The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 176 165 189
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 34 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.69% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 23
Average daily rate £475 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.34% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £389 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £498 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+17.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-65.51% +16.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4902 4666 5879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.95% 74.87% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3582 3576 4142
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Risk Assessment
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 18 (30.51%) Risk Management
3 17 (28.81%) Banking
4 16 (27.12%) Information Security
5 15 (25.42%) CISSP
6 13 (22.03%) Firewall
7 12 (20.34%) CISM
8 10 (16.95%) Windows
9 8 (13.56%) Project Management
9 8 (13.56%) UNIX
9 8 (13.56%) Investment Banking
10 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
11 6 (10.17%) Cisco
11 6 (10.17%) Derivative
11 6 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (10.17%) Network Security
12 5 (8.47%) Data Protection
12 5 (8.47%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (8.47%) Resource Management
12 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (8.47%) Test Strategy
12 5 (8.47%) CISA
12 5 (8.47%) Security Management
12 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
12 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
12 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
12 5 (8.47%) C
12 5 (8.47%) C#
12 5 (8.47%) C++
12 5 (8.47%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.39%) MS Office
3 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.69%) Stata
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) Firewall
2 6 (10.17%) Network Security
3 5 (8.47%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.08%) LAN
6 2 (3.39%) VoIP
6 2 (3.39%) DNS
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.69%) Wireless
7 1 (1.69%) DHCP
7 1 (1.69%) WLAN
7 1 (1.69%) WAN
7 1 (1.69%) SDH
7 1 (1.69%) ATM
7 1 (1.69%) MPLS
7 1 (1.69%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 17 (28.81%) Banking
3 8 (13.56%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.78%) Games
5 3 (5.08%) Legal
5 3 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.39%) German Language
7 1 (1.69%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.69%) Retail
7 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.69%) Advertising
7 1 (1.69%) Front Office
7 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) Consultant
3 9 (15.25%) Architect
4 6 (10.17%) Security Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Security Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Security Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Information Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) WCF
2 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Derivative
2 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.78%) PKI
4 3 (5.08%) RMADS
4 3 (5.08%) Reference Data
4 3 (5.08%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.08%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.08%) CESG
4 3 (5.08%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (5.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.39%) Smartcard
5 2 (3.39%) Informatics
5 2 (3.39%) Economics
6 1 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.69%) Statistics
6 1 (1.69%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.69%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) UNIX
3 4 (6.78%) VMS
4 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Risk Management
2 16 (27.12%) Information Security
3 8 (13.56%) Project Management
4 5 (8.47%) Data Protection
4 5 (8.47%) Resource Management
4 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (8.47%) Test Strategy
4 5 (8.47%) Security Management
4 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.78%) ITIL
5 4 (6.78%) Validation
5 4 (6.78%) Migration
5 4 (6.78%) SIEM
5 4 (6.78%) SABSA
5 4 (6.78%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (6.78%) TOGAF
5 4 (6.78%) Bioinformatics
6 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.08%) Time Management
6 3 (5.08%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) C
1 5 (8.47%) C#
1 5 (8.47%) C++
1 5 (8.47%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) F#
3 1 (1.69%) Python
3 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) CISSP
2 12 (20.34%) CISM
3 5 (8.47%) CISA
4 4 (6.78%) ISEB
4 4 (6.78%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) CRISC
5 2 (3.39%) Degree
5 2 (3.39%) CISMP
5 2 (3.39%) CEH
6 1 (1.69%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.69%) ISACA
6 1 (1.69%) GSEC
6 1 (1.69%) GIAC
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.78%) BS7799
3 3 (5.08%) QA
4 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.69%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (1.69%) CRD IV
5 1 (1.69%) Basel III
5 1 (1.69%) SLA
5 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) Cisco
3 4 (6.78%) Juniper
3 4 (6.78%) SAP
4 3 (5.08%) Citrix
5 2 (3.39%) Reuters
6 1 (1.69%) Altiris
6 1 (1.69%) Murex
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle
6 1 (1.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.69%) Websense