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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Assessment
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 87 75
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 2 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.48% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.57% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £525 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £405
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.44 £52.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +66.66%

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
715 1218 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.52% 83.14% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 643 621
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £553 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.13 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.70% -4.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.67 £15.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £59.05 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Risk Assessment as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 8 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 8 (66.67%) CESG
1 8 (66.67%) ISO27005
1 8 (66.67%) Threat Modelling
2 7 (58.33%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) Contract Management
4 3 (25.00%) Electronics
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Legal
5 2 (16.67%) Statistics
5 2 (16.67%) CAD
5 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (16.67%) 3D Printing
5 2 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
6 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
6 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
6 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) ISMS

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
General
1 3 (25.00%) Electronics
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Security Advisor
2 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Change Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security Advisor
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security Risk Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Project Change Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) CESG
2 2 (16.67%) 3D Printing
3 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 8 (66.67%) Threat Modelling
2 7 (58.33%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Contract Management
3 3 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) CAD
4 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 2 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (16.67%) Statistics
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
5 1 (8.33%) ISMS
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) CISM
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) ISO27005
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) SAP