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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 174 190 196
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 33 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.44% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.58% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 12
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£475 £488 £559
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £355 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £743 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £423
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.45% +1.25%
Risk Assessment
London

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
4598 5565 5312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.84% 76.54% 75.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3552 4106 3940
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 74 90
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £16.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 23 (34.85%) Information Security
2 20 (30.30%) Finance
3 17 (25.76%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (22.73%) Firewall
5 14 (21.21%) Risk Management
5 14 (21.21%) Security Architecture
6 13 (19.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (19.70%) Network Security
6 13 (19.70%) CISSP
7 12 (18.18%) BCP
7 12 (18.18%) VPN
7 12 (18.18%) Business Continuity
7 12 (18.18%) Banking
7 12 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
8 11 (16.67%) Wireless
9 10 (15.15%) SSL
9 10 (15.15%) Cisco
9 10 (15.15%) Juniper
9 10 (15.15%) Windows
9 10 (15.15%) F5
9 10 (15.15%) Reverse Proxy
10 9 (13.64%) Investment Banking
10 9 (13.64%) Project Management
11 8 (12.12%) CISA
11 8 (12.12%) ITIL
11 8 (12.12%) Degree
11 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (10.61%) CISM
12 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
13 6 (9.09%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Office
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.06%) MS Project
2 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
1 2 (3.03%) PaaS
1 2 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.73%) Firewall
2 13 (19.70%) Network Security
3 12 (18.18%) VPN
4 11 (16.67%) Wireless
5 10 (15.15%) Reverse Proxy
5 10 (15.15%) SSL
6 3 (4.55%) Internet
7 1 (1.52%) DNS
7 1 (1.52%) WAN
7 1 (1.52%) DHCP
7 1 (1.52%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) MS Access
1 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Rational Rose
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Banking
3 9 (13.64%) Investment Banking
4 6 (9.09%) Legal
5 5 (7.58%) Advertising
6 4 (6.06%) Retail
7 3 (4.55%) Front Office
8 2 (3.03%) Publishing
8 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Analyst
2 12 (18.18%) Consultant
3 10 (15.15%) Project Manager
4 9 (13.64%) Security Consultant
5 8 (12.12%) Project Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Security Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) IT Security Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Security Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Security Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Risk Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Tester
8 3 (4.55%) Programme Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) HTML
2 3 (4.55%) .NET
3 2 (3.03%) CSS
3 2 (3.03%) JSP
3 2 (3.03%) Struts
3 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 2 (3.03%) XML
3 2 (3.03%) Swing
3 2 (3.03%) Spring
4 1 (1.52%) WPF
4 1 (1.52%) HTML5
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.06%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Learning Management System
4 2 (3.03%) Physics
4 2 (3.03%) Economics
4 2 (3.03%) PKI
4 2 (3.03%) Statistics
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.52%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.52%) CESG
5 1 (1.52%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.52%) RMADS
5 1 (1.52%) FMCG
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.52%) Android
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) AIX
3 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) Information Security
2 17 (25.76%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (21.21%) Risk Management
3 14 (21.21%) Security Architecture
4 12 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
4 12 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 12 (18.18%) BCP
5 9 (13.64%) Project Management
6 8 (12.12%) ITIL
6 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.58%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (7.58%) ETL
8 5 (7.58%) Data Protection
8 5 (7.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (6.06%) Service Management
9 4 (6.06%) OO
9 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (3.03%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) C#
2 2 (3.03%) C++
3 1 (1.52%) C
3 1 (1.52%) VB
3 1 (1.52%) Python
3 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) CISSP
2 8 (12.12%) CISA
2 8 (12.12%) Degree
3 7 (10.61%) CISM
4 3 (4.55%) CEH
4 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) CCNA
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.52%) SSCP
6 1 (1.52%) GIAC
6 1 (1.52%) GSEC
6 1 (1.52%) ISEB
6 1 (1.52%) MCP
6 1 (1.52%) BICSI Certification
6 1 (1.52%) BICSI RCDD
6 1 (1.52%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.06%) COBIT
3 2 (3.03%) QA
3 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.52%) Terminal Server
1 1 (1.52%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Nessus
2 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Cisco
1 10 (15.15%) Juniper
1 10 (15.15%) F5
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) IBM
3 2 (3.03%) Cognizant
3 2 (3.03%) Teradata
3 2 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) Splunk
4 1 (1.52%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.52%) Qualys
4 1 (1.52%) HP
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 21 days ago