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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 170 200 187
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -13
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 29 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.49% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 21
Average daily rate
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£469 £525 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £728 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £18.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+233.33% -55.00%
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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
4478 5509 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.07% 76.51% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3363 4079 4310
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 93
Average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 September 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 September 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 21 (35.00%) Information Security
2 17 (28.33%) Firewall
2 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 17 (28.33%) CISSP
2 17 (28.33%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (21.67%) Network Security
5 12 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 12 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 12 (20.00%) Juniper
5 12 (20.00%) VPN
5 12 (20.00%) BCP
5 12 (20.00%) Wireless
5 12 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 11 (18.33%) CISA
6 11 (18.33%) CISM
7 10 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 10 (16.67%) SSL
7 10 (16.67%) Cisco
7 10 (16.67%) F5
7 10 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
8 9 (15.00%) Project Management
8 9 (15.00%) ITIL
8 9 (15.00%) Windows
8 9 (15.00%) Banking
9 8 (13.33%) Degree
10 7 (11.67%) Investment Banking
10 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (8.33%) MS Office
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Project
3 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.67%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) IaaS
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
1 2 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) Firewall
2 13 (21.67%) Network Security
3 12 (20.00%) VPN
3 12 (20.00%) Wireless
4 10 (16.67%) SSL
4 10 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (5.00%) Internet
6 2 (3.33%) DHCP
6 2 (3.33%) DNS
7 1 (1.67%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.33%) MS Access
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Banking
3 7 (11.67%) Investment Banking
4 6 (10.00%) Legal
5 4 (6.67%) Retail
5 4 (6.67%) Advertising
6 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.33%) Publishing
6 2 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Consultant
3 8 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Project Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Security Consultant
3 8 (13.33%) IT Security Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Information Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.00%) Tester
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Security Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (3.33%) Swing
2 2 (3.33%) CSS
2 2 (3.33%) JSP
2 2 (3.33%) Struts
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
2 2 (3.33%) XML
2 2 (3.33%) Spring
3 1 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.67%) Economics
2 4 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Smartcard
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Learning Management System
4 2 (3.33%) PKI
4 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.67%) FMCG
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
3 1 (1.67%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Information Security
2 17 (28.33%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 12 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 12 (20.00%) BCP
3 12 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 10 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 9 (15.00%) Project Management
5 9 (15.00%) ITIL
6 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2
7 6 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 5 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.67%) ETL
9 4 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (6.67%) Service Management
10 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) Java
2 2 (3.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.67%) VB
3 1 (1.67%) C
3 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) CISSP
2 11 (18.33%) CISA
2 11 (18.33%) CISM
3 8 (13.33%) Degree
4 5 (8.33%) CEH
5 2 (3.33%) CCNA
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) BICSI Certification
6 1 (1.67%) BICSI RCDD
6 1 (1.67%) GPEN
6 1 (1.67%) GIAC
6 1 (1.67%) GSEC
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.67%) SSCP
6 1 (1.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.67%) COBIT
3 3 (5.00%) QA
4 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Nmap
2 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Nessus
2 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.67%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Juniper
2 10 (16.67%) Cisco
2 10 (16.67%) F5
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.33%) Citrix
4 2 (3.33%) IBM
4 2 (3.33%) Cognizant
4 2 (3.33%) Teradata
5 1 (1.67%) Splunk
5 1 (1.67%) Qualys
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle