The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 386 402 379
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 176 139 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.42% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 74 73
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£439 £405 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £255 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -21.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -1.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -
Risk Assessment
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in England

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Trend in England

Risk Assessment
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Risk Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in England

Risk Assessment
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment across the England region.

Risk Assessment Hourly Rate Trend in England

Risk Assessment
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Risk Assessment Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Risk Assessment
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 68 £500 +17.64% 25
South East +19 52 £390 +7.21% 8
East Midlands +23 12 £350 - 6
West Midlands +6 12 - - 3
South West -12 10 £450 +2.56% 2
North West -15 9 £550 +90.80% 7
Yorkshire 0 8 £391 - 2
East of England - - - - 2
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Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 81 (24.85%) Finance
2 78 (23.93%) Information Security
3 75 (23.01%) Risk Management
4 70 (21.47%) ITIL
5 55 (16.87%) CISSP
6 51 (15.64%) Project Management
7 50 (15.34%) Security Cleared
8 47 (14.42%) Windows
9 45 (13.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 43 (13.19%) SC Cleared
11 42 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 40 (12.27%) Management Information System
13 36 (11.04%) Firewall
13 36 (11.04%) Degree
14 34 (10.43%) Security Architecture
14 34 (10.43%) PRINCE2
15 33 (10.12%) Microsoft
16 31 (9.51%) Telecoms
16 31 (9.51%) Banking
17 30 (9.20%) PCI DSS
17 30 (9.20%) Cisco
18 29 (8.90%) CheckPoint
19 28 (8.59%) Linux
20 27 (8.28%) VPN
20 27 (8.28%) Network Security
21 26 (7.98%) CISM
22 23 (7.06%) MS Excel
22 23 (7.06%) OSPF
22 23 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
23 22 (6.75%) .NET

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6 (1.84%) MS Project Server
1 6 (1.84%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.23%) Node.js
3 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.61%) Documentum
3 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.31%) IIS
4 1 (0.31%) CMS
4 1 (0.31%) Confluence
4 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.83%) MS Project
2 19 (5.83%) MS Office
3 13 (3.99%) MS Visio
3 13 (3.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.31%) Summit
2 1 (0.31%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 36 (11.04%) Firewall
2 27 (8.28%) VPN
2 27 (8.28%) Network Security
3 23 (7.06%) OSPF
4 21 (6.44%) RIP
5 16 (4.91%) Internet
6 14 (4.29%) IPsec
7 13 (3.99%) SSL
8 12 (3.68%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (3.68%) Wireless
9 10 (3.07%) VLAN
10 9 (2.76%) LAN
11 8 (2.45%) WLAN
12 6 (1.84%) SSH
12 6 (1.84%) SNMP
12 6 (1.84%) Cisco ISE
13 5 (1.53%) TCP/IP
13 5 (1.53%) VoIP
14 4 (1.23%) Cisco PIX
14 4 (1.23%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.84%) MS Access
2 4 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.61%) KDB
3 2 (0.61%) Big Data
3 2 (0.61%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.31%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (2.45%) Rational Rose
2 4 (1.23%) Subversion
3 3 (0.92%) Trac
3 3 (0.92%) LabVIEW
3 3 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.61%) yacc
4 2 (0.61%) ANTLR
4 2 (0.61%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.31%) Introscope
5 1 (0.31%) JIRA
General
1 81 (24.85%) Finance
2 31 (9.51%) Telecoms
2 31 (9.51%) Banking
3 19 (5.83%) Retail
4 18 (5.52%) Investment Banking
5 17 (5.21%) Front Office
6 16 (4.91%) Legal
7 7 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.84%) Marketing
9 4 (1.23%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.23%) Back Office
9 4 (1.23%) Automotive
10 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.92%) Advertising
11 2 (0.61%) German Language
11 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.61%) Publishing
11 2 (0.61%) Law
12 1 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 58 (17.79%) Consultant
2 50 (15.34%) Analyst
3 44 (13.50%) Security Consultant
4 36 (11.04%) Architect
5 33 (10.12%) Project Manager
6 26 (7.98%) Security Analyst
7 23 (7.06%) Design Engineer
8 18 (5.52%) IP Engineer
9 15 (4.60%) Business Analyst
10 14 (4.29%) Information Security Consultant
10 14 (4.29%) Developer
11 13 (3.99%) Security Engineer
12 12 (3.68%) Infrastructure Manager
12 12 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.37%) Quantitative Developer
14 10 (3.07%) Risk Consultant
15 9 (2.76%) Risk Manager
15 9 (2.76%) Security Specialist
16 8 (2.45%) Senior Security Analyst
16 8 (2.45%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.75%) .NET
2 8 (2.45%) HTML
3 5 (1.53%) WPF
4 4 (1.23%) HTML5
4 4 (1.23%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.92%) XSLT
6 2 (0.61%) Middleware
6 2 (0.61%) Web Services
7 1 (0.31%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.31%) XML
7 1 (0.31%) CSS
7 1 (0.31%) SOAP
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.31%) JSON
7 1 (0.31%) WCF
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.27%) Management Information System
2 23 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.37%) SecurID
4 10 (3.07%) CESG
5 9 (2.76%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.45%) FMCG
7 7 (2.15%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.84%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.84%) Physics
9 4 (1.23%) RMADS
9 4 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.23%) User Experience
10 3 (0.92%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.92%) PKI
10 3 (0.92%) Pharmacovigilance
11 2 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.61%) PMI
11 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.61%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 47 (14.42%) Windows
2 28 (8.59%) Linux
3 13 (3.99%) UNIX
4 9 (2.76%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.23%) AIX
6 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.92%) Solaris
7 3 (0.92%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.61%) Android
9 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (23.93%) Information Security
2 75 (23.01%) Risk Management
3 70 (21.47%) ITIL
4 51 (15.64%) Project Management
5 42 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (10.43%) Security Architecture
6 34 (10.43%) PRINCE2
7 21 (6.44%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (6.13%) Data Protection
8 20 (6.13%) Analytics
8 20 (6.13%) Service Delivery
9 19 (5.83%) Risk Analysis
10 17 (5.21%) Security Management
10 17 (5.21%) Penetration Testing
11 16 (4.91%) Use Case
11 16 (4.91%) Validation
12 15 (4.60%) Service Management
12 15 (4.60%) Business Continuity
13 14 (4.29%) Migration
14 13 (3.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.99%) C#
1 13 (3.99%) C++
2 10 (3.07%) Java
3 9 (2.76%) C
4 8 (2.45%) SQL
5 6 (1.84%) Python
6 4 (1.23%) VB
7 3 (0.92%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.92%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.31%) Perl
9 1 (0.31%) PHP
9 1 (0.31%) Tcl
9 1 (0.31%) R
9 1 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 55 (16.87%) CISSP
2 50 (15.34%) Security Cleared
3 43 (13.19%) SC Cleared
4 36 (11.04%) Degree
5 26 (7.98%) CISM
6 18 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (3.99%) CISA
7 13 (3.99%) CCNP
8 12 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.45%) CEH
9 8 (2.45%) PMP
9 8 (2.45%) PMI Certification
10 7 (2.15%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.53%) ISEB
12 4 (1.23%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (1.23%) MCP
12 4 (1.23%) HND
13 3 (0.92%) SSCP
13 3 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.92%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (13.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (9.20%) PCI DSS
3 18 (5.52%) COBIT
4 12 (3.68%) QA
5 7 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.23%) BS7799
7 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.92%) SLA
8 2 (0.61%) BS15000
8 2 (0.61%) GMP
8 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.61%) GxP
9 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
9 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.92%) Terminal Server
3 3 (0.92%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.92%) Nmap
4 2 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.53%) Nessus
3 3 (0.92%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.61%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.31%) Control-M
5 1 (0.31%) OpenView
5 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.31%) Puppet
5 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 33 (10.12%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.20%) Cisco
3 29 (8.90%) CheckPoint
4 19 (5.83%) Oracle
5 17 (5.21%) Juniper
6 15 (4.60%) F5
7 12 (3.68%) Fortinet
8 10 (3.07%) Tufin
8 10 (3.07%) AlgoSec
9 8 (2.45%) SAP
10 7 (2.15%) CA
11 5 (1.53%) Nokia
11 5 (1.53%) HP
12 4 (1.23%) Redback
12 4 (1.23%) Sophos
12 4 (1.23%) VMware
12 4 (1.23%) Radware
12 4 (1.23%) Cyber-Ark
13 3 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (0.92%) Ericsson
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