10 11 (28.95%) VLAN
10 11 (28.95%) Fortinet
10 11 (28.95%) CCNP
10 11 (28.95%) Linux
10 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
11 10 (26.32%) Internet
11 10 (26.32%) SecurID
11 10 (26.32%) eTOM
12 9 (23.68%) Degree
12 9 (23.68%) Tufin
12 9 (23.68%) AlgoSec

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (60.53%) Firewall
2 22 (57.89%) OSPF
3 21 (55.26%) RIP
3 21 (55.26%) VPN
4 14 (36.84%) IPsec
5 12 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (28.95%) VLAN
6 11 (28.95%) Network Security
7 10 (26.32%) Internet
8 9 (23.68%) SSL
9 8 (21.05%) Wireless
10 7 (18.42%) WLAN
10 7 (18.42%) LAN
11 6 (15.79%) SNMP
11 6 (15.79%) Cisco ISE
12 5 (13.16%) FWSM
12 5 (13.16%) VoIP
12 5 (13.16%) Cisco PIX
13 2 (5.26%) BGP
14 1 (2.63%) MPLS
General
1 22 (57.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Design Engineer
2 18 (47.37%) IP Engineer
3 11 (28.95%) Security Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Network Design Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Coordinator
7 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Quality Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Service Transition Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Transition Manager
8 1 (2.63%) IP Network Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Service Management Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Deployment Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Management Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Junior
8 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) SecurID
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 12 (31.58%) Demand Forecasting
3 10 (26.32%) eTOM
4 8 (21.05%) Validation
5 6 (15.79%) Project Management
5 6 (15.79%) Network Management
6 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
7 4 (10.53%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (7.89%) WFM
8 3 (7.89%) Security Management
8 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.26%) Six Sigma
9 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
9 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
9 2 (5.26%) Information Security
9 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.26%) Resource Management
9 2 (5.26%) Information Security Management
9 2 (5.26%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (39.47%) CISSP
3 11 (28.95%) CCNP
3 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
3 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
4 9 (23.68%) Degree
5 5 (13.16%) CCDP
5 5 (13.16%) CCIE
5 5 (13.16%) CCSP
5 5 (13.16%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (10.53%) PMI Certification
7 3 (7.89%) PMP
8 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.26%) ISEB
9 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (2.63%) CISA
9 1 (2.63%) CISM
9 1 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
9 1 (2.63%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (36.84%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.26%) QA
4 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (2.63%) ISO 9000
4 1 (2.63%) BS15000
4 1 (2.63%) ISO 14001
4 1 (2.63%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Cisco
1 24 (63.16%) CheckPoint
2 13 (34.21%) Juniper
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.95%) Fortinet
3 11 (28.95%) F5
4 9 (23.68%) AlgoSec
4 9 (23.68%) Tufin
5 7 (18.42%) CA
6 5 (13.16%) Nokia
6 5 (13.16%) Radware
6 5 (13.16%) Redback
7 2 (5.26%) Remedy
8 1 (2.63%) Avaya