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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 69 76 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.52% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£523 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.28% -2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £409 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year
+181.25% -
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1036 877 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.37% 72.36% 69.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 472 203
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £29.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 2015.

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) Information Security
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 4 (28.57%) Information Assurance
4 3 (21.43%) RMADS
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX
5 2 (14.29%) ISEB
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Legal
5 2 (14.29%) Publishing
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) CESG
5 2 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Informatica
6 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Towers Watson Igloo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Information Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Security Manager
6 1 (7.14%) PMO Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) RMADS
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) CESG
2 2 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
1 7 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Informatica