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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 173 171 199
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 25 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.53% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.69% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 20
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £400 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - £28.75
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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
4311 4496 5647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.22% 77.33% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3403 3332 4200
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 14 (34.15%) Project Management
3 11 (26.83%) CISSP
3 11 (26.83%) Information Security
3 11 (26.83%) CISM
4 10 (24.39%) CISA
4 10 (24.39%) Banking
5 8 (19.51%) Risk Management
5 8 (19.51%) MS Visio
6 7 (17.07%) Linux
6 7 (17.07%) Windows
6 7 (17.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.07%) Project Planning
7 6 (14.63%) Investment Banking
7 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
7 6 (14.63%) MS Project
8 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
8 5 (12.20%) Migration
8 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.20%) Wealth Management
8 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (9.76%) SDLC
9 4 (9.76%) Software Deployment
9 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
9 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (9.76%) ISEB
9 4 (9.76%) C
9 4 (9.76%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Visio
2 6 (14.63%) MS Project
3 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Rational Rose
General
1 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Banking
3 6 (14.63%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Back Office
5 2 (4.88%) Front Office
6 1 (2.44%) Law
6 1 (2.44%) Legal
6 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Analyst
2 11 (26.83%) Project Manager
3 7 (17.07%) Risk Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) IT Risk Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Security Specialist
5 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Security Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Deployment Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Deployment Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Information Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Change Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Security Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Change Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.88%) SCADA
3 2 (4.88%) Life Science
4 1 (2.44%) iSeries
4 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.44%) Economics
4 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) AIX
2 4 (9.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Project Management
2 11 (26.83%) Information Security
3 8 (19.51%) Risk Management
4 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.07%) Project Planning
5 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.20%) Migration
6 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.20%) Wealth Management
7 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Software Deployment
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL
7 4 (9.76%) SDLC
8 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.32%) Investment Management
8 3 (7.32%) SIEM
8 3 (7.32%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) Use Case
8 3 (7.32%) UML
8 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) C
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) CISSP
1 11 (26.83%) CISM
2 10 (24.39%) CISA
3 4 (9.76%) ISEB
4 2 (4.88%) PMP
4 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.88%) CRISC
4 2 (4.88%) CEH
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) IIBA
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.44%) CCSA
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.32%) COBIT
3 3 (7.32%) QA
4 1 (2.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) SAP
1 2 (4.88%) Sophos
1 2 (4.88%) LANDesk
1 2 (4.88%) Qualys
2 1 (2.44%) HP