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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Assessment
UK / England
Rank 420 391 433
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +42
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 155 204 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.45% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.54% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 117 79
Median daily rate £485 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £775 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +91.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £25.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.45 £46.60 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +91.48%

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
34196 37462 36478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.46% 82.05% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22819 24555 24009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 847 1090 988
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 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 16 January 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 83 £500 -15.25% 11
South East +9 39 £500 +26.58% 5
East of England +2 10 £325 -33.33% 3
North West +4 8 £533 +40.68% 3
Yorkshire +15 7 £313 -39.02%
West Midlands -14 4 £430 -8.99% 4
South West +11 3 £340 -26.28% 7
Risk Assessment
UK

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 England region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 111 (33.74%) Information Security
2 105 (31.91%) Finance
3 91 (27.66%) Risk Management
4 65 (19.76%) CISSP
5 56 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 54 (16.41%) Cybersecurity
7 52 (15.81%) CISM
8 51 (15.50%) Project Management
9 47 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 44 (13.37%) Windows
11 42 (12.77%) Degree
12 39 (11.85%) Banking
13 38 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
14 36 (10.94%) Security Cleared
15 35 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
15 35 (10.64%) ITIL
16 29 (8.81%) Unix
17 28 (8.51%) Security Architecture
18 27 (8.21%) SC Cleared
19 26 (7.90%) Telecoms
20 25 (7.60%) Incident Management
21 24 (7.29%) Penetration Testing
21 24 (7.29%) CISA
22 23 (6.99%) CESG
22 23 (6.99%) Cryptography
22 23 (6.99%) Microsoft
22 23 (6.99%) PCI DSS
23 22 (6.69%) RMADS
23 22 (6.69%) Linux
23 22 (6.69%) Change Management

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.13%) Tuxedo
1 7 (2.13%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.52%) Confluence
3 5 (1.52%) IIS
4 3 (0.91%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.26%) MS Office
3 11 (3.34%) MS Project
4 10 (3.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.74%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.22%) Simulink
6 4 (1.22%) Stateflow
6 4 (1.22%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.91%) HFM
3 2 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.61%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.30%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.30%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.30%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.22%) IaaS
5 3 (0.91%) Office 365
5 3 (0.91%) SaaS
6 2 (0.61%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.38%) Network Security
2 18 (5.47%) Firewall
3 13 (3.95%) IPsec
3 13 (3.95%) Wireless
4 12 (3.65%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.74%) Internet
5 9 (2.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (2.13%) 2G
6 7 (2.13%) 3G
6 7 (2.13%) 4G
6 7 (2.13%) LAN
6 7 (2.13%) MVNO
6 7 (2.13%) WAN
7 5 (1.52%) Diameter Protocol
7 5 (1.52%) LTE
7 5 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (1.52%) VoLTE
8 4 (1.22%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.22%) SMTP
8 4 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.91%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.30%) Big Data
5 1 (0.30%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.30%) GIS
5 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.30%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.30%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (3.95%) JIRA
2 5 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (1.52%) Selenium
3 4 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.22%) Protractor
3 4 (1.22%) SpecFlow
3 4 (1.22%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.61%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.30%) LSMW
5 1 (0.30%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.30%) YouTrack
General
1 105 (31.91%) Finance
2 39 (11.85%) Banking
3 26 (7.90%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.47%) Legal
5 17 (5.17%) Retail
6 9 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (2.43%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.52%) Electronics
8 5 (1.52%) Law
8 5 (1.52%) Marketing
9 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.22%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.91%) Front Office
10 3 (0.91%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.61%) Military
11 2 (0.61%) Publishing
12 1 (0.30%) Advertising
12 1 (0.30%) Automotive
12 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (20.67%) Analyst
2 41 (12.46%) Architect
3 38 (11.55%) Consultant
4 36 (10.94%) Security Manager
5 31 (9.42%) Security Analyst
6 28 (8.51%) Information Manager
6 28 (8.51%) Information Security Manager
7 27 (8.21%) Security Architect
8 25 (7.60%) Security Consultant
9 22 (6.69%) Business Analyst
10 15 (4.56%) Project Manager
11 14 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (3.95%) Security Officer
13 12 (3.65%) Risk Consultant
13 12 (3.65%) Security Advisor
14 11 (3.34%) Information Security Officer
15 10 (3.04%) Cybersecurity Analyst
15 10 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
16 9 (2.74%) Information Analyst
16 9 (2.74%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.56%) Middleware
2 5 (1.52%) HTML
3 4 (1.22%) CSS
4 3 (0.91%) JSON
4 3 (0.91%) PostGIS
4 3 (0.91%) RSS
4 3 (0.91%) XML
4 3 (0.91%) XSLT
5 2 (0.61%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.30%) .NET
6 1 (0.30%) Java EE
6 1 (0.30%) jQuery
6 1 (0.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 38 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.99%) CESG
3 23 (6.99%) Cryptography
4 17 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.56%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.74%) Credit Risk
7 7 (2.13%) NHS
8 6 (1.82%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.82%) PKI
9 5 (1.52%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.52%) Cyber Defence
9 5 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.52%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.22%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (1.22%) Economics
10 4 (1.22%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.22%) Life Science
11 3 (0.91%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.37%) Windows
2 29 (8.81%) Unix
3 22 (6.69%) Linux
4 15 (4.56%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.43%) Solaris
6 5 (1.52%) AIX
7 3 (0.91%) CentOS
7 3 (0.91%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.91%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.30%) NetWare
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (33.74%) Information Security
2 91 (27.66%) Risk Management
3 54 (16.41%) Cybersecurity
4 51 (15.50%) Project Management
5 35 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (10.64%) ITIL
6 28 (8.51%) Security Architecture
7 25 (7.60%) Incident Management
8 24 (7.29%) Penetration Testing
9 22 (6.69%) Change Management
10 21 (6.38%) Security Management
10 21 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
11 20 (6.08%) Service Management
11 20 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (5.78%) Validation
13 17 (5.17%) Analytics
13 17 (5.17%) Data Protection
13 17 (5.17%) ISMS
14 16 (4.86%) Service Delivery
15 15 (4.56%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.95%) SQL
2 11 (3.34%) C
3 9 (2.74%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.82%) C#
4 6 (1.82%) Java
5 4 (1.22%) MATLAB
5 4 (1.22%) Python
6 3 (0.91%) PHP
7 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.30%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.30%) C++
8 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (19.76%) CISSP
2 52 (15.81%) CISM
3 42 (12.77%) Degree
4 36 (10.94%) Security Cleared
5 27 (8.21%) SC Cleared
6 24 (7.29%) CISA
7 21 (6.38%) CESG Certified Professional
8 15 (4.56%) ISEB
9 14 (4.26%) CRISC
10 13 (3.95%) DV Cleared
11 11 (3.34%) IISP
11 11 (3.34%) ISSAP
12 8 (2.43%) CLAS
13 6 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (1.82%) CEH
14 5 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (1.22%) CCNA
16 3 (0.91%) GIAC
16 3 (0.91%) GISP
16 3 (0.91%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (6.99%) PCI DSS
3 22 (6.69%) RMADS
4 20 (6.08%) QA
5 15 (4.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (3.04%) COBIT
7 8 (2.43%) GDPR
8 7 (2.13%) Basel III
8 7 (2.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (1.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (1.22%) ISO26262
9 4 (1.22%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.91%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.91%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.91%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.61%) GPG13
11 2 (0.61%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.61%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.61%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.30%) NFS
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.30%) vSphere
4 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.52%) QRadar
2 3 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.91%) Nessus
2 3 (0.91%) Nmap
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (6.99%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.47%) Oracle
3 10 (3.04%) SAP
3 10 (3.04%) Splunk
4 8 (2.43%) Cisco
4 8 (2.43%) VMware
5 7 (2.13%) Sourcefire
6 6 (1.82%) Palo Alto
6 6 (1.82%) Symantec
7 5 (1.52%) Citrix
7 5 (1.52%) Dell
7 5 (1.52%) F5
7 5 (1.52%) Qualys
7 5 (1.52%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.52%) Trend Micro
8 4 (1.22%) Actimize
9 3 (0.91%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.91%) HP
9 3 (0.91%) Misys
9 3 (0.91%) Red Hat
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