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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 369 360 391
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +31
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 212 226 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.47% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.63% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 128 121
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£475 £425 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £317 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £423
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £60.00 £22.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £18.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+233.33% -55.00%
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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
38820 35961 39230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.48% 74.48% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24656 22601 23180
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1012 1434
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -23 91 £475 +5.55% 20
South East +1 51 £375 -12.17% 11
South West +4 29 £481 +14.58% 4
West Midlands -13 17 £425 +15.25% 1
North West -6 14 £500 +51.97% 4
East Midlands +6 6 £425 -18.66% 2
East of England -37 1 £425 +9.67% 2
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 4
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Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 113 (26.71%) Information Security
2 110 (26.00%) Finance
3 79 (18.68%) Risk Management
4 69 (16.31%) Project Management
4 69 (16.31%) CISSP
5 60 (14.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 58 (13.71%) Security Cleared
6 58 (13.71%) PRINCE2
7 57 (13.48%) ITIL
8 56 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 55 (13.00%) Firewall
10 50 (11.82%) SC Cleared
11 45 (10.64%) Management Information System
11 45 (10.64%) Cisco
11 45 (10.64%) Banking
12 44 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (10.40%) MS Excel
13 39 (9.22%) Windows
13 39 (9.22%) MS Project
13 39 (9.22%) Microsoft
14 38 (8.98%) Penetration Testing
14 38 (8.98%) MS PowerPoint
15 37 (8.75%) CISM
16 36 (8.51%) MS Office
16 36 (8.51%) Degree
16 36 (8.51%) Security Architecture
17 35 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
17 35 (8.27%) Network Security
18 34 (8.04%) Juniper
19 33 (7.80%) Telecoms

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (3.78%) MS Project Server
2 5 (1.18%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.95%) Apache
3 4 (0.95%) Node.js
4 3 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.47%) IIS
5 2 (0.47%) Documentum
6 1 (0.24%) Site Server
6 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 44 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 39 (9.22%) MS Project
3 38 (8.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (8.51%) MS Office
5 24 (5.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.24%) Stata
7 1 (0.24%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Summit
2 4 (0.95%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.47%) SaaS
2 2 (0.47%) PaaS
2 2 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (13.00%) Firewall
2 35 (8.27%) Network Security
3 30 (7.09%) VPN
4 19 (4.49%) OSPF
5 18 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (4.02%) BGP
7 16 (3.78%) Internet
7 16 (3.78%) SSL
8 15 (3.55%) IPsec
9 14 (3.31%) MPLS
10 13 (3.07%) Wireless
10 13 (3.07%) Cisco PIX
11 12 (2.84%) WAN
12 11 (2.60%) VoIP
13 10 (2.36%) SNMP
13 10 (2.36%) Reverse Proxy
13 10 (2.36%) FWSM
14 7 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (1.65%) LAN
15 6 (1.42%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.13%) Big Data
2 7 (1.65%) MS Access
3 4 (0.95%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.95%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.47%) KDB
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.24%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Rational Rose
1 2 (0.47%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.24%) Introscope
2 1 (0.24%) JIRA
2 1 (0.24%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.24%) JProfiler
2 1 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.24%) Toad
2 1 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.24%) Ant
2 1 (0.24%) ClearCase
General
1 110 (26.00%) Finance
2 45 (10.64%) Banking
3 33 (7.80%) Telecoms
4 26 (6.15%) Legal
5 20 (4.73%) Investment Banking
6 19 (4.49%) Retail
7 12 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (2.13%) Advertising
9 8 (1.89%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.65%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.42%) Front Office
12 4 (0.95%) Back Office
12 4 (0.95%) Automotive
12 4 (0.95%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.47%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.47%) German Language
13 2 (0.47%) Law
13 2 (0.47%) Publishing
13 2 (0.47%) Games
13 2 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 85 (20.09%) Analyst
2 57 (13.48%) Consultant
3 49 (11.58%) Project Manager
4 38 (8.98%) Security Analyst
5 35 (8.27%) Security Consultant
6 32 (7.57%) Architect
7 25 (5.91%) Business Analyst
8 18 (4.26%) Coordinator
8 18 (4.26%) Security Engineer
9 17 (4.02%) Risk Analyst
9 17 (4.02%) Programme Manager
10 12 (2.84%) Tester
10 12 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (2.60%) Information Analyst
11 11 (2.60%) Information Security Consultant
11 11 (2.60%) Information Security Analyst
11 11 (2.60%) Security Architect
11 11 (2.60%) Planning Manager
12 10 (2.36%) Risk Manager
12 10 (2.36%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.96%) JSP
2 14 (3.31%) XML
3 13 (3.07%) .NET
4 11 (2.60%) HTML
4 11 (2.60%) Web Services
5 7 (1.65%) CSS
6 6 (1.42%) Struts
7 5 (1.18%) Swing
7 5 (1.18%) Spring
8 4 (0.95%) WAP
8 4 (0.95%) WML
9 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.71%) Middleware
10 2 (0.47%) JDBC
10 2 (0.47%) SOAP
10 2 (0.47%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.47%) JSON
10 2 (0.47%) Android SDK
11 1 (0.24%) Java RMI
11 1 (0.24%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 35 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.96%) RMADS
4 19 (4.49%) CESG
5 16 (3.78%) CESG CLAS
6 11 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (2.13%) Economics
8 7 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.42%) Clustering
9 6 (1.42%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.42%) FMCG
10 5 (1.18%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.18%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.18%) NHS
10 5 (1.18%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.18%) PMI
11 4 (0.95%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.95%) Statistics
11 4 (0.95%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.71%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.22%) Windows
2 20 (4.73%) Linux
3 16 (3.78%) UNIX
4 7 (1.65%) Android
5 6 (1.42%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.42%) AIX
5 6 (1.42%) Solaris
5 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.18%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.95%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.47%) VMS
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (26.71%) Information Security
2 79 (18.68%) Risk Management
3 69 (16.31%) Project Management
4 58 (13.71%) PRINCE2
5 57 (13.48%) ITIL
6 56 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 44 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (8.98%) Penetration Testing
9 36 (8.51%) Security Architecture
10 33 (7.80%) Change Management
11 30 (7.09%) Project Planning
12 26 (6.15%) Migration
13 24 (5.67%) Security Management
13 24 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (4.73%) Service Delivery
15 19 (4.49%) Business Continuity
15 19 (4.49%) Data Protection
16 18 (4.26%) Waterfall
16 18 (4.26%) Programme Management
16 18 (4.26%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.96%) Java
2 19 (4.49%) C
3 9 (2.13%) C++
4 8 (1.89%) SQL
5 6 (1.42%) Perl
5 6 (1.42%) C#
5 6 (1.42%) Tcl
6 4 (0.95%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.95%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.95%) VB
7 3 (0.71%) Python
7 3 (0.71%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.71%) Ruby
7 3 (0.71%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.47%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.47%) PHP
9 1 (0.24%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 69 (16.31%) CISSP
2 58 (13.71%) Security Cleared
3 50 (11.82%) SC Cleared
4 37 (8.75%) CISM
5 36 (8.51%) Degree
6 26 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (5.44%) CISA
8 13 (3.07%) Check Point Certification
8 13 (3.07%) GIAC
9 12 (2.84%) CCIE
9 12 (2.84%) CCSP
10 11 (2.60%) CCNP
11 10 (2.36%) CCDP
12 9 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (2.13%) PMI Certification
12 9 (2.13%) DV Cleared
12 9 (2.13%) CRISC
13 7 (1.65%) CEH
14 6 (1.42%) ISEB
15 5 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (14.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (6.15%) PCI DSS
3 19 (4.49%) JSP 440
3 19 (4.49%) QA
4 16 (3.78%) COBIT
5 13 (3.07%) SLA
6 10 (2.36%) ISO 9001
7 7 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (1.18%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.24%) BS7799
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.24%) BS15000
10 1 (0.24%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.24%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.42%) Terminal Server
2 6 (1.42%) Nmap
3 4 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.71%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.89%) Nessus
3 6 (1.42%) CORE IMPACT
4 3 (0.71%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.47%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.24%) nmon
Vendors
1 45 (10.64%) Cisco
2 39 (9.22%) Microsoft
3 34 (8.04%) Juniper
4 23 (5.44%) SAP
5 22 (5.20%) CheckPoint
6 19 (4.49%) F5
7 16 (3.78%) Oracle
8 14 (3.31%) HP
9 10 (2.36%) IBM
9 10 (2.36%) Blue Coat
10 9 (2.13%) Redback
10 9 (2.13%) Radware
10 9 (2.13%) Nokia
11 5 (1.18%) Fortinet
11 5 (1.18%) Splunk
11 5 (1.18%) Qualys
12 4 (0.95%) MobileIron
12 4 (0.95%) VMware
13 3 (0.71%) QNX
13 3 (0.71%) Hyperion
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