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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 421 374 346
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -28
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 180 228 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.45% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.58% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 142 135
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £281 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £598 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - £28.75
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41497 39075 36704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.31% 76.38% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27575 24692 22997
Average daily rate £425 £413 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1093 1036
Average hourly rate £31.00 £24.12 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.52% -19.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -18 87 £475 - 26
South East -27 43 £380 +1.33% 7
South West -27 12 £375 -21.05% 2
North West -34 11 £308 -38.45% 6
West Midlands -2 6 £438 -2.77% 2
East of England - 6 £469 -
East Midlands -14 5 £325 -23.52% 1
Yorkshire -21 5 £400 - 4
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £225 - 4
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Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 101 (30.24%) Finance
2 80 (23.95%) Information Security
3 78 (23.35%) Project Management
4 77 (23.05%) Risk Management
4 77 (23.05%) CISSP
5 63 (18.86%) ITIL
6 53 (15.87%) CISM
7 50 (14.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 48 (14.37%) Banking
9 41 (12.28%) CISA
10 40 (11.98%) Management Information System
11 39 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (11.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 34 (10.18%) MS Visio
13 33 (9.88%) PRINCE2
13 33 (9.88%) Data Protection
14 30 (8.98%) COBIT
14 30 (8.98%) MS Excel
15 29 (8.68%) Windows
15 29 (8.68%) Investment Banking
16 27 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (7.78%) QA
18 25 (7.49%) Legal
18 25 (7.49%) Risk Analysis
19 24 (7.19%) Degree
20 23 (6.89%) PCI DSS
21 22 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint
21 22 (6.59%) Change Management
22 21 (6.29%) Security Management
22 21 (6.29%) Migration

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (1.50%) MS Project Server
2 4 (1.20%) IIS
3 3 (0.90%) Apache
4 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.60%) TPMS
5 1 (0.30%) SAS
5 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (10.18%) MS Visio
2 30 (8.98%) MS Excel
3 22 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (6.29%) MS Office
5 17 (5.09%) MS Project
6 5 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Agresso
2 1 (0.30%) Primavera
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.30%) HFM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.30%) SAP FS
2 1 (0.30%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.80%) SaaS
2 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) PaaS
3 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.99%) Firewall
2 14 (4.19%) Network Security
3 11 (3.29%) Internet
4 9 (2.69%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (1.50%) Extranet
7 4 (1.20%) OSPF
7 4 (1.20%) BGP
7 4 (1.20%) VPN
7 4 (1.20%) Junos
7 4 (1.20%) Intranet
8 3 (0.90%) 4G
8 3 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.90%) 3GPP
8 3 (0.90%) 3G
9 2 (0.60%) Wireless
9 2 (0.60%) IPsec
9 2 (0.60%) WAN
9 2 (0.60%) DHCP
9 2 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.69%) QlikView
2 8 (2.40%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.50%) Big Data
4 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.60%) PowerCenter
4 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.30%) MySQL
5 1 (0.30%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.30%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.30%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (2.10%) Rational Rose
2 6 (1.80%) JIRA
3 4 (1.20%) Zephyr
4 3 (0.90%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.30%) JMeter
5 1 (0.30%) Subversion
5 1 (0.30%) Selenium
5 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.30%) PHPUnit
General
1 101 (30.24%) Finance
2 48 (14.37%) Banking
3 29 (8.68%) Investment Banking
4 25 (7.49%) Legal
5 20 (5.99%) Telecoms
6 19 (5.69%) Retail
7 15 (4.49%) Back Office
8 11 (3.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (2.99%) Front Office
10 7 (2.10%) Manufacturing
10 7 (2.10%) Law
11 5 (1.50%) Automotive
12 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.90%) Marketing
13 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.60%) Electronics
13 2 (0.60%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.30%) Billing
14 1 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (20.06%) Analyst
2 51 (15.27%) Project Manager
3 41 (12.28%) Consultant
4 35 (10.48%) Security Consultant
5 26 (7.78%) Architect
6 22 (6.59%) Business Analyst
7 19 (5.69%) Security Analyst
7 19 (5.69%) Security Architect
8 18 (5.39%) Test Manager
9 16 (4.79%) Risk Analyst
10 15 (4.49%) Information Security Consultant
11 14 (4.19%) Security Manager
12 13 (3.89%) Security Specialist
13 10 (2.99%) Programme Manager
14 9 (2.69%) Security Engineer
14 9 (2.69%) IT Risk Analyst
15 8 (2.40%) Programme Assurance Manager
16 7 (2.10%) Infrastructure Manager
16 7 (2.10%) Senior Analyst
17 6 (1.80%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.20%) .NET
2 3 (0.90%) Web Services
2 3 (0.90%) Middleware
3 2 (0.60%) XML
3 2 (0.60%) REST
3 2 (0.60%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.60%) JSP
3 2 (0.60%) SOAP
4 1 (0.30%) CSS
4 1 (0.30%) SAML
4 1 (0.30%) Spring
4 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.30%) JSON
4 1 (0.30%) WCF
4 1 (0.30%) Symfony
4 1 (0.30%) jQuery
4 1 (0.30%) MooTools
4 1 (0.30%) YAML
4 1 (0.30%) OAuth
4 1 (0.30%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.98%) Management Information System
2 27 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.29%) RMADS
4 10 (2.99%) PKI
5 9 (2.69%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (2.69%) Life Science
6 8 (2.40%) CESG
6 8 (2.40%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.80%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.50%) Clustering
9 5 (1.50%) NHS
9 5 (1.50%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.50%) SCADA
9 5 (1.50%) User Experience
10 4 (1.20%) Biotechnology
10 4 (1.20%) FMCG
10 4 (1.20%) PMI
10 4 (1.20%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.90%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.68%) Windows
2 16 (4.79%) Linux
3 8 (2.40%) UNIX
4 7 (2.10%) Solaris
5 4 (1.20%) AIX
5 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (23.95%) Information Security
2 78 (23.35%) Project Management
3 77 (23.05%) Risk Management
4 63 (18.86%) ITIL
5 50 (14.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (9.88%) PRINCE2
7 33 (9.88%) Data Protection
8 25 (7.49%) Risk Analysis
9 22 (6.59%) Change Management
10 21 (6.29%) Migration
10 21 (6.29%) Security Management
10 21 (6.29%) Security Architecture
11 18 (5.39%) Project Planning
12 17 (5.09%) Incident Management
12 17 (5.09%) Waterfall
12 17 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (5.09%) Mentoring
13 16 (4.79%) Coaching
13 16 (4.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.69%) C
1 9 (2.69%) SQL
2 4 (1.20%) C#
3 3 (0.90%) Java
3 3 (0.90%) Perl
4 2 (0.60%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.60%) C++
4 2 (0.60%) Tcl
5 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.30%) Ruby
5 1 (0.30%) PHP5
5 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.30%) ABAP
5 1 (0.30%) VBA
5 1 (0.30%) Python
5 1 (0.30%) Assembly Language
5 1 (0.30%) COBOL
5 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 77 (23.05%) CISSP
2 53 (15.87%) CISM
3 41 (12.28%) CISA
4 24 (7.19%) Degree
5 18 (5.39%) Security Cleared
6 16 (4.79%) CRISC
7 15 (4.49%) CEH
8 11 (3.29%) SC Cleared
8 11 (3.29%) PMI Certification
8 11 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (2.99%) PMP
10 9 (2.69%) CCSA
11 8 (2.40%) ISEB
12 7 (2.10%) CCNA
13 5 (1.50%) JNCIA
14 4 (1.20%) CCNP
14 4 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (1.20%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.90%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (8.98%) COBIT
3 26 (7.78%) QA
4 23 (6.89%) PCI DSS
5 14 (4.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.80%) SLA
6 6 (1.80%) GMP
7 5 (1.50%) GxP
8 4 (1.20%) GAMP
9 3 (0.90%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.60%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.60%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.30%) BS15000
11 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.30%) MiFID
11 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.60%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (0.60%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.60%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.30%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (5.69%) SAP
2 11 (3.29%) Cisco
2 11 (3.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.29%) CheckPoint
3 10 (2.99%) HP
4 6 (1.80%) Oracle
5 5 (1.50%) Blue Coat
6 4 (1.20%) Fortinet
6 4 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (1.20%) IBM
6 4 (1.20%) Juniper
6 4 (1.20%) Splunk
6 4 (1.20%) VMware
7 3 (0.90%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.60%) F5
8 2 (0.60%) Ericsson
8 2 (0.60%) LANDesk
8 2 (0.60%) Qualys
8 2 (0.60%) Symantec
8 2 (0.60%) Sophos
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