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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analysis
Rank 64 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.49% 0.33% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.42% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£135 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.75
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
613 706 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 75.31% 76.91% 66.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 317 322
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 50 15
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 £16.53 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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
Chester +10 2 - -
Warrington - 1 £135 -
Knutsford - - - -
Risk Analysis
North West

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (25.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (25.00%) CISSP

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Risk Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Level Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Risk Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Tandem
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (25.00%) Product Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) SIEM
4 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) VB
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
1 2 (25.00%) PMP
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISSAP
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (25.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) CA
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) IBM