The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 77 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 8 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.42% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.58% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £235 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.57% -47.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £143 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £327 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £510
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -36.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +25.00%
Risk Assessment
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1088 860 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.57% 72.39% 66.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 462 272
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 11
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.28% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £180.00 £27.50
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 Edinburgh

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

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) Information Security
3 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
5 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
5 5 (29.41%) Information Assurance
6 4 (23.53%) Banking
6 4 (23.53%) Marketing
6 4 (23.53%) Security Management
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) CESG
7 3 (17.65%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (17.65%) RMADS
7 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Network Security
8 2 (11.76%) Time Management
8 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) CISM
8 2 (11.76%) Legal
8 2 (11.76%) Publishing
8 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 2 (11.76%) ISEB
8 2 (11.76%) CISSP

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Security Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Information Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Process Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) CESG
2 3 (17.65%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (17.65%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Information Security
2 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Information Assurance
3 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
4 4 (23.53%) Security Management
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
7 1 (5.88%) Budget Control
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Logistics
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) CISM
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) TIBCO