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 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 116 111 120
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 4 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.36% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.50% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£456 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £14.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+67.85% -51.72%
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
1845 1796 1652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.01% 71.24% 68.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 878 677
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 35 41
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £11.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.25 £37.50
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
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 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 -5 3 £456 -29.80%
Risk Assessment
South East

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 16 (59.26%) Telecoms
2 14 (51.85%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
3 13 (48.15%) Firewall
4 12 (44.44%) OSPF
4 12 (44.44%) VPN
5 11 (40.74%) RIP
6 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (33.33%) PCI DSS
7 9 (33.33%) CISSP
7 9 (33.33%) ITIL
7 9 (33.33%) Juniper
7 9 (33.33%) IPsec
8 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
9 7 (25.93%) VLAN
9 7 (25.93%) Linux
10 6 (22.22%) SNMP
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 6 (22.22%) Project Management
10 6 (22.22%) Wireless
10 6 (22.22%) Validation
10 6 (22.22%) Demand Forecasting
10 6 (22.22%) Network Management
11 5 (18.52%) F5
11 5 (18.52%) FWSM
11 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
11 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
11 5 (18.52%) TrustSec
11 5 (18.52%) SecurID

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) Firewall
2 12 (44.44%) OSPF
2 12 (44.44%) VPN
3 11 (40.74%) RIP
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (33.33%) IPsec
6 7 (25.93%) VLAN
7 6 (22.22%) Wireless
7 6 (22.22%) SNMP
8 5 (18.52%) LAN
8 5 (18.52%) VoIP
8 5 (18.52%) WLAN
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (18.52%) Network Security
8 5 (18.52%) FWSM
9 4 (14.81%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (14.81%) SSL
9 4 (14.81%) Internet
10 2 (7.41%) BGP
11 1 (3.70%) MPLS
General
1 16 (59.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Design Engineer
2 12 (44.44%) IP Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Coordinator
5 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Transition Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Quality Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Management Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) SecurID
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) Validation
2 6 (22.22%) Network Management
2 6 (22.22%) Demand Forecasting
3 5 (18.52%) eTOM
3 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
4 4 (14.81%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Security Management
5 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma
6 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Development
6 2 (7.41%) WFM
6 2 (7.41%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (33.33%) CISSP
3 5 (18.52%) Check Point Certification
3 5 (18.52%) CCIE
3 5 (18.52%) CCSP
3 5 (18.52%) CCNP
3 5 (18.52%) CCDP
3 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
4 4 (14.81%) Degree
5 3 (11.11%) PMP
6 2 (7.41%) ISEB
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.70%) CISA
7 1 (3.70%) CISM
7 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
7 1 (3.70%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
3 2 (7.41%) QA
4 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (3.70%) ISO 9000
4 1 (3.70%) BS15000
4 1 (3.70%) ISO 14001
4 1 (3.70%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) TrustSec
2 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco
1 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
2 9 (33.33%) Juniper
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) CA
4 5 (18.52%) Nokia
4 5 (18.52%) Radware
4 5 (18.52%) Redback
4 5 (18.52%) Fortinet
4 5 (18.52%) F5
5 4 (14.81%) AlgoSec
5 4 (14.81%) Tufin
6 2 (7.41%) Remedy
7 1 (3.70%) Avaya