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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 351 331 400
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +69
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 240 249 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.51% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.69% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 138 109
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£450 £433 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.86% -4.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £619
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.12%
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
37564 35968 38529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.68% 73.76% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23690 22532 22798
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1063 991 1384
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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 -36 101 £475 +4.68% 14
South East -8 59 £375 -11.76% 3
South West -6 31 £475 +13.09% 1
North West -3 19 £500 +42.85% 8
West Midlands +1 17 £450 +22.03%
East Midlands +3 6 £425 -18.66% 1
Yorkshire +6 4 £463 +2.77% 2
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
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Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 125 (28.09%) Finance
2 114 (25.62%) Information Security
3 85 (19.10%) Risk Management
4 74 (16.63%) CISSP
5 73 (16.40%) Project Management
6 61 (13.71%) ITIL
7 60 (13.48%) PRINCE2
7 60 (13.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 58 (13.03%) Firewall
9 57 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 57 (12.81%) Security Cleared
10 50 (11.24%) MS Excel
11 49 (11.01%) Cisco
11 49 (11.01%) SC Cleared
12 48 (10.79%) Banking
12 48 (10.79%) Management Information System
13 44 (9.89%) Microsoft
14 43 (9.66%) Windows
14 43 (9.66%) MS PowerPoint
15 41 (9.21%) MS Project
16 40 (8.99%) CISM
17 38 (8.54%) Telecoms
17 38 (8.54%) Network Security
17 38 (8.54%) Security Architecture
18 37 (8.31%) Penetration Testing
18 37 (8.31%) MS Office
19 34 (7.64%) Juniper
19 34 (7.64%) Degree
20 33 (7.42%) Change Management
21 31 (6.97%) Legal

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 16 (3.60%) MS Project Server
2 6 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.12%) Apache
4 4 (0.90%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.90%) Node.js
5 3 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.45%) Documentum
6 2 (0.45%) IIS
7 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.22%) Site Server
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Web AS
7 1 (0.22%) Confluence
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 43 (9.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 41 (9.21%) MS Project
4 37 (8.31%) MS Office
5 26 (5.84%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.45%) Stata
7 1 (0.22%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Summit
2 4 (0.90%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.45%) SaaS
2 2 (0.45%) PaaS
2 2 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (13.03%) Firewall
2 38 (8.54%) Network Security
3 29 (6.52%) VPN
4 21 (4.72%) Internet
4 21 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (4.27%) OSPF
6 17 (3.82%) BGP
7 16 (3.60%) SSL
8 15 (3.37%) IPsec
9 14 (3.15%) MPLS
10 13 (2.92%) Cisco PIX
11 12 (2.70%) Wireless
12 11 (2.47%) VoIP
12 11 (2.47%) WAN
13 10 (2.25%) SNMP
13 10 (2.25%) Reverse Proxy
13 10 (2.25%) FWSM
14 9 (2.02%) LAN
15 6 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (1.35%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.02%) Big Data
2 7 (1.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.57%) MS Access
3 4 (0.90%) DB2
3 4 (0.90%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.45%) KDB
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Rational Rose
1 2 (0.45%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.22%) Introscope
2 1 (0.22%) JIRA
2 1 (0.22%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.22%) JProfiler
2 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.22%) Toad
2 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.22%) Ant
2 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
General
1 125 (28.09%) Finance
2 48 (10.79%) Banking
3 38 (8.54%) Telecoms
4 31 (6.97%) Legal
5 20 (4.49%) Investment Banking
6 18 (4.04%) Retail
7 12 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.25%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.80%) Advertising
10 6 (1.35%) Front Office
11 4 (0.90%) Back Office
11 4 (0.90%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.67%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.67%) Automotive
13 2 (0.45%) Law
13 2 (0.45%) Billing
13 2 (0.45%) Publishing
13 2 (0.45%) Games
13 2 (0.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 90 (20.22%) Analyst
2 54 (12.13%) Project Manager
3 53 (11.91%) Consultant
4 37 (8.31%) Architect
4 37 (8.31%) Security Analyst
5 32 (7.19%) Security Consultant
6 26 (5.84%) Business Analyst
7 19 (4.27%) Coordinator
7 19 (4.27%) Risk Analyst
8 18 (4.04%) Security Engineer
9 17 (3.82%) Programme Manager
10 15 (3.37%) Security Architect
11 12 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
11 12 (2.70%) Tester
11 12 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (2.47%) Planning Manager
13 10 (2.25%) Information Analyst
13 10 (2.25%) Risk Manager
13 10 (2.25%) Information Security Analyst
14 9 (2.02%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.72%) JSP
2 15 (3.37%) XML
3 14 (3.15%) .NET
4 12 (2.70%) Web Services
5 11 (2.47%) HTML
6 7 (1.57%) CSS
7 6 (1.35%) Struts
8 5 (1.12%) Swing
8 5 (1.12%) Spring
9 4 (0.90%) WAP
9 4 (0.90%) WML
10 3 (0.67%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.67%) Middleware
11 2 (0.45%) JDBC
11 2 (0.45%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.22%) JSON
12 1 (0.22%) Android SDK
12 1 (0.22%) SOAP
12 1 (0.22%) Java RMI
12 1 (0.22%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.79%) Management Information System
2 24 (5.39%) RMADS
3 19 (4.27%) CESG
4 16 (3.60%) CESG CLAS
5 10 (2.25%) Economics
5 10 (2.25%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (1.80%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.35%) Clustering
7 6 (1.35%) FMCG
7 6 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.12%) Smart Meter
8 5 (1.12%) NHS
8 5 (1.12%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.12%) PMI
8 5 (1.12%) Statistics
8 5 (1.12%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.90%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.67%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.66%) Windows
2 19 (4.27%) Linux
3 18 (4.04%) UNIX
4 8 (1.80%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.35%) Android
5 6 (1.35%) AIX
5 6 (1.35%) Solaris
5 6 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.12%) VMS
6 5 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.90%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (25.62%) Information Security
2 85 (19.10%) Risk Management
3 73 (16.40%) Project Management
4 61 (13.71%) ITIL
5 60 (13.48%) PRINCE2
6 57 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 38 (8.54%) Security Architecture
8 37 (8.31%) Penetration Testing
9 33 (7.42%) Change Management
10 31 (6.97%) Project Planning
11 28 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (5.84%) Migration
13 25 (5.62%) Security Management
14 23 (5.17%) Service Delivery
15 22 (4.94%) Programme Management
16 20 (4.49%) Business Continuity
16 20 (4.49%) Service Management
17 19 (4.27%) Information Security Management
18 18 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (4.04%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.49%) C
1 20 (4.49%) Java
2 10 (2.25%) SQL
2 10 (2.25%) C++
3 6 (1.35%) Tcl
3 6 (1.35%) Perl
3 6 (1.35%) C#
4 4 (0.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.90%) VB
4 4 (0.90%) Python
4 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.67%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.67%) Objective-C
5 3 (0.67%) Ruby
6 2 (0.45%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.45%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.45%) PHP
7 1 (0.22%) F#
Qualifications
1 74 (16.63%) CISSP
2 57 (12.81%) Security Cleared
3 49 (11.01%) SC Cleared
4 40 (8.99%) CISM
5 34 (7.64%) Degree
6 26 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (5.17%) CISA
8 13 (2.92%) Check Point Certification
9 12 (2.70%) CCIE
9 12 (2.70%) CCSP
9 12 (2.70%) GIAC
10 11 (2.47%) CCNP
11 10 (2.25%) CCDP
11 10 (2.25%) PMI Certification
12 9 (2.02%) CRISC
12 9 (2.02%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.35%) ISEB
15 5 (1.12%) PMP
15 5 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (13.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (5.62%) PCI DSS
3 21 (4.72%) QA
4 20 (4.49%) SLA
5 19 (4.27%) JSP 440
6 15 (3.37%) COBIT
7 10 (2.25%) ISO 9001
8 6 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (1.12%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.22%) BS7799
11 1 (0.22%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.22%) BS15000
11 1 (0.22%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.22%) Basel III
11 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.22%) P3O
11 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
System Software
1 9 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.35%) Terminal Server
2 6 (1.35%) Nmap
3 4 (0.90%) ProxySG
3 4 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.57%) Nessus
3 6 (1.35%) CORE IMPACT
4 4 (0.90%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.67%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.45%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.22%) nmon
Vendors
1 49 (11.01%) Cisco
2 44 (9.89%) Microsoft
3 34 (7.64%) Juniper
4 26 (5.84%) SAP
5 23 (5.17%) CheckPoint
6 20 (4.49%) F5
7 16 (3.60%) Oracle
8 13 (2.92%) IBM
8 13 (2.92%) HP
9 11 (2.47%) Blue Coat
10 9 (2.02%) Redback
10 9 (2.02%) Radware
10 9 (2.02%) Nokia
11 5 (1.12%) Fortinet
11 5 (1.12%) Splunk
11 5 (1.12%) Qualys
11 5 (1.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 4 (0.90%) MobileIron
12 4 (0.90%) IronPort
12 4 (0.90%) VMware
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