The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 175 171 185
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 25 37 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.54% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.70% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 10
Average daily rate
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£525 £444 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £314 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £618 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £322 £465
% change year-on-year
+31.98% -30.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +25.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Risk Assessment
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Risk Assessment Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (44.44%) Information Security
2 17 (31.48%) Finance
3 14 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (24.07%) Risk Management
4 13 (24.07%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (22.22%) CISSP
6 10 (18.52%) ITIL
6 10 (18.52%) CISA
6 10 (18.52%) Banking
6 10 (18.52%) Security Architecture
7 9 (16.67%) Investment Banking
7 9 (16.67%) CISM
7 9 (16.67%) Windows
8 8 (14.81%) Firewall
8 8 (14.81%) Network Security
9 7 (12.96%) Business Continuity Planning
9 7 (12.96%) Project Management
9 7 (12.96%) BCP
9 7 (12.96%) VPN
9 7 (12.96%) Business Continuity
10 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
10 6 (11.11%) Wireless
10 6 (11.11%) Data Protection
10 6 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (9.26%) F5
11 5 (9.26%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (9.26%) COBIT
11 5 (9.26%) Juniper
11 5 (9.26%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.56%) MS Office
3 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.85%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) Firewall
1 8 (14.81%) Network Security
2 7 (12.96%) VPN
3 6 (11.11%) Wireless
4 5 (9.26%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (9.26%) SSL
5 3 (5.56%) Internet
6 1 (1.85%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.85%) DHCP
6 1 (1.85%) WAN
6 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Big Data
1 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Rational Rose
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Banking
3 9 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.41%) Retail
5 3 (5.56%) Front Office
6 2 (3.70%) Advertising
6 2 (3.70%) Publishing
6 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Consultant
2 13 (24.07%) Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Security Consultant
4 7 (12.96%) Information Security Consultant
4 7 (12.96%) Security Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.56%) IT Security Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Risk Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Project Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Security Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Security Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Quantitative Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) HTML5
2 1 (1.85%) WPF
2 1 (1.85%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.70%) PKI
4 2 (3.70%) Economics
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Statistics
4 2 (3.70%) Pharmacovigilance
4 2 (3.70%) Physics
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) RMADS
5 1 (1.85%) FMCG
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.85%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.85%) CESG
5 1 (1.85%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Information Security
2 13 (24.07%) Risk Management
2 13 (24.07%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (18.52%) ITIL
3 10 (18.52%) Security Architecture
4 7 (12.96%) Business Continuity Planning
4 7 (12.96%) Project Management
4 7 (12.96%) BCP
4 7 (12.96%) Business Continuity
5 6 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 6 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (9.26%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (7.41%) ETL
7 4 (7.41%) Service Management
7 4 (7.41%) Change Control
7 4 (7.41%) Database Security
8 3 (5.56%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) C#
1 2 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (1.85%) Java
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) CISSP
2 10 (18.52%) CISA
3 9 (16.67%) CISM
4 4 (7.41%) CEH
4 4 (7.41%) Degree
5 2 (3.70%) GSEC
5 2 (3.70%) GIAC
5 2 (3.70%) MCP
5 2 (3.70%) CCNA
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.70%) SSCP
5 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) GPEN
6 1 (1.85%) BICSI Certification
6 1 (1.85%) BICSI RCDD
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.26%) COBIT
3 4 (7.41%) QA
4 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) F5
1 5 (9.26%) Juniper
1 5 (9.26%) Cisco
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) Splunk
3 1 (1.85%) MobileIron
3 1 (1.85%) Qualys
3 1 (1.85%) DataSynapse