The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Analysis over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analysis
Rank 59 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.28% 0.61% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.78% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+44.92% +20.00%
Risk Analysis
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
547 765 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.18% 78.38% 66.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 345 288
Average daily rate £395 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 16
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £18.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Risk Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Risk Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Risk Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Risk Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Risk Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Risk Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Risk Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 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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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
Chester +8 1 - -
Knutsford - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Risk Analysis
North West

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISSAP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) LAN

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Risk Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Risk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Level Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Risk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Tandem
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft